Ghanaian Cedi (GHS)

The Ghanaian Cedi is the primary currency of Ghana. This currency is used by an estimated 29,767,108 people. Based on our estimate, Ghanaian Cedi is the #42 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Ghanaian Cedi is "GHS". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 936. The currency symbol for the Cedi is "GH¢".

Ghanaian Cedi conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

GHS Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Ghanaian Cedi is Ghana.

There are approximately 29,767,108 people around the world who use the Ghanaian Cedi. The Ghanaian Cedi is the #42 most used widely currency is the world.

29,767,108 user population
Ranked #42 in the world

GHS Exchange Rates

1 Ghanaian Cedi equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: GH¢4.12


Inverse: GH¢6.78
British Pound


Inverse: GH¢7.42
Indian Rupee


Inverse: GH¢0.078
Japanese Yen


Inverse: GH¢0.055
US Dollar


Inverse: GH¢5.77

† Rates last updated at 27 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

GHS Currency Facts

GHS Details

ISO 4217 CodeGHS
ISO 4217 Number936
Unit NameCedi
Currency NicknamesN.a.

GHS Denominations

Minor Unit NamePesewa
Minor Unit Symbol Gp
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesGH¢5, GH¢10, GH¢20, GH¢50, GH¢1
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsGH¢1, 10Gp, 20Gp, 50Gp
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

GHS Issuance

Central BankBank of Ghana
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population29,767,108 people
Population Rank#42
GHS Inflation Rate9.84%
Inflation Rank#9

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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GHS Currency History

The Ghanaian Cedi was created in July 2007. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Ghanaian Cedi.

Currency Active Replaced By
Ghanaian cedi (GHC) January 1967 to July 2007 GHS