The Black Stars, who are leading Group H of ongoing 2017 AFCON qualifiers after beating Mauritius and Rwanda, moved up two places from their previous position.
Ghana however remains third on the continental table and behind African champions Ivory Coast, who are in second and leaders Algeria.
Germany have moved to the second spot behind Argentina while Belgium moves to third.
The biggest movers in the top 50 are Norway (34th, up 35) and Cape Verde Islands (41st, up 15).
The results of 149 international ‘A’ matches have been taken into account in the October edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, of which 48 were World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF (12), Asia (30) and Oceania (6) zones, and 75 were qualifiers for confederation championships in Europe (50) and Africa (25). The other 26 matches were friendlies.
The next FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking will be published on 5 November 2015.