Ghana Population

Population now

31,288,370
  • World: 47th
  • Africa: 14th
Male:15,859,770(50.69 %)
Female:15,428,600(49.31 %)
Births in 2020:1,180,833
Deaths in 2020:295,208

Life expectancy & Rates (2020)

Male:63.24 years
Female:65.48 years
Total:64.35 years
Median Age:20.51 years
Birth Rate:28.60
Death Rate:7.15
Growth Rate:3.00 %
Fertility Rate:3.77

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
  • Life expectancy
  • Median Age
  • Population structure (mid 2020)
  • Urbanization

Ghana Population History

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
19607M3M3M1.031.56%47.3218.466.7545.8445.5346.1516.7923.25%27.71
19617M3M3M1.031.61%47.5218.196.7946.2845.9446.6216.7023.80%28.60
19627M4M3M1.031.66%47.6617.936.8346.7046.3247.0616.6724.35%29.53
19637M4M4M1.041.70%47.7317.676.8647.0946.7047.4816.6824.92%30.49
19648M4M4M1.041.74%47.7217.436.8947.4747.0547.8816.6825.49%31.42
19658M4M4M1.041.77%47.6317.186.9247.8247.3748.2616.6826.07%32.32
19668M4M4M1.031.80%47.4716.946.9448.1647.6648.6516.5026.66%33.16
19678M4M4M1.031.83%47.2416.706.9548.4747.9149.0316.3227.25%33.96
19688M4M4M1.031.85%46.9516.476.9648.7748.1149.4316.1427.86%34.75
19699M4M4M1.031.87%46.6116.236.9649.0648.2949.8415.9728.47%35.58
19709M4M4M1.031.89%46.2315.996.9549.3448.4550.2615.8128.96%36.48
19719M5M4M1.031.91%45.8315.756.9449.6348.6250.6715.6829.17%37.47
19729M5M5M1.031.93%45.4015.516.9249.9148.8051.0815.5829.39%38.54
19739M5M5M1.031.95%44.9715.266.8950.2149.0251.4615.5329.61%39.65
197410M5M5M1.031.97%44.5415.016.8650.5149.2751.8115.5129.83%40.71
197510M5M5M1.031.99%44.1414.776.8250.8149.5552.1415.5330.05%41.70
197610M5M5M1.032.01%43.7714.536.7751.1149.8552.4415.4330.27%42.59
197710M5M5M1.022.04%43.4614.306.7251.4150.1652.7215.3730.49%43.41
197811M5M5M1.022.06%43.1814.096.6751.7050.4752.9915.3430.71%44.23
197911M5M5M1.022.09%42.9513.896.6151.9850.7753.2515.3430.94%45.12
198011M6M5M1.022.12%42.7613.696.5452.2851.0853.5215.3631.16%46.17
198111M6M6M1.012.16%42.6013.496.4752.5951.4153.8015.4831.39%47.39
198212M6M6M1.012.20%42.4613.286.3952.9251.7754.1115.6231.61%48.76
198312M6M6M1.012.24%42.3213.056.3153.2952.1654.4415.7631.84%50.25
198412M6M6M1.012.29%42.1512.816.2253.6952.5954.8115.9132.21%51.81
198513M6M6M1.012.35%41.9512.536.1354.1353.0655.2116.0632.90%53.39
198613M7M7M1.012.41%41.6912.236.0354.6253.5755.6916.1533.59%54.98
198714M7M7M1.012.47%41.3611.915.9355.1654.1156.2216.2634.29%56.59
198814M7M7M1.012.54%40.9711.585.8255.7254.6656.7816.3735.00%58.24
198914M7M7M1.012.60%40.5211.245.7156.2755.1957.3516.4835.72%59.94
199015M7M7M1.012.66%40.0410.935.6056.7855.6857.8816.6036.44%61.69
199115M8M8M1.012.70%39.5410.685.5057.1856.0758.3016.6837.17%63.51
199216M8M8M1.022.72%39.0510.495.4057.4656.3558.5816.7837.91%65.37
199316M8M8M1.022.72%38.5910.375.3257.6156.5158.7016.9038.64%67.26
199417M8M8M1.022.70%38.1710.325.2457.6256.5758.6717.0239.39%69.16
199517M9M8M1.022.66%37.7710.335.1757.5356.5358.5217.1340.14%71.05
199617M9M9M1.022.60%37.3810.375.1057.3756.4358.2917.2140.90%72.92
199718M9M9M1.022.55%36.9910.425.0457.1956.3158.0517.2741.65%74.79
199818M9M9M1.022.50%36.5710.454.9757.0556.2257.8617.3442.42%76.66
199919M9M9M1.022.46%36.1310.454.9056.9756.1857.7517.4143.18%78.56
200019M10M10M1.022.43%35.6710.404.8357.0056.2357.7617.5143.93%80.51
200120M10M10M1.022.42%35.2110.294.7557.1656.3857.9317.6144.60%82.51
200220M10M10M1.022.43%34.7710.134.6857.4356.6358.2117.7345.28%84.55
200321M10M10M1.022.46%34.369.934.6157.7956.9758.6017.8845.95%86.65
200421M11M11M1.022.50%33.989.704.5558.2357.3859.0718.0246.63%88.83
200522M11M11M1.022.56%33.649.454.4958.7257.8459.6018.1747.31%91.10
200622M11M11M1.022.63%33.359.194.4459.2358.3360.1418.3447.99%93.46
200723M12M11M1.022.70%33.088.954.3959.7458.8260.6718.5148.67%95.90
200824M12M12M1.022.77%32.858.724.3560.2259.2861.1618.6849.35%98.40
200924M12M12M1.022.82%32.628.534.3160.6559.7161.5918.8550.03%100.94
201025M13M12M1.022.87%32.398.364.2761.0360.1061.9719.0350.71%103.48
201125M13M13M1.022.91%32.138.214.2361.3860.4662.3119.1751.39%106.02
201226M13M13M1.022.94%31.838.074.1961.7260.8062.6519.3052.07%108.56
201327M13M13M1.032.97%31.507.944.1562.0661.1463.0019.4452.75%111.12
201427M14M13M1.032.99%31.137.804.1062.4261.4763.3719.5853.42%113.69
201528M14M14M1.033.01%30.717.664.0462.7761.8163.7519.7354.09%116.30
201628M14M14M1.033.02%30.287.533.9863.1262.1364.1319.8754.75%118.94
201729M15M14M1.033.03%29.847.413.9363.4662.4464.5020.0255.41%121.61
201830M15M15M1.033.02%29.417.313.8763.7862.7264.8520.1956.06%124.31
201930M15M15M1.033.02%29.417.313.8763.7862.7264.8520.3556.71%127.03
202031M16M15M1.033.00%28.607.153.7764.3563.2465.4820.5157.35%129.76

Ghana Population Projections

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YearTotalMaleFemaleSex RatioGrowth rateBirth rateDeath rateFerti­lity rate
Life exp., total
Life expectancy
Life exp., maleLife exp., femaleMedian AgeUrbani­zation
Density, people / km2
Density, people/km2
202132M16M16M1.032.98%28.257.103.7264.5963.4665.7420.6757.99%132.51
202232M16M16M1.032.96%27.907.053.6764.8363.6866.0120.8258.62%135.28
202333M17M16M1.032.93%27.557.013.6365.0763.8966.2720.9759.24%138.07
202434M17M17M1.032.91%27.206.963.5865.3164.1166.5421.1359.85%140.88
202534M17M17M1.032.89%26.856.913.5365.5564.3366.8021.3060.46%143.69
202635M18M17M1.032.85%26.566.893.4965.7764.5367.0521.4661.07%146.53
202736M18M18M1.032.82%26.276.873.4565.9964.7367.2921.6161.66%149.37
202836M18M18M1.032.79%25.976.863.4166.2164.9267.5421.7962.24%152.23
202937M19M18M1.032.75%25.686.843.3766.4365.1267.7821.9662.82%155.11
203038M19M19M1.032.72%25.396.823.3366.6565.3268.0322.1463.39%157.99
203139M20M19M1.032.68%25.156.833.3066.8565.5068.2522.3163.95%160.90
203239M20M19M1.032.64%24.906.843.2667.0465.6768.4722.4964.50%163.81
203340M20M20M1.032.60%24.666.853.2367.2465.8568.6922.6765.04%166.73
203441M21M20M1.032.56%24.416.863.1967.4366.0268.9122.8665.57%169.66
203541M21M20M1.032.52%24.176.873.1667.6366.2069.1323.0566.09%172.61
203642M21M21M1.032.48%23.966.893.1367.8166.3669.3323.2266.60%175.55
203743M22M21M1.032.44%23.756.913.1067.9966.5269.5423.4267.09%178.51
203843M22M21M1.032.39%23.536.943.0768.1766.6869.7423.6167.59%181.48
203944M22M22M1.032.35%23.326.963.0468.3566.8469.9523.8168.08%184.45
204045M23M22M1.032.31%23.116.983.0168.5367.0070.1524.0168.56%187.43
204146M23M22M1.032.27%22.907.012.9868.6967.1470.3424.2169.04%190.42
204246M23M23M1.032.22%22.707.042.9668.8667.2870.5324.4069.52%193.41
204347M24M23M1.032.18%22.497.072.9369.0267.4270.7124.6069.99%196.40
204448M24M24M1.032.14%22.297.102.9169.1967.5670.9024.7970.46%199.39
204548M25M24M1.032.10%22.087.132.8869.3567.7071.0924.9970.92%202.38
204649M25M24M1.032.05%21.877.162.8669.5067.8371.2625.1771.38%205.36
204750M25M25M1.032.01%21.667.192.8369.6567.9571.4425.3671.84%208.34
204851M26M25M1.021.97%21.457.222.8169.7968.0871.6125.5472.29%211.31
204951M26M25M1.021.93%21.247.252.7869.9468.2071.7925.7372.74%214.27
205052M26M26M1.021.89%21.037.282.7670.0968.3371.9625.9273.18%217.22

Highest City Populations in Ghana

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Kumasi3,394,6811,468,609
2Accra2,526,8211,963,264
3Sekondi Takoradi961,122138,872
4Tamale651,862360,579

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