Ghana Population

Population now

30,036,466
Male:14,979,303(49.87 %)
Female:15,057,164(50.13 %)
Births in 2019:355,617
Deaths in 2019:93,000

Life expectancy & Rates (2019)

Male:62.49 years
Female:64.67 years
Total:63.59 years
Median Age:19.96 years
Birth Rate:29.52
Death Rate:7.72
Growth Rate:2.82 %
Fertility Rate:3.82

Population Data Graphs

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  • Birth & Death rate
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  • Population structure (mid 2019)
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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
19607M3M3M1.031.54%46.8118.446.7545.8445.5346.1516.6823.25%27.78
19617M3M3M1.031.59%47.0218.166.7946.2845.9446.6216.6023.80%28.68
19627M4M3M1.031.64%47.2017.906.8346.7046.3247.0616.5724.35%29.59
19637M4M4M1.031.68%47.3317.656.8647.0946.7047.4816.5924.92%30.50
19648M4M4M1.041.72%47.4217.416.8947.4747.0547.8816.6025.49%31.38
19658M4M4M1.041.76%47.4517.186.9247.8247.3748.2616.6026.07%32.20
19668M4M4M1.041.80%47.4216.966.9448.1647.6648.6516.5426.66%32.95
19678M4M4M1.041.83%47.3216.736.9548.4747.9149.0316.4727.25%33.65
19688M4M4M1.041.86%47.1716.526.9648.7748.1149.4316.4027.86%34.33
19698M4M4M1.041.88%46.9616.306.9649.0648.2949.8416.3328.47%35.07
19709M4M4M1.041.91%46.7016.076.9549.3448.4550.2616.2628.96%35.90
19719M4M4M1.041.93%46.4015.856.9449.6248.6250.6716.1429.17%36.86
19729M5M4M1.041.95%46.0715.616.9249.9148.8051.0816.0529.39%37.93
19739M5M5M1.041.97%45.7215.386.8950.2049.0251.4615.9829.61%39.05
197410M5M5M1.042.00%45.3515.136.8650.5149.2751.8115.9429.83%40.11
197510M5M5M1.042.02%44.9814.896.8250.8149.5552.1415.9430.05%41.06
197610M5M5M1.032.05%44.6114.656.7751.1149.8552.4415.9130.27%41.86
197710M5M5M1.032.07%44.2414.426.7251.4150.1652.7215.9130.49%42.55
197810M5M5M1.032.09%43.8814.196.6751.6950.4752.9915.9430.71%43.24
197911M5M5M1.032.11%43.5213.986.6151.9850.7753.2515.9830.94%44.06
198011M5M5M1.032.14%43.1613.766.5452.2751.0853.5216.0231.16%45.11
198111M6M5M1.032.16%42.8113.536.4752.5851.4153.8016.0531.39%46.43
198211M6M6M1.032.19%42.4413.306.3952.9151.7754.1116.1131.61%47.98
198312M6M6M1.032.22%42.0613.056.3153.2752.1654.4416.1831.84%49.67
198412M6M6M1.032.26%41.6612.786.2253.6752.5954.8116.2632.21%51.41
198513M6M6M1.032.30%41.2512.496.1354.1153.0655.2116.3632.90%53.10
198613M7M6M1.032.35%40.8012.176.0354.6153.5755.6916.4233.59%54.72
198713M7M7M1.032.41%40.3311.845.9355.1454.1156.2216.5034.29%56.30
198814M7M7M1.032.46%39.8511.515.8255.7054.6656.7816.6035.00%57.86
198914M7M7M1.032.52%39.3511.185.7156.2555.1957.3516.7135.72%59.44
199015M7M7M1.032.57%38.8710.895.6056.7655.6857.8816.8336.44%61.09
199115M8M7M1.032.60%38.4110.665.5057.1656.0758.3016.9237.17%62.81
199215M8M8M1.032.62%37.9910.495.4057.4456.3558.5817.0237.91%64.58
199316M8M8M1.032.62%37.6110.405.3257.5856.5158.7017.1338.64%66.38
199416M8M8M1.022.59%37.2810.385.2457.6056.5758.6717.2539.39%68.20
199517M8M8M1.022.55%36.9810.425.1757.5156.5358.5217.3740.14%69.99
199617M9M8M1.022.50%36.7010.505.1057.3556.4358.3017.4440.90%71.77
199718M9M9M1.022.44%36.4110.585.0457.1756.3158.0617.5241.65%73.54
199818M9M9M1.022.39%36.1010.664.9757.0356.2257.8717.6042.42%75.32
199918M9M9M1.022.34%35.7810.704.9056.9656.1857.7617.6943.18%77.16
200019M10M9M1.022.31%35.4510.704.8356.9956.2357.7817.7943.93%79.09
200119M10M10M1.022.30%35.1210.654.7557.1556.3857.9317.8744.60%81.11
200220M10M10M1.012.30%34.8110.564.6857.4156.6458.2017.9745.28%83.21
200320M10M10M1.012.31%34.5410.434.6157.7656.9858.5618.1045.95%85.39
200421M11M10M12.34%34.3010.274.5558.1957.3959.0018.2246.63%87.64
200522M11M11M12.38%34.1010.094.4958.6757.8559.4918.3447.31%89.96
200622M11M11M0.992.43%33.949.894.4459.1758.3460.0018.4547.99%92.35
200723M11M11M0.992.48%33.809.704.3959.6658.8260.5118.5648.67%94.80
200823M12M12M0.982.54%33.669.504.3560.1359.2760.9918.6649.35%97.30
200924M12M12M0.982.60%33.519.324.3160.5559.6761.4218.7750.03%99.82
201025M12M12M0.982.64%33.339.154.2760.9260.0261.8118.8950.71%102.36
201125M12M13M0.982.69%33.108.984.2361.2560.3362.1518.9751.39%104.91
201226M13M13M0.982.72%32.818.824.1961.5660.6262.4819.0752.07%107.46
201326M13M13M0.992.75%32.458.654.1561.8660.8962.7919.1752.75%110.02
201427M13M14M0.992.78%32.038.484.1062.1561.1763.1119.2953.42%112.60
201528M14M14M0.992.80%31.568.314.0462.4561.4463.4319.4154.09%115.19
201628M14M14M0.992.81%31.058.153.9862.7461.7163.7419.5354.75%117.79
201729M14M14M0.992.81%30.548.013.9363.0261.9664.0519.6655.41%120.41
201829M15M15M0.992.82%30.037.873.8763.3162.2364.3619.8156.06%123.04
201930M15M15M0.992.82%29.527.723.8263.5962.4964.6719.9656.71%125.69

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
202031M15M15M12.83%29.017.573.7663.8862.7564.9820.1057.35%128.35
202131M16M16M12.82%28.617.483.7164.1462.9865.2620.2657.99%131.02
202232M16M16M12.82%28.207.393.6664.4063.2265.5520.4158.62%133.71
202333M16M16M12.81%27.807.293.6264.6563.4565.8320.5559.24%136.41
202433M17M17M12.80%27.397.203.5764.9163.6966.1220.7159.85%139.13
202534M17M17M12.80%26.997.113.5265.1763.9266.4020.8960.46%141.86
202635M17M17M12.78%26.697.073.4865.4164.1366.6621.0561.07%144.60
202735M18M18M12.76%26.407.023.4465.6464.3466.9221.2361.66%147.36
202836M18M18M12.74%26.106.983.4065.8864.5467.1821.4162.24%150.14
202937M18M18M12.72%25.816.933.3666.1164.7567.4421.6062.82%152.93
203037M19M19M12.70%25.516.893.3266.3564.9667.7021.8163.39%155.74
203138M19M19M12.67%25.286.883.2866.5665.1467.9322.0063.95%158.57
203239M19M19M12.65%25.056.873.2566.7765.3368.1722.2064.50%161.42
203339M20M20M12.62%24.816.853.2166.9765.5168.4022.4165.04%164.28
203440M20M20M12.59%24.586.843.1867.1865.7068.6422.6165.57%167.16
203541M20M20M12.57%24.356.833.1467.3965.8868.8722.8366.09%170.05
203641M21M21M12.53%24.146.843.1167.5866.0469.0823.0366.60%172.95
203742M21M21M12.49%23.936.853.0867.7666.2169.2923.2567.09%175.86
203843M21M21M12.46%23.726.863.0467.9566.3769.5123.4767.59%178.79
203944M22M22M12.42%23.516.873.0168.1366.5469.7223.6968.08%181.73
204044M22M22M12.39%23.306.882.9868.3266.7069.9323.9168.56%184.67
204145M23M22M1.012.34%23.086.902.9568.4966.8570.1324.1269.04%187.63
204246M23M23M1.012.30%22.876.922.9368.6667.0070.3324.3369.52%190.59
204346M23M23M1.012.26%22.656.952.9068.8467.1470.5324.5469.99%193.56
204447M24M23M1.012.22%22.446.972.8869.0167.2970.7324.7470.46%196.52
204548M24M24M1.012.18%22.226.992.8569.1867.4470.9324.9570.92%199.48
204648M24M24M1.012.13%21.987.032.8369.3467.5771.1125.1471.38%202.43
204749M25M25M1.012.08%21.747.062.8069.5067.7171.3025.3371.84%205.37
204850M25M25M1.012.03%21.507.102.7869.6567.8471.4825.5272.29%208.30
204951M25M25M1.011.98%21.267.132.7569.8167.9871.6725.7172.74%211.21
205051M26M26M1.011.93%21.027.172.7369.9768.1171.8525.9073.18%214.11

Highest City Populations in Ghana

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RankCityPopulation, Urban AreaPopulation, City
1Kumasi3,192,5161,468,609
2Accra2,471,5571,963,264
3Sekondi Takoradi895,697138,872
4Tamale609,131360,579

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