Population: Ghana

Yearly Population of Ghana

Ghana Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 5,036,151 2,490,210 2,545,941 None 6.4 17.1 22.1
1951 5,140,319 2,541,291 2,599,028 2.07 104,168 6.4 17.1 22.6
1952 5,268,648 2,603,382 2,665,266 2.50 128,329 6.4 17.1 23.2
1953 5,413,371 2,673,065 2,740,306 2.75 144,723 6.4 17.1 23.8
1954 5,568,654 2,747,795 2,820,859 2.87 155,283 6.4 17.1 24.5
1955 5,730,592 2,825,839 2,904,753 2.91 161,938 6.6 17.6 25.2
1956 5,897,345 2,906,422 2,990,923 2.91 166,753 6.6 17.6 25.9
1957 6,068,997 2,989,588 3,079,409 2.91 171,652 6.6 17.6 26.7
1958 6,247,304 3,076,129 3,171,175 2.94 178,307 6.6 17.6 27.5
1959 6,435,160 3,167,327 3,267,833 3.01 187,856 6.6 17.6 28.3
1960 6,635,229 3,264,382 3,370,847 3.11 200,069 6.8 17.8 29.2
1961 6,848,291 3,367,636 3,480,655 3.21 213,062 6.8 17.8 30.1
1962 7,071,966 3,476,028 3,595,938 3.27 223,675 6.8 17.8 31.1
1963 7,300,124 3,586,850 3,713,274 3.23 228,158 6.8 17.8 32.1
1964 7,524,470 3,696,412 3,828,058 3.07 224,346 6.8 17.8 33.1
1965 7,739,463 3,802,237 3,937,226 2.86 214,993 7.0 17.7 34.0
1966 7,941,418 3,902,756 4,038,662 2.61 201,955 7.0 17.7 34.9
1967 8,132,803 3,999,052 4,133,751 2.41 191,385 7.0 17.7 35.7
1968 8,321,773 4,094,628 4,227,145 2.32 188,970 7.0 17.7 36.6
1969 8,520,018 4,194,488 4,325,530 2.38 198,245 7.0 17.7 37.4
1970 8,735,493 4,302,082 4,433,411 2.53 215,475 6.9 16.8 38.4
1971 8,973,247 4,419,570 4,553,677 2.72 237,754 6.9 16.8 39.4
1972 9,229,640 4,545,440 4,684,200 2.86 256,393 6.9 16.8 40.6
1973 9,493,552 4,675,099 4,818,453 2.86 263,912 6.9 16.8 41.7
1974 9,749,098 4,801,938 4,947,160 2.69 255,546 6.9 16.8 42.8
1975 9,985,946 4,921,690 5,064,256 2.43 236,848 6.7 16.5 43.9
1976 10,199,164 5,032,234 5,166,930 2.14 213,218 6.7 16.5 44.8
1977 10,395,453 5,136,424 5,259,029 1.92 196,289 6.7 16.5 45.7
1978 10,590,265 5,241,008 5,349,257 1.87 194,812 6.7 16.5 46.5
1979 10,805,318 5,355,432 5,449,886 2.03 215,053 6.7 16.5 47.5
1980 11,056,112 5,486,394 5,569,718 2.32 250,794 6.4 16.4 48.6
1981 11,348,287 5,636,424 5,711,863 2.64 292,175 6.4 16.4 49.9
1982 11,676,828 5,803,231 5,873,597 2.90 328,541 6.4 16.4 51.3
1983 12,033,559 5,982,791 6,050,768 3.06 356,731 6.4 16.4 52.9
1984 12,405,659 6,168,912 6,236,747 3.09 372,100 6.4 16.4 54.5
1985 12,783,617 6,357,020 6,426,597 3.05 377,958 5.9 17.1 56.2
1986 13,164,839 6,545,772 6,619,067 2.98 381,222 5.9 17.1 57.9
1987 13,552,021 6,736,489 6,815,532 2.94 387,182 5.9 17.1 59.6
1988 13,947,047 6,930,352 7,016,695 2.91 395,026 5.9 17.1 61.3
1989 14,353,409 7,129,415 7,223,994 2.91 406,362 5.9 17.1 63.1
1990 14,773,274 7,335,022 7,438,252 2.93 419,865 5.3 17.6 64.9
1991 15,207,360 7,547,614 7,659,746 2.94 434,086 5.3 17.6 66.8
1992 15,653,345 7,766,053 7,887,292 2.93 445,985 5.3 17.6 68.8
1993 16,106,756 7,988,227 8,118,529 2.90 453,411 5.3 17.6 70.8
1994 16,561,677 8,211,310 8,350,367 2.82 454,921 5.3 17.6 72.8
1995 17,014,058 8,433,356 8,580,702 2.73 452,381 5.0 18.1 74.8
1996 17,462,504 8,653,737 8,808,767 2.64 448,446 5.0 18.1 76.7
1997 17,908,977 8,873,415 9,035,562 2.56 446,473 5.0 18.1 78.7
1998 18,357,159 9,094,123 9,263,036 2.50 448,182 5.0 18.1 80.7
1999 18,812,369 9,318,370 9,493,999 2.48 455,210 5.0 18.1 82.7
2000 19,278,850 9,548,140 9,730,710 2.48 466,481 4.6 18.5 84.7
2001 19,756,929 9,783,588 9,973,341 2.48 478,079 4.6 18.5 86.8
2002 20,246,376 10,024,594 10,221,782 2.48 489,447 4.6 18.5 89.0
2003 20,750,308 10,272,585 10,477,723 2.49 503,932 4.6 18.5 91.2
2004 21,272,328 10,529,202 10,743,126 2.52 522,020 4.6 18.5 93.5
2005 21,814,648 10,795,452 11,019,196 2.55 542,320 4.4 19.2 95.9
2006 22,379,057 11,072,180 11,306,877 2.59 564,409 4.4 19.2 98.4
2007 22,963,946 11,358,621 11,605,325 2.61 584,889 4.4 19.2 100.9
2008 23,563,832 11,652,113 11,911,719 2.61 599,886 4.4 19.2 103.6
2009 24,170,943 11,948,891 12,222,052 2.58 607,111 4.4 19.2 106.2
2010 24,779,614 12,246,228 12,533,386 2.52 608,671 4.2 20.0 108.9
2011 25,387,713 12,543,077 12,844,636 2.45 608,099 4.2 20.0 111.6
2012 25,996,454 12,840,075 13,156,379 2.40 608,741 4.2 20.0 114.3
2013 26,607,641 13,138,221 13,469,420 2.35 611,187 4.2 20.0 116.9
2014 27,224,480 13,439,246 13,785,234 2.32 616,839 4.2 20.0 119.6
2015 27,849,203 13,744,367 14,104,836 2.29 624,723 3.9 20.7 122.4
2016 28,481,947 14,053,716 14,428,231 2.27 632,744 3.9 20.7 125.2
2017 29,121,464 14,366,665 14,754,799 2.25 639,517 3.9 20.7 128.0
2018 29,767,108 14,682,873 15,084,235 2.22 645,644 3.9 20.7 130.8
2019 30,417,858 15,001,772 15,416,086 2.19 650,750 3.9 20.7 133.7
2020 31,072,945 15,322,946 15,749,999 2.15 655,087 3.7 21.5 136.6
2021 31,732,000 15,646,000 16,086,000 2.12 659,055 3.7 21.5 139.5
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Ghana Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)