Ghana is a country in West Africa, borders Ivory Coast to the west, Burkina Faso to the north, and Togo to the east, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Guinea. Ghana population in 2023 is estimated to be 31.97 million, covers country area of 238,535 sq km (92,099 sq mi), ranks forty-seventh most populous country in the world, capital of Ghana is Accra and other popular cities are Kumasi, Tamale, and Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana country code is GHA, known for its lush forests, diverse animal life, and miles of sandy beaches along a picturesque coast. Seventy-one percent of the population is Christian, 17 percent is Muslim, and a small segment adheres to the traditional indigenous religions.Below table is the population of Ghana from 1960 to 2020:
Ghana population in 1960 is 6,635,229, by 1970 the population is increased by 2,100,264 totaling to 8,735,493, by 1980 the population is increased to 11,056,112, and by 1990 the total increase of 14,773,274 in 30 years from 1960 to 1990 resulting to 14,773,274. From 1990 to 2000, population increased to 19,278,850, and from 2000 to 2010 the population of Ghana increase by 5,500,764 with a change of 28.53 percent and increase of population from 2010 to 2020 by 6,293,331 with a change of 25.40 percent and make up to 31,072,945, Ghana population in 2022 is estimated to be 31.38 million, and in 2021 the population of Ghana is 30.8 million.
As of 2020, there are currently sixteen regions, which are further divided for administrative purposes into 260 local metropolitan, municipal and districts. According to statsghana, the population statistics from 1960 to 2021.
|Region||Population 2021||Population 2010||Population 2000||Population 1984||Population 1970||Population 1960||Percent of total (2021)|
|Bono (former Brong-Ahafo)||1,208,649||2,310,983||1,815,408||1,206,608||766,509||587,920||3.92%|
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