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Population of Ghana 2022

Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa. It is the second-most populous country in West Africa, after Nigeria. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Ghana in 2021 is 31,700,945 (31.7 million or 3.17 Crores)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Ghana Population 2022

Ghana has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 2.15%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  32,395,454 (32.4 million)* equivalent to 0.4% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Ghana is 227,533 sq. km (87,851 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Ghana is 137 per Km2 (354 people per mi2)

Population of  Ghana in 2022 – 32.4 million  or 3.24 crore (Approx)
Ghana2020 Population
Total Population32,395,454 (32.4 million or 3.24 crore )
Global Rank47
Share of World Pop.0.49%
Land Area 227,533 sq. km (87,851 sq. mi)
Area Rank80
Pop. Density124 people/sq. km
Capital CityAccra

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Ghana Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Ghana3.89
Infant mortality rate ** in Ghana30.8
Median Age in Ghana 21.5 Years
Life Expectancy in Ghana64.94 years
Urban Population of Ghana56.7%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Ghana

  • Christianity – 71.2% 
    — 46.7% Protestantism
    —13.1% Catholicism
    —11.4% Other Christian
  • Islam – 17.6%
  • Traditional faiths – 6.2% 
  • No religion – 4.1% 
  • Other – 0.9%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Ghana by Population

#Metropolitan AreaStatePopulation
1AccraGreater Accra22,91,352
2KumasiAshanti20,69,350
3TamaleNorthern region5,62,919
4Sekondi-TakoradiWestern region4,45,205
5SunyaniBrong-Ahafo2,48,496
6Cape CoastCentral region2,27,269
7ObuasiAshanti1,80,334
8TeshieGreater Accra1,76,597
9TemaGreater Accra1,61,612
10KoforiduaEastern region1,30,810