The provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census reveals that the total population of Ghana is now 30.8 million.

Overall, females make up 50.7% of the population and males 49.3%, giving a national sex ratio of 97 males for every 100 females.

This was revealed by Government Statistician, Prof Samuel Kobina Anim on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in a press briefing on the provisional results of the 2021 PHC.

Ghana’s population in 1960 was 6.7 million and has has increased significantly over the years to to 30.8 million persons in 2021.

Comparing the provisional results of the 2021 PHC to that of the 2010, Ghana’s population has increased from 24.7million in 2010 to 30.8milion in 2021.

What this means is that, the Country has seen a 6.1 million increase rate in population from that of 2010 which was at 24.7 million.



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