It's the time of the day when we are wondering what does these figires being thrown here and there by the Ghana Statistical Service and some media houses mean. Well don't be confused, as time goes on, more and more details about these figures will be made clear by experts and the Ghana Statistical Service.
The figures overall give a fair idea of how as a nation, we are growing or developing. It also gives room for planners to make room for resources to be allocated to areas where it is necessary to do so.
Example, a younger average population will mean the government have to invest in long the term to match up with the growing population.
With a total de facto population in Ghana on Census Night at 30,792,608 people, made up of 15,610,149 females and 15,182,459 males according to the Ghana Statistical Service, here is the Regional breakdown of the entire country's population.
Ahafo. 564,536 people
Savannah. 649,627 people.
North East. 658,903 people.
Oti. 747,227 people.
Western North. 880,855 people.
Upper West. 904,695 people.
Bono East. 1,203,306 people.
Bono. 1,208,965 people.
Upper East. 1,301,221 people.
Volta. 1,649,523 people.
Western. 2,057,225 people.
Northern. 2,310,943 people.
Central. 2,859,821 people.
Eastern. 2,917,039 people.
Ashanti. 5,432,485 people.
Greater Accra. 5,446,237 people.
The Greater Accra has topped the chart as the most populated region in the country followed by the Ashanti Region, which used to be the region with the highest population.
The Ahafo and Savannah Regions ended up as the regions with the least population.
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