The total population in Ghana was estimated at 28.8 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Ghana had a population of 6.7 million people.

Population in Ghana is expected to be 29.30 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ghana Population is projected to trend around 31.00 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.30 10.40 2.20 percent [+]
Population 28.80 28.21 28.80 6.65 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 1720.00 1600.00 1720.00 1600.00 GHS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 900.00 860.00 900.00 860.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2030.00 2110.00 2110.00 1440.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 870.00 698.00 870.00 472.00 GHS/Month [+]


Ghana Population

The population of Ghana represents 0.36 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 279 people on the planet is a resident of Ghana. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ghana Population - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ghana Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
28.80 28.21 28.80 6.65 1960 - 2017 Million Yearly




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