The total population in Ghana was estimated at 29.8 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1960, Ghana had a population of 6.6 million people.

Population in Ghana is expected to be 31.20 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 32.37 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
29.77 29.12 29.77 6.64 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly


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.

Ghana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.60 10.40 4.60 percent [+]
Population 29.77 29.12 29.77 6.64 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 [+]