Population of Ghana

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2019)
Date23 Aug 2021

The current population of Ghana is 32,571,578 as of October 06, 2022, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Ghana is projected at 31,732,129 or 31.732 million as of July 1, 2021. The total population in Ghana is projected at 31,072,940 or 31.073 million people for the year 2020. Ghana ranks number 47th in the world by population in the list of 235 countries/territories. Ghana is ranked 14th among 58 countries in Africa.

Ghana's population will be increased year by year. The Ghana population is projected to reach 37.83 million in 2030 and increase further to 52,02 million in 2050 and 79.01 million by 2100. Ghana accounts for 0.40 percent of the world population. However, its global share will be increased by 0.20% in 1954 and is projected to increase by 0.73% by 2100.

Ghana was at 66th position globally in 1950, and its rank is projected to increase to 33rd in 2100.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Ghana population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
202031,072,940655,0842.150.40
202131,732,129659,1892.120.40
202232,395,450663,3212.090.41
202333,062,746667,2962.060.41
202433,733,898671,1522.030.42
202534,408,768674,8702.000.42
202635,087,162678,3941.970.42
202735,768,890681,7281.940.43
202836,453,884684,9941.920.43
202937,142,079688,1951.890.44
203037,833,419691,3401.860.44
203138,527,747694,3281.840.45
203239,224,875697,1281.810.45
203339,924,665699,7901.780.46
203440,626,941702,2761.760.46
203541,331,551704,6101.730.47
203642,038,252706,7011.710.47
203742,746,853708,6011.690.47
203843,457,207710,3541.660.48
203944,169,219712,0121.640.48
204044,882,714713,4951.620.49
204145,597,448714,7341.590.49
204246,313,072715,6241.570.50
204347,029,150716,0781.550.50
204447,745,140715,9901.520.51
204548,460,553715,4131.500.51
204649,175,069714,5161.470.52
204749,888,358713,2891.450.52
204850,599,949711,5911.430.53
204951,309,352709,4031.400.53
205052,016,125706,7731.380.53
205152,719,928703,8031.350.54
205253,420,467700,5391.330.54
205354,117,511697,0441.300.55
205454,810,821693,3101.280.55
205555,500,195689,3741.260.56
205656,185,328685,1331.230.56
205756,865,986680,6581.210.57
205857,542,030676,0441.190.57
205958,213,406671,3761.170.58
206058,879,986666,5801.150.58
206159,541,641661,6551.120.58
206260,198,119656,4781.100.59
206360,848,945650,8261.080.59
206461,493,583644,6381.060.60
206562,131,609638,0261.040.60
206662,762,631631,0221.020.61
206763,386,614623,9830.990.61
206864,003,858617,2440.970.62
206964,614,895611,0370.950.62
207065,220,016605,1210.940.62
207165,819,211599,1950.920.63
207266,412,021592,8100.900.63
207366,997,690585,6690.880.64
207467,575,234577,5440.860.64
207568,143,861568,6270.840.64
207668,703,159559,2980.820.65
207769,253,035549,8760.800.65
207869,793,463540,4280.780.66
207970,324,530531,0670.760.66
208070,846,245521,7150.740.66
208171,358,510512,2650.720.67
208271,860,992502,4820.700.67
208372,353,134492,1420.680.67
208472,834,295481,1610.670.68
208573,303,983469,6880.640.68
208673,761,907457,9240.620.69
208774,208,117446,2100.600.69
208874,642,951434,8340.590.69
208975,066,949423,9980.570.70
209075,480,463413,5140.550.70
209175,883,586403,1230.530.70
209276,276,151392,5650.520.70
209376,657,848381,6970.500.71
209477,028,329370,4810.480.71
209577,387,366359,0370.470.71
209677,734,828347,4620.450.72
209778,070,723335,8950.430.72
209878,395,220324,4970.420.72
209978,708,629313,4090.400.72
210079,011,407302,7780.380.73

Ghana population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
Net Changerate (%)to World
19505,036,146--0.20
19515,140,313104,1672.070.20
19525,268,641128,3282.500.20
19535,413,372144,7312.750.20
19545,568,657155,2852.870.20
19555,730,594161,9372.910.21
19565,897,340166,7462.910.21
19576,068,995171,6552.910.21
19586,247,297178,3022.940.21
19596,435,173187,8763.010.22
19606,635,230200,0573.110.22
19616,848,295213,0653.210.22
19627,071,971223,6763.270.22
19637,300,116228,1453.230.23
19647,524,472224,3563.070.23
19657,739,473215,0012.860.23
19667,941,412201,9392.610.23
19678,132,803191,3912.410.23
19688,321,770188,9672.320.23
19698,520,015198,2452.380.23
19708,735,495215,4802.530.24
19718,973,244237,7492.720.24
19729,229,631256,3872.860.24
19739,493,556263,9252.860.24
19749,749,104255,5482.690.24
19759,985,946236,8422.430.24
197610,199,165213,2192.140.25
197710,395,452196,2871.920.25
197810,590,261194,8091.870.25
197910,805,314215,0532.030.25
198011,056,116250,8022.320.25
198111,348,289292,1732.640.25
198211,676,823328,5342.900.25
198312,033,575356,7523.060.26
198412,405,660372,0853.090.26
198512,783,613377,9533.050.26
198613,164,837381,2242.980.27
198713,552,021387,1842.940.27
198813,947,042395,0212.910.27
198914,353,410406,3682.910.27
199014,773,277419,8672.930.28
199115,207,367434,0902.940.28
199215,653,336445,9692.930.28
199316,106,765453,4292.900.29
199416,561,674454,9092.820.29
199517,014,057452,3832.730.30
199617,462,496448,4392.640.30
199717,908,985446,4892.560.30
199818,357,156448,1712.500.31
199918,812,359455,2032.480.31
200019,278,856466,4972.480.31
200119,756,928478,0722.480.32
200220,246,381489,4532.480.32
200320,750,299503,9182.490.33
200421,272,323522,0242.520.33
200521,814,642542,3192.550.33
200622,379,055564,4132.590.34
200722,963,946584,8912.610.34
200823,563,825599,8792.610.35
200924,170,940607,1152.580.35
201024,779,619608,6792.520.36
201125,387,712608,0932.450.36
201225,996,450608,7382.400.36
201326,607,645611,1952.350.37
201427,224,473616,8282.320.37
201527,849,205624,7322.290.38
201628,481,945632,7402.270.38
201729,121,465639,5202.250.39
201829,767,102645,6372.220.39
201930,417,856650,7542.190.39