Ghana Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

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Ghana's Population reached 31.1 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 30.4 million people in Dec 2019. Ghana's population data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1950 to Dec 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 31.1 million people in Dec 2020 and a record low of 5.0 million people in Dec 1950. The International Monetary Fund provides Mid-year Population.

In the latest reports, Ghana's Unemployment Rate increased to 4.5 % in Dec 2020. Monthly Earnings of Ghana stood at 242.0 USD in Dec 2015. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 67.7 % in Dec 2020.

What was Ghana's Population in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

31.1

Person mn 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020

30.4

Person mn 2019 yearly 1950 - 2020

5.0

1950

31.1

2020

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2020

Updated on 07 Jan 2020

Population by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (Person mn)

2.8

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Algeria (Person mn)

43.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Argentina (Person mn)

44.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Armenia (Person mn)

3.0

2019

yearly

1989 - 2019

Australia (Person mn)

25.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Austria (Person mn)

8.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Azerbaijan (Person mn)

10.1

2019

yearly

1925 - 2019

Bahrain (Person mn)

1.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Bangladesh (Person mn)

167.6

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Belarus (Person mn)

9.4

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Belgium (Person mn)

11.5

2019

yearly

1953 - 2019

Bolivia (Person mn)

11.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn)

3.5

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Botswana (Person mn)

2.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Brazil (Person mn)

211.8

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Brunei (Person mn)

0.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Bulgaria (Person mn)

7.0

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Cambodia (Person mn)

16.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Canada (Person mn)

38.0

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Chile (Person mn)

19.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

China (Person mn)

1,400.0

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Colombia (Person mn)

50.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Croatia (Person mn)

4.1

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Cyprus (Person mn)

0.9

2018

yearly

1974 - 2018

Czech Republic (Person mn)

10.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Denmark (Person mn)

5.8

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Ecuador (Person mn)

17.6

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Egypt (Person mn)

98.9

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Estonia (Person mn)

1.3

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

European Union (Person mn)

447.7

2019

yearly

1959 - 2019

Finland (Person mn)

5.5

2019

yearly

1749 - 2019

France (Person mn)

67.0

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Georgia (Person mn)

3.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Germany (Person mn)

83.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Ghana (Person mn)

31.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Greece (Person mn)

10.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn)

7.5

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Hungary (Person mn)

9.8

2020

yearly

1948 - 2020

Iceland (Person mn)

0.4

2019

yearly

1732 - 2019

India (Person mn)

1,341.0

2020

yearly

1951 - 2020

Indonesia (Person mn)

264.2

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Iran (Person mn)

81.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Ireland (Person mn)

5.0

2020

yearly

1900 - 2020

Israel (Person mn)

9.1

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Italy (Person mn)

60.5

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Ivory Coast (Person mn)

26.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Japan (Person mn)

126.1

2019

yearly

1899 - 2019

Jordan (Person mn)

10.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Kazakhstan (Person mn)

18.6

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Kenya (Person mn)

47.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

South Korea (Person mn)

51.7

2019

yearly

1956 - 2019

Kosovo (Person mn)

1.8

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Kuwait (Person mn)

4.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (Person mn)

6.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Laos (Person mn)

7.1

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Latvia (Person mn)

1.9

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Lebanon (Person mn)

6.8

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Lithuania (Person mn)

2.8

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Luxembourg (Person mn)

0.6

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Macau SAR, China (Person mn)

0.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

North Macedonia (Person mn)

2.1

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Malawi (Person mn)

19.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Malaysia (Person mn)

32.6

2019

yearly

1947 - 2019

Malta (Person mn)

0.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Mauritius (Person mn)

1.3

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Mexico (Person mn)

126.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Moldova (Person mn)

3.5

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Mongolia (Person mn)

3.3

2019

yearly

1935 - 2019

Montenegro (Person mn)

0.6

2018

yearly

1921 - 2018

Morocco (Person mn)

35.2

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Mozambique (Person mn)

28.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Myanmar (Person mn)

54.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Nepal (Person mn)

29.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Netherlands (Person mn)

17.3

2018

yearly

1899 - 2018

New Zealand (Person mn)

5.0

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Nigeria (Person mn)

206.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Norway (Person mn)

5.4

2019

yearly

1845 - 2019

Oman (Person mn)

4.6

2020

yearly

1977 - 2020

Pakistan (Person mn)

211.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Palestinian Territory (Person mn)

5.2

2021

yearly

1950 - 2021

Panama (Person mn)

4.3

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Paraguay (Person mn)

7.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Peru (Person mn)

32.5

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Philippines (Person mn)

109.6

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Poland (Person mn)

38.4

2019

yearly

1946 - 2019

Portugal (Person mn)

10.3

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Qatar (Person mn)

2.8

2020

yearly

1984 - 2020

Romania (Person mn)

19.3

2019

yearly

1930 - 2019

Russia (Person mn)

146.7

2019

yearly

1949 - 2019

Saudi Arabia (Person mn)

34.2

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Serbia (Person mn)

6.9

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Singapore (Person mn)

5.7

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Slovakia (Person mn)

5.5

2019

yearly

1945 - 2019

Slovenia (Person mn)

2.1

2019

yearly

1920 - 2019

South Africa (Person mn)

59.6

2020

yearly

1960 - 2020

Spain (Person mn)

47.4

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Sri Lanka (Person mn)

21.9

2020

yearly

1948 - 2020

Sudan (Person mn)

37.3

2014

yearly

1970 - 2014

Sweden (Person mn)

10.3

2019

yearly

1749 - 2019

Switzerland (Person mn)

8.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Syria (Person mn)

25.0

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Taiwan (Person mn)

23.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Tajikistan (Person mn)

9.1

2018

yearly

1950 - 2018

Thailand (Person mn)

66.6

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Tunisia (Person mn)

11.7

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Turkey (Person mn)

83.2

2019

yearly

1927 - 2019

Ukraine (Person mn)

41.7

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

United Arab Emirates (Person mn)

9.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

United Kingdom (Person mn)

67.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

United States (Person mn)

329.2

2019

yearly

1900 - 2019

Uruguay (Person mn)

3.5

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Uzbekistan (Person mn)

33.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Venezuela (Person mn)

32.6

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Vietnam (Person mn)

96.5

2019

yearly

1955 - 2019

Yemen (Person mn)

28.2

2017

yearly

1950 - 2017

Zambia (Person mn)

18.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Ghana Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Business and Economic Survey
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

15,342.5

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

-0.8

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Jun 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

1.715

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

2,212.100

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

5.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

46,240.885

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

69.0

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

5,948.684

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

8.9

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Investment: % of GDP (%)

26.4

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

13,118.878

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Gross National Product (GNP) (USD mn)

65,527.307

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

22.1

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

7,108.089

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

2,720.440

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.452

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

71.378

2019

yearly

1955 - 2019

Production Last Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

12,581,932.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

130,000.000

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

2.000

2016

yearly

1990 - 2016

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-7.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2008 - Jun 2020

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-1,074.460

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jun 2020

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

458.822

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jun 2020

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

10.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

63.0

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn)

144.387

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn)

494.568

2025

yearly

1990 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn)

100.805

2025

yearly

1982 - 2025

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

31.1

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

67.7

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

9,270,939.000

2015

yearly

2013 - 2015

Unemployment Rate (%)

4.51

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Monthly Earnings (USD)

242

2015

yearly

2013 - 2015

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

4.15

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

34.605

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

5,700

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-19.4

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

2,306.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

3,394.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Consumer Confidence Growth (%)

6.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2013 - Oct 2020

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

1,161.488

2018

yearly

2006 - 2018

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

10.4

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 1964 - Sep 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

6.845

Jun 2019

quarterly

Dec 1998 - Jun 2019

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

9.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 2007 - Sep 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

6.000

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

1.075

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Trade Balance (USD mn)

147.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Jul 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

1,048.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Jul 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-20.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2006 - Jul 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

102,008.620

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

6,384.437

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

115.617

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

3,356.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2005 - Jun 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-31.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2006 - Jul 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

265,353.408

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

76,555.916

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

124.155

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1985 - Jul 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

68.851

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1995 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

377.118

Jul 2020

monthly

May 1995 - Jul 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

165.230

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1986 - Jul 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

2.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-663.0

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-4.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

838.4

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

4.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-26.500

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

18.1

2010

yearly

1975 - 2010

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-26.500

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2019

External Debt (USD mn)

24,287.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jul 2020

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

30.4

2019

yearly

1999 - 2019

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

-27,311.841

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-1.930

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

15.7

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Jun 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

1,162.626

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

13,767.034

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2020

M2 Growth (%)

22.1

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

7,223.6

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1965 - Aug 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

12.021

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

8.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2005 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

15,641.269

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

20.5

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

20,135.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

43.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Jul 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

7,795.137

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2011 - Jul 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

-2.37

Jul 2020

monthly

Dec 2012 - Jul 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

10.58

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Jun 2020

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

59.3

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

20.9

Aug 2020

monthly

Dec 2005 - Aug 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD (GHS/USD)

5.697

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

14.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Nov 2002 - Sep 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

14.02

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 1996 - Aug 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

18,189

2019

yearly

1971 - 2019

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

8.4

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%)

-5.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Dec 2013 - Oct 2020

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (31Dec2010=1000)

1,837.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2011 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

16.3

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

9,330.974

Sep 2020

monthly

Oct 2008 - Sep 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

890.000

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Container Port Throughput (TEU)

1,100,205.000

2019

yearly

2008 - 2019

Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (2004=100)

18.500

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

288,531.000

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

40,857,077.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

0.949

2019

yearly

1965 - 2019

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

134.319

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

43,815.755

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

5,298.688

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

197.495

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

284,113.583

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

179,716.189

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

46,311.525

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

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