Ghana Population

1950 - 2020 | Yearly | Person mn | CEIC Data

Ghana Population reached 31.1 million people in Dec 2020, compared with the previously reported figure of 30.4 million people in Dec 2019. Ghana 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 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.

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Ghana Population

What was Ghana's Population in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
31.1 2020 30.4 2019 5.0 1950 31.1 2020 Person mn yearly 1950 - 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) 45.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Armenia (Person mn) 3.0 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020
Australia (Person mn) 25.5 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Austria (Person mn) 8.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.1 2020 yearly 1925 - 2020
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) 19.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
China (Person mn) 1,400.0 2019 yearly 1949 - 2019
Colombia (Person mn) 50.9 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Croatia (Person mn) 4.1 2019 yearly 1960 - 2019
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.9 2019 yearly 1974 - 2019
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Denmark (Person mn) 5.8 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Ecuador (Person mn) 17.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Egypt (Person mn) 100.5 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Estonia (Person mn) 1.3 2019 yearly 1999 - 2019
European Union (Person mn) 447.3 2019 yearly 1959 - 2019
Finland (Person mn) 5.5 2019 yearly 1749 - 2019
France (Person mn) 67.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Georgia (Person mn) 3.7 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Germany (Person mn) 83.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
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 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
Hungary (Person mn) 9.7 2021 yearly 1948 - 2021
Iceland (Person mn) 0.4 2019 yearly 1732 - 2019
India (Person mn) 1,355.0 2021 yearly 1951 - 2021
Indonesia (Person mn) 264.2 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Iran (Person mn) 82.1 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019
Ireland (Person mn) 5.0 2020 yearly 1900 - 2020
Israel (Person mn) 9.3 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
Italy (Person mn) 60.5 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 26.4 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Japan (Person mn) 125.7 2020 yearly 1899 - 2020
Jordan (Person mn) 10.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
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 2020 yearly 1960 - 2020
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) 32.5 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) 127.2 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Moldova (Person mn) 3.5 2018 yearly 1950 - 2018
Mongolia (Person mn) 3.3 2019 yearly 1935 - 2019
Montenegro (Person mn) 0.6 2019 yearly 1921 - 2019
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) 5.1 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
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) 7.3 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Peru (Person mn) 32.8 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Philippines (Person mn) 109.6 2020 yearly 1950 - 2020
Poland (Person mn) 38.3 2020 yearly 1946 - 2020
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) 146.2 2020 yearly 1949 - 2020
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) 10.4 2020 yearly 1749 - 2020
Switzerland (Person mn) 8.6 2019 yearly 1950 - 2019

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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 (%) 10.4 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
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 1.075 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Trade Balance (USD mn) 123.4 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,211.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Total Exports Growth (%) -4.5 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Oct 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) 972.3 Sep 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Total Imports Growth (%) -5.9 Sep 2020 monthly Mar 2006 - Sep 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) 90.887 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 1985 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 68.851 Aug 2020 monthly Jun 1995 - Aug 2020
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 317.589 Oct 2020 monthly May 1995 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 155.029 Oct 2020 monthly Jun 1986 - Oct 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) -709.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2005 - Sep 2020
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -4.2 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) 24,298.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2012 - Oct 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 (%) 14.8 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,269.750 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2008 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,247.979 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 14,931.148 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1990 - Sep 2020
M2 Growth (%) 30.7 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 1991 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,381.5 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1965 - Oct 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 10.851 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2006 - Sep 2020
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 6.8 Oct 2020 monthly Mar 2005 - Oct 2020
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2020 yearly 2008 - 2020
Total Deposits (USD mn) 17,216.412 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 2004 - Oct 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 26.9 Oct 2020 monthly Dec 2005 - Oct 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 20,114.6 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 1967 - Jul 2020
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 43.9 Jul 2020 monthly Jan 1968 - Jul 2020
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,051.537 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2011 - Sep 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 14.39 Sep 2020 monthly Dec 2012 - Sep 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.50 Jun 2020 quarterly Dec 2013 - Jun 2020
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) 4.7 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2013 - Dec 2020

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