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Region in Ghana

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The population development in Western as well as related information and services (Wikipedia, Google, images).

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2010-09-26
Population
Census
2021-06-27
WesternRegion1,664,5862,060,585
Ahanta West MunicipalMunicipal District106,215153,140
Effia-Kwesimintsim Municipal (← Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan)Municipal District232,617173,975
EllembelleDistrict87,501120,893
Jomoro MunicipalMunicipal District150,107126,576
MpohorDistrict42,92352,473
Nzema East MunicipalMunicipal District60,82894,621
Prestea-Huni Valley MunicipalMunicipal District159,304229,301
Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan (incl. Sekondi Municipal, Takoradi Municipal, Essikado Municipal)Metropolitan District326,931245,382
ShamaDistrict81,966117,224
Tarkwa Nsuaem MunicipalMunicipal District90,477218,664
Wassa Amenfi CentralDistrict69,014119,117
Wassa Amenfi East MunicipalMunicipal District83,478179,696
Wassa Amenfi West MunicipalMunicipal District92,152129,882
Wassa EastDistrict81,07399,641
GhanaRepublic24,658,82330,832,019

Source: Ghana Statistical Service (web).

Explanation: Area figures of districts are derived from geospatial data.


Further information about the population structure:

Gender (C 2021)
Males1,045,227
Females1,015,358
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-14 years709,467
15-64 years1,280,961
65+ years70,157
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years485,643
10-19 years444,015
20-29 years390,565
30-39 years316,688
40-49 years194,423
50-59 years117,446
60-69 years67,872
70-79 years29,473
80+ years14,460
Urbanization (C 2021)
Rural997,720
Urban1,062,865
Literacy (A11+) (C 2021)
yes1,150,985
no371,418
Ethnic Group (C 2021)
Akan1,594,154
Ga-Dangme51,402
Ewe129,869
Guan7,790
Gurma32,094
Mole-Dagbani169,520
Grusi23,066
Mandé15,155
Other Ethnic Group20,571

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