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Upper East

Region in Ghana

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

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2010-09-26
Population
Census
2021-06-27
Upper EastRegion1,046,5451,301,226
Bawku MunicipalMunicipal District98,538119,458
Bawku WestDistrict94,034144,189
BinduriDistrict61,57676,679
Bolgatanga East (← Bolgatanga Municipal)District28,25438,824
Bolgatanga MunicipalMunicipal District103,296139,864
BongoDistrict84,545120,254
Builsa North MunicipalMunicipal District56,47756,571
Builsa SouthDistrict36,51436,575
GaruDistrict58,36271,774
Kassena Nankana MunicipalMunicipal District109,94499,895
Kassena Nankana WestDistrict70,66790,735
NabdamDistrict33,82651,861
PusigaDistrict57,67780,533
TalensiDistrict81,19487,021
TempaneDistrict71,64186,993
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)
Males631,263
Females669,963
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-14 years489,296
15-64 years730,360
65+ years81,570
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years334,250
10-19 years304,105
20-29 years222,195
30-39 years156,763
40-49 years107,133
50-59 years67,992
60-69 years45,054
70-79 years34,009
80+ years29,725
Urbanization (C 2021)
Rural970,968
Urban330,258
Literacy (A11+) (C 2021)
yes468,094
no462,796
Ethnic Group (C 2021)
Akan16,257
Ga-Dangme1,191
Ewe2,873
Guan1,343
Gurma45,680
Mole-Dagbani940,176
Grusi191,255
Mandé84,840
Other Ethnic Group11,177

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