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Upper West

Region in Ghana

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2010-09-26
Population
Census
2021-06-27
Upper WestRegion702,110901,502
Daffiama-Bussie-IssaDistrict32,82738,754
Jirapa MunicipalMunicipal District88,40291,279
Lambussie KarniDistrict51,65451,118
Lawra MunicipalMunicipal District54,88958,433
Nadowli-KaleoDistrict61,56177,057
NandomDistrict46,04051,328
Sissala East MunicipalMunicipal District56,52880,619
Sissala WestDistrict49,57363,828
Wa EastDistrict72,07491,457
Wa MunicipalMunicipal District107,214200,672
Wa WestDistrict81,34896,957
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)
Males440,317
Females461,185
Age Groups (C 2021)
0-14 years341,749
15-64 years511,689
65+ years48,064
Age Distribution (C 2021)
0-9 years237,040
10-19 years206,614
20-29 years163,962
30-39 years108,926
40-49 years72,703
50-59 years45,193
60-69 years31,726
70-79 years19,910
80+ years15,428
Urbanization (C 2021)
Rural663,218
Urban238,284
Literacy (A11+) (C 2021)
yes314,734
no324,829
Ethnic Group (C 2021)
Akan12,013
Ga-Dangme1,407
Ewe2,067
Guan3,445
Gurma1,870
Mole-Dagbani685,315
Grusi161,466
Mandé11,539
Other Ethnic Group2,931

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