Ghana Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of Ghana population from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Ghana in 2022 is 32,395,450, a 2.09% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Ghana in 2021 was 31,732,129, a 2.12% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Ghana in 2020 was 31,072,940, a 2.15% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ghana in 2019 was 30,417,856, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population
Country Name 2022 Population
India 1,406,631,776
Indonesia 279,134,505
Pakistan 229,488,994
Nigeria 216,746,934
Bangladesh 167,885,689
Philippines 112,508,994
Egypt 106,156,692
Vietnam 98,953,541
Kenya 56,215,221
Myanmar 55,227,143
Sudan 45,992,020
Ukraine 43,192,122
Morocco 37,772,756
Angola 35,027,343
Uzbekistan 34,382,084
Ghana 32,395,450
Cameroon 27,911,548
Sri Lanka 21,575,842
Zambia 19,470,234
Cambodia 17,168,639
Tunisia 12,046,656
Bolivia 11,992,656
Honduras 10,221,247
Papua New Guinea 9,292,169
Nicaragua 6,779,100
El Salvador 6,550,389
Mauritania 4,901,981
Moldova 4,013,171
Georgia 3,968,738
Mongolia 3,378,078
Lesotho 2,175,699
Timor-Leste 1,369,429
Eswatini 1,184,817
Djibouti 1,016,097
Bhutan 787,941
Solomon Islands 721,159
Cabo Verde 567,678
Micronesia 559,889
Vanuatu 321,832
Sao Tome and Principe 227,679
Kiribati 123,419
Ghana - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 32,395,450 2.09%
2021 31,732,129 2.12%
2020 31,072,940 2.15%
2019 30,417,856 2.19%
2018 29,767,102 2.22%
2017 29,121,465 2.25%
2016 28,481,945 2.27%
2015 27,849,205 2.29%
2014 27,224,473 2.32%
2013 26,607,645 2.35%
2012 25,996,450 2.40%
2011 25,387,712 2.45%
2010 24,779,619 2.52%
2009 24,170,940 2.58%
2008 23,563,825 2.61%
2007 22,963,946 2.61%
2006 22,379,055 2.59%
2005 21,814,642 2.55%
2004 21,272,323 2.52%
2003 20,750,299 2.49%
2002 20,246,381 2.48%
2001 19,756,928 2.48%
2000 19,278,856 2.48%
1999 18,812,359 2.48%
1998 18,357,156 2.50%
1997 17,908,985 2.56%
1996 17,462,496 2.64%
1995 17,014,057 2.73%
1994 16,561,674 2.82%
1993 16,106,765 2.90%
1992 15,653,336 2.93%
1991 15,207,367 2.94%
1990 14,773,277 2.93%
1989 14,353,410 2.91%
1988 13,947,042 2.91%
1987 13,552,021 2.94%
1986 13,164,837 2.98%
1985 12,783,613 3.05%
1984 12,405,660 3.09%
1983 12,033,575 3.06%
1982 11,676,823 2.90%
1981 11,348,289 2.64%
1980 11,056,116 2.32%
1979 10,805,314 2.03%
1978 10,590,261 1.87%
1977 10,395,452 1.92%
1976 10,199,165 2.14%
1975 9,985,946 2.43%
1974 9,749,104 2.69%
1973 9,493,556 2.86%
1972 9,229,631 2.86%
1971 8,973,244 2.72%
1970 8,735,495 2.53%
1969 8,520,015 2.38%
1968 8,321,770 2.32%
1967 8,132,803 2.41%
1966 7,941,412 2.61%
1965 7,739,473 2.86%
1964 7,524,472 3.07%
1963 7,300,116 3.23%
1962 7,071,971 3.27%
1961 6,848,295 3.21%
1960 6,635,230 3.11%
1959 6,435,173 3.01%
1958 6,247,297 2.94%
1957 6,068,995 2.91%
1956 5,897,340 2.91%
1955 5,730,594 2.91%
1954 5,568,657 2.87%
1953 5,413,372 2.75%
1952 5,268,641 2.50%
1951 5,140,313 2.07%
1950 5,036,146 0.00%