Ghana Population Density 1950-2022

Chart and table of Ghana population density from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ghana in 2022 is 140.34 people per square kilometer, a 1.96% increase from 2021.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2021 was 137.64 people per square kilometer, a 2.03% increase from 2020.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2020 was 134.91 people per square kilometer, a 2.09% increase from 2019.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2019 was 132.15 people per square kilometer, a 2.11% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2022 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,156.84
Micronesia 770.02
India 431.11
Philippines 385.20
Sri Lanka 332.76
El Salvador 301.16
Vietnam 296.43
Pakistan 296.23
Sao Tome and Principe 236.85
Nigeria 236.58
Kiribati 162.01
Cabo Verde 147.18
Indonesia 143.73
Ghana 140.34
Egypt 110.83
Moldova 96.69
Kenya 93.09
Honduras 92.74
Cambodia 92.62
Timor-Leste 90.20
Morocco 83.88
Myanmar 80.08
Uzbekistan 77.13
Lesotho 75.95
Tunisia 75.52
Eswatini 69.22
Ukraine 65.78
Cameroon 58.71
Georgia 53.72
Nicaragua 53.30
Djibouti 48.31
Angola 28.55
Vanuatu 26.80
Zambia 26.60
Sudan 25.28
Solomon Islands 25.06
Papua New Guinea 21.91
Bhutan 20.38
Republic of Congo 17.46
Bolivia 11.13
Mauritania 4.60
Mongolia 2.17
Ghana - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2022 140.34 1.96%
2021 137.64 2.03%
2020 134.91 2.09%
2019 132.15 2.11%
2018 129.41 2.15%
2017 126.70 2.26%
2016 123.90 2.37%
2015 121.03 2.39%
2014 118.20 2.44%
2013 115.39 2.48%
2012 112.60 2.49%
2011 109.86 2.47%
2010 107.21 2.50%
2009 104.60 2.57%
2008 101.98 2.61%
2007 99.39 2.64%
2006 96.83 2.67%
2005 94.31 2.70%
2004 91.84 2.70%
2003 89.42 2.75%
2002 87.02 2.79%
2001 84.66 2.70%
2000 82.44 2.55%
1999 80.39 2.47%
1998 78.46 2.45%
1997 76.58 2.38%
1996 74.81 2.32%
1995 73.11 2.34%
1994 71.44 2.39%
1993 69.77 2.48%
1992 68.09 2.51%
1991 66.42 2.57%
1990 64.76 2.62%
1989 63.10 2.60%
1988 61.51 2.52%
1987 59.99 2.43%
1986 58.57 2.35%
1985 57.23 2.32%
1984 55.93 2.76%
1983 54.43 3.17%
1982 52.76 3.05%
1981 51.20 2.93%
1980 49.74 3.04%
1979 48.28 3.16%
1978 46.80 3.12%
1977 45.38 3.01%
1976 44.06 2.93%
1975 42.80 2.93%
1974 41.58 2.92%
1973 40.40 2.90%
1972 39.26 2.82%
1971 38.19 2.79%
1970 37.15 2.69%
1969 36.18 2.51%
1968 35.29 2.46%
1967 34.44 2.45%
1966 33.62 2.45%
1965 32.82 2.45%
1964 32.03 2.44%
1963 31.27 2.43%
1962 30.52 2.42%
1961 29.80 2.86%
1960 28.97 3.31%
1959 28.05 3.26%
1958 27.16 3.24%
1957 26.31 3.27%
1956 25.48 3.23%
1955 24.68 3.17%
1954 23.92 3.09%
1953 23.20 3.01%
1952 22.53 2.93%
1951 21.88 2.81%
1950 21.29 0.00%