Ghana Population Growth Rate 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 33,475,870, a 1.96% increase from 2021.
  • The population of Ghana in 2021 was 32,833,031, a 2.03% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Ghana in 2020 was 32,180,401, a 2.09% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ghana in 2019 was 31,522,290, a 2.11% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2022 Population Growth Rate
India 1,417,173,173
Indonesia 275,501,339
Pakistan 235,824,862
Nigeria 218,541,212
Bangladesh 171,186,372
Philippines 115,559,009
Egypt 110,990,103
Vietnam 98,186,856
Myanmar 54,179,306
Kenya 54,027,487
Sudan 46,874,204
Ukraine 39,701,739
Morocco 37,457,971
Angola 35,588,987
Uzbekistan 34,627,652
Ghana 33,475,870
Cameroon 27,914,536
Sri Lanka 21,832,143
Zambia 20,017,675
Cambodia 16,767,842
Tunisia 12,356,117
Bolivia 12,224,110
Honduras 10,432,860
Papua New Guinea 10,142,619
Nicaragua 6,948,392
El Salvador 6,336,392
Republic of Congo 5,970,424
Mauritania 4,736,139
Georgia 3,744,385
Mongolia 3,398,366
Moldova 3,272,996
Lesotho 2,305,825
Timor-Leste 1,341,296
Eswatini 1,201,670
Djibouti 1,120,849
Bhutan 782,455
Solomon Islands 724,273
Cabo Verde 593,149
Micronesia 539,013
Vanuatu 326,740
Sao Tome and Principe 227,380
Kiribati 131,232
Ghana - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2022 33,475,870 1.96%
2021 32,833,031 2.03%
2020 32,180,401 2.09%
2019 31,522,290 2.11%
2018 30,870,641 2.15%
2017 30,222,262 2.26%
2016 29,554,303 2.37%
2015 28,870,939 2.39%
2014 28,196,358 2.44%
2013 27,525,597 2.48%
2012 26,858,762 2.49%
2011 26,205,941 2.47%
2010 25,574,719 2.50%
2009 24,950,762 2.57%
2008 24,326,087 2.61%
2007 23,708,320 2.64%
2006 23,098,586 2.67%
2005 22,496,951 2.70%
2004 21,906,444 2.70%
2003 21,329,514 2.75%
2002 20,758,326 2.79%
2001 20,195,577 2.70%
2000 19,665,502 2.55%
1999 19,176,791 2.47%
1998 18,714,708 2.45%
1997 18,268,040 2.38%
1996 17,844,010 2.32%
1995 17,438,874 2.34%
1994 17,040,854 2.39%
1993 16,643,633 2.48%
1992 16,241,548 2.51%
1991 15,843,471 2.57%
1990 15,446,982 2.62%
1989 15,052,447 2.60%
1988 14,671,677 2.52%
1987 14,310,790 2.43%
1986 13,971,682 2.35%
1985 13,651,443 2.32%
1984 13,342,487 2.76%
1983 12,984,131 3.17%
1982 12,584,976 3.05%
1981 12,212,960 2.93%
1980 11,865,246 3.04%
1979 11,515,675 3.16%
1978 11,163,230 3.12%
1977 10,825,496 3.01%
1976 10,509,006 2.93%
1975 10,209,848 2.93%
1974 9,918,979 2.92%
1973 9,637,197 2.90%
1972 9,365,952 2.82%
1971 9,108,878 2.79%
1970 8,861,895 2.69%
1969 8,629,855 2.51%
1968 8,418,152 2.46%
1967 8,216,086 2.45%
1966 8,019,658 2.45%
1965 7,827,726 2.45%
1964 7,640,196 2.44%
1963 7,458,243 2.43%
1962 7,281,192 2.42%
1961 7,109,029 2.86%
1960 6,911,510 3.31%
1959 6,690,090 3.26%
1958 6,479,011 3.24%
1957 6,275,801 3.27%
1956 6,077,347 3.23%
1955 5,887,163 3.17%
1954 5,706,212 3.09%
1953 5,535,165 3.01%
1952 5,373,395 2.93%
1951 5,220,288 2.81%
1950 5,077,596 0.00%