Kumasi, Ghana Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kumasi, Ghana metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kumasi in 2020 is 3,348,000, a 4.43% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kumasi in 2019 was 3,206,000, a 4.6% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kumasi in 2018 was 3,065,000, a 5.44% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kumasi in 2017 was 2,907,000, a 5.4% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ghana
City Name Population
Kumasi 3,348,000
Accra 2,514,000
Sekondi Takoradi 946,000
Tamale 642,000
Kumasi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,348,000 4.43%
2019 3,206,000 4.60%
2018 3,065,000 5.44%
2017 2,907,000 5.40%
2016 2,758,000 5.43%
2015 2,616,000 5.40%
2014 2,482,000 5.44%
2013 2,354,000 5.42%
2012 2,233,000 5.43%
2011 2,118,000 5.37%
2010 2,010,000 5.40%
2009 1,907,000 5.42%
2008 1,809,000 5.42%
2007 1,716,000 5.41%
2006 1,628,000 5.44%
2005 1,544,000 5.39%
2004 1,465,000 5.40%
2003 1,390,000 5.46%
2002 1,318,000 5.36%
2001 1,251,000 5.39%
2000 1,187,000 5.51%
1999 1,125,000 5.44%
1998 1,067,000 5.54%
1997 1,011,000 5.42%
1996 959,000 5.50%
1995 909,000 5.57%
1994 861,000 5.39%
1993 817,000 5.56%
1992 774,000 5.45%
1991 734,000 5.46%
1990 696,000 5.61%
1989 659,000 5.44%
1988 625,000 5.40%
1987 593,000 5.52%
1986 562,000 5.64%
1985 532,000 5.35%
1984 505,000 3.48%
1983 488,000 2.74%
1982 475,000 2.59%
1981 463,000 2.43%
1980 452,000 2.73%
1979 440,000 2.56%
1978 429,000 2.63%
1977 418,000 2.45%
1976 408,000 2.77%
1975 397,000 2.58%
1974 387,000 2.65%
1973 377,000 2.45%
1972 368,000 2.79%
1971 358,000 2.58%
1970 349,000 3.87%
1969 336,000 4.67%
1968 321,000 4.90%
1967 306,000 4.79%
1966 292,000 4.66%
1965 279,000 4.89%
1964 266,000 4.72%
1963 254,000 4.53%
1962 243,000 4.74%
1961 232,000 4.98%
1960 221,000 7.28%
1959 206,000 8.42%
1958 190,000 8.57%
1957 175,000 8.02%
1956 162,000 8.72%
1955 149,000 8.76%
1954 137,000 7.87%
1953 127,000 8.55%
1952 117,000 8.33%
1951 108,000 9.09%
1950 99,000 0.00%