Ghana Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Ghana birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Ghana in 2021 is 28.452 births per 1000 people, a 1.3% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Ghana in 2020 was 28.826 births per 1000 people, a 1.28% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Ghana in 2019 was 29.200 births per 1000 people, a 1.26% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Ghana in 2018 was 29.574 births per 1000 people, a 1.45% decline from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Angola 39.716
Nigeria 36.855
Zambia 35.459
Cameroon 34.255
Mauritania 32.662
Sudan 31.377
Solomon Islands 31.160
Sao Tome and Principe 30.792
Timor-Leste 28.649
Vanuatu 28.592
Ghana 28.452
Kenya 27.976
Pakistan 27.034
Kiribati 26.707
Papua New Guinea 26.422
Lesotho 25.742
Eswatini 25.194
Egypt 24.796
Mongolia 22.102
Cambodia 21.330
Bolivia 21.121
Honduras 20.912
Djibouti 20.357
Micronesia 20.352
Philippines 19.978
Uzbekistan 19.875
Nicaragua 19.594
Cabo Verde 18.439
Morocco 17.964
El Salvador 17.644
Bangladesh 17.391
India 17.377
Indonesia 17.372
Myanmar 17.158
Bhutan 16.461
Tunisia 16.312
Vietnam 15.863
Sri Lanka 15.135
Georgia 12.753
Moldova 9.678
Ukraine 9.013
Ghana - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 28.452 -1.300%
2020 28.826 -1.280%
2019 29.200 -1.260%
2018 29.574 -1.450%
2017 30.010 -1.430%
2016 30.446 -1.410%
2015 30.881 -1.390%
2014 31.317 -1.370%
2013 31.753 -0.740%
2012 31.989 -0.730%
2011 32.225 -0.730%
2010 32.461 -0.720%
2009 32.697 -0.720%
2008 32.933 -0.950%
2007 33.250 -0.940%
2006 33.567 -0.930%
2005 33.883 -0.930%
2004 34.200 -0.920%
2003 34.517 -1.350%
2002 34.988 -1.330%
2001 35.458 -1.310%
2000 35.929 -1.290%
1999 36.399 -1.280%
1998 36.870 -0.980%
1997 37.236 -0.970%
1996 37.601 -0.960%
1995 37.967 -0.950%
1994 38.332 -0.950%
1993 38.698 -1.310%
1992 39.211 -1.290%
1991 39.725 -1.270%
1990 40.238 -1.260%
1989 40.752 -1.240%
1988 41.265 -0.540%
1987 41.489 -0.540%
1986 41.714 -0.530%
1985 41.938 -0.530%
1984 42.163 -0.530%
1983 42.387 -0.400%
1982 42.559 -0.400%
1981 42.731 -0.400%
1980 42.904 -0.400%
1979 43.076 -0.400%
1978 43.248 -0.880%
1977 43.633 -0.870%
1976 44.018 -0.870%
1975 44.403 -0.860%
1974 44.788 -0.850%
1973 45.173 -0.840%
1972 45.555 -0.830%
1971 45.938 -0.820%
1970 46.320 -0.820%
1969 46.703 -0.810%
1968 47.085 -0.260%
1967 47.209 -0.260%
1966 47.333 -0.260%
1965 47.458 -0.260%
1964 47.582 -0.260%
1963 47.706 0.490%
1962 47.473 0.490%
1961 47.240 0.500%
1960 47.006 0.500%
1959 46.773 0.500%
1958 46.540 0.810%
1957 46.166 0.820%
1956 45.792 0.830%
1955 45.417 0.830%
1954 45.043 0.840%
1953 44.669 0.840%
1952 44.295 0.850%
1951 43.921 0.860%
1950 43.546 0.000%