Ghana Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Ghana birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Ghana in 2020 is 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.
  • The birth rate for Ghana in 2017 was 30.010 births per 1000 people, a 1.43% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Angola 40.118
Nigeria 37.269
Zambia 35.733
Cameroon 34.706
Mauritania 33.066
Sudan 31.705
Solomon Islands 31.677
Sao Tome and Principe 31.112
Timor-Leste 29.013
Vanuatu 28.993
Ghana 28.826
Kenya 28.286
Pakistan 27.530
Kiribati 27.163
Papua New Guinea 26.691
Lesotho 26.173
Eswatini 25.700
Egypt 25.377
Mongolia 22.882
Cambodia 21.795
Bolivia 21.374
Honduras 21.210
Djibouti 20.803
Micronesia 20.544
Uzbekistan 20.523
Philippines 20.177
Nicaragua 20.019
Cabo Verde 18.856
Morocco 18.327
El Salvador 17.890
Bangladesh 17.714
Indonesia 17.650
India 17.592
Myanmar 17.339
Bhutan 16.805
Tunisia 16.779
Vietnam 16.223
Sri Lanka 15.431
Georgia 13.034
Moldova 9.835
Ukraine 9.211
Ghana - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
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%