Ghana Population Density 1950-2019

Chart and table of Ghana population density from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population density of Ghana in 2019 is 127.52 people per square kilometer, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2018 was 124.79 people per square kilometer, a 2.22% increase from 2017.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2017 was 122.08 people per square kilometer, a 2.25% increase from 2016.
  • The population density of Ghana in 2016 was 119.40 people per square kilometer, a 2.27% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Density
Country Name 2019 Population Density
Bangladesh 1,104.42
Micronesia 776.41
India 415.67
Philippines 360.39
Sri Lanka 325.01
El Salvador 306.73
Vietnam 291.22
Pakistan 272.03
Sao Tome and Principe 224.02
Nigeria 217.55
Kiribati 145.19
Indonesia 141.42
Cabo Verde 136.46
Ghana 127.52
Moldova 119.45
Egypt 100.24
Cambodia 91.07
Kenya 90.59
Timor-Leste 86.96
Honduras 86.64
Morocco 81.67
Myanmar 79.88
Uzbekistan 73.72
Ukraine 72.89
Tunisia 71.48
Lesotho 70.00
Eswatini 66.14
Georgia 57.34
Cameroon 54.43
Nicaragua 50.21
Djibouti 41.96
Angola 25.53
Vanuatu 24.60
Zambia 23.73
Solomon Islands 23.18
Bhutan 19.88
Papua New Guinea 18.96
Bolivia 10.48
Mauritania 4.39
Mongolia 2.06
Sudan 0.00
Ghana - Historical Population Density Data
Year Population Density Growth Rate
2019 127.52 2.19%
2018 124.79 2.22%
2017 122.08 2.25%
2016 119.40 2.27%
2015 116.75 2.29%
2014 114.13 2.32%
2013 111.54 2.35%
2012 108.98 2.40%
2011 106.43 2.45%
2010 103.88 2.52%
2009 101.33 2.58%
2008 98.78 2.61%
2007 96.27 2.61%
2006 93.82 2.59%
2005 91.45 2.55%
2004 89.18 2.52%
2003 86.99 2.49%
2002 84.88 2.48%
2001 82.82 2.48%
2000 80.82 2.48%
1999 78.86 2.48%
1998 76.96 2.50%
1997 75.08 2.56%
1996 73.21 2.64%
1995 71.33 2.73%
1994 69.43 2.82%
1993 67.52 2.90%
1992 65.62 2.93%
1991 63.75 2.94%
1990 61.93 2.93%
1989 60.17 2.91%
1988 58.47 2.91%
1987 56.81 2.94%
1986 55.19 2.98%
1985 53.59 3.05%
1984 52.01 3.09%
1983 50.45 3.06%
1982 48.95 2.90%
1981 47.57 2.64%
1980 46.35 2.32%
1979 45.30 2.03%
1978 44.40 1.87%
1977 43.58 1.92%
1976 42.76 2.14%
1975 41.86 2.43%
1974 40.87 2.69%
1973 39.80 2.86%
1972 38.69 2.86%
1971 37.62 2.72%
1970 36.62 2.53%
1969 35.72 2.38%
1968 34.89 2.32%
1967 34.09 2.41%
1966 33.29 2.61%
1965 32.45 2.86%
1964 31.54 3.07%
1963 30.60 3.23%
1962 29.65 3.27%
1961 28.71 3.21%
1960 27.82 3.11%
1959 26.98 3.01%
1958 26.19 2.94%
1957 25.44 2.91%
1956 24.72 2.91%
1955 24.02 2.91%
1954 23.34 2.87%
1953 22.69 2.75%
1952 22.09 2.50%
1951 21.55 2.07%
1950 21.11 0.00%