Ghana Population Growth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of Ghana population from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Ghana in 2021 is 31,732,129, a 2.12% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Ghana in 2020 was 31,072,940, a 2.15% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Ghana in 2019 was 30,417,856, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Ghana in 2018 was 29,767,102, a 2.22% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2021 Population Growth Rate
India 1,393,409,038
Indonesia 276,361,783
Pakistan 225,199,937
Nigeria 211,400,708
Bangladesh 166,303,498
Philippines 111,046,913
Egypt 104,258,327
Vietnam 98,168,833
Kenya 54,985,698
Myanmar 54,806,012
Sudan 44,909,353
Ukraine 43,466,819
Morocco 37,344,795
Uzbekistan 33,935,763
Angola 33,933,610
Ghana 31,732,129
Cameroon 27,224,265
Sri Lanka 21,497,310
Zambia 18,920,651
Cambodia 16,946,438
Tunisia 11,935,766
Bolivia 11,832,940
Honduras 10,062,991
Papua New Guinea 9,119,010
Nicaragua 6,702,385
El Salvador 6,518,499
Mauritania 4,775,119
Moldova 4,024,019
Georgia 3,979,765
Mongolia 3,329,289
Lesotho 2,159,079
Timor-Leste 1,343,873
Eswatini 1,172,362
Djibouti 1,002,187
Bhutan 779,898
Solomon Islands 703,996
Cabo Verde 561,898
Micronesia 554,397
Vanuatu 314,464
Sao Tome and Principe 223,368
Kiribati 121,392
Ghana - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2021 31,732,129 2.12%
2020 31,072,940 2.15%
2019 30,417,856 2.19%
2018 29,767,102 2.22%
2017 29,121,465 2.25%
2016 28,481,945 2.27%
2015 27,849,205 2.29%
2014 27,224,473 2.32%
2013 26,607,645 2.35%
2012 25,996,450 2.40%
2011 25,387,712 2.45%
2010 24,779,619 2.52%
2009 24,170,940 2.58%
2008 23,563,825 2.61%
2007 22,963,946 2.61%
2006 22,379,055 2.59%
2005 21,814,642 2.55%
2004 21,272,323 2.52%
2003 20,750,299 2.49%
2002 20,246,381 2.48%
2001 19,756,928 2.48%
2000 19,278,856 2.48%
1999 18,812,359 2.48%
1998 18,357,156 2.50%
1997 17,908,985 2.56%
1996 17,462,496 2.64%
1995 17,014,057 2.73%
1994 16,561,674 2.82%
1993 16,106,765 2.90%
1992 15,653,336 2.93%
1991 15,207,367 2.94%
1990 14,773,277 2.93%
1989 14,353,410 2.91%
1988 13,947,042 2.91%
1987 13,552,021 2.94%
1986 13,164,837 2.98%
1985 12,783,613 3.05%
1984 12,405,660 3.09%
1983 12,033,575 3.06%
1982 11,676,823 2.90%
1981 11,348,289 2.64%
1980 11,056,116 2.32%
1979 10,805,314 2.03%
1978 10,590,261 1.87%
1977 10,395,452 1.92%
1976 10,199,165 2.14%
1975 9,985,946 2.43%
1974 9,749,104 2.69%
1973 9,493,556 2.86%
1972 9,229,631 2.86%
1971 8,973,244 2.72%
1970 8,735,495 2.53%
1969 8,520,015 2.38%
1968 8,321,770 2.32%
1967 8,132,803 2.41%
1966 7,941,412 2.61%
1965 7,739,473 2.86%
1964 7,524,472 3.07%
1963 7,300,116 3.23%
1962 7,071,971 3.27%
1961 6,848,295 3.21%
1960 6,635,230 3.11%
1959 6,435,173 3.01%
1958 6,247,297 2.94%
1957 6,068,995 2.91%
1956 5,897,340 2.91%
1955 5,730,594 2.91%
1954 5,568,657 2.87%
1953 5,413,372 2.75%
1952 5,268,641 2.50%
1951 5,140,313 2.07%
1950 5,036,146 0.00%