Ghana Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of Ghana population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of Ghana in 2019 is 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.
  • The population of Ghana in 2017 was 29,121,465, a 2.25% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Ghana in 2016 was 28,481,945, a 2.27% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
India 1,366,417,754
Indonesia 270,625,568
Pakistan 216,565,318
Nigeria 200,963,599
Bangladesh 163,046,161
Philippines 108,116,615
Egypt 100,388,073
Vietnam 96,462,106
Myanmar 54,045,420
Kenya 52,573,973
Ukraine 43,993,638
Sudan 42,813,238
Morocco 36,471,769
Uzbekistan 32,981,716
Angola 31,825,295
Ghana 30,417,856
Cameroon 25,876,380
Sri Lanka 21,323,733
Zambia 17,861,030
Cambodia 16,486,542
Tunisia 11,694,719
Bolivia 11,513,100
Honduras 9,746,117
Papua New Guinea 8,776,109
Nicaragua 6,545,502
El Salvador 6,453,553
Mauritania 4,525,696
Moldova 4,043,263
Georgia 3,996,765
Mongolia 3,225,167
Lesotho 2,125,268
Timor-Leste 1,293,119
Eswatini 1,148,130
Djibouti 973,560
Bhutan 763,092
Solomon Islands 669,823
Cabo Verde 549,935
Micronesia 543,486
Vanuatu 299,882
Sao Tome and Principe 215,056
Kiribati 117,606
Ghana - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
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%