Urban Population in Ghana

Urban population reached 16.0 mil in 2017 in Ghana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.45 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Ghana reached an all time high of 16.0 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.55 mil in 1960. When compared to Ghana's main peers, urban population in Benin amounted to 5.23 mil, 12.2 mil in Ivory Coast and 3.21 mil in Togo in 2017.

Ghana has been ranked 46th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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