GHANA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


REGIONcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2002pc2000pc1991e1988bc1984e1980c1970c1970c1970pc1960c1960c1960c1948c1948e1941c1931c1921c1911c1901c1891codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SHGSBBLBMWSLLBGL/AAGL/SYDVSGGL/WISGGL/SYEBSGSGSGSGSGJaLaISOFIPS
AshantiKumasi2438994173351,93187,62485,82308,02090,12046,01482,01477,41505,01109,11109,01108,5579,0818,9585,0407,0288,0346,0ASAHGH02cs
Brong-AhafoSunyani39557152731918,91824,81433,01332,01206,61035,0767,0762,7766,5587,9588,0588,7247,0BABAGH03cw
CentralCape Coast982637941661,51580,01359,91262,01142,31077,0890,0892,6890,1751,4751,0483,0383,0276,0CTCPGH04sc
EasternKoforidua1932374612217,52108,92003,21856,01680,91476,01210,01262,91262,91094,21094,01579,9667,0988,3569,0453,0ETEPGH05csesplit from Gold Coast region ca 1958
Greater AccraAccra324512533059,62909,61696,21580,01431,11575,0903,0848,8903,4491,8492,0222,0134,0106,0854,0896,0765,0GAAAGH01sesplit from Eastern region ca 1975Accra C.D.
NorthernTamale70384271751950,61855,01389,11286,01164,61027,0728,0728,6728,6531,6532,01282,2381,0866,5861,0606,0362,0308,0NTNPGH06nc
Upper1009,0757,3757,0658,0GH07split into Upper East and Upper West ca 1988
Upper EastBolgatanga88423414964,5917,3921,2853,0772,7543,0857,3862,7UEUEGH10nesplit from Upper region ca 1988
Upper WestWa184767134603,4573,9526,4484,0438,0320,0UWUWGH11nwsplit from Upper region ca 1988
VoltaHo2057079421695,41612,31433,01338,01211,91184,0947,0947,0947,0777,3777,0782,5496,0572,9365,0253,0VTTVGH08ecs
WesternSekondi-Takoradi2392192361937,81842,91374,51278,01157,8975,0770,0768,3770,1626,2626,01348,8378,0871,8264,0195,0WTWPGH09swsplit from Gold Coast region ca 1958
not included persons7,0
TOTAL:Accra2385339209919361,118412,214622,213577,012296,111404,08560,08545,68636,46726,86726,06690,74118,04118,53161,02296,01504,01550,0
FORMER DIVISION (until 1961):original data in this part - the above tables state the final figures
REGION
AshantiKumasi63142243791697,0962,0737,1585,0448,0346,0364,0includes: Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo
ColonyAccra61997239373741,02637,01940,81715,01396,01227,01095,0765,0includes: Western, Central, Accra, Eastern, VoltaGold Coast colony
Northern TerritoryTamale78959304861289,01277,0890,2861,0694,0531,0435,0includes: Northern and Upper RegionsNorthern Territories Protectorate
Subtotal Ghana:Accra204097788026727,04876,03568,03161,02538,02104,01894,0
British Togoland:Ho3377613041391,5Transvolta Togoland
Togoland Colony208,0126,096,077,067,0
Togoland Northern250,0168,0111,089,077,0
TOTAL (incl. Togoland):Accra237873918436727,05334,03959,53455,02745,02270,02038,0

Particulars:
Source "SG" means: "Statistical year book / Central Bureau of Statistics, Republic of Ghana", 1963.
File created on 2000-08-24; revised on 2002-08-18; and last modified on 2003-10-08 by Jan Lahmeyer

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