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Ghana

Area of Ghana 238,775.3 km²
Population 27.3 million
Male Population 13,334,379 (48.8%)
Female Population 14,011,013 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +178.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +45.6%
Median Age 20.6 years old
Male Median Age 19.7 years old
Female Median Age 21.5 years old
Timezone Greenwich Mean Time

COVID-19 Data for Ghana

Last Updated: April 12, 2021
91,260
Total Cases
754
Total Deaths
89,092
Total Recovered

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases in Ghana

Total Coronavirus (COVID-19) Deaths in Ghana

Total Cases per 10M population 33,373
Deaths per 10M population 276
Total Cases per 1M population 3,337
Deaths per 1M population 27.6

New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Cases / Deaths in Ghana

DateTotal CasesNew CasesTotal DeathsNew Deaths
4/12/21 91,260 0 754 0
4/11/21 91,260 0 754 0
4/10/21 91,260 +151 754 +2
4/9/21 91,109 0 752 0
4/8/21 91,109 +100 752 0
4/7/21 91,009 +63 752 0
4/6/21 90,946 +46 752 0
4/5/21 90,900 +118 752 +4
4/4/21 90,782 +108 748 +4
4/3/21 90,674 0 744 0
4/2/21 90,674 +91 744 +1
4/1/21 90,583 0 743 0
3/31/21 90,583 +296 743 +3
3/30/21 90,287 0 740 0
3/29/21 90,287 0 740 0
3/28/21 90,287 0 740 0
3/27/21 90,287 0 740 0
3/26/21 90,287 +288 740 +3
3/25/21 89,999 +106 737 +3
3/24/21 89,893 0 734 0
3/23/21 89,893 +211 734 +9
3/22/21 89,682 0 725 0
3/21/21 89,682 +406 725 +9
3/20/21 89,276 +268 716 +3
3/19/21 89,008 +587 713 +8
3/18/21 88,421 0 705 0
3/17/21 88,421 +193 705 +7
3/16/21 88,228 +243 698 +7
3/15/21 87,985 +223 691 +6
3/14/21 87,762 +282 685 +6
3/13/21 87,480 +743 679 +23
3/12/21 86,737 0 656 0
3/11/21 86,737 0 656 0
3/10/21 86,737 0 656 0
3/9/21 86,737 +272 656 +9
3/8/21 86,465 0 647 0
3/7/21 86,465 +373 647 +7
3/6/21 86,092 +853 640 +11
3/5/21 85,239 0 629 0
3/4/21 85,239 +890 629 +18
3/3/21 84,349 +326 611 +4
3/2/21 84,023 0 607 0
3/1/21 84,023 0 607 0
2/28/21 84,023 +1,437 607 +13
2/27/21 82,586 0 594 0
2/26/21 82,586 +913 594 +6
2/25/21 81,673 +428 588 +4
2/24/21 81,245 +486 584 +2
2/23/21 80,759 0 582 0
2/22/21 80,759 +506 582 +5
2/21/21 80,253 +598 577 +5
2/20/21 79,655 +490 572 +4
2/19/21 79,165 +476 568 0
2/18/21 78,689 +418 568 +3
2/17/21 78,271 +1,225 565 +10
2/16/21 77,046 +554 555 +13
2/15/21 76,492 +656 542 +9
2/14/21 75,836 0 533 0
2/13/21 75,836 +1,489 533 +28
2/12/21 74,347 +790 505 +11
2/11/21 73,557 +554 494 +12
2/10/21 73,003 0 482 0
2/9/21 73,003 +675 482 +10
2/8/21 72,328 +1,560 472 +15
2/7/21 70,768 +722 457 +8
2/6/21 70,046 0 449 0
2/5/21 70,046 +791 449 +9
2/4/21 69,255 +696 440 +7
2/3/21 68,559 +777 433 +9
2/2/21 67,782 +772 424 +8
2/1/21 67,010 0 416 0
1/31/21 67,010 +1,583 416 +11
1/30/21 65,427 +1,544 405 +15
1/29/21 63,883 0 390 0
1/28/21 63,883 +1,132 390 +13
1/27/21 62,751 +616 377 +5
1/26/21 62,135 0 372 0
1/25/21 62,135 +1,341 372 +5
1/24/21 60,794 +679 367 +6
1/23/21 60,115 +635 361 0
1/22/21 59,480 0 361 0
1/21/21 59,480 +1,049 361 +3
1/20/21 58,431 0 358 0
1/19/21 58,431 +366 358 +6
1/18/21 58,065 +351 352 +6
1/17/21 57,714 +733 346 +5
1/16/21 56,981 0 341 0
1/15/21 56,981 0 341 0
1/14/21 56,981 0 341 0
1/13/21 56,981 +560 341 +3
1/12/21 56,421 +191 338 0
1/11/21 56,230 +458 338 +2
1/10/21 55,772 0 336 0
1/9/21 55,772 +311 336 0
1/8/21 55,461 0 336 0
1/7/21 55,461 +293 336 +1
1/6/21 55,168 0 335 0
1/5/21 55,168 0 335 0
1/4/21 55,168 0 335 0
1/3/21 55,168 +104 335 0
1/2/21 55,064 +134 335 0
1/1/21 54,930 +159 335 0
12/31/20 54,771 0 335 0
12/30/20 54,771 +90 335 0
12/29/20 54,681 +178 335 +2
12/28/20 54,503 +102 333 0
12/27/20 54,401 +115 333 0
12/26/20 54,286 +243 333 0
12/25/20 54,043 0 333 0
12/24/20 54,043 0 333 0
12/23/20 54,043 +89 333 0
12/22/20 53,954 0 333 0
12/21/20 53,954 +301 333 +2
12/20/20 53,653 0 331 0
12/19/20 53,653 0 331 0
12/18/20 53,653 +100 331 0
12/17/20 53,553 +167 331 +4
12/16/20 53,386 +116 327 0
12/15/20 53,270 +256 327 0
12/14/20 53,014 +81 327 0
12/13/20 52,933 0 327 0
12/12/20 52,933 +195 327 +1
12/11/20 52,738 0 326 0
12/10/20 52,738 +116 326 0
12/9/20 52,622 +122 326 0
12/8/20 52,500 +226 326 +1
12/7/20 52,274 0 325 0
12/6/20 52,274 +178 325 0
12/5/20 52,096 0 325 0
12/4/20 52,096 +429 325 +2
12/3/20 51,667 0 323 0
12/2/20 51,667 0 323 0
12/1/20 51,667 0 323 0
11/30/20 51,667 +98 323 0
11/29/20 51,569 +190 323 0
11/28/20 51,379 +154 323 0
11/27/20 51,225 0 323 0
11/26/20 51,225 0 323 0
11/25/20 51,225 +41 323 0
11/24/20 51,184 +243 323 0
11/23/20 50,941 +67 323 0
11/22/20 50,874 +157 323 0
11/21/20 50,717 +86 323 0
11/20/20 50,631 0 323 0
11/19/20 50,631 +174 323 0
11/18/20 50,457 +81 323 0
11/17/20 50,376 0 323 0
11/16/20 50,376 +253 323 +1
11/15/20 50,123 +105 322 +2
11/14/20 50,018 0 320 0
11/13/20 50,018 +61 320 0
11/12/20 49,957 +655 320 0
11/11/20 49,302 0 320 0
11/10/20 49,302 +100 320 0
11/9/20 49,202 +100 320 0
11/8/20 49,102 +198 320 0
11/7/20 48,904 +116 320 0
11/6/20 48,788 0 320 0
11/5/20 48,788 +145 320 0
11/4/20 48,643 +443 320 0
11/3/20 48,200 0 320 0
11/2/20 48,200 +76 320 0
11/1/20 48,124 +69 320 0
10/31/20 48,055 0 320 0
10/30/20 48,055 0 320 0
10/29/20 48,055 +280 320 +4
10/28/20 47,775 0 316 0
10/27/20 47,775 0 316 0
10/26/20 47,775 +85 316 0
10/25/20 47,690 0 316 0
10/24/20 47,690 +89 316 +2
10/23/20 47,601 +63 314 +2
10/22/20 47,538 +77 312 0
10/21/20 47,461 0 312 0
10/20/20 47,461 +89 312 +2
10/19/20 47,372 +62 310 0
10/18/20 47,310 +78 310 0
10/17/20 47,232 +59 310 0
10/16/20 47,173 0 310 0
10/15/20 47,173 +47 310 0
10/14/20 47,126 0 310 0
10/13/20 47,126 +96 310 +2
10/12/20 47,030 +25 308 +2
10/11/20 47,005 0 306 0
10/10/20 47,005 +18 306 0
10/9/20 46,987 +40 306 0
10/8/20 46,947 +118 306 +3
10/7/20 46,829 0 303 0
10/6/20 46,829 0 303 0
10/5/20 46,829 0 303 0
10/4/20 46,829 +26 303 0
10/3/20 46,803 +109 303 +2
10/2/20 46,694 +38 301 0
10/1/20 46,656 +30 301 0
9/30/20 46,626 +144 301 0
9/29/20 46,482 +38 301 +2
9/28/20 46,444 +57 299 0
9/27/20 46,387 +165 299 0
9/26/20 46,222 0 299 0
9/25/20 46,222 0 299 0
9/24/20 46,222 +69 299 0
9/23/20 46,153 +91 299 +2
9/22/20 46,062 0 297 0
9/21/20 46,062 +58 297 0
9/20/20 46,004 +127 297 0
9/19/20 45,877 +117 297 +2
9/18/20 45,760 +46 295 +1
9/17/20 45,714 +59 294 0
9/16/20 45,655 0 294 0
9/15/20 45,655 +54 294 0
9/14/20 45,601 +167 294 +8
9/13/20 45,434 0 286 0
9/12/20 45,434 +46 286 +1
9/11/20 45,388 +75 285 +2
9/10/20 45,313 0 283 0
9/9/20 45,313 +301 283 0
9/8/20 45,012 +143 283 0
9/7/20 44,869 +92 283 0
9/6/20 44,777 0 283 0
9/5/20 44,777 0 283 0
9/4/20 44,777 +64 283 +3
9/3/20 44,713 +55 280 +4
9/2/20 44,658 +198 276 0
9/1/20 44,460 +162 276 0
8/31/20 44,298 +93 276 0
8/30/20 44,205 +87 276 +6
8/29/20 44,118 +169 270 0
8/28/20 43,949 +108 270 0
8/27/20 43,841 +72 270 0
8/26/20 43,769 +52 270 0
8/25/20 43,717 +95 270 +7
8/24/20 43,622 +117 263 +2
8/23/20 43,505 +180 261 0
8/22/20 43,325 0 261 0
8/21/20 43,325 +65 261 0
8/20/20 43,260 +166 261 +5
8/19/20 43,094 +101 256 +8
8/18/20 42,993 +340 248 +9
8/17/20 42,653 +121 239 +8
8/16/20 42,532 +322 231 0
8/15/20 42,210 +363 231 +8
8/14/20 41,847 +122 223 0
8/13/20 41,725 +153 223 0
8/12/20 41,572 +168 223 +8
8/11/20 41,404 +192 215 0
8/10/20 41,212 +209 215 0
8/9/20 41,003 +470 215 +9
8/8/20 40,533 +436 206 0
8/7/20 40,097 +455 206 +7
8/6/20 39,642 +567 199 0
8/5/20 39,075 +1,263 199 +8
8/4/20 37,812 0 191 0
8/3/20 37,812 +798 191 +9
8/2/20 37,014 0 182 0
8/1/20 37,014 +1,513 182 0
7/31/20 35,501 +359 182 +7
7/30/20 35,142 0 175 0
7/29/20 35,142 +736 175 +7
7/28/20 34,406 +782 168 0
7/27/20 33,624 +655 168 0
7/26/20 32,969 +1,118 168 +7
7/25/20 31,851 +794 161 0
7/24/20 31,057 +1,385 161 +8
7/23/20 29,672 0 153 0
7/22/20 29,672 +683 153 0
7/21/20 28,989 +559 153 0
7/20/20 28,430 +763 153 +5
7/19/20 27,667 +607 148 +3
7/18/20 27,060 +488 145 +1
7/17/20 26,572 +447 144 +5
7/16/20 26,125 +695 139 0
7/15/20 25,430 +442 139 0
7/14/20 24,988 0 139 0
7/13/20 24,988 +470 139 0
7/12/20 24,518 +270 139 +4
7/11/20 24,248 +414 135 0
7/10/20 23,834 +371 135 +6
7/9/20 23,463 +641 129 0
7/8/20 22,822 +854 129 0
7/7/20 21,968 +891 129 0
7/6/20 21,077 +992 129 +7
7/5/20 20,085 +697 122 +5
7/4/20 19,388 0 117 0
7/3/20 19,388 +1,254 117 0
7/2/20 18,134 0 117 0
7/1/20 18,134 +393 117 +5
6/30/20 17,741 +390 112 0
6/29/20 17,351 +609 112 0
6/28/20 16,742 +311 112 +9
6/27/20 16,431 +597 103 0
6/26/20 15,834 +361 103 +8
6/25/20 15,473 +460 95 0
6/24/20 15,013 +445 95 0
6/23/20 14,568 +414 95 +10
6/22/20 14,154 0 85 0
6/21/20 14,154 +437 85 0
6/20/20 13,717 +514 85 +15
6/19/20 13,203 +274 70 +4
6/18/20 12,929 +339 66 0
6/17/20 12,590 +397 66 +8
6/16/20 12,193 +229 58 +4
6/15/20 11,964 0 54 0
6/14/20 11,964 +846 54 +6
6/13/20 11,118 +262 48 0
6/12/20 10,856 +498 48 0
6/11/20 10,358 +157 48 0
6/10/20 10,201 0 48 0
6/9/20 10,201 +291 48 0
6/8/20 9,910 +272 48 +4
6/7/20 9,638 +176 44 0
6/6/20 9,462 +294 44 +2
6/5/20 9,168 +283 42 +4
6/4/20 8,885 +337 38 0
6/3/20 8,548 +251 38 0
6/2/20 8,297 +227 38 +2
6/1/20 8,070 0 36 0
5/31/20 8,070 +302 36 +1
5/30/20 7,768 +152 35 +1
5/29/20 7,616 +313 34 0
5/28/20 7,303 0 34 0
5/27/20 7,303 +186 34 0
5/26/20 7,117 +309 34 +2
5/25/20 6,808 +125 32 0
5/24/20 6,683 +66 32 +1
5/23/20 6,617 +131 31 0
5/22/20 6,486 +217 31 0
5/21/20 6,269 0 31 0
5/20/20 6,269 +173 31 0
5/19/20 6,096 +361 31 +2
5/18/20 5,735 0 29 0
5/17/20 5,735 0 29 0
5/16/20 5,735 +97 29 +1
5/15/20 5,638 +108 28 +4
5/14/20 5,530 +122 24 0
5/13/20 5,408 +281 24 +2
5/12/20 5,127 +427 22 0
5/11/20 4,700 +437 22 0
5/10/20 4,263 0 22 0
5/9/20 4,263 +251 22 +4
5/8/20 4,012 +921 18 0
5/7/20 3,091 0 18 0
5/6/20 3,091 +372 18 0
5/5/20 2,719 0 18 0
5/4/20 2,719 +550 18 0
5/3/20 2,169 0 18 0
5/2/20 2,169 +95 18 +1
5/1/20 2,074 0 17 0
4/30/20 2,074 +403 17 +1
4/29/20 1,671 0 16 0
4/28/20 1,671 +121 16 +5
4/27/20 1,550 0 11 0
4/26/20 1,550 +271 11 +1
4/25/20 1,279 0 10 0
4/24/20 1,279 +125 10 +1
4/23/20 1,154 0 9 0
4/22/20 1,154 +112 9 0
4/21/20 1,042 0 9 0
4/20/20 1,042 0 9 0
4/19/20 1,042 +208 9 0
4/18/20 834 +193 9 +1
4/17/20 641 0 8 0
4/16/20 641 +5 8 0
4/15/20 636 0 8 0
4/14/20 636 +70 8 0
4/13/20 566 0 8 0
4/12/20 566 +158 8 0
4/11/20 408 +30 8 +2
4/10/20 378 0 6 0
4/9/20 378 +65 6 0
4/8/20 313 +26 6 +1
4/7/20 287 +73 5 0
4/6/20 214 0 5 0
4/5/20 214 +9 5 0
4/4/20 205 0 5 0
4/3/20 205 +1 5 0
4/2/20 204 +9 5 0
4/1/20 195 +34 5 0
3/31/20 161 +9 5 0
3/30/20 152 0 5 0
3/29/20 152 +11 5 0
3/28/20 141 +4 5 +1
3/27/20 137 +5 4 0
3/26/20 132 +39 4 0
3/25/20 93 +40 4 +2
3/24/20 53 +26 2 0
3/23/20 27 +4 2 +1
3/22/20 23 +4 1 0
3/21/20 19 +3 1 +1
3/20/20 16 +5 0 0
3/19/20 11 +4 0 0
3/18/20 7 0 0 0
3/17/20 7 +1 0 0
3/16/20 6 0 0 0
3/15/20 6 +3 0 0

Ghana Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 9,828,994 14,601,688 18,786,141 27,345,392
Population Density 41.2 / km² 61.2 / km² 78.7 / km² 114.5 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Ghana Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 1,917,978 1,853,361 3,771,340
5-9 1,759,977 1,704,575 3,464,552
10-14 1,635,172 1,593,170 3,228,343
15-19 1,452,204 1,440,172 2,892,377
20-24 1,222,695 1,358,164 2,580,859
25-29 1,048,860 1,230,023 2,278,883
30-34 879,072 987,169 1,866,241
35-39 752,053 826,624 1,578,677
40-44 635,890 681,283 1,317,173
45-49 503,046 538,595 1,041,641
50-54 437,772 486,475 924,247
55-59 287,045 294,537 581,582
60-64 251,714 275,942 527,657
65-69 151,111 174,901 326,012
70-74 165,412 223,330 388,743
75-79 98,635 129,316 227,952
80-84 68,801 106,756 175,558
85 Plus 66,942 106,620 173,562
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Ghana Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 700 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
700 578,256 n/a n/a
800 660,864 1.3% 8,260
900 755,271 1.3% 9,440
1000 863,166 1.3% 10,789
1100 986,476 1.3% 12,331
1200 1,127,399 1.3% 14,092
1300 1,288,452 1.3% 16,105
1400 1,472,512 1.3% 18,406
1500 1,682,865 1.3% 21,035
1600 1,923,268 1.3% 24,040
1700 2,198,018 1.3% 27,475
1800 2,433,512 1% 23,549
1900 3,016,798 2.2% 58,328
1910 3,145,200 4.3% 128,402
1920 3,314,167 5.4% 168,967
1930 3,554,873 7.3% 240,706
1940 3,954,600 11.2% 399,727
1950 4,949,341 25.2% 994,741
1960 6,753,400 36.5% 1,804,059
1970 8,679,056 28.5% 1,925,656
1990 14,601,688 29.7% 2,961,316
2000 18,786,141 28.7% 4,184,453
2020 30,234,605 26.9% 5,724,232
2030 36,010,921 19.1% 5,776,316
2040 41,582,148 15.5% 5,571,227
2050 46,455,352 11.7% 4,873,204
2060 50,335,045 8.4% 3,879,693
2070 53,455,809 6.2% 3,120,764
2080 55,739,654 4.3% 2,283,845
2090 57,095,640 2.4% 1,355,986
2100 57,640,382 1% 544,742
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Ghana Annual Weather Averages

April Historical Weather Data (1996 to 2020)

Average High
31.9°C
89.5°F
Average Low
24.8°C
76.6°F
   Record High Temperature
39.2°C
102.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
21.0°C
69.8°F
   Average Precipitation
192.0 mm
7.6 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
16.0 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 08 May 2020 06:54:17 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Drought Medium (4.4)
Flood High (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and International Research Institute for Climate and Society - IRI - Columbia University. 2005. Global Drought Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4VX0DFT.
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