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Ghana
(5,668 words)

The Republic of Ghana

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

30,734,000

Area

240,000 sq. km (92,000 sq. mi)

Population density

130/sq. km (330/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.19% (per 1,000: births 28, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

38%

Urban dwellers

57% (3.06% p.a.)

Largest cities

Kumasi 3,348,000; Accra 2,514,000; Sekondi Takoradi 946,000; Tamale 642,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

33% Akan, 11% Éwe, 5% D…

Cite this page
“Ghana”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GHA>
First published online: 2020



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