2010 Population and Housing Census Provisional Results Summary of Findings Ghana Statistical Serv...
In this presentation…. Background to the 2010 Population and Housing Census. Key Findings: ◦ Total Populatio...
Background to the 2010 PHC  The 2010 Population and Housing Census (PHC) of Ghana followed the essential features ...
Background to the 2010 PHC (Cont’d)  A ‘de facto’ count approach was adopted. Thus, all persons who were found with...
Questions asked in the 2010 PHC  Individual ◦ Nationality ◦ Religion ◦ Marital Status ...
Questions asked in the 2010 PHC  Household Questions ◦ Mortality ◦ Agricultural Activities ◦ Housing conditions  Commu...
 Provisional estimates of the population of Ghana as at 26 September 2010 ◦ Disaggregated by sex and region Pr...
Compilation of Provisional Figures Mainly from PHC 3 (EA summary sheets) Cross checked with information on: ...
Total Population The provisional results of the 2010 PHC show that the total population of Ghana is 24,223,431. ...
Region Total Male FemaleWestern 2,325,597 1,176,189 1,149,408Central ...
Region 2010 2000 % increaseWestern 2,325,597 1,924,577 20.8Central ...
 The provisional results for 2010 also indicate that females outnumber males. There are 95 males per 100 females....
Region 2010 2000Western 102 103Central 90 91Greater Acc...
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 Ashanti (19.5%) and Greater Accra (16.1%) constitute 35.6 percent of the total population. Compared wit...
Percent of total February 3, 2011 16
Percent ShareRegion 2010 2000Western 9.6 10.2Central ...
 Overall, Ghana’s population has increased by 28 percent. The Northern region recorded the largest increase of 36...
Growth rate % increaseRegion 2000-2010 1984-2000 Over 2000 Over 1984Western 1.8 3...
Region   Population Density Area 2010 2000 1984Western 23,921 ...
 Ghana’s population has increased by 28.1 percent from 18,912,079 in 2000 to 24,223,431 in 2010. The recorded ...
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  • 1. 2010 Population and Housing Census Provisional Results Summary of Findings Ghana Statistical Service February 3, 2011 1
  • 2. In this presentation…. Background to the 2010 Population and Housing Census. Key Findings: ◦ Total Population by Region ◦ Sex Distribution of the Population ◦ Sex Ratio by Region ◦ Population Share of the Regions ◦ Intercensal Growth Rate by Region ◦ Population Density by Region February 3, 2011 2
  • 3. Background to the 2010 PHC  The 2010 Population and Housing Census (PHC) of Ghana followed the essential features of a modern Population and Housing Census as recommended by the United Nations.  This is the fifth census conducted after independence and the second time a population census has been combined with a housing census.  The 2010 PHC was in reference to 26th September, 2010 (Census Night).02/03/11 February 3, 2011 3
  • 4. Background to the 2010 PHC (Cont’d)  A ‘de facto’ count approach was adopted. Thus, all persons who were found within the borders of Ghana on Census Night, irrespective of their nationality and status were enumerated.  All residential structures (both occupied and unoccupied) were also counted.02/03/11 February 3, 2011 4
  • 5. Questions asked in the 2010 PHC  Individual ◦ Nationality ◦ Religion ◦ Marital Status ◦ Age & Sex ◦ Migration ◦ Birthplace ◦ Literacy & Education ◦ Economic Activity ◦ Disability ◦ ICT ◦ Fertility02/03/11 February 3, 2011 5
  • 6. Questions asked in the 2010 PHC  Household Questions ◦ Mortality ◦ Agricultural Activities ◦ Housing conditions  Community Facility Questions ◦ Telecommunication ◦ Public toilet ◦ Health ◦ Education02/03/11 February 3, 2011 6
  • 7.  Provisional estimates of the population of Ghana as at 26 September 2010 ◦ Disaggregated by sex and region Provisional estimates of the regional distribution, growth rate, sex ratios, and population density across regions Figures presented are subject to change No district breakdowns are presented February 3, 2011 7
  • 8. Compilation of Provisional Figures Mainly from PHC 3 (EA summary sheets) Cross checked with information on: PHC 4 forms EVR  Monitors’ Records February 3, 2011 8
  • 9. Total Population The provisional results of the 2010 PHC show that the total population of Ghana is 24,223,431. There are 11,801,661 males and 12,421,770 females. This suggests that males make up 48.7 percent of the population while females constitute 51.3 percent. February 3, 2011 9
  • 10. Region Total Male FemaleWestern 2,325,597 1,176,189 1,149,408Central 2,107,209 998,409 1,108,800Greater Accra 3,909,764 1,884,127 2,025,637Volta 2,099,876 999,190 1,100,686Eastern 2,596,013 1,252,688 1,343,325Ashanti 4,725,046 2,288,325 2,436,721Brong Ahafo 2,282,128 1,161,537 1,120,591Northern 2,468,557 1,210,702 1,257,855Upper East 1,031,478 497,139 534,339Upper West  677,763  333,355  344,408Ghana 24,223,431  11,801,661  12,421,770 February 3, 2011 10
  • 11. Region 2010 2000 % increaseWestern 2,325,597 1,924,577 20.8Central 2,107,209 1,593,823 32.2Greater Accra 3,909,764 2,905,726 34.6Volta 2,099,876 1,635,421 28.4Eastern 2,596,013 2,106,696 23.2Ashanti 4,725,046 3,612,950 30.8Brong Ahafo 2,282,128 1,815,408 25.7Northern 2,468,557 1,820,806 35.6Upper East 1,031,478 920,089 12.1Upper West  677,763 576,583  17.5Ghana 24,223,431 18,912,079 28.1  February 3, 2011 11
  • 12.  The provisional results for 2010 also indicate that females outnumber males. There are 95 males per 100 females. Across regions, the sex ratio ranges between 90 in the Central region and 104 in the Brong Ahafo region. February 3, 2011 12
  • 13. Region 2010 2000Western 102 103Central 90 91Greater Accra 93 98Volta 91 94Eastern 93 97Ashanti 94 101Brong Ahafo 104 101Northern 96 99Upper East 93 93Upper West  97 92Ghana 95 98 February 3, 2011 13
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  • 15.  Ashanti (19.5%) and Greater Accra (16.1%) constitute 35.6 percent of the total population. Compared with 2000, this proportionate share of the population has increased by 1.1 percentage points from 34.5 percent. February 3, 2011 15
  • 16. Percent of total February 3, 2011 16
  • 17. Percent ShareRegion 2010 2000Western 9.6 10.2Central 8.7 8.4Greater Accra 16.1 15.4Volta 8.7 8.6Eastern 10.7 11.1Ashanti 19.5 19.1Brong Ahafo 9.4 9.6Northern 10.2 9.6Upper East 4.3 4.9Upper West  2.8 3.0Ghana 100.0 100.0 February 3, 2011 17
  • 18.  Overall, Ghana’s population has increased by 28 percent. The Northern region recorded the largest increase of 36 percent, followed by Greater Accra, Central and Ashanti regions with 35, 32 and 31 percent respectively. The annual intercensal rate of growth for the country has declined from 2.7 percent in 2000 to 2.4 percent in 2010. The growth rate for Greater Accra was 2.8 percent. The least growth rate of 1.1 percent was recorded in the Upper East Region. February 3, 2011 18
  • 19. Growth rate % increaseRegion 2000-2010 1984-2000 Over 2000 Over 1984Western 1.8 3.2 20.8 39.8Central 2.7 2.1 32.2 28.3Greater Accra 2.8 4.4 34.6 50.7Volta 2.4 1.9 28.4 25.9Eastern 2.0 1.4 23.2 20.2Ashanti 2.6 3.4 30.8 42.1Brong Ahafo 2.2 2.5 25.7 33.5Northern 2.9 2.8 35.6 36.0Upper East 1.1 1.1 12.1 16.0Upper West  1.5 1.7  17.5 24.0  Ghana 2.4 2.7 28.1  35.0 February 3, 2011 19
  • 20. Region   Population Density Area 2010 2000 1984Western 23,921 97 80 48Central 9,826 214 162 116Greater Accra 3,245 1,205 895 441Volta 20,570 102 80 59Eastern 19,323 134 109 87Ashanti 24,389 194 148 86Brong Ahafo 39,557 58 46 31Northern 70,384 35 26 17Upper East 8,842 117 104 87Upper West 18,476 37 31 24         Ghana 238,533 102 79 52 February 3, 2011 20
  • 21.  Ghana’s population has increased by 28.1 percent from 18,912,079 in 2000 to 24,223,431 in 2010. The recorded annual intercensal growth rate in 2010 is 2.4 percent. Females outnumber males in all regions. The overall sex ratio is 95. Greater Accra (16.1%) and Ashanti (19.5%) regions have the greater share of the population. Population density has increased from 79 in 2000 to 102 in 2010. February 3, 2011 21
  • 22. Thank you February 3, 2011 22

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