Ghana’s population is currently 30.8 million, according to the preliminary report of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) released by the Ghana Statistical Service – GSS on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. this is against the 30.42 million figure as of 2019.
Scope of the Preliminary Report
The update was announced at a press conference in Accra. This press release highlights findings on Ghana’s current population from the 2021 PHC Preliminary Report which contains provisional results on population size and sex composition, population density, and structures by region.
NB: The results presented in the Preliminary Report are provisional. These statistics will be used as provisional figures until the final results are released in November. The final results may differ slightly from the statistics presented in the preliminary report, which is normal in censuses. Read the Pre -released fact sheet for answers to frequently asked questions about the provisional results.