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Ghana: Administrative Division

Contents: Regions and Districts

The population of the regions and districts of Ghana according to census results and latest official projections.

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NameStatusPopulation
Census
2000-03-26
Population
Census
2010-09-26
Population
Projection
2018-09-26
AshantiRegion3,612,9504,780,3805,661,728
Adansi NorthDistrict...107,091125,015
Adansi SouthDistrict...115,378136,389
Afigya KwabreDistrict...136,140159,111
Afigya Sekyere (Sekyere South)District...94,009113,658
Ahafo Ano NorthDistrict71,95294,285113,659
Ahafo Ano SouthDistrict...121,659142,078
Amansie CentralDistrict...90,741108,049
Amansie WestDistrict108,726134,331159,117
Asante Akim Central MunicipalMunicipal District...71,50885,239
Asante Akim NorthMunicipal District...69,18679,551
Asante Akim SouthDistrict96,868117,245142,060
Asokore Mampong MunicipalMunicipal District...304,815363,692
Atwima KwanwomaDistrict...90,634107,963
Atwima MponuaDistrict...119,180142,065
Atwima NwabiagyaDistrict...149,025176,171
Bekwai Municipal (Amansie East)Municipal District...118,024121,069
Bosome FrehoDistrict...60,39773,877
BosumtwiDistrict...93,910113,664
Ejisu Juaben MunicipalMunicipal District124,176143,762170,471
Ejura Sekye DumasiDistrict81,11585,446102,291
Kumasi MetropolisMetropolitan District...1,730,2492,057,084
Kwabre EastDistrict...115,556136,390
Mampong MunicipalMunicipal District...88,051102,288
Obuasi MunicipalMunicipal District...168,641198,904
Offinso MunicipalMunicipal District...76,89590,916
Offinso NorthDistrict...56,88168,193
Sekyere Afram Plains (Sekyere Kumawu)District...65,40279,560
Sekyere Afram Plains NorthDistrict...28,53534,099
Sekyere Central (Sekyere West/ Central)District...71,23285,241
Sekyere EastDistrict...62,17273,864
Brong AhafoRegion1,815,4082,310,9832,786,400
Asunafo North MunicipalMunicipal District...124,685150,701
Asunafo SouthDistrict...95,580114,462
Asutifi NorthDistrict...52,25964,284
Asutifi SouthDistrict...53,58464,219
Atebubu AmantinDistrict...105,938128,430
BandaDistrict...20,28225,125
Berekum MunicipalMunicipal District93,235129,628156,349
Dormaa Central MunicipalMunicipal District...50,87161,439
Dormaa MunicipalMunicipal District...112,111136,812
Dormaa WestDistrict...47,67858,626
Jaman NorthDistrict...83,059100,514
Jaman SouthDistrict...92,649111,676
Kintampo North MunicipalMunicipal District...95,480114,482
Kintampo SouthDistrict...81,00097,716
Nkoranza NorthDistrict...65,89580,955
Nkoranza SouthDistrict...100,929111,674
PruDistrict...129,248156,336
Sene EastDistrict...61,07672,586
Sene WestDistrict...57,73469,803
Sunyani MunicipalMunicipal District...123,224147,982
Sunyani WestDistrict...85,272103,308
TainDistrict...88,104106,094
Tano NorthDistrict...79,97397,723
Tano SouthDistrict...78,12994,928
Techiman MunicipalMunicipal District...147,788178,691
Techiman NorthDistrict...59,06872,593
Wenchi MunicipalMunicipal District...89,739108,892
CentralRegion1,593,8232,201,8632,521,118
Abura-Asebu-KwamankeseDistrict90,093117,185126,313
Agona EastDistrict...85,920100,735
Agona West MunicipalMunicipal District...115,358134,245
Ajumako-Enyan-EssiamDistrict91,965138,046149,789
Asikuma-Odoben BrakwaDistrict89,395112,706132,000
Assin North MunicipalMunicipal District...161,341190,219
Assin SouthDistrict...104,244122,482
Awutu Senya East MunicipalMunicipal District...108,422127,689
Cape Coast MetropolisMetropolitan District118,106169,894183,937
Effutu MunicipalMunicipal District...68,59780,776
EkumfiDistrict...52,23160,296
Ewutu SenyaDistrict...86,884101,631
Gomoa EastDistrict...207,071244,955
Gomoa WestDistrict...135,189156,260
Komenda-Edina-Egyafo-Abirem MunicipalMunicipal District112,437144,705157,291
MfantsimanMunicipal District...144,332158,033
Twifo Ati MorkwaDistrict...61,74372,969
Twifo Heman Lower DenkyiraDistrict...55,13165,150
Upper Denkyira East MunicipalMunicipal District...72,81085,994
Upper Denkyira WestDistrict...60,05470,354
EasternRegion2,106,6962,633,1543,171,740
Akwapem NorthDistrict104,753136,483165,271
Akwapim SouthMunicipal District...37,50144,492
Akyem MansaDistrict...97,374117,588
AsuogyamanDistrict75,92098,046117,597
AtiwaDistrict...110,622133,482
AyensuanoDistrict...77,19392,156
Birim MunicipalMunicipal District...144,869174,807
Birim NorthDistrict...78,90795,345
Birim SouthDistrict...119,767143,014
DenkyembuorDistrict...78,84195,339
East Akim MunicipalMunicipal District...167,896203,403
FanteakwaDistrict86,154108,614130,295
KwaebibiremDistrict...113,721136,655
Kwahu Afram Plains NorthDistrict...102,423123,941
Kwahu Afram Plains SouthDistrict...115,812139,836
Kwahu EastDistrict...77,12592,165
Kwahu SouthDistrict...69,75782,626
Kwahu West MunicipalMunicipal District...93,584114,409
Lower ManyaDistrict...89,246108,049
New Juaben MunicipalMunicipal District136,768183,727222,459
Nsawam Adoagyiri MunicipalMunicipal District...86,000104,873
Suhum MunicipalMunicipal District...90,358108,053
Upper ManyaDistrict...72,09285,810
Upper West AkyemDistrict...87,051104,885
West Akim MunicipalMunicipal District...108,298130,305
Yilo KroboDistrict...87,847104,888
Greater AccraRegion2,905,7264,010,0544,831,710
Accra MetropolisMetropolitan Area...1,665,0862,036,889
Ada EastDistrict...71,67184,224
Ada WestDistrict...59,12469,631
Adenta MunicipalMunicipal District...78,21591,285
Ashaiman MunicipalMunicipal District...190,972226,139
Ga Central MunicipalMunicipal District...117,220138,114
Ga East MunicipalMunicipal District...147,742175,248
Ga South MunicipalMunicipal District...411,377510,145
Ga West MunicipalMunicipal District...219,788262,585
Kpone KatamansoDistrict...109,864129,324
La Dade Kotopon MunicipalMunicipal District...183,528216,605
La Nkwantanang Madina MunicipalMunicipal District...111,926132,002
Ledzokuku/Krowor MunicipalMunicipal District...227,932269,379
Ningo PrampramDistrict...70,92383,603
Shai Osudoku (Dangme West)District...51,91360,915
Tema MetropolisMetropolitan District...292,773345,622
NorthernRegion1,820,8062,479,4612,993,889
BoleDistrict...61,59374,786
Bunkpurugu YonyoDistrict...122,591146,565
ChereponiDistrict...53,39465,796
East GonjaDistrict...135,450164,513
Gonja CentralDistrict...87,877104,692
GushieguDistrict...111,259134,599
KaragaDistrict...77,70692,719
KpandaiDistrict...108,816131,602
KumbumguDistrict...39,34147,856
Mamprugu MoagduriDistrict...46,89456,834
Mamprusi EastDistrict...121,009146,569
Mamprusi WestDistrict...121,117146,561
MionDistrict...81,81299,143
Nanumba NorthDistrict...141,584170,488
Nanumba SouthDistrict...93,464114,166
North GonjaDistrict...43,54753,844
SabobaDistrict...65,70680,761
Sagnerigu MunicipalMunicipal District...148,099175,321
Savelugu NantonDistrict89,968139,283167,491
Sawla-Tuna-KalbaDistrict...99,863119,639
Tamale MetropolisMetropolitan District...223,252269,227
TataleDistrict...60,03971,791
TolonDistrict...72,99086,736
West GonjaDistrict...41,18050,504
Yendi MunicipalMunicipal District...117,780143,576
ZabzuguDistrict...63,81577,775
Upper EastRegion920,0891,046,5451,244,983
Bawku MunicipalMunicipal District...98,538116,912
Bawku WestDistrict80,60694,034111,940
BinduriDistrict...61,57673,382
Bolgatanga MunicipalMunicipal District...131,550156,678
BongoDistrict77,88584,545100,741
Builsa NorthDistrict...56,47767,190
Builsa SouthDistrict...36,51443,534
Garu TempaneDistrict...130,003154,214
Kasena Nankana EastDistrict...109,944130,593
Kasena Nankana WestDistrict...70,66784,585
NabdamDistrict...33,82639,798
PusigaDistrict...57,67768,406
TalensiDistrict...81,19497,010
Upper WestRegion576,583702,110829,984
Daffiama BussieDistrict...32,82738,894
JirapaDistrict...88,402104,273
Lambussie KarniDistrict...51,65461,233
LawraDistrict...54,88964,543
Nadowli-KaleoDistrict...61,56172,828
NandomDistrict...46,04054,618
Sissala EastDistrict...56,52867,029
Sissala WestDistrict...49,57358,741
Wa EastDistrict...72,07485,233
Wa MunicipalMunicipal District...107,214126,609
Wa WestDistrict...81,34895,983
VoltaRegion1,635,4212,118,2522,549,256
AdakluDistrict...36,39143,292
Afadzato SouthDistrict...95,030114,597
Agotime ZiopeDistrict...28,01335,722
AkatsiDistrict...95,426114,599
Akatsi NorthDistrict...33,03540,738
BiakoyeDistrict...65,90178,934
Central TonguDistrict...59,41171,302
Hohoe MunicipalMunicipal District...167,016201,190
Ho MunicipalMunicipal District...177,281213,960
Ho WestDistrict...94,600114,586
JasikanDistrict...59,18171,310
KadjebiDistrict51,99859,30371,301
Keta MunicapalMunicipal District133,661147,618178,252
Ketu NorthDistrict...99,913119,743
Ketu SouthDistrict...160,756193,549
Kpando Municipal (North Dayi)Municipal District...53,73663,661
Krachi EastDistrict...116,804140,066
Krachi NchumuruDistrict...72,68886,575
Krachi WestDistrict...49,41758,570
Nkwanta NorthDistrict...64,55376,394
Nkwanta SouthDistrict...117,878142,602
North DayiDistrict...39,91348,382
North TonguDistrict...89,777106,957
South DayiDistrict...46,66156,027
South TonguDistrict64,81187,950106,947
WesternRegion1,924,5772,376,0213,023,529
Ahanta WestDistrict95,140106,215136,044
AowinDistrict...117,886151,173
Bia EastDistrict...27,39336,277
Bia WestDistrict...88,939108,842
BodiDistrict...53,31466,513
EllembelleDistrict...87,501111,881
JomoroDistrict111,348150,107190,435
JuabesoDistrict...58,43575,593
MpohorDistrict...42,92354,421
Nzema EastMunicipal District...60,82878,671
Prestea/Huni ValleyDistrict...159,304202,577
Sefwi AkontombraDistrict...82,467105,821
Sefwi Bibiani-Ahwiaso BekwaiDistrict103,256123,272157,217
Sefwi WiawsoDistrict...139,200178,387
Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis (Shama Ahanta East)Metropolitan District...559,548710,517
ShamaDistrict...81,966102,809
SuamanDistrict...20,52927,212
Tarkwa Nsuaem MunicipalMunicipal District...90,477114,895
Wassa Amenfi CentralDistrict...69,01487,686
Wassa Amenfi EastDistrict...83,478105,833
Wassa Amenfi WestDistrict...92,152117,923
Wassa EastDistrict...81,073102,802
GhanaRepublic18,912,07924,658,82329,614,337

Source: Ghana Statistical Service (web).

Explanation: Area figures of districts are derived from geospatial data.