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Ghana

Ghana Structure Stats

Definitions

  • Population > Female > % of total: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
  • Population > Total: Total population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. The values shown are midyear estimates."
  • Population ages 0-14 > % of total: Population between the ages 0 to 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
  • Population ages 15-64 > % of total: Population ages 15 to 64 is the percentage of the total population that is in the age group 15 to 64. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
  • Population ages 65 and above > % of total: Population ages 65 and above as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Population > Female > % of total 49.32% 2009 152nd out of 179
Population > Total 23.84 million 2009 45th out of 198
Population ages 0-14 > % of total 38.42% 2009 46th out of 179
Population ages 15-64 > % of total 57.96% 2009 135th out of 179
Population ages 65 and above > % of total 3.63% 2009 130th out of 179

SOURCES: United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm.; (1) United Nations Population Division. 2009. World Population Prospects: The 2008 Revision. New York, United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs (advanced Excel tables). Available at http://esa.un.org/unpd/wpp2008/index.htm. (2) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (3) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (4) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, (5) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database, and (6) World bank estimates based on the data from the sources above, household surveys conducted by national agencies, Macro International, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and refugees statistics from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.; World Bank staff estimates from various sources including census reports, the United Nations Population Division's World Population Prospects, national statistical offices, household surveys conducted by national agencies, and Macro International.

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