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Radboud University

GDL Area Database (3.7.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 129 countries, 1461 sub-national regions
36.8 million persons, 8.3 million households
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Dependency ratio

1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Ghana (Africa)
Total 90.1 90.6 91.1 91.6 92.1 92.6 93.1 93.6 94.1 89.9 85.8 81.6 82.3 83.0 85.3 87.5 89.8 88.0 86.3 84.5 82.7 81.0 79.2
Urban 66.9 67.8 68.8 69.8 70.8 71.8 72.7 73.7 74.7 72.2 69.7 67.2 67.9 68.5 70.5 72.4 74.4 74.1 73.7 73.4 73.1 72.7 72.4
Rural 99.6 101 102 104 105 107 108 110 111 105 99.2 93.3 94.7 96.0 99.6 103 107 104 100 96.8 93.4 90.1 86.7
Poor 94.7 95.9 97.0 98.1 99.2 100 101 103 104 99.3 94.9 90.5 93.2 95.9 98.8 102 105 104 102 101 99.9 98.7 97.5
Nonpoor 60.0 60.3 60.5 60.8 61.1 61.3 61.6 61.8 62.1 61.5 60.8 60.2 62.0 63.7 66.4 69.2 71.9 71.7 71.6 71.4 71.2 71.1 70.9
Lowest 25% 108 109 111 113 114 116 117 119 120 115 109 103 105 106 111 116 121 117 112 108 104 100.0 95.8
Second 25% 96.1 98.2 100 102 105 107 109 111 113 106 99.8 93.2 94.5 95.7 97.3 99.0 101 97.8 95.0 92.2 89.4 86.6 83.8
Third 25% 93.6 92.1 90.7 89.3 87.9 86.5 85.0 83.6 82.2 80.2 78.2 76.2 75.9 75.5 76.7 77.8 79.0 77.4 75.7 74.1 72.5 70.8 69.2
Highest 25% 65.1 64.8 64.5 64.2 63.9 63.6 63.3 63.0 62.7 60.5 58.4 56.2 56.1 56.0 56.5 57.0 57.5 58.4 59.2 60.1 61.0 61.8 62.7
Ashanti 94.1 94.0 94.0 93.9 93.8 93.8 93.7 93.7 93.6 89.5 85.3 81.2 80.9 80.5 83.5 86.5 89.5 87.9 86.3 84.7 83.1 81.5 79.9
Brong Ahafo 95.7 96.2 96.7 97.2 97.7 98.2 98.7 99.2 99.7 93.4 87.2 80.9 86.6 92.3 94.1 95.8 97.6 95.7 93.8 91.9 90.0 88.1 86.2
Central 108 107 107 107 106 106 105 105 105 100 95.9 91.6 92.8 93.9 93.8 93.6 93.5 93.1 92.6 92.2 91.8 91.3 90.9
Eastern 90.9 91.6 92.3 93.0 93.7 94.4 95.1 95.8 96.5 91.5 86.4 81.4 83.1 84.8 85.4 86.0 86.6 86.1 85.7 85.2 84.7 84.3 83.8
Greater Accra 60.3 60.9 61.6 62.3 63.0 63.7 64.3 65.0 65.7 62.6 59.6 56.5 57.5 58.5 60.4 62.3 64.2 64.8 65.5 66.1 66.7 67.4 68.0
Northern 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 109 103 96.8 99.0 101 109 116 124 118 112 106 99.7 93.7 87.7
Upper East 102 102 103 103 103 104 104 104 105 102 99.7 97.3 95.9 94.4 102 110 118 110 102 94.8 87.1 79.5 71.8
Upper West 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 109 109 109 103 97.0 101 105 109 108 107 106 105 104 103
Volta 95.5 95.8 96.0 96.2 96.4 96.6 96.9 97.1 97.3 94.3 91.2 88.2 85.5 82.8 87.4 91.9 96.5 94.3 92.0 89.8 87.6 85.3 83.1
Western 90.6 90.5 90.4 90.3 90.2 90.1 90.0 89.9 89.8 87.5 85.3 83.0 81.4 79.8 81.2 82.6 84.0 81.2 78.5 75.7 72.9 70.2 67.4