Area Database (v4.2)

Dependency ratio

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 2019 2020 2021
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 89.0 93.5 98.0 103 107 112
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 88.9 93.2 97.4 102 106 110
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 94.5 97.0 99.6 102 105 107
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 96.1 99.9 104 108 112 115
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 87.0 88.9 90.7 92.5 94.4 96.2
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 68.5 70.9 73.3 75.7 78.1 80.5
Northern 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 115 109 103 96.8 99.0 101 109 116 124 118 112 106 112 117 123 129 135 141
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 94.8 101 106 112 118 123 129
Upper West 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 109 109 109 103 97.0 101 105 109 108 107 106 105 104 103 101 100 99.1
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 95.2 101 106 112 117 122
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 82.7 89.6 96.6 104 111 118
Lighter numbers are estimates