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Radboud University

GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

126 indicators, 128 countries, 1337 sub-national regions
35.9 million persons, 8.1 million households
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Blue numbers are estimated

Share of population living in area

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 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Urban 25.7 27.7 29.7 31.7 33.7 35.7 37.7 39.7 41.7 41.6 41.5 41.3 42.5 43.7 45.3 46.8 48.3 48.7 49.1 49.5 49.9 50.3 50.7
Rural 74.3 72.3 70.3 68.3 66.3 64.3 62.3 60.3 58.3 58.4 58.5 58.7 57.5 56.3 54.7 53.2 51.7 51.3 50.9 50.5 50.1 49.7 49.3
Poor 88.2 87.2 86.3 85.4 84.4 83.5 82.6 81.6 80.7 78.4 76.1 73.9 69.0 64.0 62.4 60.7 59.0 55.3 51.7 48.0 44.3 40.7 37.0
Nonpoor 11.8 12.7 13.6 14.6 15.5 16.4 17.3 18.3 19.2 21.5 23.8 26.1 31.0 36.0 37.6 39.3 41.0 44.7 48.3 52.0 55.7 59.3 63.0
Lowest 25% 30.0 30.1 30.2 30.4 30.5 30.6 30.7 30.8 31.0 30.6 30.3 30.0 30.0 30.0 30.5 30.9 31.4 31.7 32.0 32.3 32.6 32.9 33.2
Second 25% 23.7 23.8 23.9 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.3 23.9 23.6 24.0 24.4 24.5 24.5 24.6 24.3 24.0 23.7 23.5 23.2 22.9
Third 25% 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.7 21.6 21.6 21.6 21.6 21.8 22.1 22.3 22.3 22.3 22.5 22.7 22.9 22.6 22.4 22.1 21.8 21.6 21.3
Highest 25% 24.6 24.4 24.2 23.9 23.7 23.5 23.3 23.1 22.8 23.3 23.7 24.1 23.7 23.3 22.6 21.9 21.2 21.4 21.6 21.9 22.1 22.3 22.6
Ashanti 12.4 13.3 14.1 15.0 15.8 16.7 17.5 18.4 19.2 18.0 16.7 15.4 16.8 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.2 18.3 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.5 18.6
Brong Ahafo 6.89 7.31 7.73 8.15 8.56 8.98 9.40 9.82 10.2 9.90 9.55 9.20 9.23 9.27 9.24 9.21 9.19 8.99 8.80 8.61 8.42 8.23 8.03
Central 12.7 12.1 11.6 11.0 10.4 9.88 9.31 8.75 8.18 8.16 8.14 8.11 8.95 9.78 9.82 9.85 9.89 9.84 9.79 9.74 9.68 9.63 9.58
Eastern 14.1 13.7 13.2 12.8 12.4 12.0 11.6 11.2 10.7 11.3 11.9 12.4 11.2 10.1 10.5 10.9 11.4 10.8 10.3 9.71 9.15 8.59 8.04
Greater Accra 15.0 14.8 14.5 14.3 14.1 13.9 13.7 13.5 13.3 14.1 14.9 15.7 15.0 14.4 15.1 15.8 16.5 17.1 17.7 18.3 18.9 19.5 20.1
Northern 2.84 3.82 4.79 5.77 6.75 7.72 8.70 9.68 10.7 11.8 13.0 14.2 12.7 11.2 10.5 9.89 9.24 9.43 9.62 9.81 10.0 10.2 10.4
Upper East 5.33 5.47 5.61 5.75 5.89 6.04 6.18 6.32 6.46 5.82 5.18 4.55 5.21 5.88 5.45 5.02 4.58 4.46 4.33 4.21 4.08 3.96 3.83
Upper West 2.86 2.88 2.90 2.92 2.94 2.96 2.98 3.00 3.02 2.88 2.75 2.61 2.66 2.71 2.81 2.92 3.03 2.94 2.86 2.77 2.69 2.61 2.52
Volta 13.7 13.1 12.6 12.0 11.4 10.9 10.3 9.76 9.20 8.77 8.35 7.93 8.51 9.09 8.92 8.74 8.56 8.47 8.38 8.29 8.19 8.10 8.01
Western 14.2 13.6 12.9 12.3 11.6 11.0 10.3 9.67 9.02 9.29 9.56 9.83 9.63 9.43 9.41 9.39 9.37 9.62 9.88 10.1 10.4 10.6 10.9