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GDL Area Database (3.6.0)

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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% population in urban areas

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 25.7 27.7 29.7 31.7 33.7 35.7 37.7 39.7 41.7 41.6 41.5 41.4 42.5 43.7 45.3 46.8 48.3 48.7 49.1 49.5 49.9 50.3 50.7
Urban 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Rural 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Poor 18.4 19.9 21.4 23.0 24.5 26.0 27.5 29.1 30.6 29.3 28.1 26.8 25.8 24.7 26.0 27.4 28.7 27.8 26.9 26.0 25.2 24.3 23.4
Nonpoor 80.2 81.2 82.2 83.3 84.3 85.4 86.4 87.4 88.5 86.5 84.5 82.6 80.1 77.6 77.2 76.9 76.6 74.8 73.0 71.2 69.3 67.5 65.7
Lowest 25% 0.95 1.28 1.60 1.93 2.26 2.58 2.91 3.23 3.56 3.68 3.81 3.93 4.95 5.97 6.98 8.00 9.01 9.96 10.9 11.9 12.8 13.7 14.7
Second 25% 3.77 6.01 8.24 10.5 12.7 14.9 17.2 19.4 21.6 22.8 24.0 25.1 26.5 28.0 33.1 38.3 43.5 40.6 37.7 34.9 32.0 29.1 26.3
Third 25% 32.6 37.0 41.4 45.8 50.2 54.6 58.9 63.3 67.7 65.0 62.3 59.6 62.1 64.5 66.0 67.5 69.0 70.4 71.8 73.2 74.6 76.0 77.4
Highest 25% 70.7 73.1 75.6 78.1 80.6 83.1 85.6 88.0 90.5 89.3 88.1 86.9 88.0 89.0 89.3 89.6 89.9 92.3 94.6 97.0 98.0 98.9 99.9
Ashanti 20.9 24.6 28.4 32.1 35.9 39.6 43.4 47.1 50.9 51.2 51.6 52.0 52.0 52.0 52.0 51.9 51.9 54.2 56.4 58.7 61.0 63.3 65.5
Brong Ahafo 15.4 18.4 21.3 24.2 27.1 30.1 33.0 35.9 38.8 38.8 38.8 38.8 40.7 42.6 42.1 41.6 41.2 42.7 44.2 45.7 47.2 48.7 50.2
Central 26.6 27.3 27.9 28.5 29.1 29.7 30.3 30.9 31.5 33.5 35.6 37.6 35.0 32.4 37.0 41.6 46.2 43.4 40.6 37.7 34.9 32.1 29.3
Eastern 23.6 25.0 26.4 27.8 29.2 30.6 31.9 33.3 34.7 33.9 33.0 32.1 34.5 36.9 40.0 43.0 46.1 45.4 44.7 44.1 43.4 42.7 42.0
Greater Accra 83.1 83.6 84.1 84.6 85.0 85.5 86.0 86.5 86.9 87.1 87.2 87.3 87.7 88.2 88.3 88.4 88.5 88.1 87.7 87.3 86.9 86.5 86.1
Northern 18.6 19.4 20.2 21.0 21.8 22.5 23.3 24.1 24.9 22.1 19.4 16.7 22.8 28.9 29.6 30.3 31.0 29.1 27.1 25.1 23.1 21.2 19.2
Upper East 0.31 2.83 5.34 7.85 10.4 12.9 15.4 17.9 20.4 18.0 15.7 13.3 12.7 12.1 13.9 15.7 17.5 18.4 19.3 20.2 21.1 22.1 23.0
Upper West 3.22 5.20 7.17 9.14 11.1 13.1 15.1 17.0 19.0 17.4 15.8 14.2 18.3 22.3 21.6 20.9 20.2 19.1 18.1 17.1 16.0 15.0 14.0
Volta 7.24 9.56 11.9 14.2 16.5 18.8 21.1 23.4 25.7 26.5 27.2 27.9 25.7 23.4 26.2 28.9 31.7 33.5 35.2 37.0 38.8 40.5 42.3
Western 11.1 14.2 17.3 20.4 23.5 26.6 29.6 32.7 35.8 35.6 35.4 35.2 39.3 43.3 41.8 40.2 38.6 38.8 38.9 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3