There will be 1 million more women than men in Ghana by 2050

The Ghana Statistical Service has projected that the country's population growth reveals significant changes anticipated by 2050.


Ghana's population is projected to increase from 30.83 million in 2021 to 37.24 million, and 52.47 million in 2030 and 2050 respectively.

Its projected total population in 2024 is 33,007,618, which is 1.07 times that of 2021 thus 30,832,019.

Presently, Ghana's population has surpassed 33 million, marking this projected rise as a significant milestone.

Following the 2021 population and housing census, Ghana's current population stands at 30.8 million.

By 2050, projections indicate that the country will have one million more women than men.

This anticipated demographic transformation carries profound implications for various aspects of Ghanaian society, from economic development and healthcare to social structures and gender dynamics.

The Statistical Service predicted an annual addition of 711,706 individuals between 2021 and 2030, projecting the population to reach 37.24 million by the end of this decade.

The projection that Ghana will have one million more women than men by 2050 is a call to action for policymakers, businesses, and society at large.

This demographic shift presents both challenges and opportunities that must be addressed to ensure a balanced and prosperous future.

By focusing on gender equality, improving healthcare, and empowering women economically, Ghana can turn this projected disparity into a driving force for positive change and sustainable development.


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