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    Ghana People 1997
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    SOURCE: 1997 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population 18,100,703 (July 1997 est.)

      Age structure
      0-14 years: 43% (male 3,928,741; female 3,891,591)
      15-64 years: 54% (male 4,775,610; female 4,939,664)
      65 years and over : 3% (male 268,579; female 296,518) (July 1997 est.)

      Population growth rate 2.21% (1997 est.)

      Birth rate 33.88 births/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Death rate 10.89 deaths/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Net migration rate -0.92 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1997 est.)

      Sex ratio
      at birth : 1.03 male(s)/female
      under 15 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
      15-64 years: 0.97 male(s)/female
      65 years and over: 0.91 male(s)/female
      total population: 0.98 male(s)/female (1997 est.)

      Infant mortality rate 78.9 deaths/1,000 live births (1997 est.)

      Life expectancy at birth
      total population: 56.49 years
      male : 54.47 years
      female: 58.57 years (1997 est.)

      Total fertility rate 4.43 children born/woman (1997 est.)

      Nationality
      noun: Ghanaian(s)
      adjective: Ghanaian

      Ethnic groups black African 99.8% (major tribes - Akan 44%, Moshi-Dagomba 16%, Ewe13%, Ga 8%), European and other 0.2%

      Religions indigenous beliefs 38%, Muslim 30%, Christian 24%, other 8%

      Languages English (official), African languages (including Akan, Moshi-Dagomba,Ewe, and Ga)

      Literacy
      definition: age 15 and over can read and write
      total population: 64.5%
      male: 75.9%
      female : 53.5% (1995 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Ghana on this page is re-published from the 1997 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Ghana People 1997 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ghana People 1997 should be addressed to the CIA.

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