Ghana Population

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The population of Ghana since colonization by the Portuguese, Dutch, French and British has been as follows:

1600 800,000
1700 1,000,000
1800 1,800,000
1900 2,000,000
1990 11,000,000

About 40% of the population are Akan. Other ethnic groups include Ashanti, Ewe, Fante, Ga and Gur.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Ghana,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1991-1998.