Publications

Population & Housing Census-2010

The 2010 Population and Housing Census (PHC) is the eleventh overall and the fifth post-independence national census. The first census in the country, conducted in 1891, was under the auspices of the then British Administration. Censuses were then carried out every ten years thereafter in 1901, 1911, 1921 and 1931 when the Second World War disrupted the series,
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Ghana Demographic and Health Survey-2014

This report presents findings from the 2014 Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS), a nationally representative survey of 9,396 women age 15-49 and 4,388 men age 15-59 from 11,835interviewed households. The primary purpose of the GDHS was to generate recent and reliable information on fertility, family planning, infant and child mortality, maternal and child health, andnutrition.
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Ghana Population Stabilization Report

Ghana is situated on the West Coast of Africa, off the Gulf of Guinea. It occupies a land area of 238,589 square kilometres and is bordered on the west by Cote d’Ivoire, east by Togo and the north by Burkina Faso. The country consists of ten administrative regions, subdivided into 170 districts to ensure efficient and effective administration at the local levels. Ghana’s economy is mainly agricultural with crops produced for both local consumption and exports.
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RAPID -GHANA

]Development is complex, multidimensional, and intricately linked with population dynamics. In recognition of these factors, the 1995 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action (POA) recommended integrating population factors into development planning. The population of a country has an impact on its socioeconomic development indicators as it forms the human resource base for national growth and development and is as well the direct benefciary of development. In Ghana, the effects of population growth have not occurred uniformly nationwide, just as population dynamics are not homogenous across the country.
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National Condom and Lubricant Strategy (NCLS) 2016-2020

The availability and use of condoms and lubricant is essential for preventing the spread of Sexually Transmitted Infections (HIV and STIs) and unplanned pregnancies. In recent times, expects have sought to draw the attention of policy and decision-makers to the strong linkage between family planning (including condom use) and development.
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Increasing Investments in the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Wellbeing of Adolescents and Young People In Ghana

Young people in every society constitute both the current and potential human capital of a nation’s development. In order to ensure that young people have a fulflling sexual and reproductive life, appropriate investments must be made in their health and socio-economic well-being. In the fifty-year period between 1960 and 2010, the population of young people (10–24 years) increased more than fourfold, from 2,461,856 (28.7%) in 1960 to 7,849,520 (32.0%) in 2010.
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Ghana Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (2016-2020)

The Government of Ghana (GoG) has committed to increasing the modern contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) to 30 per cent amongst married and 40 per cent amongst unmarried, sexually active women by 2020. Full implementation of the Ghana Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan, 2016–2020 (GFPCIP) by the GoG and partners will enable Ghana to reach its ambitious but realistic goals.
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