Ghana - Birth rate

Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

The value for Birth rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in Ghana was 31.07 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 47.63 in 1965 and a minimum value of 31.07 in 2011.

Definition: Crude birth rate indicates the number of live births occurring during the year, per 1,000 population estimated at midyear. Subtracting the crude death rate from the crude birth rate provides the rate of natural increase, which is equal to the rate of population change in the absence of migration.

Source: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Reprot (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

See also:

Year Value
1960 47.00
1961 47.21
1962 47.39
1963 47.52
1964 47.60
1965 47.63
1966 47.59
1967 47.49
1968 47.33
1969 47.13
1970 46.88
1971 46.58
1972 46.26
1973 45.91
1974 45.54
1975 45.17
1976 44.80
1977 44.43
1978 44.06
1979 43.69
1980 43.33
1981 42.95
1982 42.58
1983 42.19
1984 41.79
1985 41.37
1986 40.93
1987 40.48
1988 40.00
1989 39.52
1990 39.01
1991 38.47
1992 37.92
1993 37.35
1994 36.78
1995 36.23
1996 35.73
1997 35.27
1998 34.88
1999 34.54
2000 34.27
2001 34.05
2002 33.86
2003 33.68
2004 33.50
2005 33.28
2006 33.03
2007 32.72
2008 32.37
2009 31.98
2010 31.54
2011 31.07

Classification

Topic: Health Indicators

Sub-Topic: Population