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E.g., 04/21/2014

Country Resource - Ghana

Ghana

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  • Population......................................................................22,931,299 (July 2007 est.)
  • Population growth rate ..............................................................1.972% (2007 est.)
  • Birth rate....................................................29.85 births/1,000 population (2007 est.)
  • Death rate.................................................9.55 deaths/1,000 population (2007 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-0.58 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2007 est.)
  • Ethnic groups...........Akan 45.3%, Mole-Dagbon 15.2%, Ewe 11.7%, Ga-Dangme 7.3%, Guan 4%, Gurma 3.6%, Grusi 2.6%, Mande-Busanga 1%, other tribes 1.4%, other 7.8% (2000 census)

CIA World Factbook

Perhaps best known for its brain drain and the related success of its diaspora, Ghana also has an important role in West African migration patterns, past and present. Micah Bump of Georgetown's Institute for the Study of International Migration takes a detailed look at a country in transition.

Recent Activity

HTAs are active throughout the United States, Europe, and parts of East Asia. Manuel Orozco and Rebecca Rouse of the Inter-American Dialogue provide an overview of HTAs and look at the development role they play.

Perhaps best known for its brain drain and the related success of its diaspora, Ghana also has an important role in West African migration patterns, past and present. Micah Bump of Georgetown's Institute for the Study of International Migration takes a detailed look at a country in transition.

Aderanti Adepoju of the Human Resources Development Centre in Lagos provides an overview of Africa's dynamic migration flows, examining trends ranging from feminization to diversification.