Tamale Population 2021

671,812
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Tamale's 2021 population is now estimated at 671,812. In 1950, the population of Tamale was 20,374. Tamale has grown by 29,901 since 2015, which represents a 4.66% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Tamale, which typically includes Tamale's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Tamale Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,039,8142.56%25,955
20341,013,8592.61%25,779
2033988,0802.66%25,585
2032962,4952.71%25,383
2031937,1122.77%25,233
2030911,8792.83%25,137
2029886,7422.92%25,152
2028861,5903.03%25,308
2027836,2823.17%25,660
2026810,6223.34%26,202
2025784,4203.55%26,914
2024757,5063.80%27,738
2023729,7684.08%28,597
2022701,1714.37%29,359
2021671,8124.66%29,901
2020641,9114.92%30,105
2019611,8065.11%29,769
2018582,0375.96%32,746
2017549,2915.96%30,905
2016518,3865.96%29,164
2015489,2225.96%27,524
2014461,6985.96%25,976
2013435,7225.96%24,514
2012411,2085.96%23,135
2011388,0735.95%21,805
2010366,2685.95%20,580
2009345,6885.95%19,398
2008326,2905.96%18,358
2007307,9325.95%17,302
2006290,6305.95%16,330
2005274,3005.94%15,392
2004258,9085.96%14,567
2003244,3415.95%13,729
2002230,6125.95%12,957
2001217,6555.94%12,213
2000205,4423.41%6,784
1999198,6582.51%4,862
1998193,7962.51%4,744
1997189,0522.51%4,621
1996184,4312.51%4,521
1995179,9102.51%4,404
1994175,5062.51%4,296
1993171,2102.51%4,185
1992167,0252.51%4,094
1991162,9312.51%3,988
1990158,9432.51%3,891
1989155,0522.51%3,790
1988151,2622.51%3,707
1987147,5552.51%3,612
1986143,9432.51%3,524
1985140,4192.51%3,432
1984136,9873.22%4,268
1983132,7193.52%4,516
1982128,2033.52%4,361
1981123,8423.52%4,208
1980119,6343.53%4,076
1979115,5583.52%3,931
1978111,6273.52%3,798
1977107,8293.52%3,664
1976104,1653.53%3,548
1975100,6173.52%3,423
197497,1943.52%3,307
197393,8873.52%3,190
197290,6973.53%3,090
197187,6073.52%2,981
197084,6266.21%4,945
196979,6817.57%5,608
196874,0737.59%5,227
196768,8467.58%4,851
196663,9957.58%4,510
196559,4857.57%4,186
196455,2997.59%3,902
196351,3977.58%3,622
196247,7757.58%3,366
196144,4097.57%3,126
196041,2837.40%2,843
195938,4407.31%2,618
195835,8227.31%2,440
195733,3827.30%2,270
195631,1127.32%2,122
195528,9907.31%1,975
195427,0157.31%1,840
195325,1757.30%1,712
195223,4637.32%1,600
195121,8637.31%1,489
195020,3740.00%

Tamale Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Kumasi3,490,0304.24%
Accra2,556,9721.71%
Sekondi Takoradi990,6614.77%
Tamale671,8124.66%

Other Cities in Ghana

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations

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