The population of Ghana in 2010 was estimated by the Ghana Statistical Service (Govt. Census) at 24,658,823, which placed it as number 47 in population among the 193 nations of the world. It is the second most populated country in West Africa. The 2010 Ghana census results showed that Ghana’s population has increased by 28 percent since the year 2000. There were 95 males for every 100 females in the Ghana in 2010.