Ghana population rises to 2.6 million after election, new figures show

NEWPORT, R.I. — The population of Ghana rose to 2,6 million in March, up from 2,5 million in February, new government data showed Friday.

The population growth rate for March was 0.2%, down from a 2.2% increase in February.

The total population grew by 1.1 million, to 3.9 million.