Official Name
Republic of Ghana
Population Full

26,428,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Akan, English
Literacy Rate
61% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Foodo (1,000), Klao, Lobi, Mòoré
Deaf Population
General References
Barker 1986; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Hall 1983; Kropp Dakubu 1988; Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Ghana is 81. All are living languages. Of these, 13 are institutional, 46 are developing, 15 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.
See full country report.