#2016Elections: 15.7 Million Eligible To Vote

Projections by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) indicates that the projected population of Ghanaians 18 years and above for this year is about 15,931,453.

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) has a final voters register of 15,712,499, eligible to vote in the elections on December 7 Presidential and Parliamentary elections. This makes it 98.6% of eligible voters in Ghana.

Below is a table of regional breakdown of GSS’s projections and EC’s voter population:

Region GSS Projections EC Voter Figures
Western 1,607,637 1,582,491
Central 1,335,047 1,405,976
Greater Accra 2,947,905 2,063,986
Volta 1,368,940 1,292,306
Eastern 1,704,373 1,605,943
Ashanti 3,068,780 2,873,619
Brong Ahafo 1,437,206 1,406,934
Northern 1,419,471 1,427,917
Upper East 626,733 648,788
Upper West 416,361 415,539
Total 15,931,453 15,712,499

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