Gomoa East- Potsin
The district census report is the first of its kind since the first post
-independence census wasconducted in 1960.
The report provides basic information about the district. It gives a brief background of the district, describing its physical features, political and administrative structure, social-cultural structure and economy.
Using data from the 2010 Population andHousing Census (2010 PHC),the report discusses the population characteristics of the district,ertility, mortality, migration, marital status, literacy and education, economic activity status,occupation, employment; Information Communication Technology (ICT), disability,agricultural activities and housing conditions of the district. The key findings of the analysis are
as follows (refrnces are to the relevant sections of the report).Populationsize, structure and composition
The population ofGomoa East Districtaccording to the 2010 Population and Housing Census,
percent of the region’s total population.
percent and females represent
Slightly more than half (52.4%) of the population inGomoa East District live in urban areas.The district has a sex ratio of
90.4 and a youthful
population with 40 percent of the population below 15 years. This depics a broad base population pyramid which tapers off with a small number of elderly persons (aged 60 years and above).The total age dependency ratio for the district is 78.5