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AGONA WEST

DISTRICT PROFILE
 The Agona West Municipal Assembly (AWMA) was created out of the former Agona District Assembly (ADA) on 25th February, 2008 by LI 1920.

Assembly members(46)

Male(38)
Female(8)

POPULATION
According to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, the Agona West Municipality has a total population of 115,358 with the female population constituting 53.1% and males forming 46.9%. The Municipality population in 2016 is estimated at 136,146, a growth rate of 2.8%.

ECONOMY
The high soil fertility supports cultivation of tree/cash crops, food crops, vegetables and sugarcane. Tree crops such as cocoa, citrus, oil palm and cola are cultivated. Food crops like maize, cassava cocoyam and vegetables are also cultivated. The Municipality supplies its produce to nearby towns such as Kasoa, Bawjiase and Accra markets.

D.C.E. - HON. JUSTINA MARIGOLD ASSAN

                                   source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2016

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