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AKWAPIM NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE

The Akuapem North Municipal Assembly was first established as a District Assembly in 1988 by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 1430 in pursuance of the Government’s Decentralization Policy and Local Government Reform Policy with Akropong as its capital. The elevation to Municipality was in 2012 by L.I. 2041.

Assembly Members(77)
  • Male (64)
  • Female (13)

POPULATION

The population of the Municipality is 136,483 with males constituting 46.9% and females, 53.1% with a growth rate of 2.1% (2010 Population and Housing Census).

ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

Farming remains the major pre-occupation of the majority of the people. This is essentially subsistent. Crops mostly cultivated are cassava, plantain, cocoyam, maize and vegetables. Gari and palm oil processing are the only agro-processing ventures. Some people are also into commerce or Service Sector.


D.C.E - HON. DENIS EDWARD ABOAGYE


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

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