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BIRIM SOUTH

THE DISTRICT PROFILE

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE DISTRICT ASSEMBLY
The Birim South District Assembly, in the Eastern Region of Ghana,was carved out of the former Birim South District now the Birim Central Municipal Assembly in 2008, with Akyem Swedru as the district capital. The district was established by Legislative Instrument 1850 (L.I 1850)

Assembly Members (39)

  • Male (34)
  • Female (5)

POPULATION

The total population of the district stands at 119,767 representing 4.5% of the population of the Eastern Region (2,633,154). Sex disaggregation of the population in the district follows both the national and regional trends where females out number males. Females represent 51.6% of the population against 48.4% males. The sex ratio in the district is 93.8 implying that for every 100 females there are 94 percent males. The urban sex ratio is 89 and rural is 98 to every 100 female respectively.

D.C.E. - HON. RICHMOND AMPONSAH




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

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