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    Savannah

    SAWLA TUNA KALBA


    DISTRICT PROFILE
    The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District Assembly, with Sawla as its capital, was established in 2004 with a Legislative Instrument LI 1768.The Sawla-Tuna-Kalba District currently has one (1) constituency, Thirty-Three (33) Electoral Areas, one (1) Town Council, five (4) Area Councils and One Hundred and Sixty-Five (165) Unit Committees.

    Assembly Members (47)
    • Males (42)
    • Females (5)
    LOCATION AND SIZE
    The District is located between latitude 8°40‟ and 9°40‟ North and longitudes 1°50‟ and 2° 45‟ West. The district is found in the western part of the Region. It shares common boundaries with;
    • Wa West District and Wa East District to the North,
    • Bole District to the South,
    • West Gonja District to the East and
    • La Cote d‟ Ivoire and Burkina Faso to the West.
    It has a total land area of about 4,601 square kilometers out of the total area of 74,984 kilometers of which the land mass  is about 210 kilometers North West of Tamale. The Regional Capital is in the Republic of Ghana.

    POPULATION
    The current population of the district according to the 2010 Population and housing Census is 99,863 with a growth rate of the district as 3.1% which is slightly higher than the National Growth rate of 3.0%. The population is made up of 51.66% being females and 48.35% being males. This gives a ratio of female to male as 1:0.94. The concentration of the population is in the principal towns of Sawla, Tuna, Kalba, Gindabour and Senyeri.Out of the total population, eighty- six percent (86%) of the people lived in the rural areas and fourteen percent (14%) lived in the urban areas. According to the 2010 population and housing census, the district recorded 98,880 populations in households and a total number of households of 14,906 with a household size of 6.6%. It must be noted that, Sawla, Tuna, Kalba and Gindabour are the settlements which qualifies as urban areas since their population are above 5000. The population of the district is evenly distributed with the population density increasing from fourteen (14) persons per sq. km in 2000 to twenty two (22) persons per sq. Km in 2010. There are Two hundred and Seventy-Eight (278) communities in the district with varying populations.


    2015 REVENUE AS AT JUNE
    3812589.93

    2015 EXPENDITURE AS AT JUNE


    D.C.E - HON. LAWAL TAMIMU

    P.M - HON.SAMUEL S. JORIWATEY


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