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Upper East

BINDURI

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Binduri District Assembly was established in 2012 by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 2146 as one of the District Assemblies in the Upper East Region. The Binduri District Assembly is located approximately between latitudes 11° 11’ and 10° 40’ N and longitude 0° 18’ W and 0° 61 E in the North-Eastern corner of the region. It shares boundaries with Burkina Faso, Bawku Municipal Assembly, Bawku West District Assembly and Garu-Tempane District to the North, East, West and South respectively.

Assembly Members (17)
  • Males (15)
  • Females (2)
POPULATION
Binduri District has an estimated population of 80,000 with a density of 160 per square kilometer. The population growth rate is 1.1. The population of the District constitutes 20% urban and 80% rural. Household sizes are fairly large as in most parts of the District. There are about seven (7) persons on average per household. The large household sizes are about twelve (12) persons on average per household. This implies availability of cheap labour. It equally has some financial implications in terms of feeding, healthcare, education, clothing, etc. thus, the large number of household constitute economic burden.

D.C.E - Hon. Ayinga Bagre Yakubu

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