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Upper West

SISSALA WEST

 DISTRICT PROFILE

The Sissala West District was carved out of the then Sissala District in 2004 by the Legislative Instrument, LI 1771.The Administrative capital of the District is Gwollu.

Assembly Member (40)
  • Male (37)
  • Female (3)

POPULATION

The 2010 PHC revealed that the district has a total population of 49,573, with 48.7 % as males and 51.3 % as females. The  proportion of population below 15 was 45.2 % while those who are 65 years and older represents 5.3 percent. On the other hand, the proportion of the labour force age (15 to 64 years) stood at 49.4 percent of the total population.


D.C.E. – HON. BAKOR ZAKARIA MOHAMMED


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

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