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Volta

AKATSI NORTH

DISTRICT PROFILE
The Akatsi North district is one of the newly created districts in the Volta Region. It was established by Legislative Instrument (L.I.) 2016 in 2012.It was carved out from the former Akatsi district.The District capital is Ave Dakpa.

Population
The Population of Akatsi North District, according to the 2010 Population and Housing Census, is 29,777,representing 1.4 percent of the total population in the region.With the current growth rate of 2.4%,the population of the District is expected to reach 34,308 by the year 2016.There are more females (54.1%) than males (45.9%),giving a sex ratio of 84.8. The District is entirely rural.The population of the district is youthful with about two-fifth (38.1%) aged below 15 years and the elderly persons aged 60 years and older in smaller proportion (11.6%).

The District Economy
The districts economy consists of agricultural, commercial, industrial and service sectors.

2015 REVENUE - 3207166.04

2016 REVENUE - 4186058.25

2016 EXPENDITURE - 4958557.02

D.C.E - Hon. Prince Sokode Amuzu

P.M. - Hon. Patrick Kwame Ahiabu


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

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