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Volta

CENTRAL TONGU

DISTRICT PROFILE
The district name is Central Tongu with its capital at Adidome. The Central Tongu District was established by Legislative Instrument (LI. 2077), 2012. The District is one of the twenty five (25) administrative authorities in the Volta Region of Ghana.

Assembly Members (40)
  • Males (35)
  • Females (5)
POPULATION
Taking cognizance of the population figure and the growth rate, the District population as at 2010 Population and Housing Census is 59,411 with a growth rate of 3.5%.The growth rate is higher than both the Regional and National growth rates of 2.5% respectively. This indicates that, there will be a rapid increase in the pressure exerted on the existing services and resources in the District if care is not taken. The district has about three hundred and eight (308) communities according to 2000 Population and Housing Census.


D.C.E. - Thomas Moore Zonyrah


                      source:www.mofep.gov.gh/publications/composite-budget-2015 and other sources

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