Elections 2020: Ashanti

  • Date Created

    March, 1957

    Population

    4780380

  • History

    The Ashanti Region occupies a total land surface of 24,389 km2 (9,417 sq mi) or 10.2 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. In terms of population, however, it is the most populated region with a population of 4,780,380 according to the 2011 census, accounting for 19.4% of Ghana's total population. The Ashanti Region is known for its major gold bar and cocoa production. The largest city and regional capital is Kumasi.

  • Demographics

    The center of population of the Ashanti Region is located in the Kumasi Metropolitan District. According to the 2000 census, the region had a population of 3,612,950, making it the most populous region; however, its density (148.1 per square km) is lower than that of Central (162.2/km2) Region. Majority of Ashanti region's population are Ethnic Akans and citizens by birth (94.2%) with five per cent naturalized Ghanaians. A smaller proportion (5.8%) of the population originate from outside Ashanti and Akanland or Ghana, made up of 3.7 per cent mainly from the five English-speaking countries of ECOWAS and 2.1 per cent from other African countries. The non-African population living in the region is 1.8 per cent of the total population. Akans are the predominant ethnic group in the region, representing 94.2% of citizens by birth. A high proportion (82.9%) of the Akan population is Ashanti. Area: 24,389 km² – Density: 242.9/km²

After 47 out of 47 Constituencies Declared

NPP
NDC

72.74%

NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO

1,793,630

26.48%

JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA

652,962
CANDIDATE VOTES % SHARE
NANA A. AKUFO-ADDO NPP 1,793,630 72.74%
JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA NDC 652,962 26.48%
CHRISTIAN K. ANDREWS GUM 13,774 0.56%
IVOR KOBINA GREENSTREET CPP 1,524 0.06%
ALFRED K.A. WALKER IND 675 0.03%
KOFI PERCIVAL AKPALOO LPG 613 0.02%
AKUA DONKOR GFP 523 0.02%
NANA KONADU AGYEMAN-RAWLINGS NDP 465 0.02%
HASSAN AYARIGA APC 442 0.02%
DAVID APASERA PNC 407 0.02%
BRIGITTE A. DZOGBENUKU PPP 387 0.02%
HENRY HERBERT LARTEY GCPP 272 0.01%

President: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
New Edubiase 1,744
NDC - 51.61%
NPP - 46.99%
Offinso North 2,484
NPP - 52.77%
NDC - 46.22%
Sekyere Afram Plains 2,863
NDC - 58.62%
NPP - 40.36%
Ahafo Ano South East 3,427
NPP - 55.53%
NDC - 43.70%
Akrofuom 3,659
NPP - 58.45%
NDC - 40.43%

Skirt & Blouse Constituencies

Name Presidential Parliamentary
Fomena NANA A. AKUFO-ADDONPP Andrew Asiamah AmoakoIND
Total 1

Parliamentary: Summary

Party Seats
All People’s Congress - APC 0
Convention People's Party - CPP 0
Ghana Union Movement - GUM 0
Great Consolidated Popular Party - GCPP 0
Independent Candidate - IND 1
Liberal Party of Ghana - LPG 0
National Democratic Congress - NDC 4
National Democratic Party - NDP 0
New Patriotic Party - NPP 42
People’s National Convention - PNC 0
Progressive People’s Party - PPP 0
United Progressive Party - UPP 0

Parliamentary: Marginal Wins

Constituency Votes Difference Percentage
Sekyere Afram Plains 156
NDC - 50.49%
NPP - 49.51%
Manso Adubia 503
NPP - 38.75%
IND - 37.65%
Ejura-Sekyedumase 547
NDC - 50.08%
NPP - 41.12%
Offinso North 1,341
NPP - 48.67%
NDC - 45.16%
Fomena 2,007
IND - 48.56%
NPP - 40.95%