[Ghana] Report on Sample Census of Agriculture of Ghana, 1984, Volume 1

Cover Ghana 1984 Vol 1


Accra, Ghana: Republic of Ghana, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Economic Research and Planning Service, (December 1986)

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This part of the report concerns the planning and execution of the first phase of the Census Programme extending over the entire 1984 calendar year for Ghana. Information was collected on: (a) Holders and Holdings, (b) Inventory of Crops on Holdings, (c) Livestock and Poultry, and (d) Crop Areas.


  • Number of Holders
  • Number of Holders Growing Crops
  • Size Distribution of Holdings
  • Percentage Size Distribution of Holdings
  • Size of Holdings by Number of Farms in Holding
  • Number of Farms. Average Number of Farms per Holder
  • Percentage Distribution of Number of Holders with Different Number of Farms
  • Crop Area: Total, By Type of Planting (Pure or Predominant, Subsidiary), Percentage of Holders Growing, Mean Area

Crops:  Maize, Rice, Millet, Guinea Corn, Cassava, Yam, Cocoyam, Beans, Groundnuts, Plantain, Tomato, Peppers, Okro, Garden Eggs, Coconut, Oil Palm, Sugarcane

Regions: Ghana, Western Region, Axim-Takoradi, Tarkwa, Asankragwa, Wiawso, Central Region, Cape Coast, Essiam, Dunkwa, Swedru, Greater Accra Region, Greater Accra, Eastern Region, Akim Oda, Asamankese, Koforidua, Akosombo, Kibi, Mpraeso, Volta Region, Sogakope, Keta, Ho, Kpando, Jasikan-Kete Krachi, Ashanti Region, Kumasi West, Kumasi East, Bekwai, Obuasi, Juaso-Mampong-East, Mampong West, Offinso-Teppa, Brong Ahafo Region, Goaso, Sunyani, Dormaa, Wenchi West, Wenchi East, Atebubu, Northern Region, Damongo-Salaga, Yendi-East, Yendi-West, Tamale, Gambaga, Upper West Region, Wa, Lawra-Tumu, Upper East Region, Navrongo, Bolgatanga, Bawku