In 2005, the most common crop in Upper West by harvested area was Groundnut with 154.75k ha.
Upper West is a province of Ghana. As of 2012 Upper West, Ghana had a total population of approximately 759.70k people. This represents a -4% decrease from 2005 when the population of Upper West, Ghana was approximately 792.45k.
The most widely harvested crop in Upper West by area was Groundnut with 154.75k ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $66.40M.
Among children in Upper West, Ghana in 2008, 8% were severely stunted, 5% were severely wasted, and 3% were severely underweight.
As of 2012, there were 328.67k people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 525.06k people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Upper West, Ghana.
Tropical Fruits are the crop with the highest production value per area in Upper West, with Intl $5.33k per ha.
Other Pulses are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Upper West, with Intl $46.3 per ha.
This means that growers of Tropical Fruits will earn approximately 115 times more per hectare than if they grow Other Pulses.
From 1990 to 2015, Upper West had average annual rainfall of 1,006mm across a total cropland area of 567.94k ha.
The health condition most afflicting male and female children in 2008 in Upper West, Ghana is stunting with 30% of male children affected and 19% of female children affected.
The health condition most afflicting urban and rural children in 2008 in Upper West, Ghana is stunting with 11% of urban children affected and 27% of rural children affected.