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Demographic information on the people of Accra

Accra has a population of 2.6 million, according to the 2023 Ghana census. The indigenes are of the Ga tribe. Increased urbanization and migration, has introduced other ethnic groups and tribes into the settlement.  The main people found in the city are Ewes,  Gonjas, Akans and Dagombas. Nationals from Africa, especially West Africa are also resident in Ghana. There is a large population of Nigerians, Nigeriens, Malians, Togolese and Liberians.  People from the Middle East such Lebanon and Syria live here too. Asians, Europeans and Americans can be found here too.

Accra has the highest number of migrants on Ghana. Due to its cosmopolitan nature, it is the preferred destination for local rural dwellers seeking better opportunities in the capital as well as other continental nationals on diplomatic duty or on business.