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Table 1 Selected characteristics of the two cities

From: The geography of agriculture participation and food security in a small and a medium-sized city in Ghana

IndicatorsUrban TechimanUrban Tamale
2010 census population95,323188,468
Estimated annual population growth rate (%)2.62.2
Population density (persons per km2)227.7360.6
Number of households23,56629,322
Mean household size4.06.3
Percent of households engaged in agriculture33.026.1
  1. Source: Ghana Statistical Service (2014a and 2014b)