Profile of Ablekuma South Constituency, Greater Accra

Location

Ablekuma South Constituency is located along the coast in the Accra Metropolitan Area of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. It is one of the Constituencies represented in the Parliament of Ghana. It Shares boundaries with Ablekuma Central to the North, Gulf of Guinea to the South, Ablekuma West to the West and Odododiodoo to the East.

Elcectoral Areas

Ablekuma South Constituency currently has Six (6) electoral areas with 144 Polling stations. The Electoral Areas include; Korle Gonno Electoral Area, Korle-Bu Electoral Area, Mamprobi Electoral Area, Chorkor Electoral Area, New Mamprobi Electoral Area and Gbebu Electoral Area.

Population

According to the 2010 Population and Housing Census conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), the population of Ablekuma South is 213,914 which is made up of 101,392 males and 112,522 females. Using a growth rate of 3.5% the 2016 population of Ablekuma South is estimated as 256,916.

Housing

The housing landscape of Ablekuma South has an area comprising of very low-density development areas on one hand, and indigenous, low class and high-density development on the other. The low-density development areas are characterized by less pressurized service infrastructure whereas the high density areas are characterized by depressed conditions and over- stretched infrastructure services.  According to the 2010 population and housing census the population of residents living in households are 206,627 with 57,913 households. This gives an average household size of 3.6 according to the 2010.

Major Socio-Economic Activities/Infrastructure

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Health Facilities (Korle-Bu)
  • Pharmacies
  • Educational Facilities
  • Restaurants
  • Trading (Markets)
  • Commercial activities (Wholesale and Retailing)
  • Fishing
    -Fish Processing (Frying and Smoking)

 

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