The West Mamprusi District has a population of 121,117 (GSS, 2010 PHC). In effect 50.8 percent of the population are females while 49.2 are males. There are 86 communities in the District including some fishing and farm camps. The District is predominantly rural, with a population of 76,503 living in rural settlements.
Urbanization in the District is centered in Walewale, which is the dominant urban centre having many social amenities. The population density of West Mamprusi District is 46.4 per sq km and sex ratio of 96.8.