The Awutu Senya West District is one of the 260 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in Ghana and forms part of the 22 MMDAs in the Central Region.
The Administrative Capital of the District is Awutu Breku and it covers a surface area of 244.473sq.km.
The Gomoa East District has dotted enclaves within the district. The Southern part of the district is bounded by the Gulf of Guinea, to the east by Awutu Senya East Municipal, to the west by Gomoa East and Agona East Districts, and the north-eastern part by West Akim Municipal.
The population of the District according to the 2010 population and housing census stands at 86,884 with 40,903 males and 45,981 females.