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Census Call

2021 Census: Government Statistician calls for cooperation on areas with boundary disputes

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Professor Kobina Annim, Government Statistician, has called for cooperation on areas likely to spark boundary issues to ensure a successful Population and Housing Census. He...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Inflation rate rises slightly to 10.3 percent in February

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The year-on-year inflation rate rises to 10.3 percent in February 2021 compared to 9.9 percent, the previous month, the Ghana Statistical Service said...
Media Training

Southern Zone Journalists schooled on 2021 PHC

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Journalists and Media Houses have been cautioned to verify their information about the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) from the Ghana Statistical Service...
Ghana statistical Service

Maiden E-Census to begin in May

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is set to conduct its maiden Electronic Census in May, this year, to collect complete and accurate data of...
census

Traditional leaders asked to sensitise their people on upcoming NPHC

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Mr Henry Loglo, Oti Regional Director of the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has asked traditional leaders to educate their subjects and citizens on the...
Ghana statistical Service

GSS sensitise MDAs on the upcoming census in the ER

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has sensitised Coordinating Directors of Municipal and District Assemblies and Heads of decentralised department and agencies in the Eastern...
census

Cooperate with census field officers – GSS

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has appealed to members of the public to cooperate with its field officers during the upcoming Population and Housing...
Inflation

December inflation rate rises to 10.4 percent – Statistics office

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The year-on-year inflation rate rose to 10.4 per cent in December compared to 9.8 per cent the previous month, the Ghana Statistical Service said...
Prof Samuel Annim

COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to modernise statistical systems- GSS Boss

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Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, Government Statistician, has charged African governments to take advantage of the opportunity offered by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Mr Christopher Amewu

We need accurate and reliable data to accelerate development – GSS

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Mr Christopher Amewu, Volta Regional Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), has said that the country needs accurate and reliable data to enhance its socioeconomic...
census

Population and Housing Census to begin in April 2021

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Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will conduct the 2021 population and Housing Census between April and May 2021. A statement from GSS, copied to the...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

New GSS Act will address misrepresentation in reporting statistics

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Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, the Government Statistician says the new Statistical Service Act (Act 1003)passed in 2019 will help address challenges in misreporting and...
Ghana economy

Ghana’s economy contracts to -3.2 percent in second quarter 2020

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Ghana's economic growth contracted to -3.2 percent in the second quarter(Q2) of 2020, compared with a 5.7 percent growth rate over the...
Ghana Statistical Service

Statistical Services releases 2019 migrant recruitment costs

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has released migrant Recruitment Cost Indicator (RCI) that is recruitment costs borne by migrants in proportion to their monthly...
Wpid Economy

July industry inflation slows to 9.3 percent in Ghana

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Ghana's industry inflation declined by 0.2 percentage points in July, to record an annual inflation rate of 9.3 percent, down from the 9.5 percent...
inflation

Producer Price Inflation Rate falls to 9.3 percent in July

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate fell slightly in July to 9.3 percent compared with a revised 9.5 percent recorded in June. The month-on-month change...
inflation

Annual inflation surges to 11.4 percent in Ghana

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Ghana's consumer inflation rate went up here by 0.2 percentage points to 11.4 percent year-on-year in July, compared with the 11.2 percent year-on-year inflation...
Dr Lomborg

Explore effective ways to use limited public resources – Dr Lomborg

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Dr Bjorn Lomborg, President of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, an international think tank, has admonished government to explore effective ways of using the country's...
Voters Registration

Ghana’s EC says objective of compiling credible register on track

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The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana said Friday its objective of putting in place a credible register ahead of the December polls is...
Ghana statistical Service

Over 770,000 workers experience reduction in wages – Survey

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A Business Tracker Survey conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) indicates that more than 770,000 workers (25.7 percent of the total workforce)...
Ghana statistical Service

42,000 Ghanaians lose jobs amid COVID-19

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A report launched here on Monday said at least 42,000 workers had lost their jobs as a result of the outbreak of the novel...
Ghana statistical Service

Data shows high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana

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A new report by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Thursday indicated here a persistent high multidimensional poverty rate in Ghana. The Multidimensional Poverty...
Ghana statistical Service

More than 22 million Ghanaians affected by reduction in household income – Survey

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More than 22 million Ghanaians have been affected by a reduction in their household income since March 16, 2020 when COVID-19 restrictions were first...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Producer Price inflation for June hits 8.7 per cent

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for June was 8.7 per cent compared with 8.4 percent recorded in May. The month-on-month change in producer price...
inflation

Annual consumer inflation rate for June slows marginally to 11.2 percent in Ghana

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The rate of increase in the prices of consumer goods in Ghana slowed slightly to record an annual inflation rate of 11.2 percent in...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Ghana’s economy expands 4.9 percent in first quarter 2020

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Ghana’s economy expanded 4.9 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 compared to 6.7 per cent in the same period last year, driven...
inflation

Producer Price inflation for April hits 7.4 per cent

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The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for April 2020 was 7.4 percent. The rate represented a 0.6 percentage point increase in producer inflation relative...
Accra Lockdown

Report shows decline in travels in Ghana after lockdown

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A Mobility analysis report has shown that population movements have changed since mobility restrictions were introduced and lifted, as part of the government’s response...
Scam

We have not engaged anybody for recruitment-GSS

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The Ghana Statistical Service has informed the public that the Service has not engaged any person or institution to recruit or update the records...
Airport Residential Area Accra

Ghana’s economy grows 6.5 percent in 2019

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Ghana's economy grew by 6.5 percent in 2019, compared with the 6.3 percent recorded in 2018, the Ghana Statistical Service has said. ...