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GFD engages Statistical Service on population census

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) has held an engagement with the Ghana Statistical Services ahead of the impending 2021 Population Census. According to...
Census Measures

We are working towards a credible census – GSS

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The Ghana Statistical Service has assured Ghanaians that it was putting in place adequate measures and processes that would support credible census. Professor Samuel Kobina...

Ghana’s economy bounces back on growth path

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Ghana’s economy recorded a growth of 0.8 percent to bounce back to the path of growth in the last quarter of 2020 after contracting...

GSS schools Heads of Department on upcoming Population and Housing Census

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in collaboration with the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) have sensitized Heads of Department in the Region on the...

Guild of Servants inaugurates 102 Altar Servers

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The Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary (GSS), Anglican Diocese of Accra, at the weekend inaugurated 102 Altar Servers from six Archdeaconries including the...

Gov’t declares June 27th as Census Night

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), in consultation with the Office of the President, has endorsed Sunday, June 27, this year, as the Census Night. 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...
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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...
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GSS launches Statistics Improvement Project

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Wednesday launched the Harmonizing and Improving Statistics in West Africa Project (HISWAP) to strengthen the statistical systems across...
Sustainable Development Goal Sdgs

Ghana cannot achieve SDGs without reliable data – GSS

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Ghana cannot achieve targets set for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 without reliable data, Mr Omar Seidu, the Head of Demographics...
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...
Ghana statistical Service

Statistical Service opens recruitment for university graduates

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The Ghana Statistical Service(GSS)has opened recruitment for university graduates to work as regional trainers in the upcoming nationwide population census. A statement copied to the...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Journalists’ inability to interpret statistical data worrying – GSS

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Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, a Government Statistician has expressed worry about journalists’ inability to interpret and communicate scientific data by the Ghana Statistical Service...
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...
Food Security

GSS inaugurates committees to assess food security and vulnerability

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Thursday inaugurated its Steering and Technical Advisory committees to conduct a comprehensive food security and vulnerability assessment to...
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 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...
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

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...
Mother Child

Malaria and anaemia prevalence decreases among Ghanaian children

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The 2019 Malaria Indicator Survey (GMIS) has shown that only 14 per cent of children age six to 59 months in Ghana, tested positive...
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...
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...
Factory workers

Manufacturing sector pushed up factory gate prices 3.1 percentage points in December

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The rate of increase in the prices manufacturers in Ghana receive for the manufacture of their products (Producer inflation) increased 3.1 percentage points to...
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GSS to recruit 6000 field officers for Eastern Region

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Mr John Foster Agyaho, the Principal Statistician, has said the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) would recruit 6000 field officials for Eastern Region to...
census

Population and Housing Census will go ahead this year -GSS

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says it will conduct the Population and Housing Census this year although it is likely to be...
Market in Ghana

November inflation rises to 8.2 percent in Ghana

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Ghana's year-on-year inflation rate for November increased by 0.5 percentage points to 8.2 percent, compared with the 7.7 percent recorded the previous month, the...
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Ghana government releases GH₵25 million for preparations towards 2020 Census

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The Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, says Government has released GHc25 million for the preparatory phase of the 2020 Population and Housing Census,...
inflation

Local currency depreciation pushes up Ghana’s March 2019 inflation

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Annual Inflation, the measure of the rate of change in prices of consumer goods and services over a period of time inched up 0.1...