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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...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Government Appoints Prof. Annim as new statistician

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo upon the recommendation of the Public Service Commission, has appointed Professor Samuel Kobina Annim as the Government Statistician. ...
inflation

Ghana recorded 5.4 percent producer inflation in February

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The rate of change in prices received by manufacturers of goods and services for their products and services at the factory gate (Industry Inflation)...
inflation

Consumer inflation rate inches up in Ghana in February

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Ghana's consumer inflation rate increased by 0.2 percentage points to 9.2 percent year-on-year in February, compared with the 9.0 percent year-on-year recorded a month...
Ghanaians

January 2019 consumer inflation slides down to 9.0 percent in Ghana on lower price...

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Annual headline Consumer inflation slumped 0.4 percentage points to 9.0 percent in January compared with the 9.4 percent recorded in December, according to data...
Market in Ghana

Ghana’s consumer inflation edges up to 9.4 percent in December

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Ghana's headline inflation inched up to 9.4 percent year-on-year in December 2018, compared with 9.3 percent a month earlier, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)...
birth

Maternal mortality improves in Ghana, but country still far from target – report

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Out of 100,000 pregnant women who gave birth (live births) in Ghana between 2011 and last year, 310 died over the period, results of...
Wpid Money Growth

Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

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Ghana's economy grew 6.8 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of 2018, compared with the 6.7 percent year-on-year growth rate recorded during the same...
inflation

Ghana’s April industry inflation increases to 6.4 percent

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Relatively better global prices for gold and higher ex-factory prices for basic metals locally drove up annual industry inflation for April to 6.4 percent...
Gorilla Census

2018 Agric Census: ISD meets community people

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The Information Services Department (ISD) has organised a sensitisation programme at Kpongu in the Wa Municipality as part of its regional wide campaign to...
Scientists

Scientists develop disease surveillance system framework to improve food security

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Agricultural scientists announced Wednesday they have developed a framework for Global Surveillance System (GSS) for crop diseases to help improve food security globally. Roger Day,...
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Prices fall at Ghana’s factory gate to 3.7 percent in March 2018

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Prices fell at Ghana’s factory gate in March to result in a 1.8 percentage point reduction in the Producer Price Index ( PPI-producer/industry inflation)...