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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...
inflation

Producer Price Inflation jumps to 13 percent in December

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The year-on-year Producer Price inflation for all industry jumps 13.0 percent in December 2019, up 3.1 percentage points compare with 9.9 percent recorded...

Ghana Statistical Service launches Five-Year Corporate Plan

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) on Wednesday launched its Five-year Corporate Plan (2020-2024), which outlines an ambitious journey...
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...
census

Ghana Statistical Service to conduct second trial census

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will begin the second phase of the multi-staged Trial Census for the 2020 Population and Housing Census with listing...

Ghana records 5.7 percent economic growth in second quarter

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Economic growth in Ghana grew 0.4 percentage points to 5.7 percent in the second quarter of this year compared with the 5.3 percent recorded...
Ghana Revenue Authority

GRA marries PRINGAG to help boost Ghana’s revenue mobilization

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The Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Nti, has reiterated his outfit’s commitment to working assiduously to improve the country’s...
Utility tariff

Utility tariff increase bites Ghanaian consumers

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The increase in utility tariffs in July has started biting the pockets of consumers in Ghana, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) revealed here on...
Consumer Confidence

Ghana’s economy grew 6.7 percent in first quarter

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Annual economic growth rate in Ghana, with oil production included increased to 6.7 percent in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the 5.4...
inflation

Producer inflation stays flat at 7.1 percent for April in Ghana

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Producer Inflation which measures the average rate of change over a given period, in prices of goods and services at the producer’s...
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Ghana Statistical Service to Commence 2020 Census Trial

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Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will begin a multi-staged Trial Census from 26 May 2019, with 2nd June 2019 as the Trial census night as...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Ghana’s Pre-Housing and Population Census Trial Set for May

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says it has scheduled May 2019 for its trial exercise for the 2020 housing and population 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. ...
Dirty Water

Ghana government tasked to invest in water sector

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The Coalition of NGOs in Water and Sanitation (CONIWAS) has called on the government to swiftly step up its coordination efforts to ensure that...
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)...
inflation

Ghana’s producer inflation declines to 6.5 percent in November

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Ghana's Producer Price Index (PPI) edged lower to 6.5 percent in November, Ghana Statistical Service said here on Wednesday. The November...
Poverty Reduction in Ghana

New survey reveals mixed outcomes in Ghana’s developmental efforts

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A new survey released here on Wednesday has revealed mixed results in the developmental progress of Ghana, according to Ghana Statistical Service. The Multiple Indicator...
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...

Consider Family Planning As A Human Right : NPC Calls On Government

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The current global population estimated at 7.6 billion as of July 2018 by the United Nations statistics as according to Worldometers. According to the...
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...
Agriculture in Africa

GSS Dispatch 522 Field Officers for Agricultural Census in VR

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has deployed 522 field officers to the Volta Region for this year’s Agricultural census after 33 years of discontinuation. The...
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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)...
census

GSS Prepares for Nationwide Agriculture Census

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is to begin a 10-week nationwide census of agriculture to aid efficient policy implementation to boost the performance of...

Developing Countries With High Unemployment Rate At Risk

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Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for National Equity, a non-profit making organisation has stated that unemployment was a time-bomb that could blast...