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

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

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...
growth

Ghana records 6.8 percent economic growth for 2018 Q1

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

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

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...
Fruit Juice Factory

Prices fall at Ghana’s factory gate to 3.7 percent in March 2018

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

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

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...

Ghana Statistical Service Board Sworn into Office

A seven-member Board of the Ghana Statistical Service has been inaugurated at a ceremony, held at the Ministry of Finance, in Accra. The Board, which...

Vodafone, Statistical Service Partner For Sustainable Development

Vodafone Ghana has partnered the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) to launch a not-for-profit “Big Data for Good” initiative aimed at using mobile-derived customer insights...
tourism in Ghana

Leisure recreation, holiday tourism suffer low patronage in Ghana

Just 2.9 percent of total domestic tourism expenditure in Ghana is spent on leisure, recreation and holiday tourism, a report by the Ghana Statistical...
Eurozone inflation

Ghana’s September consumer inflation marginally down

Ghana's inflation rate in September decreased marginally by 0.1 percentage points to 12.2 percent year-on-year, compared with 12.3 percent in August, Ghana Statistical Service...
producer-inflation

Ghana’s producer inflation rises to 6.6 percent in August

Ghana's Producer Price Index (PPI) rose by 4.6 percentage points to record a producer inflation of 6.6 percent in August compared to 2.0 percent...
capital markets

Ghana July industry inflation declines to 2 percent

The Producer Price Index (PPI) which measures the average change over time in prices received by domestic manufacturers for the production of their goods...
Biotech industry

Ghana’s industry inflation declines to 3.6 percent in June

The Producer Price Index (PPI) announced here on Wednesday by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) declined 0.1 percentage points to 3.6 percent year-on-year for...
inflation

Ghana’s inflation slows further to 12.1 percent in June

Inflation slowed further by 0.5 percentage points to 12.1 percent year-on-year in June, relative to the 12.6 percent recorded a month earlier, Ghana Statistical...
A mother cooks for her children near the sprawling Achimota dump site in the outskirts of Accra, capital of Ghana, May 30, 2012. Environmental problems is one of the big challenges that Ghana faces. The western African country recorded 14.4 percent GDP growth last year, but it has to balance the development and environment protection. (Xinhua/Mary T. Richter) (lyq)

Ghana makes economic gains in Q1 of 2017

Ghana's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which measures economic growth, reached 6.6 percent during the first quarter, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) announced here on...
Fuel

Ghana’s producer price index drops in May

Ghana's Producer Price Index (PPI) dipped further by 0.7 percentage points to 3.7 percent year-on-year in May, compared to 4.4 percent recorded in April,...
inflation

Ghana May 2017 inflation dips to 12.6 percent

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) announced here on Wednesday that inflation rate for the country dipped 0.4 percentage points to 12.6 percent year-on-year in...
Migration

West Africa’s complex migration situation requires holistic solution

The complex nature of migration in the West African sub-region requires a holistic approach to derive benefits for the sub-region, Sylvia Lopez-Ekra, Chief of...
food prices

Ghana’s PPI rises to 5.4 percent in February

The Producer Price Index (PPI) in Ghana increased 2.3 percentage points to record a 5.4 percent inflation year-on-year during the month of February 2017,...
tax

Regional Minister Seek Tax Holiday For Investors In C/R

The Central Regional Minister, Mr Kwamena Duncan has proposed to Government to consider granting tax holidays to investors who operate in Regions taunted as...
Prez Mahama Commissions Komenda Sugar Factory

Ghana’s December PPI slumps to 4.9 percent

Ghana's factory gate prices fell in December 2016 to result in a 7-percentage-point dip in industry inflation to 4.9 percent year-on-year, according to the...
producer-inflation

Ghana’s Producer inflation hits 11. 9 pct in November

Prices went up at the factory gate for some manufactured products in Ghana to send the Producer Price Index (PPI) up by 2.2 percentage...

Ghanaian Media Engaged On District League Table

The Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) and UNICEF has held an engagement with the media on reporting effectively on the District League Table...
Ghana Statistical Service

GSS outdoors new policy for the development of statistics

The five-year strategic document was a framework drafted to assist the GSS to “strengthen its statistical capacity across the National Statistical System (NSS)”. NSDS...
food

Ghana October PPI edges up to 9.8 percent

The Producer Price Index (PPI) in Ghana in October was 9.8 percent, a slight increase from the 9.7 percent recorded in September, the...

Ghana’s inflation falls in October

The month-on-month inflation for the month under review was also 1.4 percent, compared with the 0.2 percent recorded in September 2016. Addressing...
food prices

Ghana’s PPI falls in September

The PPI measures the average rate of change over time in prices received by domestic producers for the production of their goods and services. ...
Ghana Statistical Service

GSS To Conduct Seventh Living Standards Survey

The Ghana Living Standards Survey (GLSS) is a nationally representative household survey which provides reliable, disaggregated and internationally comparable welfare and living conditions statistics...

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