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Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Government Appoints Prof. Annim as new statistician

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

Annual Consumer Price Inflation Falls

The annual consumer price inflation fell to 11.6 per cent in October from 12.2 per cent in September, while the monthly change rate in...

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...
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Ghana’s Annual Growth Rate Declines

Ghana’s provisional annual growth rate for 2016 stands at 3.5 per cent, down from 3.9 percent in 2015, acting government statistician Baah Wadieh said...

Nana Addo Express Confidence Ghana AIDS Commission Board

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday stressed the need to extend HIV/AIDS prevention interventions to all segments of the population in order to...
inflation

Greater Accra, Ashanti Record Higher Inflation Rates

The year-on-year inflation rate for November 2016 fell to 15.5 per cent compared with the 15.8 per cent recorded in October 2016. The Acting Government...

Ghana records new producer price index

Government Statistician Philomena Nyarko said the Monthly Change Rate for August 2016 was -3.3 percent, compared to the 1.0 percent change rate for July...

18.4 percent is Ghana latest fall for inflation

The drop in the inflation was attributed to decrease of non-food imported items caused by stability in the cedi. The monthly change rate for June...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

May’s producer price inflation up at 11.3 percent

The month-on-month change in producer price index between April and May 2016 was 0.9 per cent. The utilities sub-sector recorded the highest year-on-year producer price...
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Integrated Business Establishment Survey Report Launhed

The report, dubbed: “Integrated Business Establishment Survey Phase I” (IBESI) covers all sectors of the economy, which is unlike three previous industrial censuses conducted...
Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

March 2016 Inflation Rate Hits 19.2 %

The rate of inflation for March 2016 is the percentage change in the CPI over the 12-month period, from March 2015 to March 2016. ‘’The...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

Inflation Rate Pegged At 16.3%

This indicates that, between January 2015 and January 2016 (year-on-year) the Producer Price Index (PPI) increased by 16.30 per cent, representing a 5.30 percentage...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

Ghana’s PPI Rises To 10.5% At Close Of 2015

The year-on-year inflation from the Producer Price Index (PPI) for all industry rose to 10.5 per cent in December 2015, up by 7.5 percentage...
Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

Government Must Reduce Tariff Hikes To Avoid Inflation

She said, Ghana risks missing its inflation target following the increase in utility prices and taxes recently, adding that Government’s inflation target for this year...
Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

Producer Price Inflation Rate for all industry increased marginally by 0.3%

Ghana?s year-on-year Producer Price Inflation Rate (PPI) for all industry has increased marginally by 0.3 percentage points from 19.2 per cent in March 2015...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

Ghana must improve contraceptive growth rates – Philomena Nyarko

Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician has expressed the need for Ghana to do more to improve contraceptive growth rates (CPR), in light of the...

Ghana’s industry inflation drops to 21.8 pct in February

The average rate of price changes at the factory gate fell again by 1.8 percentage points in February, resulting in a year-on-year industry inflation...
Dr Philomena Nyarko - Government Statistician

Prices tumble further on Ghana’s factory gate to 21.8 percent in February on lower...

Average rate of price changes at the factory gate fell again by 1.8 percentage points in February resulting in a year-on-year industry inflation rate...
Inflation

Inflation hits 21.8%

The producer price inflation rate for February, 2015 hit 21.8 percent. Speaking at a news conference in Accra ,Government statistician Dr. Philomina Nyarko explains that,...

February 2015 Consumer inflation inches up to 16. 5 pct in Ghana

Consumer Price Index (CPI) inched up by 0.1 percentage point to record 16.5 percent relative to the 16.4 percent recorded in January, the Ghana...

Ghana makes tremendous strides in Data Protection

The Ministry of Communication on Thursday held a news briefing on the progress made so far on the implementation of the Data Protection Act...
Dr Philomena Nyarko - Government Statistician

End of 2014 will see Ghana’s economy grow at 6.9%

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has projected that the economy will grow at 6.9 per cent, far from the government?s target of eight per...
Inflation

Ghana’s year on year inflation rise

The year-on year inflation rate for September rose to 16.5 per cent up from the 15.9 percent recorded in August 2014, the Ghana Statistical...
Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician

Producer price index increases

Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician on Wednesday said the year-on year-on producer price index has recorded an increase by 48.3 per cent from August...

Ghana’s PPI Rose Up 47.4% In July

The Producer Price Inflation (PPI) rate for July 2014 stands at 47.4 per cent, up from a revised 33.1 per cent recorded in June...

Ghana Gets Highest Inflation Rate In 4 Years

The annual inflation rate rose to a four-year high of 15.3 per cent in July up from 15.0 per cent in June on the...
Government Statistician, Dr Philomena Nyarko

Ghana to start a business census

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will start conducting an economic census of all businesses in the country between now and September. Dubbed "Integrated Business Survey...
Dr Philomena Nyarko, Government Statistician ?

Ghana?s GDP slows

The country?s real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter of the year has slowed down as compared to the same period last...
Dr Philomena Nyarko

Utilities sub-sector inflation is highest with 41.0%

The utilities sub-sector recorded the highest inflation rate of 41.0 per cent in December 2013 as a result of the hikes in utility tariffs...
Agriculture

Ghana plans $20m agricultural census in 2015

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) few months ago and on behalf of government signed a Technical Cooperation Programme (TCP) with the Food and Agriculture Organisation...