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Ghana reschedules 2020 census to June

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Ghana's 2020 housing and population census (PHC) scheduled for next month will now take place in June, the Government Statistician Samuel Kobina Annim disclosed...
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Inflation Rate for January falls marginally to 7.8 percent

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The Year-on-Year Inflation rate for January fell slightly to 7.8 percent from 7.9 percent recorded in December 2019. The month-on-month inflation between December 2019 and...
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Ghana’s economic growth dips 4th straight time

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Economic growth in Ghana dipped 1.8 percentage points to 5.6 percent in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, compared with the 7.4 percent recorded...
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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 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...
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Ghana’s Inflation rate for October increases to 7.7 percent

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The Year-on-year inflation rate for October increased slightly to 7.7 per cent, up by 0.1 percentage point from the 7.6 per cent recorded in...

Ghana allocates GH₵45 million for 2020 Population Census

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Government has allocated an amount of GHC 45 million for the preparatory activities of the 2020 Population and Housing Census, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, 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,...

Ghana to witness first ever digital Census next year

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Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, the Government Statistician Thursday said Ghana will witness its first ever digital Census in the 2020 Population and Housing Census...
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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. ...
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Annual Consumer Price Inflation Falls

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Greater Accra, Ashanti Record Higher Inflation Rates

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 %

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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%

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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

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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

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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%

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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

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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

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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...

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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 hits 21.8%

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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

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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

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The Ministry of Communication on Thursday held a news briefing on the progress made so far on the implementation of the Data Protection Act...