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Ghana’s inflation hits 33.9% in August 2022

Data according to the Ghana Statistical Service has revealed that inflation for the month of August 2022 has shot up to 33.9% This will continually increase the cost of borrowing by raising interest rates further. This was announced by the Government Statistician, Prof. Samuel Annim at a press conference on …

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About 8 million persons in Ghana are illiterate – GSS

The Ghana Statistical Service has said that findings from an upcoming report reveal that 7.9 million persons aged 6 years and older in Ghana are illiterate. The GSS said in a statement released on Thursday, September 8 to mark World Literacy Day, that this means they cannot read and write …

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Producer Price Inflation rate for June 2022 was 38% – GSS

The Ghana Statistical Service has announced that the Producer Price Inflation rate for June 2022 was 38 percent. This rate represents a 4.7 percentage point increase in producer inflation relative to the rate recorded in May 2022 (33.3%). The month-on-month change in the producer price index between May 2022 and …

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Public sector workers are generally overpaid

Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, the Government Statistician has revealed that public sector workers took double salaries for work done. He stated that the workers were generally overpaid. Speaking at an inaugural lecture themed “Data Policy Transitions: Perspectives of Economic Variables”, at the University of Cape Coast on Thursday, June 2, …

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