Ghana

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INFORMATION


C63 / C160 Questionnaire Latest Microdata Household surveys in main annual inquiry
None
Link: http://www.ilo.org/ilostat-files/xQ/YI/html/GHA_EN.html
Exercises with response: 2011
Exercises without response: 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Source: CENSUS
Title: Population census 2010
Data reference period: Yearly
Geographical coverage: National coverage
Website: http://www.statsghana.gov.gh/nada/index.php
 
Source: LFS
Title: Labour Force Survey 2015
Data reference period: Yearly
Geographical coverage: National coverage
Website: http://www.statsghana.gov.gh/nada/index.php
 
Source: LSS
Title: Living Standards Survey 2017
Data reference period: Yearly
Geographical coverage: National coverage
Website: -
 
Survey: Labour Force Survey
Type: Labour force survey
First year on record: 2006
Latest year on record: 2015
Coverage for latest year: 15 years old; ILO-STATISTICS - Micro data processing; ILO-STATISTICS - Short term indicators of the labour market; None;
 
Survey: Living Standards Survey
Type: Household income/expenditure survey
First year on record: 1988
Latest year on record: 2017
Coverage for latest year: 15 years old; ILO-STATISTICS - Micro data processing; ILO-STATISTICS - Short term indicators of the labour market; None;
 

 

CONTACTS


Agency Name Job Title Email Questionnaire Last status Comments
Ghana Statistical Service Head Office info@statsghana.gov.gh YI, ILMS [ILMS] Email sent (26/09/2022)
Ghana Statistical Service Anthony Oduro-Denkyirah Labour Statistician anthonyodurodenkyirah@gmail.com YI [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022)
Ghana Statistical Service Anthony Oduro-Denkyirah Statistician anthony.oduro@statsghana.gov.gh ILMS [ILMS] Email sent (26/09/2022)
Ghana Statistical Service Baah Wadieh Acting Government Statistician baah.wadieh@statsghana.gov.gh [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022) SDG Focal points
Ghana Statistical Service Dominic Odoom STATISTICIAN dominic.odoom@statsghana.gov.gh YI [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022)
Ghana Statistical Service Gyebi Godwin Odei godwin.gyebi@statsghana.gov.gh ILMS [ILMS] Email sent (26/09/2022)
Ghana Statistical Service Omar Seidu Head of Demographic Statistics & SDGs Coordinator omar.seidu@statsghana.gov.gh [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022) SDG Focal points
Ghana Statistical Service Samuel Kobina Annim Government Statistician samuel.annim@statsghana.gov.gh YI, ILMS [ILMS] Email sent (26/09/2022)
Ministry for Employment and Social Welfare Dennis Diawuo PLANNING OFFICER diawuodennis@yahoo.com YI [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022)
Ministry for Employment and Social Welfare George Owusu Ansah Amoah Deputy Director goaamoah@yahoo.com YI, ILMS [ILMS] Email sent (26/09/2022)
Ministry for Employment and Social Welfare Lawrence Simpi Employment Information Branch lawrencesimpi@yahoo.com YI [YI] Email sent (16/05/2022)

 

DATA AVAILABILITY

SDG indicators

Indicator Survey name
(latest record)
First year Latest year Missing years from 2000-2020
SDG indicator 1.3.1 - Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems ILO Social Security Inquiry Database 2000 2020 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2017 2018
SDG indicator 5.5.2 - Proportion of women in senior and middle management positions Living Standards Survey 2006 2017 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 5.5.2 - Proportion of women in managerial positions Living Standards Survey 2000 2017 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.2.1 - Annual growth rate of output per worker (GDP constant 2010 US $) ILO Modelled Estimates 2000 2021
SDG indicator 8.3.1 - Proportion of informal employment in total employment by sex and sector Labour Force Survey 2006 2015 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.5.1 - Average hourly earnings of employees by sex Living Standards Survey 1991 2017 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.5.2 - Unemployment rate Living Standards Survey 1991 2017 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.5.2 - Unemployment rate by disability status Living Standards Survey 2010 2017 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.6.1 - Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training Living Standards Survey 1991 2017 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 8.7.1 - Proportion of children engaged in economic activity and household chores Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018 2018 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2019 202
SDG indicator 8.7.1 - Proportion of children engaged in economic activity Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2018 2018 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2019 202
SDG indicator 8.8.1 - Non-fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers . . 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 201
SDG indicator 8.8.1 - Fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers . . 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 201
SDG indicator 8.8.2 - Level of national compliance with labour rights (freedom of association and collective bargaining) based on ILO textual sources and national legislation ILO calculations based on information from ILO textual sources 2015 2020 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
SDG indicator 9.2.2 - Manufacturing employment as a proportion of total employment Living Standards Survey 1991 2017 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2014 2016 2018 2019 2020
SDG indicator 10.4.1 - Labour income share as a percent of GDP ILO Modelled Estimates 2004 2019 2000 2001 2002 2003 2020

Questionnaire indicators without data for 2000-2020

Topic Indicator Expected source types
Earnings Employees earning low pay by sex HS, ES
Labour cost Mean nominal hourly labour cost per employee by economic activity ES
Public sector employment Public employment by sectors and sub-sectors of national accounts HS, ES, ADM
Industrial and labour relations Trade union density rate of persons employed and employees by sex HS, ADM
Industrial and labour relations Trade union membership by type of member HS, ADM
Industrial and labour relations Persons employed and employees covered by collective bargaining by sex HS, ADM
Industrial and labour relations Trade union membership of persons employed and employees by sex HS, ADM
Industrial and labour relations Collective bargaining coverage rate of persons employed and employees by sex HS, ADM
Occupational injuries Days lost due to cases of occupational injury with temporary incapacity for work by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Days lost due to cases of occupational injury with temporary incapacity for work by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of fatal occupational injury by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of fatal occupational injury by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of non-fatal occupational injury by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of non-fatal occupational injury by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of non-fatal occupational injury by type of incapacity and economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Cases of non-fatal occupational injury by sex, type of incapacity and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Non-fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Non-fatal occupational injuries per 100'000 workers by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Workers in the reference group by economic activity HS, ES, ADM
Occupational injuries Workers in the reference group by sex and migrant status HS, ES, ADM
Strikes and lockouts Number of strikes and lockouts by economic activity ES, ADM
Strikes and lockouts Days not worked due to strikes and lockouts by economic activity ES, ADM
Strikes and lockouts Workers involved in strikes and lockouts by economic activity ES, ADM
Strikes and lockouts Days not worked per 1000 workers due to strikes and lockouts by economic activity ES, ADM
Labour inspection Registered workplaces that could be selected for labour inspection
Labour inspection Number of labour inspectors by sex
Labour inspection Number of labour inspection visits to workplaces during the year
Labour inspection Labour inspection visits per inspector

Legend for "Expected source types":

Questionnaire indicators with data

Source type Survey name Topic Indicator Years Details for latest record
First Latest # of years missing from first to latest Data channel Classification details Caveats
Labour force survey Labour Force Survey Working-age population Working-age population by sex and age 2006 2015 8 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Working-age population by sex, age and education 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Nonstandard education level: Including 1
Working-age population by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force Labour force by sex and age 2006 2015 8 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force by sex, age and education 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Nonstandard education level: Including 1
Labour force by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force participation rate by sex and age 2006 2015 8 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment Employment by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex, age and education 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Nonstandard education level: Including 1
Employment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and status in employment 2015 2015 0 Micro data Status in employment (ICSE-93) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and economic activity 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by economic activity and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4)
Occupation (ISCO-08)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and institutional sector 2015 2015 0 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and weekly hours actually worked 2015 2015 0 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment-to-population ratio by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Time-related underemployment Time-related underemployment by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employees Employees by sex and economic activity 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employees by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment Unemployment by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex, age and education 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Nonstandard education level: Including 1
Unemployment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex and disability status 2015 2015 0 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex, age and duration 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment rate by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment rate by sex and disability status 2015 2015 0 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Persons outside the labour force and NEET Potential labour force by sex and age 2015 2015 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) by sex 2015 2015 0 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Working time Mean weekly hours actually worked per employed person by sex and economic activity 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employed person by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employee by sex and economic activity 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employee by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Earnings Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and economic activity 2015 2015 0 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean nominal hourly earnings of employees by sex and occupation 2015 2015 0 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Household income/expenditure survey Living Standards Survey Working-age population Working-age population by sex and age 1989 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Working-age population by sex, age and education 1991 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Working-age population by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2006 2017 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force Labour force by sex and age 1989 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force by sex, age and education 1988 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2006 2017 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Labour force participation rate by sex and age 1989 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment Employment by sex and age 1988 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex, age and education 1991 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2006 2017 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and status in employment 1991 2017 23 Micro data Status in employment (ICSE-93) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and economic activity 1991 2017 22 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by economic activity and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4)
Occupation (ISCO-08)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and institutional sector 1991 2017 23 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment by sex and weekly hours actually worked 2006 2017 9 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Employment-to-population ratio by sex and age 1988 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Time-related underemployment Time-related underemployment by sex and age 1991 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employees Employees by sex and economic activity 1991 2017 23 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Employees by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment Unemployment by sex and age 1991 2017 21 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex, age and education 1991 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2006 2017 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex and disability status 2013 2017 3 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment by sex, age and duration 1991 2017 23 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment rate by sex and age 1991 2017 20 Micro data Age (5-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Unemployment rate by sex and disability status 2013 2017 3 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Persons outside the labour force and NEET Potential labour force by sex and age 2017 2017 0 Micro data Age (10-year bands) Break in series: Methodology revised
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) by sex 1991 2017 23 Micro data Break in series: Methodology revised
Working time Mean weekly hours actually worked per employed person by sex and economic activity 1991 2017 23 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employed person by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employee by sex and economic activity 1991 2017 23 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean weekly hours actually worked per employee by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Earnings Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and economic activity 1991 2017 23 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Mean nominal hourly earnings of employees by sex and occupation 1991 2017 23 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08) Break in series: Methodology revised
Population census Population Census Working-age population Working-age population by sex and age 1960 2010 46 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Working-age population by sex, age and education 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Nonstandard education level: Including X
Working-age population by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Labour force Labour force by sex and age 1960 2010 46 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Labour force by sex, age and education 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Nonstandard education level: Including X
Labour force by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Labour force participation rate by sex and age 1960 2010 46 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Employment Employment by sex and age 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Employment by sex, age and education 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Nonstandard education level: Including X
Employment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Employment by sex and status in employment 2000 2010 9 Micro data Status in employment (ICSE-93)
Employment by sex and economic activity 2000 2010 9 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4)
Employment by economic activity and occupation 2000 2010 9 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4)
Occupation (ISCO-08)
Employment by sex and occupation 2000 2010 9 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08)
Employment by sex and institutional sector 2000 2010 9 Micro data
Employment-to-population ratio by sex and age 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Employees Employees by sex and economic activity 2000 2010 9 Micro data Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.4)
Employees by sex and occupation 2000 2010 9 Micro data Occupation (ISCO-08)
Unemployment Unemployment by sex and age 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Unemployment by sex, age and education 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Education (ISCED-11)
Nonstandard education level: Including X
Unemployment by sex, age and rural / urban areas 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (10-year bands)
Unemployment by sex and disability status 2010 2010 0 Micro data
Unemployment rate by sex and age 2000 2010 9 Micro data Age (5-year bands)
Unemployment rate by sex and disability status 2010 2010 0 Micro data
Persons outside the labour force and NEET Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) by sex 2000 2010 9 Micro data
Economic or establishment census Survey of Employment and Earnings Employees Employees by sex and economic activity 1969 1991 0 Ad hoc Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.2)
Earnings Mean nominal monthly earnings of employees by sex and economic activity 1975 1991 0 Ad hoc Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.2)
Other administrative records and related sources Labour legislation Earnings Statutory nominal gross monthly minimum wage 1995 2022 0 Ad hoc
Labour Relations Records Strikes and lockouts Number of strikes and lockouts by economic activity 1969 1991 0 Ad hoc Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.2)
Days not worked due to strikes and lockouts by economic activity 1969 1991 0 Ad hoc Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.2)
Workers involved in strikes and lockouts by economic activity 1969 1991 0 Ad hoc Economic activity (ISIC-Rev.2)