Ghana Unemployment Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Unemployment Rate in Ghana increased to 5.77 percent in 2016 from 5.54 percent in 2015. Unemployment Rate in Ghana averaged 6.51 percent from 1991 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 10.36 percent in 2000 and a record low of 3.60 percent in 2006.

Ghana Unemployment Rate
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Ghana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 5.77 5.54 10.36 3.60 percent [+]
Population 28.21 27.58 28.21 6.65 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 1700.00 1700.00 1700.00 1700.00 GHS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 660.00 660.00 660.00 660.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 1950.00 2000.00 2000.00 1340.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 588.00 752.00 752.00 438.00 GHS/Month [+]


Ghana Unemployment Rate

In Ghana, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force. This page provides - Ghana Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ghana Unemployment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.77 5.54 10.36 3.60 1991 - 2016 percent Yearly




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