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Ghanaians with higher credentials are the most unemployed – GSS

A new report by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has uncovered that regardless of their accessibility and eagerness to work, a huge part of knowledgeable Ghanaians battle to get employment.

As indicated by the Ghana 2023 Annual Household Income and Expenditure Survey (AHIES), spreading over from January 2022 to September 2023, roughly 22.3% of people who experienced joblessness for a persistent 21-month time frame held tertiary training capabilities.

Also, almost 48% of those confronting joblessness had finished secondary schooling.

The Government Statistician, Teacher Samuel Kobina Annim, shared these work insights, stressing that around 200,000 people experienced joblessness spells enduring no less than a year during this period. Strikingly, the issue was more common among females, metropolitan inhabitants, people with auxiliary schooling, and those matured somewhere in the range of 15 and 24 years. "This number decreases to around 752,000 people who as of the second from last quarter of 2023 had not been utilized.

The review separated joblessness spells by following people jobless for two quarters (a half year) between the second and third quarters of 2023, those jobless for a long time from the primary quarter to the second from last quarter of 2023, and those jobless for the whole 21-month time frame from the main quarter of 2022 to the second from last quarter of 2023.

The review featured that the complete number of individuals jobless for quite some time in the second and third quarters of 2023 was roughly 1.3 million, diminishing to 752,000 by the second from last quarter of 2023. Teacher Annim focused on the meaning of tending to youth joblessness, which comprised north of 3/4 of the all out jobless populace of 1.85 million. The report showed a year-on-year expansion in the joblessness rate, with explicit locales encountering prominent varieties.

The Overseer of Exploration, Measurements, and Data The executives at the Service of Business and Work Relations, George Amoah, underlined the public authority's dependence on such insights for arranging and communicated a promise to utilizing the report to advance good work for the populace.


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