Unemployment Rate in Ghana increased to 6.70 percent in 2018 from 6.60 percent in 2017.

Unemployment Rate in Ghana averaged 6.58 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10.40 percent in 2000 and a record low of 4.60 percent in 1991. This page provides - Ghana Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Unemployment Rate in Ghana is expected to be 6.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Ghana Unemployment Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Ghana Unemployment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.70 6.60 10.40 4.60 1991 - 2018 percent Yearly

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.

Ghana Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 6.70 6.60 10.40 4.60 percent [+]
Population 29.77 29.12 29.77 6.64 Million [+]
Living Wage Family 1720.00 1600.00 1720.00 1600.00 GHS/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 900.00 860.00 900.00 860.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 2030.00 2110.00 2110.00 1440.00 GHS/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 870.00 698.00 870.00 472.00 GHS/Month [+]