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Unemployment Rate and Employment Data in Ghana

Ghana Unemployment Data

Indicator Data Period
Unemployment Rate 4.7 % 2021


Latest data on Unemployment Rate (%)

Unemployment Rate
                     Ghana - Historical Data (%)

What is Unemployment Rate in Ghana?

  • Unemployment Rate in Ghana remained unchanged at 4.7 % in 2021. The maximum rate was 10.4 % and minimum was 4.1 %.
  • Data published Yearly by International Labour Organization.

Historical Data (%) by years

Data
Period
Date
4.7 2021 28.09.2022
4.5 2020 13.06.2021
6.8 2019 13.02.2020
6.7 2018 29.10.2019
2.4 2017 05.07.2018
5.77 2016 21.06.2018


Historical Chart by presidents (%)

Unemployment Rate in Ghana by presidents

Name Period Start Data End Data Max Value Min Value CHG% Start/End
Nana Addo Dankwa 07.01.2017 - 5.7700 5.7700 5.7700 5.7700 0.00%

Other labor indicators in Ghana

Index Updated Actual Previous
Living Wage Individual 2018 155.481 USD/Month 148.57
Wages High Skilled 2018 350.695 USD/Month 364.516
Wages Low Skilled  2018 150.298 USD/Month 120.584

Unemployment Rate in other countries

Country Updated Actual Previous
Egypt 3Q/22 7.4 % 7.2
Kenya 2021 6.6 % 5.4
Madagascar 2021 2.6 % 2.5
Zimbabwe 2021 5.17 % 5.7
Tanzania 2021 9.3 % 9.5
Togo 2021 4 % 3.9
Tunisia 2Q/22 15.3 % 16.1
Nigeria 4Q/20 33.3 % 27.1
Sudan 2021 19.81 % 17.7
Morocco 3Q/22 11.4 % 11.2
Senegal 2Q/22 22 % 25.8
Seychelles 2021 3 % 4
South Africa 3Q/22 32.9 % 33.9
Uganda 2021 2.9 % 2.8
Rwanda Aug/22 18.1 % 23
Liberia 2021 4.1 % 4
Zambia 2021 13 % 12.2
Mozambique 2017 25.04 % 24.37
Namibia 2021 21.7 % 21.4
Ghana 2021 4.7 % 4.7
Swaziland 2021 25.8 % 25.5
Libya 2021 19.6 % 20.1
Algeria 3Q/18 11.7 %
Angola 2022 30.2 % 30.8
Benin 2021 1.6 % 1.6
Botswana 2021 24.5 % 23.3
Burkina Faso 2018 6.1 %
Burundi 2021 1.8 % 1.7
Central African Republic 2021 6.6 % 6.4
Chad 2021 1.9 % 1.7
Comoros 2021 9.4 % 9.2
Republic of the Congo 2021 23 % 22.8
Equatorial Guinea 2021 9.2 % 9.9
Eritrea 2021 8 % 7.9
Ethiopia 2018 19.1 % 16.9
Gabon 2021 22.3 % 22
Gambia 2021 11.2 % 11.1
Guatemala 1Q/21 2.2 % 2
Guinea 2021 6.3 % 6.1
Guinea Bissau 2021 6.8 % 6.7
Lesotho 2021 24.6 % 24.6
Malawi 2021 7 % 6.7
Mali 2021 7.7 % 7.7
Mauritania 2021 11.5 % 11.3
Niger 2021 0.8 % 0.6
Sao Tome and Principe 2021 15.9 % 15.7
Sierra Leone 2021 5.6 % 4.6