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Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)

Statistical Service extends Housing and Population Census again!

The Ghana Statistical Service has once more extended the period for this year's Population and Housing census. The...

Deadline for 2021 Population and Housing Census extended

The Ghana Statistical Service has extended the deadline for the 2021 Population and Housing Census to Sunday, July 18.

Landlord threatens to shoot Census enumerator

An enumerator assigned to the Dr Berko Area for the 2021 Population and Housing Census has shared his chilling experience with the...

Chief and people of Kandiga boycott census

The Chief and people of Kandiga, a community in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region, say they are not...

Census officials involved in accident; one dead

One person has been reported dead with another injured in an accident involving two officials in the ongoing 2021 Population and Housing...

2021 Census: What you need to know

The 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) which began Sunday, is expected to end on July 11 with an extra five-day extension...

2021 Census: Some enumerators have been verbally abused

Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Annim says some enumerators who were deployed to undertake the census exercise have been verbally abused by some...

Akufo-Addo, family counted as census begins [Photos]

President Nana Akufo-Addo and his household have been counted as the 2021 Population and Housing Census officially begins today, June 28, 2021....
Bawumia and his lovely family

2021 Census: Household of Bawumia counted

The household of Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia was Monday morning, June 28 counted as part of the ongoing 2021 Population and...

2021 Census: Mahama’s household counted as he encourages Ghanaians to get counted

Former President John Mahama has once again urged all Ghanaians to make themselves available to be counted during the ongoing National Population...

Failure to participate in Census attracts a fine or imprisonment – Govt Statistician warns

Government Statistician, Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, has reminded all persons resident in Ghana, who intend to abstain from the census exercise, that...

Census Night 2021: Statistical Service targets outdoor sleepers, travelers, hotel guests

The Ghana Statistical Service has targeted for enumeration, travelers, people who sleep on the streets (rough sleepers), and guesthouse/hotel guests as it...

Census Night is Sunday June 27

All is set for this year’s Census Night, which falls tomorrow Sunday, June 27, 2021. The Census Night is...

2021 Census: More than eight million structures listed

Chief Census Officer, Professor Samuel Kwabena Annim, has announced that more than eight million structures out of the 11 million targeted have...

2021 Census Enumerators chase Govt over dog bite allowance

Some of the Enumerators of the 2021 population and housing census especially those operating in the urban areas in the Eastern Region...

Islamic Group deploys Arabic instructors as census ambassadors

The Mamprugu Islamic College of Education in the North East Region has deployed many of its Arabic instructors to help Muslim communities...

Census Night: Questions to expect, 23 days to go

“What is your name? How old are you? Where is your hometown? Where did you sleep last night?”

Population and Housing Census: Get counted – Suhum MP urges constituents

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Suhum Constituency, Oboafo Kwadjo Asante, has admonished his constituents to participate fully in this year's nationwide...

Census: Get counted – Akufo-Addo urges Ghanaians

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched 30 days countdown to 2021 Population and Housing Census with a call on all to get...

State to conduct census for s3x workers

The Bauchi state government has concluded plans to conduct a headcount of commercial sex workers in the state with a view to...

Bawumia launches Countdown to Census 2021

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has launched a publicity and preparation campaign dubbed '100 Days Countdown to the 2021 Population and...

This is how much 2021 population census will cost govt…

It has emerged that it will cost the government some GHS521 million to conduct the 2021 population and housing census.

Date for 2021 population census announced

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has scheduled the 2021 Population and Housing Census for Sunday, June 27, 2021. The...
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

Bawumia to launch 2021 population and housing census

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, will on Friday launch the countdown to the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) census.
Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)

GSS begins training ahead of 2021 population and housing census

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has begun the last phase of training ‘Master Trainers’ for the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC)...

New date for population census announced

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that the next Population and Housing Census (PHC) has been scheduled for between April and...
Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)

Statistical Service extends deadline for census trainee recruitment

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has extended the deadline for prospective applicants to submit their applications for the pre-certification training programme of...
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GSS to announce new date for population, housing census

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says the National Census Steering Committee will announce a new date for the commencement of the National...

2020 Population Census will come off – GSS

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says the 2020 population census will come off though the scheduled date might change. The exercise was...

2020 census delayed, new date to be announced

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is expected to announce the postponement of the Population and Housing Census originally scheduled for March this...
Bernard Mornah

Wait for data from 2020 population census for new Voters Register – Bernard Mornah...

National Chairman of the People’s National Convention, Bernard Mornah, has asked the Electoral Commission (EC) to halt its plans to compile a...

Statistical Service to go digital in 2020 census

Professor Samuel Kobina Annim, a statistician at the Ghana Statistical Service, has said that the agency will use successful censuses conducted in...

Population census to be conducted in 2020

Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister has revealed that a new population census would be conducted in 2020 to among others update the...

Child labour: 3 Million minors locked up

The traffic lights are meant to regulate the movement of vehicles and maintain order at road intersections, but for 13-year-old Razak, who...

Full Speech: Bawumia’s Digitalization address at Ashesi University

Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you very much for the opportunity to speak at Ashesi University this evening. This...
Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Jean Mensa

Full text: Electoral Commission’s update on 2020 elections

LET THE CITIZEN KNOW 25-10-2021 Updates on the 2020 elections and responses to some allegations Good...

Election 2020: EC saved country $90m

The Electoral Commission (EC) saved the country $90 million in the conduct of the 2020 Election, the Chairperson of the commission, Mrs...

Akufo-Addo receives Guinean military delegation [Photos]

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Wednesday received a three-member delegation from the Guinean military junta, the National Committee for Reconciliation and Development (CNRD),...

More females in Volta Region than other 15 regions – 2021 PHC results

The provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) indicate that there are more females in the Volta Region than...
Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)

Ghana’s population now 30.8 million – Statistical Service

Provisional figures from the Ghana Statistical Service puts Ghana’s current population at 30.8 million. This forms part of the...