Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate

1990 - 2021 | Yearly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate

  • Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 68.4 % in Dec 2021, compared with 68.4 % in the previous year.
  • Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1990 to Dec 2021, with an average rate of 72.7 % .
  • The data reached the an all-time high of 77.6 % in Dec 1990 and a record low of 68.4 % in Dec 2020.
  • Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate is reported by reported by CEIC Data.
  • In the latest reports, Ghana Population reached 31.1 million people in Dec 2020.
  • Unemployment Rate of Ghana increased to 4.7 % in Dec 2021.
  • The country's Monthly Earnings stood at 242.0 USD in Dec 2015.

View Ghana's Labour Force Participation Rate from 1990 to 2021 in the chart:

Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate

What was Ghana's Labour Force Participation Rate in 2021?

Ghana Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 68.4 % in Dec 2021, compared with 68.4 % in the previous year. See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
68.4 2021 68.4 2020 68.4 2020 77.6 1990 % yearly 1990 - 2021

Labour Force Participation Rate by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 61.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2012 - Mar 2022
Algeria (%) 41.7 2018 yearly 2003 - 2018
Argentina (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Armenia (%) 58.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 67.0 May 2022 monthly Feb 1978 - May 2022
Austria (%) 77.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2021 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 63.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bahrain (%) 70.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh (%) 57.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Belarus (%) 86.5 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Belgium (%) 70.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (%) 62.4 2017 yearly 1999 - 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 47.7 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Botswana (%) 60.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Brazil (%) 62.5 May 2022 monthly Mar 2012 - May 2022
Brunei (%) 63.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria (%) 55.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 87.4 2020 yearly 2020 - 2020
Canada (%) 65.9 May 2022 monthly Jan 1976 - May 2022
Chile (%) 59.8 May 2022 monthly Mar 2009 - May 2022
China (%) 68.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Colombia (%) 63.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2022
Croatia (%) 51.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (%) 64.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2004 - Mar 2022
Czech Republic (%) 59.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Denmark (%) 70.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 64.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2013 - Mar 2022
Egypt (%) 42.9 2021 yearly 2009 - 2021
Estonia (%) 65.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2000 - Mar 2022
European Union (%) 57.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Finland (%) 69.6 May 2022 monthly May 2004 - May 2022
France (%) 73.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2003 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 50.9 2021 yearly 1998 - 2021
Germany (%) 55.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2022
Ghana (%) 68.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Greece (%) 59.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 58.1 May 2022 monthly Dec 1981 - May 2022
Hungary (%) 66.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2009 - Mar 2022
Iceland (%) 78.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
India (%) 45.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Indonesia (%) 69.1 Feb 2022 semiannually Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Iran (%) 40.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2018 - Mar 2022
Ireland (%) 64.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2022
Israel (%) 63.2 May 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - May 2022
Italy (%) 48.2 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2004 - Dec 2020
Ivory Coast (%) 55.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Japan (%) 62.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - May 2022
Jordan (%) 38.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 69.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2001 - Mar 2022
Kenya (%) 73.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
South Korea (%) 64.9 May 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - May 2022
Kosovo (%) 39.5 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2016 - Mar 2021
Kuwait (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan (%) 60.2 2019 yearly 1994 - 2019
Laos (%) 76.4 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Latvia (%) 68.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2002 - Mar 2022
Lebanon (%) 42.5 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Lithuania (%) 62.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 1998 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 55.4 2021 yearly 2000 - 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 68.3 May 2022 monthly Sep 1996 - May 2022
North Macedonia (%) 55.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Malawi (%) 75.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Malaysia (%) 69.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 78.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Mauritius (%) 54.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Mexico (%) 60.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Moldova (%) 40.1 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2015 - Mar 2022
Mongolia (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2006 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 56.3 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Morocco (%) 44.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1999 - Mar 2022
Mozambique (%) 78.3 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Myanmar (%) 54.7 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Nepal (%) 79.6 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Netherlands (%) 72.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
New Zealand (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 1986 - Mar 2022
Nigeria (%) 53.8 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Norway (%) 66.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Oman (%) 68.2 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Pakistan (%) 50.1 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Palestinian Territory (%) 45.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2002 - Mar 2022
Panama (%) 60.4 2021 yearly 2003 - 2021
Paraguay (%) 71.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2017 - Mar 2022
Peru (%) 71.9 2021 yearly 2001 - 2021
Philippines (%) 63.4 Apr 2022 quarterly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 58.0 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2021 - Mar 2022
Portugal (%) 59.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2011 - Mar 2022
Qatar (%) 88.0 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Romania (%) 51.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1996 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 68.5 Dec 2021 monthly Aug 2009 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 60.4 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2016 - Mar 2022
Serbia (%) 55.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2014 - Mar 2022
Singapore (%) 70.5 2021 yearly 1991 - 2021
Slovakia (%) 59.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Slovenia (%) 58.8 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
South Africa (%) 56.9 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Spain (%) 58.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 1976 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 51.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2012 - Mar 2022
Sudan (%) 48.0 2021 yearly 1990 - 2021
Sweden (%) 75.1 May 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - May 2022
Switzerland (%) 66.7 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2010 - Mar 2022

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -8.5 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2008 - Mar 2022
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -294.937 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 768.478 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Mar 2022
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.2 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2008 - Mar 2022
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 80.1 2021 yearly 2006 - 2021
Forecast: Government Expenditure (GHS bn) 234.411 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Forecast: Government Net Debt (GHS bn) 885.914 2027 yearly 1990 - 2027
Forecast: Government Revenue (GHS bn) 162.850 2027 yearly 1982 - 2027
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 20.464 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 296.0 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,431.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2010 - Feb 2022
Total Exports Growth (%) -1.9 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 2011 - Dec 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 78,981.621 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,111.213 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 221.031 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,193.0 Dec 2021 monthly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 31.7 Dec 2021 monthly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 188,339.959 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 63,163.099 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 59.001 Mar 2022 monthly Feb 1985 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 162.216 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 448.347 Mar 2022 monthly May 1995 - Mar 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 239.044 Mar 2022 monthly Jun 1986 - Mar 2022
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 0.0 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Current Account Balance (USD mn) -672.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 346.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -69.820 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 18.1 2010 yearly 1975 - 2010
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -69.820 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 28,290.4 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 2012 - Feb 2022
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 35.6 2021 yearly 1999 - 2021
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -3.522 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) -28,067.014 2020 yearly 2006 - 2020
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Apr 2022
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn) 1,357.152 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2008 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 11,560.177 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 17,612.019 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1990 - Dec 2021
M2 Growth (%) 11.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1991 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 7,500.6 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1965 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%) 9.318 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2006 - Mar 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 7.2 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Gold Reserves (Metric Ton) 1,000.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 18,202.312 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Feb 2022
Total Deposits Growth (%) 17.5 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2005 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 25,818.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1967 - Feb 2022
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 24.9 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1968 - Feb 2022
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,523.397 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2011 - Feb 2022
Total Loans Growth (%) 18.28 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 2012 - Feb 2022
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 10.26 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (%) -8.4 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2013 - Apr 2022

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