Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) rose to 47.5% in Ghana in 2018

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) (%)
Labour | Ghana | May 18, 2019
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Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) reached 47.5 % in 2018 in Ghana. This is 61.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Ghana reached an all time high of 47.5 % in 2018 and an all time low of 29.0 % in 1993. When compared to Ghana's main peers, Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) in Benin amounted to 39.2 %, 45.8 % in Ivory Coast and 46.0 % in Togo in 2018.

Ghana has been ranked 112th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce), 28 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Employees are people who work for a public or private employer and receive remuneration in wages, salary, commission, tips, piece rates, or pay in kind.

Employment In Services (As % of Total Workforce) Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Benin % 38.3% 38.8% 39.0% 38.7% 38.8%
Burkina Faso % 34.6% 36.8% 38.1% 38.4% 38.1%
Ghana % 39.1% 40.5% 43.4% 46.1% 46.7%
Guinea % 25.6% 25.8% 25.9% 26.3% 25.7%
Ivory Coast % 42.6% 43.0% 43.6% 44.1% 44.8%
Liberia % 42.5% 42.8% 42.7% 42.6% 42.4%
Mali % 24.8% 25.2% 25.3% 29.5% 27.7%
Niger % 15.2% 15.4% 15.7% 15.9% 15.8%
Nigeria % 48.9% 49.9% 50.5% 51.2% 51.5%
Togo % 44.6% 44.7% 45.0% 45.4% 45.6%