The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is the National Statistical Office of Ghana, with a mission to lead the efficient production and management of quality official statistics based on international standards, using competent staff for evidence-based decision-making, in support of national development.

The core functions of GSS are:

  • Advise Government and all stakeholders on all matters relating to statistical information;
  • Collect, compile, analyze, abstract, and publish statistical information;
  • Conduct statistical surveys and censuses in Ghana;
  • Organise a coordinated scheme of economic and social statistics in Ghana.

 

Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data

GSS is a partner in the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. GSS commits to provide quality data and statistical services for informed decision-making and good governance in Ghana. We, furthermore, commit to lend our expertise and share our knowledge and experiences with other partners.

  

Initiatives in Ghana Statistical Service

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Leave No One Behind Data Collaborative

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Strengthening disaggregated data to help ensure that groups traditionally marginalized from development progress, are included.
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Inclusive Data Charter

GPSDD Initiated | Looking for Partners | Resources Available
The Inclusive Data Charter was developed to mobilize political commitments and meaningful actions to deepen data disaggregation.
  

News about Ghana Statistical Service

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April 18, 2017

Ghana Paves the Way to a Data Revolution for Sustainable Development

Over 150 participants attended the two-day National Data Roadmap for Sustainable Development Forum in Accra, Ghana in which Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, Vice-President of Ghana, delivered a powerful keynote address that signaled Ghana’s commitment to build a robust data ecosystem for sustainable development.
  

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