Informal Workers in Ghana: A Statistical Snapshot

William Baah-Boateng, Joann Vanek


Citation: William Baah-Boateng, Joann Vanek. 2020. Informal Workers in Ghana: A Statistical Snapshot. WIEGO Statistical Brief No. 21. WIEGO.

This brief details recent data on informal workers in Greater Accra, urban Ghana and Ghana overall, and looks at the data:PUB_SB21_WilliamBaahBoateng_JoannVanek_2020

  • by sex
  • by occupational groups (domestic workers, home-based workers, market traders, street vendors and waste pickers)
  • by status of employment
  • by educational levels 
  • by age

It also looks at hours of work and workplace injuries.

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