Only about 1.9 percent of the economically active population is unemployed.
That’s according to the latest Ghana Living Standards Survey Labour Force report.
The report says 75.7 percent of persons who are 15 years and above are economically active.
The unemployment rate among 15 years and above is however higher in urban areas- about 3.6 percent than rural areas.
The jobless rate is also higher among females-3.8 percent than males.
It is higher among the age group 15-24 compared with 1.7 percent for the aged group 25-44 years.
A total of 21,554 persons were captured of which 10,486 were men and 11,068 were women.
With regard to the sector employment, 52.0 percent of persons who are 15 years and older are engaged in agriculture, forestry and fishing. It is followed by wholesale and retail trade with 15.9 percent.
46.8 percent of the employed persons are self employed without employees.
On average time spent on economic activities, an average of 37.3 hours was spent on all economic activities by persons 15 years and older during the seven days preceding the interview.