Over 80% of government employees earn below GH¢3,000 – GSS report reveals

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A new report emerging from the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) indicates that out of every five government employees, four of them earn less than GH¢3,000.

Thus out of the 688,000 persons employed by the Government of Ghana, 533,179 of them earn less than the said wage.

The number falling below the GH¢3,000 wage represents 80% of the total workforce of the public sector.

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This was indicated in GSS’s report titled “The Ghana 2022 earnings: inequality in the public sector”.

The report also revealed that 104,349 people earn between GH¢3000 to GH¢4,999 while 20,606 persons earn between GH¢5,000 to GH¢9,999.

Some 6,225 people also earn over GH₵10,000.

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