Men Have A Higher Monthly Net Salary Than Women – Ghana Statistical Service

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has revealed that male workers earn 6% more than their female counterparts.

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According to the report by GSS titled ‘Ghana 2022 earnings: Inequality in the public sector’, the difference between the average net salary of men and women is GH₵165.

“This means that the gender pay gap is 6.0%. Men have a higher average monthly net salary, of GH₵2,669, while women have an average of GH₵2,504.”

“The average monthly net salary of women is lower than that of men in all 16 regions,” the GSS report added.

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The report further said the government of Ghana employs about 688,000 people with over one-third (34.8%) of the employees in the Ashanti (18.2%) and Greater Accra (16.5%) regions.

The North East (1.4%) and Savanna regions (1.4%) hold only 2.8 per cent of the total number of public sector employees.

Males in the public sector constitute 54.4% of the total number of employees.

Almost half (46.3%) of public sector employees are between 31 and 40 years old.

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