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The Ministry of Information has disclosed that the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will release the provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.

This was made known in a press statement issued on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, and signed by the Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah.

“The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will release the provisional results of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (2021 PHC) on Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 at 10am.”

“The release of the report is an important milestone in the PHC dissemination strategy that aims to promote wide usage of census data for research, policy, and planning and share lessons learned from the implementation process with national and international partners.”

The Ghana Statistical Service had earlier announced the timelines for releasing the 2021 Population and Housing Census reports.

It said the reports will be released within a two-year period and will be made available to the public for free via a new website; www.census2021.statsghana.gov.gh.

“It is intended to inform all stakeholders, especially data users, of the outputs from the 2021 PHC and when they will be made available to the public,” the Statistical Service said.

The reports include; a preliminary Report, Residential Proximity Report to Essential Services Report, General Report, Thematic Reports, Analytical Reports, and the Census Atlas.

“There are additionally eight (8) interactive and user-friendly products to meet the diverse needs of data users i.e., policy briefs, interactive census results dashboard, infographics, dissemination seminars, webinars for data users, videos, fact sheets, and 1% Public Use Microdata Sample,” a document from the Statistical Service said.

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