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Gov’t Provides ‘evidence’ for over 1m Job Creation claim

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Government has released evidence that it claims shows it has created jobs in excess of one million in barely 13 months. The jobs are within the public service.

The claim was first made by Labour and Employment minister Ignatius Baffour Awuah on May Day.

         
Jobs Created by Government from Jan. 2017 to March 2018  
         
* The total number of people employed  within the formal sector across the country from January 2017 to March   2018  is  1,096,404.  
         
* Out of the 1,096,404 jobs created, 987,461 (90.06%)  were as a result of the various  interventions of the various sectors.  
         
* There were also 108,943 employed into the formal Private Sector (according  from SSNIT).  
         
* The details are provided in the table below.  
         
         
No Ministry/Organisation Agency Total  
 
1 Interior GPS, PS, GNFS, GIS 3,500  
2 Works and Housing Ministry HQ 4,039  
3 Lands and Natural Resources Forestry Commission, Mining 24,678  
4 Regional Reorganization and Dev’t Ministry HQ 5  
5 Aviation  GACL, GCAA 667  
6 Transport GMA, RMU, Ghana Shippers Auth., MMT, PSC Tema Shipyard, GTTC, DVLA, GPHA, VLTCL 894  
7 Trade and Industry  NBSSI, Gratis Foundation, REP, GIPC 31,171  
8 Sanitation and Water Resources Ministry HQ 193  
9 Defence Ghana Armed Forces 2,050  
10 Food and Agriculture COCOBOD, Planting for Food and Jobs 822,067  
11 Environment, Science, Tech. and Innovation GAEC, CSIR 70  
12 Gender, Children and Social Protection Ministry HQ 6,505  
13 Employment and Labour Relations Youth Employment Agency 16,900  
14 Health Ministry HQ 16,502  
15 Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Ministry HQ 15  
16 Inner Cities and Zongo Dev’t Youth in Arabic 3,000  
17 Education Ghana Education Services 33,160  
18 Busines Development NEIP (BSP), 75 Domes in Production 21,500  
19 Office of Government Machinery Office of the Head of the Civil Service 545  
  TOTAL 987,461  
         
20 SSNIT  Private Sector (Formal)         108,943  
  TOTAL 108,943  
GRAND TOTAL 1,096,404  

 

Officers Recruited into the Ghana Civil Service from January 2017 to March 2018
     
Ministry/Department Grade Total
Controller and Acct Gen Dept Driver.III.CLGS 1
Sub-Total   1
Department of Chieftaincy Asst Regional.Registrar.Regional House of Chiefs.II.CLGS 13
  Asst.Director IIA..CLGS 1
  Court Clerk (House of Chief).II.CLGS 3
  Driver.III.CLGS 2
  Snr.Traditional Council Registrar..CLGS 1
  Traditional Council Registrar..CLGS 2
  Watchman Night..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 24
Department of Children Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 2
Department of Factories Inspectorate Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 2
  Driver.III.CLGS 3
  Factory Inspector..CLGS 9
  Stenographer Secretary..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 16
Department of Housing Loan Scheme Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 1
Department of Rural Housing Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Rent Manager..CLGS 1
  Security Guard..CLGS 1
  Senior Executive Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 5
Dept Of Births and Deaths Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 2
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Registrar Of Births And Deaths..CLGS 7
  Asst.Registration Officer.Birth And Deaths..CLGS 1
  Registration Assistant.Birth And Death.I.CLGS 2
  Registration Officer.Birth And Deaths..CLGS 6
Sub-Total 20
Dept Of Community Development Asst.Community Devt Officer..CLGS 5
  Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Community Devt Asst..CLGS 1
  Community Devt Officer..CLGS 21
  Mass Education Officer..CLGS 5
  Watchman Day..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 34
Dept Of Cooperatives Asst.Engineer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Internal Auditor Trainee..IAA 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Co-Operative Officer..CLGS 2
  Inspector Of Co-Operatives..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 7
Dept Of Feeder Roads Asst.Engineer..CLGS 5
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Quantity Surveyor..CLGS 2
  Driver.III.CLGS 2
  Engineer..CLGS 1
  Headman.Labourer..CLGS 2
  Stenographer GD II..CLGS 3
  Surveying Technician 1
  Technical Officer.I.CLGS 1
  Technician Engineer/Engineering Technician..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 20
Dept Of Parks and Gardens Asst. Horticultural Officer..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 2
Dept Of Social Welfare Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
  Social Development Officer..CLGS 7
  Social Devt Assistant..CLGS 5
  Social Devt Officer..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 15
Dept of Town and Country Planning Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Town Planning Officer..CLGS 9
  Watchman Night..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 11
Dept Of Urban Roads Asst.Engineer..CLGS 13
  Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 1
  Asst.Quantity Surveyor..CLGS 6
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 1
  Estate Manager..CLGS 1
  Stenographer GD II..CLGS 1
  Surveying Technician 1
  Technician Engineer/Engineering Technician..CLGS 12
Sub-Total 36
Geological Survey Dept Asst.Geologist..CLGS 14
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 1
  Geologist..CLGS 1
  Supply Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 17
Information Services Dept Assistant.Information Officer..CLGS 8
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Senior.Information Assistant..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 11
Labour Department Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 1
  Labour Officer..CLGS 9
Sub-Total 10
Management Services Department Asst.Management Analyst..CLGS 9
Sub-Total 9
Min Of Agriculture Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 2
  Training Officer GD II..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 7
Min Of Aviation Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Supply Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 2
Min Of Communications HQ Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 2
Sub-Total 3
Min Of Defence HQ Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 2
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 2
  Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 1
  Internal Auditor..IAA 1
Sub-Total   9
Min Of Education Head Office Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 2
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 1
  Labourer..CLGS 1
  Snr. Programme Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 9
Min Of Employment and Labour Relation Asst.Community Devt Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 3
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 5
  Driver.III.CLGS 2
  Senior Executive Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 13
Min of Energy Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Engineer..CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 2
  Prin.Estate Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 6
Min Of Envt, Science, Technology and Innovation Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 3
  Planning Officer/Rural Planning Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 6
Min Of Finance HQ Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 5
  Asst.Economic Officer..CLGS 19
  Asst.Economic Planning Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
  Snr.Computer Operator..CLGS 1
  Snr.Telephonist/Snr Receptionist..CLGS 1
  Sweeper/Cleaner/Charwoman..CLGS 2
  Telephonist/Receptionist..CLGS 1
Sub-Total   33
Min Of Fisheries and Aquaculture Devt Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Foreign Service Officer A5/Director IIB..CLGS 3
Sub-Total 4
Min Of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Asst.Computer Operator..CLGS 1
  Asst.Systems Analyst..CLGS 4
  Driver.II.CLGS 1
  Foreign Service Officer A5/Director IIB..CLGS 11
  FSO B3/Principal Executive Officer..CLGS 1
  Prin.Computer Operator..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 19
Min Of Gender, Children and Social Protection Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 3
Sub-Total 6
Min Of Health HQ Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Research Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total   4
Min Of Information Asst.Information Officer.. 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
Sub-Total   2
Min Of Interior Asst.Programmer..CAGD 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 2
Min Of Lands and Natural Resources Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 4
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Principal Executive Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 7
Min Of Local Govt and Rural Devt HQ Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CAGD 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 4
Min Of Roads and Highways Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total   2
Min Of Sanitation and Water Resources Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
  Supply Officer..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 3
Min Of Tourism, Arts And Culture Assistant.State Protocol Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 2
  Asst.Tourism Officer..CLGS 4
Sub-Total 7
Min Of Trade and Industry HQ Assistant.Industrial Promotion Officer..CLGS 3
  Asst. Training Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Commercial Officer..CLGS 8
  Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Internal Auditor..IAA 2
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 3
  Asst.Records Officer..CLGS 1
  Prin.Storekeeper..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 21
Min Of Transport HQ Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 2
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 1
  Internal Auditor..IAA 1
Sub-Total 4
Min Of Works and Housing Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 2
  Rent Manager..CLGS 1
Sub-Total 6
Min Of Youth and Sports HQ Assistant. State Protocol Officer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Director IIB..CLGS 1
  Asst.Planning Officer/Asst. Rural Planning Office…CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmer..CLGS 1
  Asst.Programmes Officer..CLGS 3
     

 

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