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Tuesday November 29, 2022

One-quarter of the elderly in Ghana are multidimensionally poor

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) reveals that the elderly population (60 years and older) has increased almost 10 times in the past six decades from a little over 200,000 (213,477) in 1960 to almost 2 million (1,991,736) in 2021. The elderly population comprises 861,830 (43.3%) males and 1,129,906 (56.7%) females.

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