GHANA LIVING STANDARDS SURVEY REPORT OF THE FIFTH ROUND ( GLSS 5 )
The Ghana Living Standards Survey-Round Five (GLSS 5), like earlier ones, focuses on the household as a key socio-economic unit and provides valuable insights into living conditions in Ghana. This report summarizes the main findings of the fifth round of the GLSS conducted by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) from 4th September 2005 to 3rd September 2006. A nationally representative sample of 8,687 households in 580 enumeration areas, containing 37,128 households members were covered in GLSS5. Detailed information was collected on demographic characteristics of respondents and all aspects of living conditions including health, education, housing, household income, consumption and expenditure, credit, assets and savings, prices and employment.