Migration And Employment Characteristics in Ghana


Studies on internal migration in Ghana have largely been on the prominence of rural to urban migration. But little is known on the various types of internal migration and the factors influencing their employment characteristics. This paper is a quantitative research which employed the Ghana Living Standard Survey round six (GLSS, 2013/2014) and a sample size of 7,195 migrants aged between 15 and 34 years to investigate the socioeconomic factors that influence migrants employment characteristics in Ghana. The results at the univariate show that females constituted more than half of the migrants. This is an interesting finding because it is generally believed that men move internally than women. Findings at the bivariate and multivariate also reveals that variables like sex, age, educational attainment were statistically significantly associated with employment characteristics whereas internal migrant type, marital status, religious denomination, ethnicity and region were not statistically significantly associated with formal sector jobs at the multivariate level. 

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BOAKYE, R (2021). Migration And Employment Characteristics in Ghana. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/migration-and-employment-characteristics-in-ghana

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BOAKYE, RHODA "Migration And Employment Characteristics in Ghana" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/migration-and-employment-characteristics-in-ghana. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.


BOAKYE, RHODA . "Migration And Employment Characteristics in Ghana". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Apr. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/migration-and-employment-characteristics-in-ghana >.


BOAKYE, RHODA . "Migration And Employment Characteristics in Ghana" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/migration-and-employment-characteristics-in-ghana