The latest Afrobarometer survey on Economy, public services, and taxation has revealed that the majority of Ghanaians believe the country is heading in the wrong direction.
According to the report, respondents also provided negative assessments of the country’s economic condition and their personal living conditions.
“A large majority of citizens gave unfavourable assessments of both their personal living conditions and the nation’s economic condition, and few were optimistic that things will improve during the coming year.”
1. Almost nine out of 10 Ghanaians (87%) say the country is heading “in the wrong direction.”
Only 11% see things going in the right direction, a 24 -percentage-point decline since 2019
2. Majorities offer negative assessments of economic conditions.
85% describe the country’s economic condition as “fairly bad” or “very bad,” up from 62% recorded in 2019.
Afrobarometer is a pan-African, non-partisan survey research that provides reliable data on African experiences of democracy, governance, and quality of life.