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Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Ghana

28 Dec 2017 Ghana
Findings from the Afrobarometer Round 7 survey in Ghana.

At a glance

Attitude towards emigration: About one-third of Ghanaians declare an intention to emigrate within a year or two, while about one in ten Ghanaians are currently planning to emigrate.

Political party vigilantism: Majority of Ghanaians (88%)  “approve” that government prosecutes and punishes members of political party vigilante groups that engage in acts of lawlessness,  irrespective of their party affiliation.

Mob justice: Eighty-two percent agree citizens should always rely solely on the Police in dealing with criminals.

Illegal small scale mining: Three-fourths (74%) of Ghanaians say people should not engage in illegal small-scale mining for any reason.

Ghanaians’ perception of corruption: Most Ghanaians perceive some public and private sector officials, and informal leaders as corrupt.