Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Unemployment Rate in Ghana averaged 8.82 percent from 2001 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 12.90 percent in 2005 and a record low of 5.20 percent in 2013.

But even an unemployment rate of 5.20 is pretty high and this unemployment has lead to many people seeking active ways to engage themselves. Most people find creative ways to find things to do like "Social Media Entrepreneurs".

For those who don't, here are all the things they resort to;

1. Demonstrations

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

In April 2016, about 150 unemployed nurses yesterday embarked on a demonstration in Accra to protest against government's failure to employ them since they graduated. And that is just one of the many examples of such demonstrations by unemployed people in Ghana.

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2. Betting

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Young people are becoming addicted to betting because of the rise of betting sites which can be used on smartphones. But also in Ghana, most unemployed people are drawn to the lure of making quick money. Who isn't?

3. Lotto

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Refer to #2 above. But in the case of lotto, some people start lotto businesses instead of just becoming stakers.

4. Alcoholism

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

Here are the top 4 things most unemployed people in Ghana resort to

This only works in cases where all other have failed. Some unemployed folks take to looking for a job at the bottom of a bottle.

Do you know any other traits that are common among unemployed people in Ghana? Tell us via Facebook, Twitter or via email at info@yen.com.gh.

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