Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

Source
Population in thousands (2017): 11,175.69
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 827.39
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 17% | 38%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.16 (2015)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: La Stratégie régionale d’inclusion financière dans l’UEMOA (published 2016)
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 28.37
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 8% | 28%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.0283
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 8.47% | 7 years

Donor Projects Database

Projects

Latest News & Events

Dec 24, 2018 | Vanguard; All Africa
The Chairman of the ECOWAS Council of Ministers, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama says achieving the ECOWAS Single Currency by 2020 will be a challenge.
Dec 19, 2018 | The Exchange; All Africa
The Universal Postal Union (UPU) has announced the rollout of digital financial services projects reaching as many as 800,000 people and businesses…

Latest Publications

Dec 31, 2018 | F. Haile, L.C. Moller | The World Bank
Sep 30, 2016 | T. Vasudevan, E. Lahaye, C. Riquet et al. | CGAP
Mar 31, 2016 | M. Ayyagari, P.F. Juarros, M.S. Martinez Peria et al. | World Bank
Feb 29, 2016 | N. Graham | CAHF, FSD Africa
Feb 29, 2016 | S. Meka, C. Sanford | BFA, The Smart Campaign