Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 81,339.99
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 462.78
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 17% | 26%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.05 | 0.05
Financial Inclusion Strategies: SADC Financial Inclusion Strategy 2016-2021
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 8.4
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 15% | 22%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 14.00% | 15

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Latest News & Events

Oct 01, 2018 | Ecofin Agency
In a recent study on the development of inclusive assurance in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Microsave suggests that the assurance sector will…
Jul 11, 2018 | Ecofin Agency
The leading global advisory, brokerage and solutions company Willis Towers Watson plans to settle in 14 African countries to help boost insurance…

Latest Publications

Feb 04, 2019 | D. Sackho-Patel, J. Frydrych, N. Kiarie | MicroSave
Jul 31, 2018 | FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
Dec 15, 2017 | A. Koblanck, S. Heitmann, G. Davico | IFC
Apr 30, 2017 | A.B. Fanta, K. Mutsonziwa, B. Berkowitz et al. | FinMark Trust
Feb 28, 2017 | R.J. Cull, G. Xavier, H. Sven et al. | The World Bank