Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

Source
Population in thousands (2017): 49,699.86
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 1,594.83
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 75% | 82%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.13 | 0.12
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 40.3
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 69% | 79%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.024
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 13.46% | 25

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Latest News & Events

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Sep
Sep 02, 2019
Mombasa, Kenya
The School of African Microfinance (SAM) annual two-week training is designed to expand the collective capabilities of institutions by building…
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Jun
Jun 26, 2019
Nairobi, Kenya
This summit is a two-day event focused on converging a global network of stakeholders of the affordable housing sector. AHIS aims to initiate a…

Latest Publications

Nov 30, 2018 | R.H. Mynhardt, J. Marx | Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences
Oct 31, 2018 | M. Kaffenberger, E. Totolo, M. Soursourian | CGAP
Oct 08, 2018 | Global Financial Integrity | Global Financial Integrity
Sep 30, 2018 | African Development Bank (AfDB) | AfDB
Aug 31, 2018 | E. Hernandez, R. Goslinga, V. Wang | CGAP
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR