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Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 19,193.38
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 642.04
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 14% | 43%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.06 (2015)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: • Stratégie nationale de la finance inclusive au Burkina Faso (in process) FR• La Stratégie régionale d’inclusion financière dans l’UEMOA (published 2016) FR
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 34.07
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 8% | 39%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.0339
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 6% | 15

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Open to all microfinance practitioners and other related sectors, the SAM aims to become a common African platform that offers a true framework for…
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.

Latest Publications

Dec 31, 2018 | F. Haile, L.C. Moller | The World Bank
Apr 30, 2017 | MAP, FinScope, FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust
Jun 09, 2016 | M. Gash, B. Gray | CGAP
May 31, 2016 | G. Suedekum | UPU, ILO
Apr 30, 2016 | B. Gray, M. Gash | CGAP
Apr 30, 2016 | M. Gash, B. Gray | CGAP