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At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 10,864.25
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 292.01
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 7% (2014)
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.08 | 0.09
Financial Inclusion Strategies: National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) 2015-2020
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 36.21
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 4% (2014)
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.0099
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 16% | 20

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May 29, 2019
The Euromoney East Africa Conference now in its third year, aims to analyse the progress that Kenya and East Africa have made by continuing to…
Apr 13, 2019 | The EastAfrican; All Africa
East African countries received $17.38 billion from their citizens living abroad between 2013 and 2018, as foreign remittances outpaced foreign…

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Jan 31, 2014 | Banque de la République du Burundi, AFI FIDWG | GPFI, AFI
Oct 31, 2013 | A. Demirguc-Kunt, L. Klapper, D. Randall | The World Bank
Oct 28, 2013 | J. Anson, A. Berthaud, L. Klapper et al. | The World Bank
Oct 10, 2013 | E. Gutierrez, S. Singh | The World Bank