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Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 2,100.57
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 709.08
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.19 (2015)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 38.11
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.204
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 17.25% | 10

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Sep 30, 2018 | International Trade Centre (ITC) | ITC
Sep 22, 2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A
Mar 31, 2016 | International Growth Centre | International Growth Centre
Feb 28, 2014 | S.O. Alade | Bank for International Settlements (BIS)
Feb 28, 2014 | S. Quin, K. Egesa, H. Murad | IMF
Sep 30, 2013 | West Africa Regional Department (ORWB) | AfDB