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Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 1,264.61
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 10,490.50
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 82% |90%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: SADC Financial Inclusion Strategy 2016-2021
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 125.61
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 48% | 69%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.02
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 5.50% | 30

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Oct 20, 2018 | Ecofin Agency
South Africa remains the leader amongst African financial markets as stated by the South African bank Absa Group and Official Monetary and Financial…
Sep 18, 2018 | Stock Exchange of Mauritius
The Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) listed today, 18th September 2018, the first Pan-African Sovereign Bond Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), namely the…

Latest Publications

Nov 30, 2018 | R.H. Mynhardt, J. Marx | Journal of Economic and Financial Sciences
Sep 30, 2018 | African Development Bank (AfDB) | AfDB
Jul 31, 2018 | FinMark Trust | FinMark Trust
Apr 30, 2017 | A.B. Fanta, K. Mutsonziwa, B. Berkowitz et al. | FinMark Trust
Mar 23, 2017 | D. Chamberlain, A. Carmago, W. Coetzee | FSD Africa