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Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 21,477.35
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 378.06
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 7% | 16%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): 0.01 (2015)
Financial Inclusion Strategies: • Stratégie Nationale de la Finance Inclusive (SNFI) 2018-2020 (published Feb 2018) FR• La Stratégie régionale d’inclusion financière dans l’UEMOA (published 2016) FR
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 21.43
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 5% | 13%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.024
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 10.50% | 9

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Dec 31, 2018 | F. Haile, L.C. Moller | The World Bank
Jun 30, 2018 | UNHCR, UNCDF | UNHCR
Sep 30, 2016 | T. Vasudevan, E. Lahaye, C. Riquet et al. | CGAP
Aug 31, 2014 | M.S. Martinez Peria, S. Singh | The World Bank
Dec 31, 2013 | C. Riquet, C. Poursat | CGAP