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Financial Sector Overview

At a Glance

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Population in thousands (2017): 7,557.21
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 499.53
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): 16% | 20%
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: National Strategy for Financial Inclusion 2017 – 2020
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 21.94
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): 13% | 16%
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: 0.012
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 22% | 15

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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.
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Sep 27, 2018
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Date: 27-28 September, 2018 Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire MFW4A and AfDB will convene with governmental authorities of the region, in addition…

Latest Publications

Feb 28, 2019 | UNSGSA Fintech Group, CCAF | UNSGSA
Dec 31, 2016 | Bank of Sierra Leone | Bank of Sierra Leone
Sep 20, 2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A
May 31, 2016 | PHB Development | UNDP, UNCDF