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Sub-Saharan Africa

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Global Findex Data: Sub-Saharan Africa

In Sub-Saharan Africa 34 percent of adults have an account in 2014, up from 24 percent in 2011. The region leads the world in mobile money accounts: while just 2 percent of adults worldwide have a mobile money account, 12 percent in Sub-Saharan Africa have one.

Sub-Saharan Africa includes the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Read More »

Key Indicators

  • Account
    (% age 15+)
    (2014)
    34
  • Formal savings
    (% age 15+)
    (2014)
    16
  • Formal borrowing
    (% age 15+)
    (2014)
    6

Account Ownership, 2011 and 2014 (% age 15+)

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Note: w1 denotes 2011 Global Findex data (wave 1) and w2 denotes 2014 Global Findex data (wave 2).