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FinScope Togo Youth 2017 Dashboard (English)

More youth (45%) live in urban areas than seniors (38%) suggesting that more youth might have migrated to urban areas. However 55% of the youth live in rural areas with the highest youth population (17%) found in Grand Lomé. A greater proportion of the youth have secondary education and above than their senior counterparts. However, […]

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FinScope Cambodia Clean Energy 2016 Dashboard

Households in Cambodia on average devote 18% of their monthly expenses on their household energy needs, more than food, water and transport combined. Addressing energy poverty by scaling up the availability of affordable and more efficient energy services is the key to improve social equity and sustainably achieve Cambodia’s development targets as stated by the […]

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FinScope Madagascar Financial Literacy 2016 Dashboard (Frenc...

La majorité des adultes (57%) ont atteint le niveau d’enseignement primaire ou moins. Le niveau d’éducation a des répercussions sur l’éducation financière. Les systèmes d’éducation formelle améliorent les aptitudes en calcul et de compréhension. Ces aptitudes incluent la prise de conscience générale des produits financiers formels, comment ces produits fonctionnent, et incluent les compétences telles […]

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FinScope Madagascar Financial Literacy 2016 Dashboard (Engli...

The majority of adults (57%) have primary education or less. The level of education has implications on financial literacy. Formal education systems provide numeracy and comprehension skills. This includes a general awareness of formal financial products, how they work and skills such as budgeting. The implicit knowledge gained from educational systems also improves the comprehension […]

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FinScope Madagascar Agriculture 2016 Dashboard (English)

About three in five adults (6.8 million) rely on farming as source of income. This translates to 71% of Malagasy households. Only 9% of the adult population depends on farming to supplement their main income source indicating limited livelihood diversification. About 435 000 adults mainly rely on farm work and wages. Of the 71% of […]

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FinScope Madagascar Agriculture 2016 Dashboard (French)

About three in five adults (6.8 million) rely on farming as source of income. This translates to 71% of Malagasy households. Only 9% of the adult population depends on farming to supplement their main income source indicating limited livelihood diversification. About 435 000 adults mainly rely on farm work and wages. Of the 71% of […]

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FinScope Cambodia Gender 2016 Dashboard

The majority of households (79%) in Cambodia are female-headed. Whilst the average household sizes are fairly similar between male and female-headed households, male-headed households have higher ownership of assets such as motorcycles, bicycles and farming materials such as a tractor and ox cart. There are also clear disparities in access to education between males and […]

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FinScope Cambodia Agriculture 2016 Dashboard

Although about a third (3.1 million) of the adult population works full-time in farming, relying on farming as a main source of income, a further fifth (1.5 million) of the adult population depends on farming to supplement their main income source, with a further 200,000 or so adults earning their main income in the form […]

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Financial inclusion in Rwanda 2016

The ultimate aim of policies and strategies for financial inclusion is to increase access to formal financial institutions and increase the uptake and usage of financial products and services (i.e. those provided by regulated service providers). The target of the Government of Rwanda is to increase financial inclusion to 80% by 2017. FinMark Trust launched […]

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FinScope Mozambique consumer survey 2014 highlights- English

The FinScope Consumer Survey Mozambique 2014 study is an initiative by the Ministry of Economy and Finance and FinMark Trust (FMT) co-funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). FMT which has undertaken a series of FinScope surveys across Africa and Asia over the past few years has provided technical assistance for the implementation of […]

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FinScope Nepal 2014 consumer survey

The Government of Nepal recognises the importance of a well-functioning financial sector as one of the key drivers in reducing inequality and poverty. However, challenges for financial inclusion in Nepal remain ubiquitous. Financial inclusion refers to universal access to a wide range of financial services for people who need them, provided by a diversity of […]

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Fact sheet – Financial inclusion in the SADC region

FinMark Trust is due to publish a book titled, “An excluded society? Financial inclusion in SADC through a FinScope lens”. The book includes cross-country comparisons of financial inclusion Indicators of 12 SADC countries using findings from the FinScope Consumer Surveys. This fact sheet contains a summary of the book and as such it provides key […]

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Shoprite Money Transfer

This cross-border money transfer project is the outcome of FinMark Trust continuous advocacy for cheaper official remittance channels in the SADC region. It is a result of intensive consultations with the South African Reserve Bank, Shoprite South Africa and Shoprite Lesotho, as well as Capital Bank in South Africa to provide the people of Lesotho […]

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