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Results of FinScope Consumer Survey DRC 2014-English

FinMark Trust released the results of its first FinScope Consumer DRC survey results on 26 March 2015 in Kinshasa. The FinScope Survey, developed by FinMark Trust, is a research tool to assess financial access in a country and to identify the constraints that prevent financial service providers from reaching the financially under- and unserved people. The […]

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FinScope Zimbabwe Consumer survey 2014

In order to develop policies that generates sustainable and inclusive growth and development, the Government requires evidence-based information on the financial sector and levels of financial inclusion. To achieve this goal, FinMark Trust in collaboration with relevant stakeholders embarked on a repeat FinScope survey which was conducted by Research Continental-Fonkom between July and September 2014. […]

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FinScope Swaziland 2014 consumer survey

The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant contribution of the financial services sector towards the overall economic and private sector growth. Financial institutions are challenged by the changing macro-economic contexts which require their transformation if they are to remain viable and sustainable. The Ministry of Finance established the Micro-Finance Unit (MFU) in September 2010 to […]

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FinScope Consumer Survey Mauritius 2014 brochure (English)

FinMark Trust released the results of its first FinScope Consumer Mauritius 2014 survey results on 3 October 2014.  The Mauritius survey involved a range of stakeholders engaging in a comprehensive consultation process, thereby enriching the survey. To date, FinScope Consumer Surveys have been conducted in 19 countries including Mauritius. The survey was carried out under […]

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FinScope Malawi 2014 survey results brochure

FinScope Malawi is designed to involve a range of stakeholders engaging in a comprehensive consultation process, thereby enriching the survey and ensuring appropriateness and buy-in. The survey was carried out under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance and fully funded by FinMark Trust. A Steering Committee chaired by the Ministry of Finance was set […]

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FinScope South Africa 2014 Brochure

Financial inclusion has gained recognition as one of the main pillars of the development agenda in South Africa and, plays a vital role in the on-going transformation and development of society. In its desire to improve the lives of people, through boosting economic growth, improving economic opportunities and reducing inequalities, the South African government has placed financial inclusion […]

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FinScope Survey Highlights Lao 2014 Brochure

To measure and profile the levels of access to financial services by all adults in Laos (18 years and older), across income groups and other demographics, and making this information available for use by key stakeholders such as policy-makers, regulators, and financial service providers. Information provided by the survey helps extend the reach of financial […]

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FinScope Myanmar 2013 survey highlights

The FinScope Myanmar consumer survey was launched on 22 May 2014. MAP Myanmar represents a partnership between UNCDF, LIFT, Cenfri and FinMark Trust for the Development of a Strategic Framework for Financial Inclusion in Myanmar. The FinScope study was undertaken by Myanmar Survey Research (MSR), overseen by the MAP Steering Committee, chaired by MMSE and […]

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FinScope Thailand 2013 survey highlights

The objectives of the FinScope Thailand survey were to measure and profile the levels of access to financial services by all adults in Thailand, across income ranges and other demographics, and making this information available for use by key stakeholders such as policymakers, regulators, and financial service providers. Information provided by the survey helps extend […]

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FinScope Myanmar 2013

FinMark Trust, an independent trust based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was established in 2002, and is funded primarily by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID) through its Southern Africa office. FinMark Trust’s purpose is ‘Making financial markets work for the poor’. This is done by promoting financial inclusion and regional financial integration as well as institutional and organisational development, in […]

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FinScope Botswana 2009

This booklet provides an overview of access to financial services, especially banking services, in Botswana. It summarises the results of the FinScope Botswana 2009 survey of the demand for banking and other financial services. This survey followed an earlier FinScope carried out in 2004, which means that we have a chance to track changes in […]

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Financial inclusion in Rwanda 2012

The implementation of FinScope Rwanda in 2008 was driven by a lack of credible information to guide policy interventions and financial service providers in their efforts to expand the reach and depth of the financial system. This decision was urged by the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) as the overall custodian of Rwanda’s financial sector. […]

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FinScope South Africa 2012 Highlights

To measure and profile the levels of access to financial services by all adults in South Africa, across income ranges and other demographics, and making this information available for use by key stakeholders such as policy-makers, regulators, and financial service providers. Information provided by the survey helps extend the reach of financial services in the […]

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FinScope consumer survey Zimbabwe 2011

The FinScope Consumer Survey Zimbabwe 2011 is the first to be funded and implemented by FinMark Trust and Commissioned by the Ministry of Finance. The survey was conducted by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) formerly Central Statistical Office (CSO), identified as the research house. This report is based on data from the survey which […]

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FinScope South Africa 2012

FinMark Trust, an independent trust based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was established in 2002, and is funded primarily by UKaid from the Department for International Development (DFID) through its Southern Africa office. FinMark Trust’s purpose is ‘Making financial markets work for the poor’. This is done by promoting financial inclusion and regional financial integration as well as institutional and organisational development, in […]

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Remittances from South Africa to SADC

It is well known that there are large remittance flows from South Africa to other countries in the SADC region and that a substantial proportion of such flows are informal – sent for example via cross-border mini-bus taxis or buses. However, data on the size of this remittance market is hard to come by. Data […]

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FinScope Consumer survey Namibia 2011

Over the study period, there has been significant activity in the financial services sector, which has resulted in a significant increase in financial inclusion.  Compared to 2007, the 2011 FinScope Namibia Survey shows a significant increase in Namibian adults that are formally served. 65% of adult Namibians are formally served (n=727,736). This increase has been […]

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