The National Surveys methodology is a credible and globally accepted process of collecting and analysing financial inclusion data. National Surveys methodology uses a sampling procedure that ensures minimum acceptable levels for national, urban/rural and regional reliable estimates with acceptable margins of error. A multi-stage sampling methodology is applied, which entails selection of enumeration areas (EAs) – from recent census or population estimates using probability proportional to size, followed by the selection of households and the selection of one adult in the selected household using a Kish Grid.
The Youth livelihood Diaries got surveyed in both Ghana and Uganda and started on 2015/04 and ended on 2016/04. The currency for both countries and symbols are Ghanaian Cedi (GH₵), Ugandan shilling (USH). The number of individuals interviewed was 246 respondents (122 in Ghana, 124 in Uganda) . The survey was conducted in Uganda: Jinja, Iganga, Mayuge and Ghana: Navrongo (Upper East region). Please note that the Financial Diaries are not a nationally representative dataset.