Financial Inclusion in Kenya

Kenya is a country in Sub-Saharan Africa. On this country page, you can find key financial inclusion knowledge resources and data available specifically for Kenya, including the latest publications, news and events. 

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Key Financial Inclusion Data

The charts below, based on the latest available Global Findex data, explore key financial inclusion trends in Kenya. Find out how the country compares to others in the region and across the globe on important aspects of financial inclusion such as account ownership and usage, the gender disparity in financial inclusion and financial resilience.

Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider. Regional data excludes high income economies

Source: Global Findex Database

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Source: Global Findex Database

Use of Financial Services

Percent of adults age 15+. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Source: Global Findex Database
Guide / Toolkit

This technical guide introduces the open finance self-assessment tool and development roadmap. It provides practical tools for policymakers to use to decide whether to implement an open finance regime to advance financial inclusion.

Paper

The Small Firm Diaries is a global research initiative to better understand small firms in low-income neighborhoods of developing countries, especially the barriers to growth such firms face, through high frequency quantitative and qualitative data collection (“financial diaries”).

Paper

This report assesses the impact of mobile money interoperability by considering the economic literature on interoperability more generally and utilizing a case study approach in five mobile money countries: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania.

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