Sierra Leone

Account Ownership

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

Source: The Global Findex Database 2017

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account by gender

Source: The Global Findex Database 2017

Use of Financial Services

Percent of adults age 15+ in 2017
Source: The Global Findex Database 2017
Paper

Lessons from an Empowerment Program
Paper

What factors account for the prevalence of informal finance?
Case study

This case study explores how BRAC's microfinance companies in Liberia and Sierra Leone responded to the Ebola crisis in 2014, enabling to deliver a remarkable recovery of its operations.

News & Events

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