South Africa

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

The report highlights internal and external factors impacting social and solidarity economy organizations in their social innovation process and presents a set of policy recommendations to unlock their potential.

Case Study

This is one of several case studies looking at the role of design in digital financial services (DFS) for women focusing on examples where research findings have translated into design that has eased and encouraged women’s use of DFS.

Paper

Based on research with platforms and their workers across five countries, this report describes the platform ecosystem in emerging markets, the experiences of workers and sellers in key sectors, and how financial services can help these workers improve their livelihoods.

News & Events

Members of the financial inclusion community contributed the following news and events.