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

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.

Slide Deck

This slide deck shares female workers’ experiences and how financial services can help make platforms more inclusive.

Case Study

The aim of this research is to shed light on the potential of digital banks to deepen financial inclusion in a way that improves the lives of low-income customers.

News & Events

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

Graduate Development Program

Employer: The Small Enterprise Foundation (SEF)