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
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How credit can help support the emergence of a middle class
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Surveying the landscape of financial inclusion in South Africa
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Trends, future challenges and prospects in 6 sub-Saharan African countries

News & Events

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