Published on October 29, 2015

Major growth highlights from the 2015 FinAccess geospatial mapping survey


On October 29, 2015, the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and FSD Kenya launched a follow up survey to the 2006, 2009, and 2013 FinAccess household surveys. The exercise tracks trends in the geographical spread and outreach of the financial sector. The 2015 survey also includes a mapping of key agricultural outlets that will enable a better understanding of the contribution of the financial sector to Kenya’s agricultural development The FinAccess datasets have proved extremely helpful in understanding the financial inclusion landscape in Kenya. The data can help support product development and innovation, identify underserved potential markets and guide evidence-based policy decisions that bridge identified gaps in the supply and demand for financial services.

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