Eswatini Data Resources
When more is more: why financial inclusion demand-side surveys are essential for access to financial services
FinScope consumer surveys offer insights into people's financial needs, preferences, and behaviour. It does not attempt to replicate the work of censuses or other annual surveys.
The Great Reset – rethinking the data and measurement framework
The Great Reset has happened. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the inflection point with systemic effects that affect how people live their lives
MAP Eswatini Financial Inclusion Refresh 2020
This report reviews the implementation of the 2014 MAP Eswatini diagnostic, considers market changes, and identifies financial inclusion interventions to grow the economy
FinScope Consumer Survey Eswatini 2018 Pocket Guide
This repeat survey provides credible benchmarks on level of financial inclusion, financial capability and the quality of financial inclusion.
FinScope MSME Survey Eswatini 2017 Report
The Government of Eswatini has been working towards the development of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector.
Swaziland Business Development Measure (BDM) 2017 Dashboard
View the Swaziland Business Development Measure dashboard for 2017.
FinScope MSME Survey Swaziland 2017 Pocket Guide
It is in this pursuit that the Government of Swaziland initiated the first FinScope MSME Survey Swaziland 2017.
An Excluded Society? Financial Inclusion in SADC
Financial Inclusion in SADC through the FinScope Lenses” provides an in-depth analysis of the current state of financial inclusion in the twelve SADC states.
FinScope Consumer Survey Swaziland 2011 Report
The Government of Swaziland recognises the significant role of the financial services sector in contributing to the overall economic growth of the country.
Eswatini Programmes Resources
Remittances Market Assessment 2021 - Pocket guide
This pocket guide highlights key findings from the market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa.
Remittances Market Assessment 2021
FinMark Trust conducted a market assessment of remittance flows into and out of South Africa using SARB data and a mystery shopping exercise looking at the costs of remitting via various channels, from South Africa to other countries in the SADC.
SADC Covid-19 Migrant Relief Fund
Migrants have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 economic fallout. In addition to lockdowns and job losses, they struggle to access adequate support, especially for their families back home that depend on them.
Digitisation of Financial Products for Cross-Border Traders
Informal cross border trade is important to the food security, supply of basic medical goods, as well as the livelihoods of millions. Find out more about the key corridors between SA and 5 key countries.
Agricultural Finance Scoping – Summary
Agriculture supports millions of people across SADC and is key in the development of the region. Discover the barriers and opportunities for FSPs participating in this space in SADC.
Agriculture Finance Scoping – eSwatini
This agriculture scoping study focuses on eSwatini as part of the FMT initiative to design market-based interventions that result in more inclusive growth for MSMEs.
The Role of Remittances in Deepening Financial Inclusion
South Africa and Eswatini Remittances Corridor Diagnostic, this report is a compilation of research findings to inform the implementation of the IFAD’s Financial Inclusion and Cluster Development (FINCLUDE) programme in Eswatini.
Women in the SADC economy: Livelihoods upended, but resilience and collaboration shine through
Although women’s achievements, resilience and innovations exhibited during the Covid-19 pandemic are worth acknowledging, women continue to face various barriers.
The National Surveys methodology is a credible and globally accepted process of collecting and analysing financial inclusion data. National Surveys methodology uses a sampling procedure that ensures minimum acceptable levels for national, urban/rural and regional reliable estimates with acceptable margins of error. A multi-stage sampling methodology is applied, which entails selection of enumeration areas (EAs) – from recent census or population estimates using probability proportional to size, followed by the selection of households and the selection of one adult in the selected household using a Kish Grid.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
The primary Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) probability survey data provides insights into the current MSME landscape. MSMEs are key drivers of economic growth, employment and innovation in developing economies. This data allows for a deeper understanding of MSMEs, their owners and the challenges these owners face.