Financial Inclusion Data (FID) Working Group

The Financial Inclusion Data (FID) Working Group is dedicated to promoting and sharing information on the topic of financial inclusion measurement. This group leverages current progress and learning from AFI members and practitioners around the world.

Objectives

  • To develop a common framework among FID Working Group members for measuring financial inclusion, including the components and indicators;
  • To share lessons learned including but not limited to target setting, survey methodology, analysis and the usage of data to inform policymaking;
  • To promote the adoption of the framework in a broader international context, including the utilization of the common framework in the countries of FID working group members.

Activities

  • The group leads discussions and knowledge-sharing activities on financial inclusion data issues, methodologies, and global standards and principles.

Subgroups

The working group forms vibrant subgroups that continue FID working group’s work between general meetings. Currently, there are four subgroups focused on:

  • Measuring the quality dimension of financial inclusion;
  • Developing a financial inclusion index;
  • Developing a platform for data analytics and sharing;
  • Developing indicators to measure SME finance.

Outcomes

  • The group released the Core Set of Financial Inclusion Indicators and began testing and refining the Core Set;
  • The group has undertaken several peer reviews to date, including;
    • CNBV’s Financial Inclusion Report No. 1, reviewed by the Bank of Thailand (BOT).
    • Bank of Zambia’s (BOZ) Finscope Survey Findings 2010, reviewed by Banco Central do Brasil (BCB);
  • The group collaborates on various initiatives with the G20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion.

Members (42)

  • Bangladesh Bank
  • Microcredit Regulatory Authority of Bangladesh
  • National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
  • Banco Central do Brasil
  • Central Bank of Sudan
  • Banque de la République du Burundi
  • Ministère des Finances et de la Planification du Développement Economique du Burundi
  • Banca de las Oportunidades
  • Banco de la República de Colombia
  • Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras de Costa Rica
  • Banco Central del Ecuador
  • Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador
  • Superintendencia del Sistema Financiero de El Salvador
  • Reserve Bank of Fiji
  • Bank of Ghana
  • National Bank of Cambodia
  • Reserve Bank of India
  • Bank Indonesia
  • Central Bank of Kenya
  • National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Direction Générale du Trésor, Ministère des Finances et du Budget, Madagascar
  • Reserve Bank of Malawi
  • Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores
  • Bank Al-Maghrib
  • Banco de Moçambique
  • Bank of Namibia
  • Central Bank of Nigeria
  • Ministerio de Desarrollo e Inclusión Social del Perú
  • Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros Y AFP del Perú
  • Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  • National Bank of Rwanda
  • Central Bank of Samoa
  • Ministère de l'Economie et des finances du Sénégal
  • National Treasury of the Republic of South Africa
  • Bank of Tanzania
  • Bank of Thailand
  • Bank of Uganda
  • Central Bank of Yemen
  • Bank of Zambia
  • Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras de Costa Rica
  • Undersecretariat of Treasury of Turkey
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