Financial inclusion

One-third of adults in Vanuatu are financially excluded

The Financial Services Demand Side Survey (DSS) Report for Vanuatu also reported that a further 21% only access informal financial service instruments such as savings clubs, shop credit, moneylenders, or hire purchases, while 37% of Ni-Vanuatu adults have a bank account.  

Joe Natuman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trades, Tourism, Commerce & Ni-Vanuatu Business launched the publication at the Economic Symposium held by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) in Port Vila Wednesday 17 May.