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.
The Financial Diaries in Uganda started on 2016/10 and ended on 2017/04. The currency for this country is in Ugandan shilling (USh). The number of households interviewed was , with 588 individual members. The survey was conducted in the Western: Mbarara, Ntungamo, Sheema Central: Kayunga, Mukono, Buikwe Eastern: Iganga, Jinja, Mayuge Eastern: Mbale, Manafwa, Tororo region. Please note that the Financial Diaries are not a nationally representative dataset.