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.
The Financial Diaries in South Africa started on 2012/12 and ended on 2013/06. The currency for this country is in South African Rand (R). The number of households interviewed was 67 , with 216 individual members. Please note that the Financial Diaries are not a nationally representative dataset.