Insights & Data

Enabling financial service providers and policy-makers to use insights to inform new thinking to improve financial inclusion
Catalysing evidence-based innovation in the financial sector

The Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSDT) is committed to innovation of the financial sector, which sits at the heart of Tanzania’s economic development.
Partnering with researchers, policy-makers and financial industry players, we employ a market development lens to appropriately utilise rigorous research findings and insights to support better understanding of the market and to inspire innovation through input, collaboration and discussion with all stakeholders, particularly industry experts and end users.


Download PDF The State of the Financial Sector-Supply

At the core of any market is demand and supply of services and products. To enhance the quality of transactions between the two sides, most markets are


Data about the demand for and supply of financial services in the agricultural sector


FinScope is a nationally representative survey that provides an overview of the financial behaviour of Tanzanian adults in terms of how they generate income and how they manage their money.

Micro-insurance Diagnostic Study

Analysis of the insurance sector in Tanzania

FinCap Survey

National financial capability baseline in Tanzania

MSME Baseline Survey

First nationally representative survey for micro, small and medium enterprises in Tanzania

Latest news

Youth barriers to financial inclusion
1st November 2021
Fostering Alternative Know Your Customer (KYC) for Younger Youth in Tanzania Contributing Authors: Irene Madeje Mlola (Interim Executive Director) and Anna Jubilate Mushi, (Head of Gender and Youth), FSDT “Younger youth offer a unique opportunity to be capitalized on, but at the same time they face unique challenges that need an exceptional eye and approach […]
Gender barriers to financial inclusion
17th May 2021
Addressing Gender Barriers in the ID Acquisition Process in Tanzania By Anna Jubilate Mushi, Head of Gender & Youth, FSDT “IDs represent a huge opportunity for low-income women to realize their full potential, and are enablers of bridging the existing gender gap in political, social and ecnomic spheres; however, if the ID acuisition process is […]
LittleFish – Solutions for SMEs
20th February 2021
LittleFish in a big pond- How technology is opening up small business owners in Tanzania and other regions to larger markets and ecosystems By Victor Kyando, Communications Officer, FSDT “LittleFish aims to impact over 1 million small businesses and 5 million people in the Eastern and Southern Africa region by 2025.” LittleFish, a unified mobile platform, […]


The future of FinDisrupt
FinScope Tanzania 2017
The Journey of FinScope
FinScope Tanzania
  • Subscribe to our newsletter

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.