Send Money Africa Q4 2016

The Send Money Africa (SMA) remittance prices database provides data on the cost of sending remittances from selected countries worldwide to a number of countries in Africa, as well as for some transactions within the African continent itself. The data is collected on a quarterly basis from a sample of the most used Remittance Service Providers (RSPs). The data analysis in this report is based on the latest data collection, which was for Q4 2016 (12th – 16th December 2016) as well as the previous SMA surveys conducted in 2016. The data was obtained from a total of 539 different remittance services.