Thursday
February 21
2019

Survey: Kenya ranks highly in bridging mobile ownership gap

By Steve Mbego

Kenya has been ranked highly among countries across the world which have made progress in bridging the gender gap in mobile ownership.

Overally, GSMA 2019 mobile gender gap report indicates that 80 per cent of women in low and middle-income countries are now mobile owners. The report shows that there is a six per cent gender gap in Kenya when it comes to mobile and mobile internet penetration with men at 90 per cent and women at 82 per cent.The report also shows that the gender gap in mobile spending in Kenya is 46 per cent.

Photo courtesy of Neil Palmer.

Source: The Standard Digital (link opens in a new window)

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Finance
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fintech, gender gap, LMICs, mobile money, mobile phones