The 2023 MFI Index

The Microfinance Index is a groundbreaking financial inclusion initiative that provides high-quality, comparable impact data for the microfinance industry, driven entirely by client voices. This annual initiative has expanded to collect more than 1 million unique global data points in 2023.

The 60 Decibels Microfinance Index launches in July 2023

The 2023 Microfinance Index includes data from more than 110 participating microfinance institutions (MFIs) and is supported by 32 Partners. Now in its second year, the 2023 Microfinance Index will survey 30,000+ microfinance clients in 30 countries focusing specifically on clients in Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Uganda, and Ecuador. This year’s survey will gather quantitative and qualitative data along six key dimensions of impact, including Access, Business Impact, Household Impact, Client Protection, Resilience, Agency.

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“As for my family, we no longer have extreme financial worries. We no longer have to run back and forth looking for someone to lend us money to support and maintain our business.”

— Female, 53

Why the Microfinance Index?


Access synthesized insights from the largest impact assessment in the microfinance industry

Top MFIs

Discover and celebrate top performing microfinance institutions across different markets


Engage with an interactive dashboard, and analyzing the data across segments like gender, country, and tenure






Human voices

Behind the Microfinance Index


Dive into the complete, anonymized dataset, filter and download charts, plus discover the 2023 Top Performers.

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  • Online platform with the data behind the MFI Index
  • View and filter anonymized data by country, gender, lending methodology, loan type, and client tenure
  • Access to regional Top Performers
  • Easy to download charts
  • Includes 5 users per company license

Market Reports

Let us do the analysis for you: market-specific data and insights to help you understand MFI impact in select geographies.

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  • 15-page Report (PDF) with market-level insights from select geographies
  • Top Performers in the market
  • Available markets include all sub-regions, and the following countries: Cambodia, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Uganda

Insights Discovery

Want to dig deep on one impact theme or the data? Are you an investor looking for a portfolio-level dashboard? We deliver tailor-made insights.
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  • Online platform or data workbook customized to present the insights that matter most to you
  • Discover insights and conduct analysis based on your research
  • Includes 5 users per company license

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