Are you feeling the pinch?

To read individual comments, click on the map markers

The BBC would like to hear your experiences of the global financial crisis.

Are you struggling to afford your home? Are you sending less money (remittances) home to your family? Or have you found yourself unemployed because of the downturn in the economy?

Tell us your story - by adding a comment to the map below.

This map accompanies a special series of programmes, Taking the Pulse of the Global Economy, broadcast on the BBC World Service and BBC Africa Have Your Say.

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