Research using Findex Data
New research explores links between financial inclusion and individual & country characteristics.
of adults worldwide report having an outstanding loan (formal or informal) to purchase a home. Learn more»
of adults worldwide have an account at a formal financial institution.
of adults ages 15-24 in Latin America & the Caribbean have a formal account. Learn more»
of women in Sub-Saharan Africa report having saved using a community-based savings club in the past 12 months. Learn more»
of adults living on less than $2
per day have a formal account.
The Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) Database is a project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to measure how people in 148 countries - including the poor, women, and rural residents - save, borrow, make payments and manage risk.
These short notes introduce the Global Findex and summarize key findings. Available in English, French, and Spanish.
Accounts and Payments
Savings, Credit, and Risk Management
Latin America and the Caribbean
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