Financial Inclusion

In 2014 that number
was 2 billion, Because account ownership is nearly universal in high-income economies, virtually all unbanked adults live in developing economies. China and India, despite having relatively high account ownership, claim large shares of the global unbanked population because of their sheer size. Home to 225 million adults without an account, China has the world’s largest unbanked population, followed by India (190 million), Pakistan (100 million), and Indonesia (95 million)
(map 2.1). Indeed, these four economies, together with three others — Nigeria,
Mexico, and Bangladesh — are home to nearly half the world’s unbanked population
(figure 2.1).

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