The Global Findex Database 2017: Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution

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Date Published: 
Apr 2018
Author: 
Asli Demirgüç-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, Saniya Ansar & Jake Hess
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Wide-ranging data set on how people in 144 economies use financial services

This report presents key findings from the Global Findex database, with detailed insight into how adults in more than 140 economies access accounts, make payments, save, borrow, and manage risk. 

This edition of the Global Findex database includes updated indicators on access to and use of formal and informal financial services. It adds data on the use of financial technology, including mobile phones and the internet to conduct financial transactions, and is based on over 150,000 interviews around the world. The database has been published every three years since 2011.