Financial Inclusion in Yemen

Yemen is a country in the Middle East and North Africa. On this country page, you can find key financial inclusion knowledge resources and data available specifically for Yemen, including the latest publications, news and events. 

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Key Financial Inclusion Data

The charts below, based on the latest available Global Findex data, explore key financial inclusion trends in Yemen. Find out how the country compares to others in the region and across the globe on important aspects of financial inclusion such as account ownership and usage, the gender disparity in financial inclusion and financial resilience.

Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account at a financial institution or through a mobile money provider. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

Percent of adults age 15+ with an account. Regional data excludes high-income economies

Use of Financial Services

Percent of adults age 15+. Country data: 2022. Regional data: 2021 (excluding high-income economies)

Paper

This paper describes the development of microfinance in Yemen and the role of Al-Amal Bank in the sector over the past 15 years, then introduces the concept of micro letters of guarantee, which Al-Amal Bank launched in 2020.

Case Study

In this case study, Al-Amal Microfinance Bank (AMB) presents their work in promoting women's empowerment and financial inclusion. 

Journal Article

The study looks into the role of microinsurance awareness in predicting microfinance entrepreneurs' intentions to purchase microinsurance in Yemen.

News & Events

Members of the financial inclusion community contributed the following news and events.