Financial Inclusion in Philippines

Philippines is a country in East Asia and Pacific. On this country page, you can find key financial inclusion knowledge resources and data available specifically for Philippines, 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 Philippines. 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.

Source: Global Findex Database

Gender Gap in Account Ownership

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

Source: Global Findex Database

Use of Financial Services

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

Source: Global Findex Database
Paper

This study shares analysis and recommendations for the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in the Philippines.

Case Study

This case study examines the success story of the Philippines by diving into the key decisions made by the government and private sector in accelerating the adoption of responsible digital payments.

Podcast

This podcast episode features a Typhoon Rai survivor and the insurance provider that helped her rebuild her home. It explores the changing role of insurance and other financial services in climate change mitigation and adaptation.

News & Events

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