Financial and Monetary Systems

How inclusive is the global financial system?

Global Findex shows account ownership has grown across the globe and three out of four adults worldwide today have a financial account. Image: Unsplash/

Asli Demirgüç-Kunt

Leora Klapper

Lead Economist, World Bank

Dorothe Singer

Economist, Development Research Group

Saniya Ansar

Economist , Development Research Group, World Bank


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Global Findex 2021 data show that in developing economies, 20 percent of adults received a wage payment—from the private sector or from the government Image: Global Findex Database 2021.

Global Findex 2021 data find that 165 million unbanked adults received private sector wage payments in cash only Image: Global Findex Database 2021.

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