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How 'financial inclusion' can help lift millions of people out of poverty - on Radio Davos

Mobile phones have been a driver of financial inclusion. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

Robin Pomeroy

Podcast Editor, World Economic Forum

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Financial inclusion: Adults without an account receiving private sector wages in the past year in cash only, 2021
State of financial inclusion: Adults without an account receiving private sector wages in the past year (2021) in cash only. Image: Global Findex Database 2021
Financial inclusion: In developing economies, the share of adults making or receiving digital payments grew from 35 percent in 2014 to 57 percent in 2021
In developing economies, the financial inclusion increased as the share of adults making or receiving digital payments grew from 35% in 2014 to 57% in 2021. Image: Global Findex Database 2021
Leora Klapper, World Bank
Leora Klapper, World Bank
Financial inclusion: In developing economies, 36 percent of adults received a payment into an account. Of those, 83 percent also reported that they made a digital payment.
Financial inclusion: In developing economies, 36% of adults received a payment into an account. Image: Global Findex Database 2021

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