2014 Global Findex

The 2014 Global Findex measured great progress toward financial inclusion globally. The number of people worldwide having an account grew by 700 million between 2011 and 2014. In 2011, 2.5 billion adults were unbanked. In 2014, 2 billion adults remain without an account. This represents a 20 percent decrease.

This blog series dives deeper into several topics covered by the 2014 Global Findex.

22 May 2015
The 2014 Findex found that of the world’s 500 million newly banked adults, more than one third (180 million) live in China. Three positive trends emerge from this data.
06 May 2015
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The newly released 2014 Global Findex covers 800 indicators and draws from survey data covering almost 150,000 people in 143 economies. We present 10 takeaways we think you should know.
04 May 2015
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Even as India moves aggressively to close the financial inclusion gap, the picture of financial inclusion in that country as captured in the latest Findex report reminds us that we have a long way to go.
29 April 2015
New solutions are emerging that use digital finance to provide essential services for people in places where the traditional models have failed them.
22 April 2015
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For the first time, Myanmar was included in the Global Findex survey and analysis. Insights show that although usage of formal services also remains low, cash usage remains high.