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.