South Africa: Percent people with credit cards

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 South Africa

Percent of people aged 15+ who have a credit card

 Latest value 10.01
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2011 - 2021
 Average 10.02
 Min - Max 7.75 - 13.46
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Africa from 2011 to 2021. The average value for South Africa during that period was 10.02 percent with a minimum of 7.75 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 13.46 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 10.01 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 121 countries is 22.26 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The percentage of respondents with a credit card (% age 15+). The data are from the World bank Global Financial Inclusion survey.

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