Sri Lanka: Percent people with bank accounts

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 Sri Lanka

People with bank accounts, percent of the population over 14 years of age

 Latest value 88.93
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2011 - 2021
 Average 78.44
 Min - Max 68.53 - 88.93
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2011 to 2021. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 78.44 percent with a minimum of 68.53 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 88.93 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 88.93 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 121 countries is 65.76 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 an account (self or together with someone else) at a bank, credit union, another financial institution (e.g., cooperative, microfinance institution), or the post office (if applicable) including respondents who reported having a debit card (% age 15+).

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 Firms using credit to finance investment 43.60 2011 percent
 Small firms with bank credit 35.00 2011 percent
 Percent people with credit cards 10.03 2021 percent
 Percent people with debit cards 52.61 2021 percent
 Domestic credit to the private sector 49.87 2019 percent
 Bank credit to the private sector 46.87 2019 percent
 Liquid liabilities, percent of GDP 63.02 2019 percent
 Bank assets to GDP 76.59 2019 percent
 Financial system deposits, percent of GDP 59.71 2019 percent
 Bank credit to government 26.91 2019 percent
 Banking system concentration 57.66 2021 percent
 Foreign bank assets 0.00 2013 percent of total bank assets
 Percent people with bank accounts 88.93 2021 percent
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