* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Percent of people aged 15+ who have a credit card, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 121 countries was 22.26 percent. The highest value was in Canada: 82.74 percent and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 2011 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Percent people with credit cards, 2021 Global rank Available data
Canada 82.74 1 2011 - 2021
Israel 79.05 2 2011 - 2021
Iceland 74 3 2021 - 2021
Hong Kong 71.63 4 2011 - 2021
Japan 69.66 5 2011 - 2021
Switzerland 69.21 6 2014 - 2021
South Korea 68.44 7 2011 - 2021
Norway 66.74 8 2014 - 2021
USA 66.7 9 2011 - 2021
Finland 65.29 10 2011 - 2021
Taiwan 63.77 11 2011 - 2021
UK 62.11 12 2011 - 2021
Austria 58.99 13 2011 - 2021
Denmark 58.5 14 2011 - 2021
Italy 57.88 15 2011 - 2021
New Zealand 57.21 16 2011 - 2021
Spain 56.61 17 2011 - 2021
Germany 56.52 18 2011 - 2021
Ireland 54.96 19 2011 - 2021
Australia 51.41 20 2011 - 2021
Belgium 49.82 21 2011 - 2021
Sweden 48.35 22 2011 - 2021
Slovenia 45.05 23 2011 - 2021
Malta 42.48 24 2011 - 2021
Singapore 41.74 25 2011 - 2021
Brazil 40.43 26 2011 - 2021
France 39.76 27 2011 - 2021
Portugal 38.54 28 2011 - 2021
China 37.95 29 2011 - 2021
Netherlands 37.43 30 2011 - 2021
Ukraine 37.02 31 2011 - 2021
Uruguay 36.55 32 2011 - 2021
Croatia 35.75 33 2011 - 2021
Estonia 34.86 34 2011 - 2021
Turkey 32.61 35 2011 - 2021
Cyprus 32.48 36 2011 - 2021
Slovakia 30.94 37 2011 - 2021
Czechia 29.85 38 2011 - 2021
Argentina 28.89 39 2011 - 2021
UA Emirates 26.84 40 2011 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 25.42 41 2011 - 2021
Russia 25.08 42 2011 - 2021
Poland 24.44 43 2011 - 2021
Chile 24.28 44 2011 - 2021
Bulgaria 23.27 45 2011 - 2021
Greece 23.17 46 2011 - 2021
Thailand 22.61 47 2011 - 2021
North Macedonia 22.2 48 2011 - 2021
Kazakhstan 20.86 49 2011 - 2021
Mauritius 20.06 50 2011 - 2021
Venezuela 18.54 51 2011 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 18.03 52 2011 - 2021
Romania 17.78 53 2011 - 2021
Latvia 17.08 54 2011 - 2021
Serbia 16.16 55 2011 - 2021
Hungary 15.92 56 2011 - 2021
Ecuador 14.8 57 2011 - 2021
Costa Rica 14.12 58 2011 - 2021
Namibia 13.25 59 2014 - 2021
Colombia 13.2 60 2011 - 2021
Georgia 12.92 61 2011 - 2021
Peru 12.9 62 2011 - 2021
Bolivia 12.64 63 2011 - 2021
Lithuania 11.89 64 2011 - 2021
Jamaica 11.81 65 2011 - 2021
Mozambique 10.87 66 2017 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 10.65 67 2011 - 2021
Sri Lanka 10.03 68 2011 - 2021
South Africa 10.01 69 2011 - 2021
Armenia 9.22 70 2011 - 2021
Moldova 8.09 71 2011 - 2021
Philippines 8.09 72 2011 - 2021
Malaysia 7.89 73 2011 - 2021
Iran 7.47 74 2011 - 2021
Panama 7.2 75 2011 - 2021
Mongolia 6.96 76 2011 - 2021
Kenya 6.35 77 2011 - 2021
Mali 5.98 78 2011 - 2021
Albania 4.94 79 2011 - 2021
Senegal 4.81 80 2011 - 2021
India 4.62 81 2011 - 2021
Uzbekistan 3.78 82 2011 - 2021
El Salvador 3.64 83 2011 - 2021
Palestine 3.58 84 2011 - 2021
Uganda 3.51 85 2011 - 2021
Liberia 3.47 86 2011 - 2021
Honduras 3.32 87 2011 - 2021
Gabon 3.24 88 2011 - 2021
Paraguay 3.24 89 2011 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 3.13 90 2011 - 2021
Lebanon 2.99 91 2011 - 2021
Nicaragua 2.89 92 2011 - 2021
Jordan 2.82 93 2011 - 2021
Egypt 2.8 94 2011 - 2021
Algeria 2.77 95 2011 - 2021
Burkina Faso 2.7 96 2011 - 2021
Tunisia 2.38 97 2014 - 2021
Ivory Coast 2.33 98 2014 - 2021
Tajikistan 2.19 99 2011 - 2021
Zambia 2.03 100 2011 - 2021
Burma 2 101 2014 - 2021
R. of Congo 1.9 102 2011 - 2021
Nepal 1.87 103 2011 - 2021
Cameroon 1.64 104 2011 - 2021
Nigeria 1.61 105 2011 - 2021
Indonesia 1.6 106 2011 - 2021
Iraq 1.56 107 2011 - 2021
Togo 1.52 108 2011 - 2021
Benin 1.41 109 2011 - 2021
Morocco 1.05 110 2017 - 2021
Laos 1 111 2011 - 2021
Malawi 0.97 112 2011 - 2021
Guinea 0.9 113 2011 - 2021
Ghana 0.87 114 2011 - 2021
Bangladesh 0.62 115 2011 - 2021
Sierra Leone 0.5 116 2011 - 2021
Zimbabwe 0.49 117 2011 - 2021
Tanzania 0.31 118 2011 - 2021
Cambodia 0.24 119 2011 - 2021
Pakistan 0.22 120 2011 - 2021
Afghanistan 0 121 2011 - 2021



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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