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People with bank accounts, percent of the population over 14 years of age, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 24 countries was 34.11 percent. The highest value was in Mauritius: 89.96 percent and the lowest value was in Guinea: 13.77 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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Countries Percent people with bank accounts , 2021 Global rank Available data
Mauritius 89.96 1 2011 - 2021
South Africa 84.11 2 2011 - 2021
Namibia 65.57 3 2014 - 2021
Kenya 50.57 4 2011 - 2021
Nigeria 45.14 5 2011 - 2021
Ghana 39.2 6 2011 - 2021
Mozambique 38.63 7 2017 - 2021
Uganda 36.56 8 2011 - 2021
Zimbabwe 29.25 9 2011 - 2021
Liberia 28.59 10 2011 - 2021
Mali 28.44 11 2011 - 2021
Senegal 28.13 12 2011 - 2021
Gabon 27.55 13 2011 - 2021
Togo 24.9 14 2011 - 2021
Zambia 23.84 15 2011 - 2021
Benin 23.79 16 2011 - 2021
Cameroon 23.53 17 2011 - 2021
Tanzania 23.32 18 2011 - 2021
Burkina Faso 21.05 19 2011 - 2021
Ivory Coast 20.57 20 2014 - 2021
Malawi 20.22 21 2011 - 2021
R. of Congo 18.12 22 2011 - 2021
Sierra Leone 13.78 23 2011 - 2021
Guinea 13.77 24 2011 - 2021



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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