Increasing access to financial services

  • December 20, 2017


Today 2.5 billion adults - more than half of the world’s working adults - are excluded from formal financial services. This is most acute among low-income populations in emerging and developing economies, where approximately 80% of poor people do not have access. Including them in the formal economy is a critical contribution to poverty reduction, tackling inequality, and fostering inclusive growth.

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    November 14, 2013