31.5% of the world's population live without bank accounts (World Bank, 2018)
According to the World Bank's research, 31.5% of the people over age 15 live without bank accounts globally, that's over 1.7 billion people relying almost entirely on cash to get by.
- 35% of adults in Europe and Central Asia are unbanked
- 66.5% of adults in the Middle East and North Africa are unbanked
- 44.6% of adults in the Latin America & Caribbean are unbanked