The Global Financial Inclusion Index

What is the Global Financial Inclusion Index?

The Global Financial Inclusion Index ranks 42 markets on three pillars of financial inclusion: government, financial system, and employer support—using datapoints across public and survey-based sources. These pillars represent the key stakeholders responsible for promoting financial inclusion across the population.

Download the summary infographic (PDF).

Read about the methodology.

Global financial inclusion scores

Overall financial inclusion

Complete Ranking List

Rank Market Score
Score
25 50 75
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KEY FINDING NO. 1

Singapore tops the Global Financial Inclusion Index

Fueled by strong performance in the government support and financial system support pillars—ranked first and third respectively—Singapore ranks first.

Learn more about Singapore's results.

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KEY FINDING NO. 2

A clear relationship between support pillars

In some markets, strong support from the government and the financial system tend to provide a lower level of employer support. Markets that have stronger employer support score tend to have lower scores in the government and financial system pillars.

Learn more about pillar relationships.

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KEY FINDING NO. 3

Better financial inclusion linked to other positive factors

Markets that rank highly for financial inclusion tend to also perform well in factors such as food security, productivity, economic and social resilience, standards of living, and climate change.

Learn more about the positive factors of financial inclusion.

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The Global Financial Inclusion Index is a proprietary model output based upon certain assumptions that may change, are not guaranteed, and should not be relied upon as a significant basis for an investment decision.

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