Financial Inclusion
Around 2 billion people don’t use formal financial services and more than 50% of adults in the poorest households are unbanked. Financial inclusion is a key enabler to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity. WBG President Kim has called for Universal Financial Access (UFA) by 2020. We're scaling up support to reach an additional 1bn people, and are working with partners to achieve UFA. Read Overview »

Data: Progress Tracker for UFA2020

Track global progress toward universal financial access. Check on commitments the World Bank, IFC and partners made to open access to financial services for unbanked people. Learn more »


Douglas Pearce

Practice Manager for Financial Infrastructure & Access

Margaret J. Miller

Global Lead for Responsible Financial Access
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