Mobile account (% age 15+)

Definition: Mobile account denotes the percentage of respondents who report personally using a mobile phone to pay bills or to send or receive money through a GSM Association (GSMA) Mobile Money for the Unbanked (MMU) service in the past 12 months; or receiving wages, government transfers, or payments for agricultural products through a mobile phone in the past 12 months.

Description: The map below shows how Mobile account (% age 15+) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Kenya, with a value of 58.39. The country with the lowest value in the world is Peru, with a value of 0.00.

Source: Demirguc-Kunt et al., 2015, Global Financial Inclusion Database, World Bank.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual