Belgium - Financial access

Commercial bank branches (per 100,000 adults)

The value for Commercial bank branches (per 100,000 adults) in Belgium was 6.90 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 9 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12.24 in 2008 and a minimum value of 6.90 in 2016.

Definition: Commercial bank branches are retail locations of resident commercial banks and other resident banks that function as commercial banks that provide financial services to customers and are physically separated from the main office but not organized as legally separated subsidiaries.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Financial Access Survey.

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Year Value
2007 8.30
2008 12.24
2009 11.68
2010 11.31
2011 10.49
2012 8.88
2013 8.90
2014 8.23
2015 7.55
2016 6.90

Borrowers from commercial banks (per 1,000 adults)

The value for Borrowers from commercial banks (per 1,000 adults) in Belgium was 698.71 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 9 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 709.74 in 2012 and a minimum value of 552.16 in 2007.

Definition: Borrowers from commercial banks are the reported number of resident customers that are nonfinancial corporations (public and private) and households who obtained loans from commercial banks and other banks functioning as commercial banks. For many countries data cover the total number of loan accounts due to lack of information on loan account holders.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Financial Access Survey.

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Year Value
2007 552.16
2008 562.12
2009 567.96
2010 570.27
2011 695.79
2012 709.74
2013 707.97
2014 703.56
2015 689.00
2016 698.71

Depositors with commercial banks (per 1,000 adults)

The value for Depositors with commercial banks (per 1,000 adults) in Belgium was 3,931 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 11 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,046 in 2010 and a minimum value of 3,605 in 2004.

Definition: Depositors with commercial banks are the reported number of deposit account holders at commercial banks and other resident banks functioning as commercial banks that are resident nonfinancial corporations (public and private) and households. For many countries data cover the total number of deposit accounts due to lack of information on account holders. The major types of deposits are checking accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Financial Access Survey.

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Year Value
2004 3,605
2005 3,620
2006 3,615
2007 3,740
2008 3,973
2009 3,962
2010 4,046
2011 4,000
2012 3,998
2013 4,023
2014 3,929
2015 3,931

Account at a financial institution (% age 15+)

Definition: Account at a financial institution denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution.

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

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Year Value
2011 96.31
2014 98.13

Account at a financial institution, male (% age 15+)

Definition: Account at a financial institution denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution.

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

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Year Value
2011 95.30
2014 96.69

Account at a financial institution, female (% age 15+)

Definition: Account at a financial institution denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution.

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

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Year Value
2011 97.18
2014 99.51

Account at a financial institution, income, poorest 40% (% ages 15+)

Definition: Account at a financial institution denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution.

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

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Year Value
2011 94.83
2014 98.29

Account at a financial institution, income, richest 60% (% ages 15+)

Definition: Account at a financial institution denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else) at a bank or another type of financial institution.

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

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Year Value
2011 97.31
2014 98.01

Account (% age 15+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (% age 15+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 96.31
2014 98.13

Account, male (% age 15+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (male, % age 15+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 95.30
2014 96.69

Account, female (% age 15+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (female, % age 15+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 97.18
2014 99.51

Account, young adults (% ages 15-24)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (% ages 15-24). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 89.66
2014 90.89

Account, older adults (% ages 25+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (% age 25+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 98.15
2014 99.53

Account, income, poorest 40% (% ages 15+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (income, poorest 40%, % age 15+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 94.83
2014 98.29

Account, income, richest 60% (% ages 15+)

Definition: Denotes the percentage of respondents who report having an account (by themselves or together with someone else). For 2011, this can be an account at a bank or another type of financial institution, and for 2014 this can be a mobile account as well (see year-specific definitions for details) (income, richest 60%, % age 15+). [ts: data are available for multiple waves].

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

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Year Value
2011 97.31
2014 98.01

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Access