What are the FAS indicators?

The FAS publishes 64 indicators that are normalized relative to the size of adult population, male adult population, female adult population, land area, and gross domestic product (GDP), to facilitate cross-country comparison. These indicators are listed as follows:

Access to and Use of Financial Services    

Geographical Outreach    

  1. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) per 1,000 km²
  2. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults
  3. Branches of all microfinance institutions per 1,000 km²
  4. Branches of all microfinance institutions per 100,000 adults
  5. Branches of commercial banks per 1,000 km²
  6. Branches of commercial banks per 100,000 adults
  7. Branches of credit unions and credit cooperatives per 1,000 km²
  8. Branches of credit unions and credit cooperatives per 100,000 adults
  9. Non-branch retail agent outlets of commercial banks per 1000 km²
  10. Non-branch retail agent outlets of commercial banks per 100,000 adults
  11. Registered mobile money agent outlets per 1,000 km²
  12. Registered mobile money agent outlets per 100,000 adults
  13. Active mobile money agent outlets per 1,000 km²
  14. Active mobile money agent outlets per 100,000 adults
  15. Insurance corporations per 100,000 adults
Use of Financial Services

    16. Borrowers at all microfinance institutions per 1,000 adults
    17. Male borrowers from all microfinance institutions per 1,000 male adults
    18. Female borrowers from all microfinance institutions per 1,000 female adults
    19. Borrowers at commercial banks per 1,000 adults
    20. Borrowers at commercial banks: o/w households per 1,000 adults
    21. Male borrowers from commercial banks per 1,000 male adults
    22. Female borrowers from commercial banks per 1,000 female adults
    23. Borrowers at commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of non-financial corps.)
    24. Borrowers at credit unions and credit cooperatives per 1,000 adults
    25. Depositors with commercial banks per 1,000 adults
    26. Depositors with commercial banks: o/w households per 1,000 adults
    27. Male depositors with commercial banks per 1,000 male adults
    28. Female depositors with commercial banks per 1,000 female adults
    29. Depositors with commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of non-financial corps.)
    30. Depositors with credit unions and credit cooperatives per 1,000 adults
    31. Life insurance policies per 1,000 adults
    32. Deposit accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 adults
    33. Deposit accounts with commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of non-financial corps.)
    34. Deposit accounts with commercial banks: o/w households per 1,000 adults
    35. Men-owned deposit accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 male adults
    36. Women-owned deposit accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 female adults
    37. Deposit accounts with credit unions and credit cooperatives per 1,000 adults
    38. Loan accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 adults
    39. Loan accounts with commercial banks: o/w households per 1,000 adults
    40. Men-owned loan accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 male adults
    41. Women-owned loan accounts with commercial banks per 1,000 female adults
    42. Loan accounts with commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of non-financial corps.)
    43. Loan accounts with credit unions and credit cooperatives per 1,000 adults
    44. Loan accounts with all microfinance institutions per 1,000 adults
    45. Men-owned loan accounts with all microfinance institutions per 1,000 male adults
    46. Women-owned loan accounts with all microfinance institutions per 1,000 female adults
    47. Number of mobile money transactions per 1,000 adults
    48. Registered mobile money accounts per 1,000 adults
    49. Active mobile money accounts per 1,000 adults
    50. Credit cards per 1,000 adults
    51. Debit cards per 1,000 adults
    52. Number of mobile and internet banking transactions per 1,000 adults
    53. Mobile money balance value (percentage of GDP)
    54. Value of mobile money transactions (percentage of GDP)
    55. Outstanding deposits with commercial banks (percentage of GDP)
    56. Outstanding deposits with commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of GDP)
    57. Outstanding deposits with commercial banks: o/w households (percentage of GDP)
    58. Outstanding deposits with credit unions and credit cooperatives (percentage of GDP)
    59. Outstanding loans with commercial banks (percentage of GDP)
    60. Outstanding loans with commercial banks: o/w SMEs (percentage of GDP) 
    61. Outstanding loans with commercial banks: o/w households (percentage of GDP)
    62. Outstanding loans with credit unions and credit cooperatives (percentage of GDP)
    63. Outstanding loans with all MFIs (percentage of GDP)
    64. Value of mobile and internet banking transactions (percentage of GDP)

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