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. Branches of other deposit takers per 1,000 km2
  10. Branches of other deposit takers per 100,000 adults
  11. Non-branch retail agent outlets of commercial banks per 1000 km2
  12. Non-branch retail agent outlets of commercial banks per 100,000 adults
  13. Registered mobile money agent outlets per 1,000 km²
  14. Registered mobile money agent outlets per 100,000 adults
  15. Active mobile money agent outlets per 1,000 km²
  16. Active mobile money agent outlets per 100,000 adults
  17. Insurance corporations per 100,000 adults


    Use of Financial Services 
       

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

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