Lunchtime Takeaway: A look at the “un-banked”

By Staff | June 27, 2012 | Last updated on June 27, 2012
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We’re committed to making your practice better, so all this month, we’re delivering you a daily takeaway.

Today’s takeaway is…

A look at the “un-banked”

Worldwide, 2.5 billion people live without bank services, according to stats from the World Bank. The majority of those live in developing countries and earn less than $2 per day. More surprisingly, only 35% of city dwellers are likely to have bank accounts in developing countries, compared with 22% of their rural counterparts.

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