- Financial inclusion average in Eastern Asia is among the highest in Asia and the Pacific, (and far above the regional average) at 87 per cent of adults, both for sending and receiving countries.
- Subsequently, more than half of domestic remittances (62 per cent) are paid into an account. This is the highest proportion in the region Asia and the Pacific.
Account ownership among the adult population +15 year old (%) Sources: Findex survey 2017 (Pacific region countries not available)
Adult population receiving domestic remittances and patterns to receive money
|Average adult population receiving domestic remittances (%)
|In person and in cash (%)
|Over the counter(%)
|Through a financial institution (%)