Total population: 261.9 million * Population of DKI Jakarta: 10.4 million * Nominal GDP (US dollar): 1 015.4 billion ** GDP per capita at PPP: 12 403.7 (current International Dollar) ** Exchange rate in the first half of 2018 (period average): 13 773.4 (IDR/USD) Note: * Population data are year-end government estimates. ** IMF estimate 40%of'internet'users'in'Indonesia'spend'>'3hours' to'go'online. Source:$Preliminary$Meeting$of$PKH$Pilot$Project,$Bappenas ,September$2013. ±13 Millions. poor'household'in'Indonesia'have'mobile'phone. Source:$Indonesia$the$Untold$Stories,$Ministry$of$Communication$and$Informatics,$2014. Indonesia at Glance According to a 2019 report by Google, Temasek, and Bain & Company, Indonesia still has around 47 million underbanked and 92 million unbanked adults, translating into a huge opportunity for fintech companies
Helping the unbanked. Indonesia is still home to around 47 million underbanked and 92 million unbanked adults. To put these figures into context, about half of the population lack (underbanked) or do not have (unbanked) access to financial services provided by banks. This has created a huge opportunity for fintech companies in Indonesia Indonesia is APAC's most valuable untapped e-money market: 66% of its population are unbanked (don't own a bank account) and only 11% of its e-money app users are regular users. Young Indonesian women are showing signs that they'll pave the way for e-money adoption That's some 438 million unbanked. In poor countries like Cambodia, this number falls to just 5 per cent. McKinsey did a similar study in 2010 on the world's 2.5 billion unbanked Crucially, this grants the unbanked population in Indonesia access to financial products that they would previously have had no access to, without open finance. Additionally, the concept of open finance promotes fairer pricing. With increased transparency between financial products such as insurance premiums and credit loans, it is easier for. Serving the unbanked: China's influence on Indonesia's fintech development (Part 1 of 2) Chinese fintech firms have identified the Indonesian market as an attractive expansion destination given its resemblance to the early days of China's fintech revolution. Nimut Sari had been operating her small kiosk in South Tangerang, Indonesia for.
The majority of the unbanked population resides in developing countries. Seven countries have almost half of the world's unbanked population: China: 13% ; India: 11% ; Indonesia: 6% ; Pakistan: 6 In Indonesia, where nearly two-thirds of the 264 million Indonesians own a mobile phone, this partnership provides a gateway into accessing the largely untapped unbanked and new-to-credit populations, and the thriving gig economy workers of the country It's become a practical alternative in a region where more than 66 percent of the population is unbanked. South Africa alone has an estimated 11 million stokvel members, collectively saving US$3 billion in 820,000 stokvels annually. Creating a credit history for the unbanked TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - Open ecosystem approach, and a grassroots strategy that leverages a ubiquitous fixture in Indonesian society - the warungs or mom-and-pop stalls found in every neighbourhood of Indonesia.. How do we raise the quality of life for 275 million of Indonesia's residents? In a country where an estimated 66% of citizens are unbanked, financial inclusion is important for boosting. population in Indonesia did not have a bank account. It is also projected that the total population of bankable unbanked will continue to grow and reach 113 million by 2020. Approximately one-third of the population currently has access to the Internet, and with the rapid growth in Internet penetration rates, this is expecte
The role of cash is declining in Indonesia, due in large part to the significant growth of online payment choices. This comes as the Covid-19 pandemic has encouraged more people around the world to opt for cashless transactions to limit the spread of the virus, a trend that may continue to boost cashless transactions in Indonesia and other countries in the coming years Indonesia seems to be gradually promoting financial inclusion clamoring to reach 75% in 2019. The digitization of financial services and social assistance have contributed to increasing financial inclusion rate to 65% in 2019, thus failing the government target of 75%. All in all, the situation in Indonesia does not appear to be desperate, unlike the other countries of the ASEAN region
In Indonesia, 33% of the unbanked cite distance as a key reason for not having an account and 69% of this population segment have their own mobile phone. Among account owners within the local population, 71% make or receive digital payments, up from 62% in 2014 Indonesia, trailing just behind the United States as the fourth most populous country in the world, has a large and growing bitcoin community. The vast population is 80 percent unbanked, and their Rupiah is one of the most-traded currencies for bitcoin worldwide already China's unbanked population is 20%, while the US is 7%. The report explains: Based on China's economic standing globally, the 20% unbanked population can be considered significant. However, the figure mainly constitutes people who live in rural areas where a majority have no access to essential financial services like bank accounts FEBRUARY 15, 2019. Jakarta. Asia-focused financial services startup Oriente Investment Holding, in a collaboration with Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas, have launched a new fintech platform called Finmas to cater to loan demand from Indonesia's large unbanked population. The launch party for the new platform was held in Jakarta last Thursday.
In Indonesia, 33 percent of the unbanked cite distance as a key reason for not having an account and 69 percent of this population segment have their own mobile phone. Among account owners within the local population, 71 percent make or receive digital payments, up from 62 percent in 2014 Providing financial services for the unbanked in Indonesia is a mammoth task, considering close to 140 million (or half of the population) do not have or lack access to banking services. Beyond fuelling an economic divide, disparity in access to financial services can also create a social gap , where the underprivileged are unable to utilise the financial resources to improve their quality of. Indonesia is one of the most valuable untapped markets in APAC's digital finance sector. Sixty-six percent of the country's 260 million population are unbanked (don't own a bank account). 1 And while 66% of the current population were raised with internet access, 2 fewer than 40% of Indonesian smartphone users have used financial services apps before. 3 This is surprising. Using Technology to Reach Indonesia's Unbanked. Indonesia stands at the top of the Asia Pacific region in terms of unbanked population, as three-quarters of its 250 million people are still outside of conventional financial systems and without the technology to access basic financial services. With only 12 per cent of 60 million micro-SMEs. The Unbanked: Evidence from Indonesia Don Johnston Jr. Jonathan Morduch December 5, 2007 The paper draws on joint work with Rubi Sugana, Jay Rosengard, and staff of Bank Rakyat Indonesia on survey design and implementation
Indonesia's banking sector is large and crowded, with more than 1600 licensed commercial and rural banks. However, there remains plenty of untapped potential, given that the country has the fourth-largest unbanked population worldwide, at 83.1m people as of November 2019 33% of the unbanked population cited distance as a key reason for not owning a bank account ATM deployment proved vital in Indonesia, with more than 100,000 machines in the country in 2016 A 2018 report reveals that around half of the adults in Indonesia now own a bank accoun 515 Million Adults Have Opened Accounts Since 2014. WASHINGTON, April 19, 2018 —Financial inclusion is on the rise globally, accelerated by mobile phones and the internet, but gains have been uneven across countries. A new World Bank report on the use of financial services also finds that men remain more likely than women to have an account Indonesia is placed as one of the largest economies in South East Asia where >60% population is unbanked. This proportion of population is often looking for alternative digital financing options
. Jonathan Morduch May 28, 2007 The paper draws on joint work with Rubi Sugana, Jay Rosengard, and staff of Bank Rakyat Indonesia on survey design and implementation. We appreciate comme nts from Xavier Gine on an earlier draft. Javier Bronfman assisted with the data analysis Adult population is 64% of the Indonesia total population (± 138 million) Indonesia Adult Population with bank account is only 42% of total adult population (± 58 million) Source: Bank Indonesia (calculated, 2007) Unbanked Population in Indonesia. In Indonesia, formal financial institutions (banks in this case) hav
.96 percent in 2019, Merchant Machine can predict that cash usage in the UK will reach 0 percent as soon as 2026 or in five years. However, this trend towards a cashless society is not something desired by all Country opportunities are calculated by segmenting unbanked financially active adults who can be reached through specific interventions. Interventions cannot always be added up simply to create the country opportunity, as the three interventions may overlap. However, WBG analysis discounts these overlaps for the Total Opportunity for each. Who are the Unbanked? Approximately 2.5 billion people do not have access to financial services and are forced to rely on inconvenient and often risky means to manage their money. This infographic shows data from the Global Findex, which is a new global financial inclusion database that measures the use of financial services and identifies the. For Indonesia, the entry of tech giants presents an opportunity to reach more than 83 million people nearly a third of its population who still lack access to formal financial services. As the country's banks struggle to reach a population strewn across thousands of islands, banking services through mobile phones offer a solution
Vietnam tells a similar story, where only 30.8% of the population have a bank account, but there is almost a phone for every person and, again, 67% of the population are active social media users. Because account ownership is nearly universal in high-income economies, virtually all unbanked adults live in developing economies, though there is a relatively high percentage of access to the internet Unbanked populations. While more than two-thirds of the adult population has access to banking and mobile money accounts, 1.7 billion adults remain unbanked Financial inclusion is a goal that many countries are struggling to achieve, primarily due to the high cost structure that traditional banks currently have that makes it financially unviable for them to reach out to the underserved and underbanked population, said Henry Ma, executive vice-president of WeBank, on June 19 at MyFintech Week BANKING THE UNBANKED: THE MOBILE OPPORTUNITY. In developing economies banking services have long been limited. Historically, it has been difficult for financial institutions to efficiently and profitably serve customers. This has seen millions of people and businesses live and operate on a cash only basis, with no bank accounts
Home to the region's largest population (270.6 million), and economy, it is no surprise Indonesia is now prime real estate for entrepreneurs with solutions to local problems, like its largely unbanked population, its underdeveloped internet infrastructure and more So after we had bank competency, we also looked to work with various P2P lenders to be able to extend some loans to the unbanked population. So I think it's very similar and I feel like the Payfazz's value proposition and the way we develop our product is quite similar with M-Pesa, because we believe that Indonesia and Kenya space must be very similar In Indonesia, the unbanked population, or people who do not have bank accounts, is still very large. The Financial Inclusion Index (Global FIndex) for 2014 shows that only 36 percent of adults in Indonesia have bank accounts, which means there are approximately 120 million adults categorized as unbanked Indonesia's growing youth population is a fast adopter of these technologies and constitutes a sizeable customer base for the digital economy. The country has over 1,700 digital startups to show for it—trailing only behind the United States, India, and United Kingdom In stark contrast, countries like the Philippines and Indonesia only manage 28.1% and 35.9%, respectively. Unlike Singapore, these countries face geographical and population density challenges when it comes to reaching the unbanked
Indonesia is one of the highest unbanked populations in the world. Among the 58 million of small and medium enterprises in Indonesia, only 12% have access to credit because of the deficiency of credit history, statements or collateral. And even more shockingly, these small and medium businesses contribute 60.3% of the total GDP in Indonesia unbanked population is located in Indonesia with only India and China have more proportion of world's unbanked popu-lation . Comparing to its peers in the region, Indonesia has the lowest percentage of people above age 15 who has a bank account (Figure1). Furthermore, such disparity can even be larger when access to ﬁnancial services is.
Jakarta. Asia-focused financial services startup Oriente Investment Holding, in a collaboration with Indonesian conglomerate Sinar Mas, have launched a new fintech platform called Finmas to cater to loan demand from Indonesia's large unbanked population . To paint an even clearer picture, there are around 180-million Indonesians that are currently unbanked. Having such a large population of citizens without a bank account is problematic, to say the least Given Indonesia's statistics (including a vast population with a large young demographic and a majority of its population unbanked), there is great potential for Indonesia to reap the benefits of digitalization. With the 2025 visions, Bank Indonesia is taking a step towards a digital transformation for sustainable economic development. Download. Indonesia is therefore the second regional market where Sea Group to looking to set up digital banking operations. The country is said to be a market ripe for digital banking due to its largely unbanked population and high mobile penetration rate. While half of its 270 million population do not have bank accounts, most of them have mobile phones Indonesia is Southeast Asia's largest economy with a population of more than 260 million people. With a large youth population, burgeoning mobile phone and Internet penetration, Indonesia presents a unique reserve of untapped fintech opportunities. However, nearly 40% of Indonesia's large and youthful population remains unbanked.
Colombia: population with bank accounts in 2017, by type & gender Colombia: population with bank accounts 2011-2017, by type Share of net NPA or net worth across public sector banks India FY 2015. In Southeast Asia, where 73 percent of the population is estimated to be unbanked, online payment platforms like GrabPay are expected to increase digital financial inclusion by allowing customers. Nigeria arguably has the highest number of unbanked and underserved population compared to other countries across the globe, the acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Indonesia is promoting mobile banking systems to help reach the 60% of the population that doesn't have access to traditional banks—but electronic money is proving a tough sell How can the unbanked be better where a staggering 77% of the population is unbanked, A similar magnitude of people are afflicted with the same problem in Vietnam and Indonesia at rates. Given the fact that Indonesia is an archipelago consisting of more than 17,000 islands with an unbanked population of over 180 million Indonesians. We believe the rise of local fintech opportunity offers a potential significant onboarding opportunity for the crypto industry, particularly for onboarding issuers into blockchain technology, fintech tools around owning and managing one's fiat.
Indonesia's unbanked population and climbing mobile penetration rates should make it a bitcoin haven, but regulatory pressures may affect this outcome Indonesia introduced a National Strategy for Inclusive Finance aimed at developing the economy by expanding the market for banking services. Serving the unbanked population has been a lingering challenge in the region, and 67% of the executives surveyed believe access to the unbanked will remain limited by 2025
A new report projects that establishing financial identities for the world's financially excluded - or unbanked - population would add an extra $250 billion to global gross domestic product (GDP), mainly from developing nations in Asia and Latin America. This is the equivalent of bringing the productive potential of a country the size of Vietnam - a country of 95 million people. , when you consider Indonesia's total population, is a challenge [for financial inclusion] but it also offers immense opportunities, the executive said KUALA LUMPUR: There seems to be growing interest among companies to cater to fractions of the population who are unbanked as countries increase efforts to embrace the new age of digital banking. In a recent interview following the company's announcement on its acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asian business, Grab's group chief executive officer Anthony Tan told CNBC that the ride. South-East Asia - home to an unbanked population of about 290 million - has experienced a boom in fintech investments in recent years. Banking competition will intensify as virtual banks enter the market, with regulators in the region beginning to accept applications or studying the digital bank frameworks
Recognising that there is extensive research investigating some of the behavioural barriers to getting the unbanked population aboard, we have taken note of a number of key financial service providers in Indonesia that have indeed succeeded at converting the unbanked to banked As a rapidly evolving economy, Indonesia's financing environment shows promising signs for lenders and borrowers alike. However, the success of existing and emerging asset financing instruments will depend on the government's ability to increase the market knowledge and access for the country's vast unbanked population In Indonesia, the unbanked population, or people who do not have bank accounts, is still very large. The Financial Inclusion Index (Global FIndex) for 2014 shows that only 36 percent of adults in. With Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam alone hosting over 10 percent of the world's unbanked population, providing the right infrastructure to bridge this gap is key to ASEAN's sustained growth.The unbanked and underserved form a significant part of ASEAN's population, with research firm CB Insights recently stating that just 47 percent of adults in ASEAN had a bank account while only a.
E-commerce major Tokopedia uses simple solutions to overcome challenges in a country spread over 17000 islands where a majority of the population is unbanked. Indonesia presents a challenge - only. Besides, Indonesia is a mobile-ﬁrst nation; around 75 percent of the online buys are made through cellphones. Statistic of internet usage in Indonesia is surpassing the developed nations, for example, the United States, where these media have been around longer and are ﬁrmly settled. Moreover, Indonesia's Internet population is expecting t Pioneering fintech solutions are helping this unbanked population to access e-commerce and not be left behind. or through a mobile money provider. Almost half of them live in just seven nations: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, more pragmatic approach is to help unbanked users to digitise their cash China and India, claim large shares of the global unbanked population because of their sheer size. As per 2017 Global Findex data by World Bank , China has the world's largest unbanked population with 225 million adults without an account, followed by India (190 million)
Indonesian fishermen unload a fresh catch of fish at Kedonganan beach near Kuta on Indonesia's resort island of Bali. About 80 per cent of the Indonesian population is unbanked There are several factors contributing to an unbanked population, including a lack of banking infrastructure, mistrust in government-run financial institutions, extreme poverty, civil war, rural ways of life, and prejudices limiting the financial freedom of specific segments of society . Compared to fellow economic powerhouse, the United States, only 7% of the. Since the 2014 Findex, the percent of the global population that has a bank account with a financial institution or mobile money service rose from 62 percent to 69 percent. Five-hundred and fifteen million individuals opened an account for the first time over the past three years, reducing the unbanked population to 1.7 billion adults worldwide
But how can banking on the unbanked, 48.9% in Indonesia, almost five times the population of Thailand, according to Fitch Ratings While 80%+ of the population in SEA has mobile internet access, a large proportion of them are unbanked. For instance, Cambodia, the country with the highest mobile connectivity in the region, has 95% of its population living without any financial services from the bank. 80% of the population in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam are also unbanked Indonesia's Financial Services Authority, OJK, says that financial inclusion in Indonesia stands at 76.1%, but that's a recent increase: as recently as 2017 the figure was below 50%. Kinesis says that between 70% and 80% of the population is at least underbanked, if not unbanked The fact remains that much of Indonesia, and a good share of the surrounding region, is a stranger to formal banking services. Batara Sianturi, chief executive officer of Citi Indonesia, makes that exact point: Around 60% of Indonesia's population is completely unbanked, and approximately 94% of people in Indonesia have no credit card Unbanked people are those who cannot access any banking product or service, not even a deposit account. In Thailand, underbanked and unbanked people represent 45% and 18% of the population.