The Financial Savings measure includes 3 items from the 2017 Global Findex Questionnaire. The items ask respondents about personal savings through financial institutions or informal savings groups. The 2017 Global Findex Questionnaire is a multi-country survey developed by the World Bank, which aims to capture the condition of financial inclusion globally. Navigational aspects (i.e. skip-out patterns and next question sequences) have not been included on this page but can be viewed on the original questionnaire located here.
Geographies Tested: Afghanistan,Albania,Algeria,Angola,Argentina,Armenia,Australia,Austria,Azerbaijan,Bahrain,Bangladesh,Belarus,Belgium,Belize,Benin,Bhutan,Bolivia,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Botswana,Brazil,Bulgaria,Burkina Faso,Burundi,Cambodia,Cameroon,Canada,Central African Republic,Chad,Chile,China,Colombia,Comoros,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Republic of the Congo,Costa Rica,Cote d'Ivoire,Croatia,Cyprus,Czech Republic,Denmark,Djibouti,Dominican Republic,Ecuador,Egypt,El Salvador,Estonia,Ethiopia,Finland,France,Gabon,Georgia,Germany,Ghana,Greece,Guatemala,Guinea,Haiti,Honduras,Hungary,India,Indonesia,Iran,Iraq,Ireland,Israel,Italy,Jamaica,Japan,Jordan,Kazakhstan,Kenya,Korea, South,Kosovo,Kuwait,Kyrgyzstan,Laos,Latvia,Lebanon,Lesotho,Liberia,Libya,Lithuania,Luxembourg,Macedonia,Madagascar,Malawi,Malaysia,Mali,Malta,Mauritania,Mauritius,Mexico,Moldova,Mongolia,Montenegro,Morocco,Mozambique,Myanmar (Burma),Namibia,Nepal,Netherlands,New Zealand,Nicaragua,Niger,Nigeria,Norway,Oman,Pakistan,Panama,Paraguay,Peru,Philippines,Poland,Portugal,Qatar,Romania,Russia,Rwanda,Saudi Arabia,Senegal,Serbia,Sierra Leone,Singapore,Slovakia,Slovenia,Somalia,South Africa,South Sudan,Spain,Sri Lanka,Sudan,Swaziland,Sweden,Switzerland,Syria,Taiwan,Tajikistan,Tanzania,Thailand,Togo,Trinidad and Tobago,Tunisia,Turkey,Turkmenistan,Uganda,Ukraine,United Arab Emirates,United Kingdom,United States of America,Uruguay,Uzbekistan,Venezuela,Vietnam,Yemen,Zambia,Zimbabwe
Populations Included: Female, Male
Age Range: Adults
1. In the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you, personally, saved or set aside any money to start, operate, or grow a business or farm?
2. In the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you, personally, saved or set aside any money FOR OLD AGE?
3. In the PAST 12 MONTHS, have you, personally, saved or set aside any money by _________? (Read the methods)
Yes - 1
No - 2
Don't Know - 3
Refused - 4
The World Bank (2017). 2017 Global Findex Questionnaire. https://globalfindex.worldbank.org/#data_sec_focus
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