In Nigeria there is a 24-point gap between the percentages of men and women with bank accounts – sub-Saharan Africa’s largest account ownership gender gap

In Nigeria 24% more men than women have bank accounts – sub-Saharan Africa’s largest account ownership gender gap

More men with accounts

More women with accounts

-25

-20

-15

-10

-5

0

Five largest gaps

Nigeria

-24

Benin

-20

Mali

-20

Mozambique

-18

Burkina Faso

-17

Five smallest gaps

Madagascar

-4

Congo, DRC

-3

Namibia

0

Lesotho

1

South Africa

2

More men with accounts

More women with accounts

-25

-20

-15

-10

-5

0

5

Five largest

Nigeria

-24

Benin

-20

Mali

-20

Mozambique

-18

Burkina Faso

-17

Five smallest

Madagascar

-4

Congo, Dem. Rep.

-3

Namibia

0

Lesotho

1

South Africa

2