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Mexico | Significant gaps to settle in digital financial inclusion

Published on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 | Updated on Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Mexico | Significant gaps to settle in digital financial inclusion

ICTs have become an important tool for our life. The access and use of ICTs at the national level has made progress. In 2020, 75.5% of the population aged six years and over was a cell phone user, which represented an increase of 4 percentage points compared to users in 2015.

Key points

  • Key points:
  • According to the ENDUTIH, Mexico had 84.1 million Internet users in 2020, six years or more, which accounted for 72% of this population; that is, an increase of more than 14 pp compared to 2015.
  • The 30% of rural households in Mexico had internet access in 2020, while in urban areas the percentage was 69%.
  • The World Bank's Global Findex (2017 edition) revealed that only 32% of the population over 15 years of age in Mexico made or received digital payments.

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