Reasons for Opening Account

(Multiple Response Question)

"Can you tell me for which reasons you opened this account?"

No. of Records %/Total
To save money46520.02
To deposit money from employer/receive salary39817.13
To keep money in a safe place i.e. to guard against theft29312.61
To deposit money from my business1857.96
To pay for bills, other payment obligations/ To facilitate payment of utility bills1245.34
To get a card (debit or credit card)/To access an ATM1245.34
To send money safely and cheaply (other than bills and insurance)1094.69
To access a personal loan1014.35
To access better services (other than credit cards-related services)984.22
To receive money from people other than employer934
To access a loan for my business783.36
To earn profit /earn an income542.32
To pay for insurance431.85
To receiving pension351.51
For a child331.42
Due to BISP fund301.29
No response251.08

*Horus - Gallup Pakistan - Access to Finance Survey 2015