Reasons For Wanting to Have Bank Account

(Multiple Response Question)

"For what reasons would you like to have your own bank account?"

No. of Records %/Total
To save money46530.53
To keep money in a safe place i.e. to guard against theft29619.44
To deposit money from my business1217.94
To access a personal loan1097.16
To pay for bills, other payment obligations/ To facilitate payment of utility bills946.17
To access a loan for my business905.91
To earn profit /earn an income684.46
To send money safely and cheaply (other than bills and insurance)654.27
To access better services (other than credit cards-related services)593.87
To deposit money from employer/receive salary442.89
To get a card (debit or credit card)291.9
To receive money from people other than employer271.77
For a child271.77

*Horus - Gallup Pakistan - Access to Finance Survey 2015