Key data of banking system: bank accounts top 60 million

Key data of banking system: bank accounts top 60 million

KARACHI: Around 60 million bank accounts are in the country having population of 208.31 million, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a report.

The SBP in its report on payment system released this week said that the currency circulation by September 30, 2020 was at Rs6,422 billion.

According to the central bank the payment system infrastructure as on September 30, 2020:

Number of Banks (Branches)44(16,121)
Commercial/ Specialized Banks Branches14,938
Microfinance (Branches)1,183
Number of Real Time Online Branches (RTOBs)15,978
Number of banks having ATM machines35
Number of banks having open-looped POS machines5
Number of banks having closed-looped POS machines4
Number of banks providing Internet Banking services27
Number of Banks providing Mobile Phone Banking services27
Number of Banks providing Call Center Banking services23
Total Number of PRISM System Participants50
Total number of ATMs Interoperable Switches1
Total number of Cash & Cheque Deposits Machines (CDMs)184
Total number of Cash Deposits Machines with Cash Withdrawal facility20
Multipurpose ATMs (With Cash & Cheque Deposit & Cash Withdrawal)15

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