Experimental work is currently being carried out for this indicator, in collaboration with our Data Science Campus. This work is looking at analysing the coverage of ATM’s in the UK, to determine if certain populations have differing access to financial services, in line with the UK’s commitment to ‘leave no one behind’.

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Headline data

Source: LINK

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Number per 100,000 adults

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.

Indicator available
Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Number per 100,000 adults

Definitions

Commercial bank branches are retail locations of resident commercial banks and other resident banks that function as commercial banks that provide financial services to customers and are physically separated. Automated teller machines are computerized telecommunications devices that provide clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions in a public place.

Available disaggregations
Calculations
(Number of commercial bank branches / adult population) * 100,000 (Number of ATMs / adult population) * 100,000
Other information

For the purposes of this indicator, adult population refers to all individuals aged 16 years and over. Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 23 July 2021
Metadata last updated 23 July 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

(a) Number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults and (b) number of automated teller machines (ATMs) per 100,000 adults

Target name

Strengthen the capacity of domestic financial institutions to encourage and expand access to banking, insurance and financial services for all

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals metadata for target 8.10 opens in a new window

Source 1

Organisation

LINK

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1998

Geographical coverage

UK

Link to data source LINK ATM Numbers (thousands) opens in a new window
Release date N/A
Next release

N/A

Statistical classification

Non-official

Contact details

https://www.link.co.uk/contact-us/

Other information

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2010

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source NOMIS UK business counts opens in a new window
Release date 10 March 2018
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

earnings@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 3

Organisation

Office for National Statistics

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1991

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source NOMIS adult (16+) population estimates opens in a new window
Release date 26 June 2019
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

pop.info@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Source 4

Organisation

ONS

Periodicity

Ad-hoc

Earliest available data

2010

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Banks and Building Societies by urban and rural split opens in a new window
Release date 28 June 2019
Next release

N/A

Statistical classification

Official

Contact details

IDBRDAS@ons.gov.uk

Other information

Northern Ireland figures only available up to 2014.

Source 5

Organisation

ONS

Periodicity
Earliest available data
Geographical coverage

England and Wales

Link to data source Rural urban classification 2011 of lower layer super output areas in England and Wales opens in a new window
Release date 21 July 2018
Next release

TBA

Statistical classification

Official

Contact details

access2data@ons.gov.uk

Other information

This source has been used to calculate adult population sizes in urban and rural areas in England and Wales, to then calculate the number of commercial bank branches per 100,000 adults