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2015 | 4(38) | 705-715
Article title

Financial exclusion of the rural population in Poland

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Wykluczenie finansowe ludności wiejskiej w Polsce
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The paper attempts to assess the extent of fi nancial exclusion of the rural population in Poland. One of the most basic measures of fi nancial exclusion is percentage of adult residents lacking a bank account. This and other measures verifying the population’s use of fundamental banking services and the statistical data on development of banking infrastructure in the territorial context were then employed to conduct an assessment of the extent and causes of fi nancial exclusion with a particular emphasis on the rural areas. The fi ndings show that, like in many other countries, the extent of provision of fi nancial services among the rural population is more limited compared to the urban population. The fi nancial exclusion, has much deeper roots going beyond the geographical factors. The real causes of the fi nancial exclusion lie not only in access to banking services but also in their price, the population’s income, as well as being strongly aff ected by information and behaviour.
PL
W opracowaniu podjęto próbę określenia poziomu wykluczenia finansowego ludności wiejskiej w Polsce. Jedną z podstawowych miar wykluczenia finansowego jest odsetek dorosłych mieszkańców nieposiadających konta bankowego. Wykorzystując ten miernik, a także inne miary świadczące o korzystaniu przez ludność z podstawowych usług bankowych oraz dane opisujące rozwój infrastruktury bankowej w układzie typów jednostek terytorialnych, dokonano analizy poziomu i przyczyn wykluczenia fi nansowego – ze szczególnym uwzględnieniem obszarów wiejskich. Ustalono, że w Polsce, podobnie jak w wielu innych krajach, poziom ubankowienia ludności wiejskiej jest niższy w porównaniu z ludnością zamieszkałą na terenach zurbanizowanych. Wykluczenie fi nansowe ludności wiejskiej ma znacznie szersze podłoże niż tylko geografi czne. Jego przyczyny wiążą się z dostępnością usług bankowych, ale także z ich ceną i dochodami ludności. Mają źródła informacyjne i behawioralne.
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  • Uniwersytet Rzeszowski
  • Uniwersytet Rzeszowski
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