117 countries, 260 million households, 1 billion people
WOCCU is the apex association for global financial cooperatives with a network of 89,000 institutions in 117 countries reaching 230 million households worldwide and more than US $2.9 trillion mobilized in savings and shares. Our network of member-owned financial institutions instills a natural trust and spirit of cooperation within communities. Leveraging this platform, WOCCU supports financial markets in growing economies, along with global partners, such as USAID, the UN, and the World Bank by promoting financial inclusion, strengthening institutions as well as providing policy and regulatory support.
All people should have access to affordable, reliable, and sustainable financial services.
This section presents the best available data based on responses from
member and non-member credit unions to World Council of Credit Unions' annual survey of
national credit union associations and World Council program offices.