How is India Depositing in 2023?

Total Deposit vs Per Capita Deposit

States with higher populations and economic activity have higher total deposits but low per capita deposits because of the higher population.

Deposits are Directly Related to Economic Activity

Wealth concentrates where economic activity happens. The top 10 districts hold over 40% of India's total deposits!

Metros Have Higher Individual Deposits

Many corporations are set up in metros, which skews the data, but almost 40% of individual deposits come from metros.

Higher Individual Deposits

Individual deposits increased from ₹93 lakh crores to ₹100 lakh crores. Individual term deposits increased from ₹46 lakh crores to ₹51 lakh crores.

Higher Deposits With Public Sector Banks

Most individual deposits are with public sector banks. More branches and higher trust might be possible reasons.

Private sector banks have a relatively high share in metro areas due to corporate clientele.

More Corporate Deposits in Private Sector Banks

Which Age Group Holds the Most FDs?

More than 80% of individual FDs are made by individuals above 40 years of age.

How Much are People Earning on Their FDs?

Up to 40% of FDs earn less than 6% interest. Post-tax, the returns would be even lower.

FD Tenures Have Increased in 2023

Short-term FD tenures have increased to the 1-3 years bucket. It’s expected to increase further in FY24.

Longer FD Tenures in Rural Areas

In rural areas, FDs mean investing for the future, so  the tenure is slightly longer.

Shorter FD Tenures in Cities

Corporations & higher-income individuals use FDS to park money in metropolitan areas.