T7: Participation in major payment systems Source
(units; end of year)
Year
«  2016  »
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Large-value payment systems
BOJ-NET
Total number of participants550542538536534
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants550542538536534
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks463459456454452
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems4038383838
Other4745444444
Indirectly connected participants00000
FXYCS
Total number of participants206203202201201
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants2727282727
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks2626272626
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems11111
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants179176174174174
Retail and fast payment systems
Zengin System
Total number of participants1,3611,3521,3401,3221,296
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants143142143145145
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks143142143145145
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems00000
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants1,2181,2101,1971,1771,151
Retail payment systems
Tokyo Clearing House
Total number of participants318317315312305
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants105106106106106
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks104105105105105
Central bank11111
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems00000
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants213211209206199
Source: Japanese Bankers Association; Japanese Banks Payment Clearing Network; Bank of Japan.