T7: Participation in major payment systems Source
(units; end of year)
Year
«  2017  »
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Large-value payment systems
BOJ-NET
Total number of participants542538536534530
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants542538536534530
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks459456454452449
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems3838383838
Other4544444443
Indirectly connected participants00000
FXYCS
Total number of participants203202201201202
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants2728272727
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks2627262626
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems11111
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants176174174174175
Retail and fast payment systems
Zengin System
Total number of participants1,3521,3401,3221,2961,287
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants142143145145145
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks142143145145145
Central bank00000
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems00000
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants1,2101,1971,1771,1511,142
Retail payment systems
Tokyo Clearing House
Total number of participants317315312305304
Breakdown of 'total number of participants' by directly/indirectly connected
Directly connected participants106106106106106
Breakdown of 'directly connected participants' by participant type
Banks105105105105105
Central bank11111
Government00000
Postal institution00000
Payment systems, central counterparties and securities settlement systems00000
Other00000
Indirectly connected participants211209206199198
Source: Japanese Bankers Association; Japanese Banks Payment Clearing Network; Bank of Japan.