Mobile payment user numbers in the UK 2017-2019

In the United Kingdom (UK), the number of mobile payment users is expected to grow to 7.2 million in 2018. According to the results of a study conducted on digital payments in the UK, this number was 6.1 million in the previous year and expected to go up to 8.3 by 2019.

Number of mobile payment users in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2019

Mobile payment users in millions
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Release date

November 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

October 2018

Supplementary notes

* Estimates. The source makes the following clarification: "A proximity mobile payment is a point-of-sale (POS) transaction made by using a mobile device as a payment method; includes scanning, tapping, swiping or checking in with a mobile devices at the POS to complete transaction; excludes purchases of digital goods on mobile devices, purchases made remotely on mobile devices that are delivered later on and transactions made via tablets."

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