Most commonly used mobile payments in South Korea 2019

According to a survey in South Korea in 2019, "app cards" mobile payment method provided by card companies directly through their mobile apps were the most used form of mobile payment. The number of people who have used mobile payment methods has increased over the past few years, however, app cards have seen steadily decreased usage while Samsung Pay has seen modest increases as the most commonly used method.

Most commonly used mobile payment providers in South Korea in 2019

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Release date

August 2019


South Korea

Survey time period

August 5, 2019

Number of respondents

500 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

respondents with mobile shopping experience in the past three months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple choices by respondents were possible.

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