Brazil: m-commerce uers' favorite payment methods 2020

In 2020, around six out of ten (60 percent of) m-commerce users surveyed in Brazil said their favorite way to pay for purchases made through a smartphone was credit card. Boleto bancário – a barcoded ticket that can be paid at multiple places in Brazil and via internet banking – was mentioned by over one fourth (26 percent) of respondents. The most popular e-commerce mobile app in the South American country was Mercado Livre's.

Most popular payment methods used for mobile purchases among mobile e-commerce users in Brazil in 2020

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

March 4 to 25, 2020

Number of respondents

1,753 m-commerce users

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* A boleto bancário is a barcoded ticket that can be paid on ATMs, in bank agencies, post offices, lottery agencies, and through internet banking in Brazil.

The source does not specify the age of respondents.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Qual é o seu meio de pagamento preferido para as compras de produtos físicos pelo celular?"

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