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Use of cash and card among UK consumers 2019, by occasion

UK consumers had a tendency to use card even for small, every day purchases (under 30 GBP, for instance), according to research findings on payment methods in the United Kingdom (UK). Use of cash was the least prevalent when consumers were paying for larger product purchases, such as electronics.

Cash and card usage among consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by occasion

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Release date

September 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

July 25, 2020 to August 5, 2020

Number of respondents

2,002 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: " How do you currently pay in each of the following situations, if at all? Please select all that apply in each situation."

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