Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286

Brazil: most secure mobile authentication methods on digital services 2020

According to a survey carried out in October 2020 in Brazil, approximately 36 percent of smartphone users interviewed perceived fingerprint scanning as the most trusted and secure mean for authentication to access digital services through this device. Meanwhile, 21 percent of respondents stated to see passwords as the most secure form of authentication. The same top two methods were also chosen by participants as the easiest and most convenient authentication means.

Most secure means of authentication for accessing digital services via smartphone in Brazil in 2020

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% discount until May 31st
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

In cooperation with
Mobile Time; Opinion Box
Release date

November 2020



Survey time period

October 13 to 26, 2020

Number of respondents

2,036 internet and smartphone users

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide information on the age of respondents.
The original question was: Which of the methods listed below do you consider the most secure for authentication on digital services on your smartphone? ("Qual dos métodos listados abaixo você considera mais seguro para autenticação em serviços digitais no smartphone?").

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Security & surveillance technology"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.