Distribution of consumer transactions worldwide 2018, by payment channel

Most popular payment methods for everyday transactions according to internet users worldwide as of June 2018

by J. Clement, last edited Jun 13, 2019
Distribution of consumer transactions worldwide 2018, by payment channel This statistic presents the most popular payment methods for everyday transactions according to internet users worldwide as of June 2018. When asked to think about they payment methods for their ten most recent transactions, it was found that seven percent were made via P2P transfer. In-store still accounted for the single largest share of everyday transactions with 41 percent. Digital as a whole accounted for 59 percent of consumer payment transactions.
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Most popular payment methods for everyday transactions according to internet users worldwide as of June 2018

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Share of respondents
In-store41%
Other online14%
Buy buttons9%
Other mobile transfers8%
P2P transfer7%
Mobile messenger apps7%
QR codes5%
Other in-app payments4%
Smart home device2%
Wearables / contactless2%
Other2%
Share of respondents
In-store41%
Other online14%
Buy buttons9%
Other mobile transfers8%
P2P transfer7%
Mobile messenger apps7%
QR codes5%
Other in-app payments4%
Smart home device2%
Wearables / contactless2%
Other2%
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by J. Clement, last edited Jun 13, 2019
This statistic presents the most popular payment methods for everyday transactions according to internet users worldwide as of June 2018. When asked to think about they payment methods for their ten most recent transactions, it was found that seven percent were made via P2P transfer. In-store still accounted for the single largest share of everyday transactions with 41 percent. Digital as a whole accounted for 59 percent of consumer payment transactions.
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