Main reason for U.S. users to start using mobile payments 2015

This statistic provides information on the main reason U.S. mobile users began using mobile payments in 2015. Through the survey, it was found that 2.5 percent of U.S. users had accessed mobile payment services in the past 12 months because a store they visited started offering the service.

What are the main reasons you started using mobile payments?

Share of respondents
I liked the convenience of mobile payments45%
I got a smartphone20.5%
The ability to make mobile payments became available13.8%
I became comfortable with the security of mobile payments7.1%
To take advantage of loyalty or rewards points and discounts4%
Refused to answer2.7%
A store I visit started offering the service2.5%
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Release date

March 2016


United States

Survey time period

November 4 to 25, 2015

Number of respondents

436 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The original question refers to individuals who have participated in mobile payments "in the past 12 months".

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