Average number of checks written every month by businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017
Number of checks written per month by businesses in the UK 2008-2017
This statistic illustrates the average number of checks that are written per month by businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017. It can be seen that the average number of checks written by UK businesses every month decreased overall during the period under observation, reaching a total of five checks per month as of 2017. The largest value was found in 2008, when UK businesses were writing on average 26 checks per month.
Average number of checks written every month by businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017
Average number of cheques written per month
20175
201612
20157
201412
201313
201219
201122
201022
200922
200826
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Sources

Release date

March 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2017

Number of respondents

1,000 (latest)*

Special properties

financial decision makers

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

* Business survey of 1,000 financial decision makers (representing businesses with turnover above £50,000).

Number of checks written per month by businesses in the UK 2008-2017
This statistic illustrates the average number of checks that are written per month by businesses in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017. It can be seen that the average number of checks written by UK businesses every month decreased overall during the period under observation, reaching a total of five checks per month as of 2017. The largest value was found in 2008, when UK businesses were writing on average 26 checks per month.
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