Mobile payment usage in the United States as of December 2017, by product type

Which types of apps did you use in the past 3 months to pay for goods or services through your mobile phone?

by J. Clement, last edited Aug 6, 2018
Mobile payment usage in the United States as of December 2017, by product type This statistic presents the most popular types of purchases paid through mobile payment apps. According to a December 2017 survey consumers who had made purchases via mobile, it was found that online shopping apps for stores such as Amazon or Walmart were the most commonly used mobile purchase apps with a 70 percent usage rate among mobile buyers.
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Which types of apps did you use in the past 3 months to pay for goods or services through your mobile phone?

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Share of respondents
Online stores (Amazon, Wal-mart, etc.) 70%
Fast food restaurant (Chik-fil-a, McDonald’s, etc.) 43%
Entertainment (music, movies, etc.) 41%
Coffee shop (Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, etc.) 37%
Car service/Taxi (Uber, Lyft, etc.) 35%
Games (Clash of Clans, Mobile Strike, etc.) 34%
Speciality retail store (Best Buy, Office Depot, Stapes, etc.) 28%
Grocery store/supermarket 27%
Gas (Exxon Mobil, Speedway, etc.) 22%
Transportation (mass transit, parking fees, etc.) 15%
Car sharing services (Zipcar, Car2go, RelayRides, etc.) 9%
Other, please specify 0%
Share of respondents
Online stores (Amazon, Wal-mart, etc.) 70%
Fast food restaurant (Chik-fil-a, McDonald’s, etc.) 43%
Entertainment (music, movies, etc.) 41%
Coffee shop (Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, etc.) 37%
Car service/Taxi (Uber, Lyft, etc.) 35%
Games (Clash of Clans, Mobile Strike, etc.) 34%
Speciality retail store (Best Buy, Office Depot, Stapes, etc.) 28%
Grocery store/supermarket 27%
Gas (Exxon Mobil, Speedway, etc.) 22%
Transportation (mass transit, parking fees, etc.) 15%
Car sharing services (Zipcar, Car2go, RelayRides, etc.) 9%
Other, please specify 0%
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by J. Clement, last edited Aug 6, 2018
This statistic presents the most popular types of purchases paid through mobile payment apps. According to a December 2017 survey consumers who had made purchases via mobile, it was found that online shopping apps for stores such as Amazon or Walmart were the most commonly used mobile purchase apps with a 70 percent usage rate among mobile buyers.
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