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

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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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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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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Release date
January 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
December 2017
Number of respondents
110 respondents
Age group
25 years and older
Special properties
used mobile phone to make purchases
Method of interview
Online survey

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