Share of mobile users who have ever made a mobile payment as of October 2014, by type of goods purchased

Mobile purchase rate in selected countries 2014, by type of goods purchased This statistic shows the share of internet users in selected countries who have ever made a mobile payment as of October 2014, sorted by type of goods purchased. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of mobile users in China had purchased digital goods or services such as music or game downloads via mobile.
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UKFranceGermanyItalyUnited StatesJapanAustraliaSpainChina
Digital goods/services (music/game downloads)16%18%13%30%22%22%22%20%58%
Real-life service (public transport ticket, car parking)14%14%12%26%17%16%17%17%57%
Physical goods (cup of coffee, clothes)15%15%11%27%22%23%17%17%65%
UKFranceGermanyItalyUnited StatesJapanAustraliaSpainChina
Digital goods/services (music/game downloads)16%18%13%30%22%22%22%20%58%
Real-life service (public transport ticket, car parking)14%14%12%26%17%16%17%17%57%
Physical goods (cup of coffee, clothes)15%15%11%27%22%23%17%17%65%
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This statistic shows the share of internet users in selected countries who have ever made a mobile payment as of October 2014, sorted by type of goods purchased. During the survey period it was found that 58 percent of mobile users in China had purchased digital goods or services such as music or game downloads via mobile.
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Release date
December 2014
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
October 2014
Number of respondents
7,512 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
Mobile phone/smartphone users
Method of interview
Online survey
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Question: Mobile payments are purchases, bill payments, charitable donations, payments to another person, or any other payment. Which, if any, of the below methods of mobile payment have you ever personally used to buy each of these types of goods?
UK=827, FRA=797, GER=861, ITA=890, USA=748, JPN=801, AUS=869, ESP=866, CHN=853
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