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Leading payment methods for online shopping in Sweden 2018

Most popular online shopping payment methods in Sweden in 2018

by H. Tankovska, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Leading payment methods for online shopping in Sweden 2018 Paying by credit or debit card was the most popular online shopping payment method in Sweden in 2018. This was the preferred option for 33 percent of the respondents from a survey in the first quarter of 2018. Invoice payment was second in the ranking with 25 percent of respondents preferring it. Swish was popular among ten percent of the interviewed Swedes that year. In fact, there were over seven million Swish accounts in Sweden as of February 2019 and 6.8 million of them were for private accounts.
Card payments 

    The usage rate of debit cards in Sweden increased between 2010 and 2018. Starting with 91 percent of the interviewed Swedes using this method in 2010, the percentage was 93 percent as of 2018. Similarly, the share of the respondents using credit cards raised from 27 percent in 2010 to 31 percent as of 2018.

How do Swedes pay on smartphones and tablets? 

    Card payment was also the most popular payment method on smartphones and tablets in Sweden in 2018. 29 percent of the participants in a survey chose it as preferred method. In contrast, 17 percent of the respondents preferred Swish and 12 percent preferred PayPal.
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Most popular online shopping payment methods in Sweden in 2018

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