About This Statistic
The statistic shows the number of NFC mobile payment users worldwide from 2012 to 2018. In 2018, the number of NFC mobile payment users is projected to 166 million. In 2020, the proximity mobile payment transaction value in the United States is estimated to surpass 314 billion U.S. dollars, up from close to 28 billion U.S. dollars in 2016. Many retailers in North America already accept a variety of digital payment methods such as Apple Pay, PayPal or MasterCard PayPass.