FinTech transaction value forecast in United Kingdom 2019-2023, by segment

With London being a global fintech hub, it is not surprising to see that consumer fintech adoption rates in the UK are at 71%, the third highest in the EU. Nearly 63.5 million users made digital payments in 2018, whilst 4.4 million users used the Mobile POS methods for their transactions. With their known affinity to shopping, women were unsurprisingly the leaders in digital commerce with a share of 51.6% in 2017 as compared to 48.4% for men.

Digital payments are the most preferred method of fintech transactions, accounting for over 80 percent of the total transaction value in 2018. The total value of digital payments in the country is expected to register a CAGR of almost 8% to grow from 139.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 to over 220 billion U.S. dollars in 2023.

Services mostly used for banks and payments

Fintech services were mostly used by consumers for banks and payments followed by financial management services in 2019. As such, the UK ranks amongst the top seven nations in Europe with the highest online banking penetration rate.

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March 2019

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FinTech is short for ‘Financial Technology’, the central concept of structural change and digitization within the financial services industry. Under the collective name FinTech (which still lacks a clear definition even within the industry), financial services are understood within the framework of the Digital Market Outlook. Digital infrastructures allowing the establishment of new types of agreements and procedures in the classic areas of banking such as lending, investment strategies and payments.

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