PayPal purchases of U.S. students 2015

This statistic ranks the types of purchases made using PayPal according to college students in the United States as of December 2015, by age. In a survey carried out in the same time, it was found that 25 percent of responding students used PayPal to make online purchases worth more than 20 U.S. dollars.

Types of purchases made using PayPal according to college students in the United States in 2015

Share of respondents
In-store purchases of $20 or less4%
In-store purchases of more than $205%
Online purchases of $20 or less27%
Online purchases of more than $2025%
Phone bill5%
Utilities4%
Groceries4%
Dining out3%
Vacation4%
Tuition fees4%
Text books, class-required supplies8%
Rent3%
In-home entertainment/subscription services11%
Out-of-home entertainment8%
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Sources

Release date

March 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 18 to 31, 2015

Number of respondents

793 respondents

Age group

18 to 24 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

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