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European credit and debit card market: purchase volume 2013-2018, by brand

This statistic presents the purchase volumes of the leading credit card issuers on the European market from 2013 to 2018. Visa cards were consistently in the lead of the presented ranking, amounting to 1.82 trillion U.S. dollars as of 2018. The purchase volume for MasterCard was recorded at over 1.1 trillion U.S. dollars. Overall, according to the source, credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in Europe generated over 3 trillion U.S. dollars in 2018.

Purchase volume for leading credit, debit and prepaid cards in Europe from 2013 to 2018, by brand

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Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

2013 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Figures prior to 2017 were taken from previous publications from the source.

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