Mobile payments adoption among digital user categories in the UK 2016

This statistic presents the use of mobile payments across various categories of people, listed by their receptivity to new technology and pace at which they are willing to adopt digital innovations in the United Kingdom as of 2016. For the group named "Hyper Digitals", defined as very open to new technologies, approximately 55 percent of respondents confirmed they used mobile payments in the UK as of that year.

Usage of mobile payments across categories of digital users in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2016

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Release date

October 2016


United Kingdom

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holders of debit cards, credit cards and mobile phones.

Supplementary notes

Adopter categories were segments of respondents introduced by the study on page 5, with regards to their digital capabilities:
"Hyper Digitals" were innovators and early adopters; people who are first to use and value innovations.
"Accomplished Digitals" was the majority of users, who follow the Hyper Digitals once the new technological trend grows.
"Emerging Digitals" were people that were last to try and potentially adopt a new technology.

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