Online bank authentication methods used in Germany 2017

What authentication methods do you usually use when logging in to your main bank?

by James Cherowbrier, last edited Nov 24, 2017
Online bank authentication methods used in Germany 2017 This statistic presents the share of consumers in Germany that use different authentication methods when logging in to their online bank in 2017. It is observed that the most popular method used for logging in to online banking was with a username and password at 45 percent. The least popular method (other than 'other method' at 1 percent) was the use of a Codecard (card with one-time code) which was used by 3 percent of consumers surveyed.
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What authentication methods do you usually use when logging in to your main bank?

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Share of consumers
Username & Password45%
mTAN (mobile and SMS code)32%
chipTAN (Card with chip inserted into card reader)23%
pushTAN (Generate one-time code)12%
Token (login to generate one-time code)5%
Call (Automated phone call from the bank with a one-time code)4%
Codecard (Card with one-time code)3%
Don't know3%
Other method1%
Share of consumers
Username & Password45%
mTAN (mobile and SMS code)32%
chipTAN (Card with chip inserted into card reader)23%
pushTAN (Generate one-time code)12%
Token (login to generate one-time code)5%
Call (Automated phone call from the bank with a one-time code)4%
Codecard (Card with one-time code)3%
Don't know3%
Other method1%
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by James Cherowbrier, last edited Nov 24, 2017
This statistic presents the share of consumers in Germany that use different authentication methods when logging in to their online bank in 2017. It is observed that the most popular method used for logging in to online banking was with a username and password at 45 percent. The least popular method (other than 'other method' at 1 percent) was the use of a Codecard (card with one-time code) which was used by 3 percent of consumers surveyed.
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