Preference for paying with mobile wallets or EMV cards in the U.S. 2017

This statistic presents the preference for paying for store purchases with mobile wallets or EMV cards in the United States in 2017. The results of the survey carried out in December 2017 revealed that 17.5 percent of the respondents always preferred to used a mobile wallet over an EMV card to pay for store purchases.

Preference of Americans to pay for store purchases using a mobile wallet or an EMV card in 2017

Share of respondents
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Release date

December 2017


United States

Survey time period

December 2017

Number of respondents

200 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The source phrased the question as follows: "Based on your experiences or perceptions, what is your preference for using a mobile wallet compared to an EMV card on each of the following? - Ease of using to pay for purchases in a store."

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