Share of population with a BankID in Sweden 2019

In Sweden, BankID was most common among representatives of the age group between 21 and 30 years, as of 2019. BankID is an electronic identification solution for proof of identity of citizens for services, such as online payment. 97.9 percent of the population in this age group used BankID and were closely followed by the respondents of ages between 31 and 40 years, 97.8 percent of whom used BankID. It was least popular among the Swedes of ages of 81 years or older. To be precise, 0.7 percent of them used this identification method. Regarding BankID account types, the mobile one was most common in Sweden for the evaluated period. Over 96 percent of the interviewed Swedes used Mobile BankID.

 Service types and sectors  

      The majority of BankID use occasions were in the private sector. In fact, 93.5 percent of the use occurrences were within the private sector, while 6.5 percent were in the public sector. The internet and mobile banking services composed nearly 54 percent of BankID usage in Sweden in 2019. The second sector within which BankID was commonly used, was the payment services sector, accounting for roughly 15 percent of the usage.

 Digital payment in Sweden  

      Digital payment has grown popular over the last years. However, card payment was still the most common payment method among online shoppers in Sweden in 2018. Online banking was reported to be used by 18 percent of the respondents to a survey conducted in the first quarter of 2018.

Share of population with a BankID in Sweden in 2019, by age group

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Release date

July 2019



Survey time period

June 2019

Age group

13 years and older

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