Individuals use of different payment methods in Germany in 2018

The statistic illustrates the share of individuals use of different payment methods in the Germany in the month previous to April 2018. It can be seen that the majority (60 percent) of respondents claimed that they had used a digital wallet as a payment method in the previous month. This was followed by 29 percent of respondents who stated that they had paid by invoice in a payment transaction in the previous month, whilst only three percent of respondents reported that they had used biometrics during a payment transaction in 2018.

Share of respondents that have used different payment methods in the last month in Germany as of April 2018

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Release date

June 2018



Survey time period

April 2018

Number of respondents


Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* 5,056 survey participants includes individuals from United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Canada and the US. The interviews were conducted using an email invitation and an online survey.
** e.g. fuel cards or gift cards.
*** e.g. paid through a store app on your mobile device. **** e.g. Applepay.
***** e.g. paid over time through credit plan.
****** e.g. fingerprint or voice recognition technology

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