Euro area: average number of transactions 2016, by payment method

Average number of cash and card transactions per person per day in the Euro Area in 2016, by country

Euro area: average number of transactions 2016, by payment method This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted to establish the average number of transactions per person per day in Euro area countries in 2016. As can be seen, in all but two countries in the Euro area the use of cash was still more prevalent then card payments with a Euro area average of 1.2 transactions per person per day. The Netherlands was the only country reporting that used cards more often than cash for transactions with an average of 0.8 transactions per person per day in 2016.
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Average number of cash and card transactions per person per day in the Euro Area in 2016, by country

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CashCards
Italy1.70.3
Spain1.70.2
Greece1.60.2
Malta1.50.1
Cyprus1.40.2
Austria1.40.2
Portugal1.40.3
Slovakia1.30.3
Slovenia1.30.3
Ireland1.30.3
Luxembourg1.20.6
Euro Area1.20.3
Lithuania1.10.3
Germany*10.2
Latvia10.4
France0.90.4
Belgium0.80.4
Finland0.70.5
Netherlands*0.60.8
Estonia0.50.5
CashCards
Italy1.70.3
Spain1.70.2
Greece1.60.2
Malta1.50.1
Cyprus1.40.2
Austria1.40.2
Portugal1.40.3
Slovakia1.30.3
Slovenia1.30.3
Ireland1.30.3
Luxembourg1.20.6
Euro Area1.20.3
Lithuania1.10.3
Germany*10.2
Latvia10.4
France0.90.4
Belgium0.80.4
Finland0.70.5
Netherlands*0.60.8
Estonia0.50.5
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This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted to establish the average number of transactions per person per day in Euro area countries in 2016. As can be seen, in all but two countries in the Euro area the use of cash was still more prevalent then card payments with a Euro area average of 1.2 transactions per person per day. The Netherlands was the only country reporting that used cards more often than cash for transactions with an average of 0.8 transactions per person per day in 2016.
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