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Payment methods used for online transactions in the U.S. 2018

This statistic provides information on the most popular payment methods used for online transactions in the United States in 2018. In that year, 62 percent of transactions were made by using a credit or debit card, either stored with the merchant or given manually at the time of purchase. PayPal accounted for 22 percent of online transactions.

Leading payment methods used for online transactions in the United States in 2018

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Sources

Release date

July 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 26 to April 6, 2018

Number of respondents

over 1,000

Supplementary notes

The original question wording was, "What proportion of your online transactions did you make with each option? A best guess is OK. Totals must add to 100%"

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