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

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

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

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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.
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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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