Number of VISA and MasterCard in issue in the United Kingdom 2015, by card type

This statistic presents the volume of VISA and MasterCard in issue in the United Kingdom in 2015, by card type, according to data provided by Payments Cards & Mobile. In 2015, while VISA outnumbered MasterCard in debit cards, amounting to over 95 million cards in issue; MasterCard outnumbered VISA in Credit/charge cards, with over 38 million cards in issue.
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Volume of VISA and MasterCard in issue in the United Kingdom in 2015, by card type
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Debit cardsCredit/charge cards
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