Contactless payment in the United Kingdom (UK)

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Statista dossier on contactless payments in the United Kingdom (UK)

This dossier presents a range of statistics and facts about contactless payment cards in the United Kingdom (UK). Since contactless payment cards were introduced in 2007 they have become an integral means of day to day payment for consumers. In the future debit and credit card transactions are expected to overtake cash payments in the United Kingdom (UK) and contactless is a continually growing and important part of the payment industry.

The dossier includes the following sections: financial statistics, frequency, usage and public perception.

Table of contents

  • 1. Contactless payments overview
    • Number of payments in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2026, by method

    • Average monthly consumer payments in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2025, by method

    • Number of contactless cards (NFC) in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2019, by type

    • Share of cards issued that are contactless in the United Kingdom 2007-2019

    • EU countries with the most cashless payment transactions 2018

    • Number of contactless transactions (NFC) in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018-2019

  • 2. Contactless payment value
    • Value of contactless transactions (NFC) in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2019

    • Contactless cards: average value per transaction in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018-2019

    • Revenue of contactless payment journeys made on London transport 2016-2019, by mode

  • 3. Contactless payment usage
    • Contactless payments market share at POS in Europe 2018, by country

    • Number of contactless transactions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2019, by type

    • Share of retailers offering mobile wallet payments in the UK in 2019

    • Prevalence of contactless payments for purchases under 30 GBP UK 2015-2019

  • 4. Public perception
    • United Kingdom: distribution of people by attitude towards cashless society 2018

    • Attitudes towards a cashless society in the United Kingdom February 2018

    • UK: share of people who find digital payment attractive in 2018, by reason

    • Individuals attitudes towards contactless methods in the UK 2018

    • Share of consumers choosing mobile apps for payments in the UK 2018-19 by age

    • Share of people who would struggle in a cashless society in the UK 2018, by reason

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