Payments in the Netherlands

Statistics report on general payment preferences, including cash money and credit cards, in the Netherlands

Payments in the Netherlands

Perhaps the European country most into digital payments outside of Scandinavia and the United Kingdom, the Netherlands boasts high penetration rates for debit cards and contactless payments. Nevertheless, some of the brands its prefers are unlike those in other European countries.

This report serves as an introduction to key figures on payments in the Netherlands, be it cash or cashless and regardless whether this offline or online. Figures include the share of cash, the number of credit cards, the most popular payment methods for online shopping and which payment brands are favored in the country. Other studies on payments in the Netherlands - which compare the country against Belgium and Luxembourg - include:

Table of contents

ATMs, POS terminals

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  • Premium Statistic Number of active POS terminals in the Netherlands 1991-2019
  • Premium Statistic ATMs per 100,000 population in the Netherlands 2006-2021
  • Basic Statistic Annual number of POS terminals in the Netherlands 2000-2022
  • Basic Statistic Annual payment card transaction number at POS terminals in the Netherlands 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Most used retail payment methods in Netherlands 2005-2021

Cash

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  • Premium Statistic Annual level of cash payments in the Netherlands 2005-2021
  • Premium Statistic Share of cash in in-store payments in 38 countries in Europe in 2019
  • Premium Statistic Most used payment methods at POS of different age groups in the Netherlands 2020
  • Premium Statistic Ratio of currency in circulation (CIC) to GDP of the Netherlands 2010-2022
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly domestic ATM cash withdrawal number in the Netherlands 2005-2021
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly domestic ATM cash withdrawal value in the Netherlands 2005-2021

Cards

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  • Premium Statistic Quarterly debit and credit card number in circulation in the Netherlands 2005-2021
  • Basic Statistic Credit cards and debit cards per capita in the Netherlands 2010-2021
  • Premium Statistic Number of cash, debit card and credit card payments in POS in Netherlands 2010-2020
  • Basic Statistic Annual payment card transactions in Netherlands 2000-2022, in local currency and USD
  • Premium Statistic Visa, Mastercard market share in the Netherlands 2016-2021

Contactless

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  • Premium Statistic Contactless payment market share during COVID-19 in the Netherlands 2020
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly number of contactless payments in the Netherlands 2014-2021
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly value of contactless payments in the Netherlands 2014-2021
  • Premium Statistic Quarterly share of contactless in total debit card payments in Netherlands 2014-2021
  • Premium Statistic Accepted payment methods among SME retailers in the Netherlands 2017
  • Premium Statistic Accepted payment methods in petrol stations in the Netherlands 2017

Online shopping

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  • Premium Statistic The most used e-commerce payment methods in the Netherlands 2014-2021
  • Premium Statistic Leading payment methods for online shopping in the Netherlands 2016-2020
  • Premium Statistic Most used e-commerce payment methods in the Netherlands 2021
  • Premium Statistic Netherlands, Europe and MEA e-commerce payment methods 2020
  • Premium Forecast Most common online payments by type in the Netherlands 2023
  • Premium Forecast Most used online payments by brand in the Netherlands 2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of payments with iDEAL in the Netherlands 2006-2020

Mobile payments

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  • Premium Statistic Ranking of mobile payment apps in the Netherlands, based on DAU 2018
  • Premium Statistic Ranking of selected banking apps in the Netherlands, based on DAU 2017-2019
  • Premium Statistic Use of wearable technology for POS payments in Europe 2019, by country
  • Premium Forecast Most used mobile payments by brand in the Netherlands 2023
  • Premium Forecast Mobile payments by situation in the Netherlands 2022
  • Premium Statistic Coronavirus effect on daily active users of PayPal in Europe in 2020, by country
  • Premium Statistic Average revenue per paying user with carrier billing in the Netherlands 2019-2021

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