Statistics report on general payment preferences, including cash money and credit cards, in Sweden
Set to become the world's first cashless society in the world according to many, Sweden stands out within Europe with its advanced use of digital payments. It boasts a low cash penetration and has a popular mobile payments app that is used by many within the country.
This report serves as an introduction to key figures on payments in Sweden, 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 Sweden include: