Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant

This key economic indicator for the Payments sector has been recently updated.

  1. In 2019, Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant in South Korea increased 4.6% compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 South Korea Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant grew 7.6% year on year to 376.04 Units.
  3. In 2019 Australia was number 4 in Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant.
  4. In 2019 Singapore was ranked number 10 in Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant attaining 141.02 Units, compared to 11 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Card Payments per Inhabitant

# 21 Countries Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
South Korea
376 2019 +4.6 % +7.6 % View data
2 #2
United States
349 2019 +2.8 % +4.3 % View data
3 #3
Sweden
342 2019 +3.2 % +4.9 % View data
4 #4
Australia
328 2019 +3.5 % +5.7 % View data
5 #5
Canada
291 2019 +2.3 % +3.2 % View data
6 #6
United Kingdom
269 2019 +3.4 % +6.0 % View data
7 #7
Netherlands
249 2019 +3.4 % +5.8 % View data
8 #8
France
176 2019 +2.6 % +4.3 % View data
9 #9
Belgium
161 2019 +2.9 % +3.6 % View data
10 #10
Singapore
141 2019 +4.7 % +5.8 % View data
11 #11
Switzerland
140 2019 +3.7 % +8.1 % View data
12 #12
Russia
110 2019 +6.8 % +18.3 % View data
13 #13
Saudi Arabia
84 2019 +3.6 % +6.4 % View data
14 #14
Brazil
69 2019 +3.9 % +5.0 % View data
15 #15
Turkey
57 2019 +3.6 % +5.6 % View data
16 #16
South Africa
55 2019 +4.5 % +8.8 % View data
17 #17
Germany
53 2019 +2.8 % +4.5 % View data
18 #18
Italy
46 2019 +3.3 % +6.5 % View data
19 #19
China
31 2019 +6.5 % +16.8 % View data
20 #20
Mexico
24 2019 +4.3 % +7.2 % View data
21 #21
India
10 2019 +4.8 % +9.0 % View data

Source: Bank for International Settlements

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