Number of Cards with a Payment Function

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

  1. Brazil Number of Cards with a Payment Function jumped by 1.8% in 2019, compared to the previous year.
  2. Since 2014 Brazil Number of Cards with a Payment Function was up 1.2% year on year reaching 502.18 Million Units.
  3. In 2019 United States was number 1 in Number of Cards with a Payment Function.
  4. In 2019 Brazil was number 2 in Number of Cards with a Payment Function attaining 502.18 Million Units, from 2 in 2018.

Top Countries in Number of Cards with a Payment Function

# 2 Countries Million Units Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
United States
1,292.10 2019 -0.5 % +0.7 % View data
2 #2
Brazil
502.18 2019 +1.8 % +1.2 % View data

Source: Bank for International Settlements

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