Transactions Volume: Top 10 Markets

For the first time, China surpassed the U.K. and South Korea to take fourth position among the top ten markets by global non-cash transaction volumes.

Number of Non-Cash Transactions in the Top 10 Markets (Billion), 2013–2014

Number of Non-Cash Transactions in the Top 10 Markets (Billion), 2013–2014

Note: China 2012, 2013, 2014 direct debit has been estimated (data not available); Japan 2013 credit card data has been estimated; Japan direct debit data not available for all years; Some numbers may differ from data published in WPR 2015 due to previous year data updated at the source and re-categorization of some geographies.

Source: Capgemini Financial Services Analysis, 2016; ECB Statistical Data Warehouse, 2014 figures released October 2015; Bank for International Settlements Red Book, 2014 figures released December 2015; Country’s Central Bank Annual Reports, 2014