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world cash report

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Cash remains

the most widely used payment instrument globally

In Europe 79%

of point of sale transactions are in cash

In many Asian countries 3/4 ONLINE PURCHASES ARE PAID FOR BY CASH ON DELIVERY

ABOUT THE REPORT

The World Cash Report highlights that wherever people are in the world, they value a range of payment options. There is no region where everyone chooses the same way to pay, and despite the rise of electronic and mobile payments, cash remains hugely important all over the world.

9.6 %
Global cash in circulation relative to GDP, rising from 8.1% in 2011
75 %
of countries with available cash surveys reported that cash is used in over 50% of transactions
2bn
people in the world do not have access to a bank account

THE FUTURE OF CASH

Cash remains the cornerstone for conducting day-to-day transactions. For many people around the world, cash is the only payment method available to them that allows them to actively participate in our economic society.

Simply put, the world cannot do without cash

HIGHLIGHTED DATA

We are proud to present the results of our analysis of the available data, trends and developments on a global level.

Read our previous cash reports for more information.
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