Payments in Sweden 2019

Swedish payments are secure and efficient

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Swedish payments are secure and efficient

Security in Sweden is high from an international perspective

When cash is used less and less, the number of crimes linked to cash also falls. However, at the same time, the number of frauds in which somebody uses somebody else’s card or identity is increasing. The number of frauds is low from a European perspective.

Published: 7 November 2019

Figure: Card frauds in Sweden are few from an international perspective.csv

Card frauds in Sweden are few from a European perspective. The figure shows that the number of card frauds per thousand cards is also relatively low in Sweden, in comparison with many other countries in Europe. Source: ECB.