Payments in Sweden 2019

The payment market is being digitalised

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The payment market is being digitalised

Card payments still dominate

The majority of household purchases in Sweden are made by card. In ten years, the average Swede has doubled their card use. However, large-scale payments often take place between companies and authorities and are done via credit transfers.

Published: 7 November 2019

Figure: Most payments in Sweden are card payments.csv

Most payments in Sweden are card payments. The figure shows that almost 60 per cent of payments in Sweden are card payments. The number of cash payments is estimated based on data on the number of cash withdrawals, etc. (Click on the explanations under the diagram to show or hide one or more series.) Source: The Riksbank.