Payments in Sweden 2019

The payment market is being digitalised

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The payment market is being digitalised

More common to pay by mobile phone app (Swish)

Payments in the form of instant account-to-account transfers are increasing sharply. For this type of payment to be able to continue to grow, the infrastructure for payments needs to be modernised. Swish is the most common form of instant payment in Sweden.

Published: 7 November 2019

Figure: Number of payments by Swish increasing sharply.csv

Number of payments by Swish increasing sharply. The figure shows that the number of Swish payments (millions of payments per year) made by mobile phone (in real time) has increased from 0 in 2012 to 400 million in 2018. Source: Bankgirot.