Payments in Sweden 2020

1. The payment market is being digitalised

1. The payment market is being digitalised

Cash free – not problem-free

People in rural areas are finding it harder to cope without cash. This is also true of elderly people. In addition, many people experience occasional technical problems when paying in shops.

Published: 29 October 2020

Older people are most negative to the use of cash declining

Percentage of people in each age group who are negative to the use of cash declining in society.

Figure: Older people are most negative to the use of cash declining

The diagram shows that the percentage that is negative towards the decline in the use of cash increases as age rises. Download the data from the diagram by clicking on the arrow to the right, above the diagram. Source: The Riksbank