Credit and charge card figures (2009)
Credit card purchases
- Credit and charge cards were used to make 2.0 billion purchases in the UK to a value of £139 billion with an average transaction value of £70.
- Each credit or charge card holder had on average 2.3 cards.
- Credit and charge card purchase volumes are projected to increase to 2.8 billion by 2018, with spend in that year of £216 billion.
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