Internet card use (2010)
Consumer internet card spending
- 36.6 million adults purchased goods and services over the internet, equating to 72% of the adult population.
- 717 million card payments were made online with a total spend of £47.2 billion. Of these payments, 54% were made using debit cards and 46% using credit or charge cards.
- The average value of online debit card and credit or charge card transactions were £66 and £85 respectively.
- Card fraud losses in 2010 totalled £365 million, a decrease of around £75 million or 17% on 2009.