Credit and charge card figures (2015)
Credit card purchases
- Credit and charge cards were used to make 2.5 billion purchases in the UK to a value of £146 billion.
- 80% of all credit and charge card spending in 2015 was made by cardholders who repaid the balance in full.
- UK credit and charge card purchase volumes are expected to grow to 3.6 billion in 2025, with a total spend of £183 billion.
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