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Contactless Statistics

The key figures for November 2016 are:

  • There are a total of 101.8m contactless cards in issue in the UK. These cards are split between debit (69.7m) and credit / charge cards (32.1m). This is an increase of 1.7% on the previous month and 26.7% over the year.
  • £2,903.2m was spent in the UK in the month using a contactless card. This is an increase of 3.6% on the previous month and an increase of 183.5% on the previous year. The value is split between debit (£2,553.9m) and credit / charge cards (£349.3m).
  • 324.5m contactless transactions were made in the month. This is an increase of 3.8% on the previous month and 154.5% over the year. The volume is split between debit (286.1m) and credit / charge cards (38.5m).
  • 439,623 bank-owned terminals are available in the UK where contactless cardholders can make a contactless transaction. This is an increase of 2.3% on the previous month and 44.5% over the year.
  • The average contactless transaction was for £8.95. This is split by £8.93 on a debit card and £9.08 on a credit / charge card.
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