Mobile Digital Wallet Payment Statistics

Mobile Digital Wallet Payment Statistics


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U.S. Mobile Wallet Application Transactions Amount
Annual remote mobile payments $42,555,000,000
Annual in-person mobile payments $3,737,000,000
Annual peer-to-peer mobile transfers 45,255,000,000
Global mobile payment transactions $431,100,000,000
Projected Global mobile payment transactions in 2017 $721,000,000,000
Paypal annual mobile payment volume $46,000,000,000
Digital Wallet Use Statistics Data
Percent of consumers who have used a digital wallet 32 %
Percent of consumers who are aware of digital wallets 78 %
Percent who said they have “no concern” using a digital wallet to make a purchase 29 %
Reasons for not using a digital wallet Percent
Security concerns 55 %
Don’t know enough about digital wallets to make a decision 21 %
Don’t see any benefits of using a digital wallet over just using cards 14 %
Don’t think digital wallets are accepted at enough places to be useful 5 %
Other 3 %
Don’t use credit or debit cards to manage finances 2 %
Most Popular Types of Mobile Payments Percent
*Represents the percent of smartphone users who have used the following mobile payment in the past 12 months
Online bill pay 19 %
Online or in-app purchase 16 %
In-Store Purchase 11 %
Made person-to-person payment 10 %
Received person-to-person payment 9 %
Paid for taxi, parking or public transport using app 5 %
Payment by text message (including donations) 3 %
Mobile Payment Demographics (Age) Percent
18-29 34 %
30-44 31 %
45-59 16 %
60+ 7 %
Mobile Payment App Satisfaction Rating Percent Satisfied
Apple Pay 66 %
PayPal 45 %
Google Wallet 33 %
Percent of smartphone owners worldwide who have ever used the following mobile payment app
App Used iPhone Android Other Total
PayPal 59 % 49 % 38 % 57 %
Google Wallet 30 % 31 % 10 % 31 %
McDonald’s App 27 % 24 % 19 % 26 %
Starbucks App 26 % 22 % 14 % 26 %
Gas Station App 18 % 17 % 13 % 18 %
Parking App 16 % 13 % 48 % 15 %
Bitcoin 14 % 10 % 24 % 13 %
Snapcash 10 % 6 % 33 % 9 %
Square Cash 9 % 7 % 25 % 9 %
Apple Pay 15 %     15 %
None 5 % 8 % 8 % 6 %
Rank Countries ranked by consumers who would prefer to use mobile payment over wallet payment Percent
1 South Korea 63 %
2 India 60 %
3 China 54 %
4 South Africa 53 %
5 Belgium 51 %
6 Mexico 48 %
7 Indonesia 48 %
8 Argentina 47 %
9 Poland 45 %
10 Turkey 43 %
11 Spain 42 %
12 Hungary 41 %
13 Global Average 40 %
14 Sweden 39 %
15 Great Britain 39 %
16 Brazil 38 %
17 Saudi Arabia 36 %
18 Australia 32 %
19 Italy 32 %
20 United States 31 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: U.S. Federal Reserve, PayPal, Apple, Google, ChangeWave, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 6, 2016

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