Cards and Payments

Global Cards and Payments

Global Cards and Payments delivers authoritative quantitative and qualitative analysis to the leading payment networks, acquirers, processors and other industry players. Robust data and insightful commentary for 67 countries are complemented by access to the industry expertise and local market knowledge of the RBR Data Services team.

Global Cards and Payments provides comprehensive coverage of this dynamic market. It addresses card issuing and usage, e-commerce, contactless and mobile wallets, merchant acceptance, cashless payments and much more.

Global Cards and Payments is a critical purchase for international firms that need accurate performance benchmarking across country markets, and also supports numerous other regular and ad-hoc strategic planning activities. 

It is the only source with complete product coverage, including domestic bank card schemes, private label products and three-party networks like American Express. Public and non-public data from country sources are adjusted to yield a reliable, comparable picture of market size and growth.

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  • Card issuance and usage
  • E-commerce
  • Contactless and mobile wallets
  • Cross-border
  • Cashless payments
  • Merchant acceptance

Metrics: Number and volume of payments, number of cards

Geographic coverage: 67 countries worldwide

Networks and products: American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Domestic, JCB, Maestro, Mastercard, Mastercard Electronic, Private Label, UnionPay, Visa, Visa Electron, V PAY

Time period: Annual data for 2019-2022; forecasts for 2023-2028

Card types: Credit, debit and prepaid


The Market Report presents market statistics, trends and commentary by country, along with regional and global comparative analyses

The Market Database provides comprehensive data in an accessible format, facilitating re-use and enabling further analysis

The RBR Data Services team adds value through a live Video Conference to present findings and discuss implications, and through ongoing Analyst Access.


Geographic coverage

Argentina • Brazil • Canada • Chile • Colombia • Costa Rica • Dominican Republic • Ecuador • Mexico • Peru • USA

Australia • China • Hong Kong • India • Indonesia • Japan • Malaysia • New Zealand • Pakistan • Philippines • Singapore • South Korea • Taiwan • Thailand • Vietnam

Austria • Belarus • Belgium • Bulgaria • Croatia • Czech Republic • Denmark • Estonia • Finland • France • Germany • Greece • Hungary • Ireland • Italy • Kazakhstan • Latvia • Lithuania • Netherlands • Norway • Poland • Portugal • Romania • Russia • Serbia • Slovakia • Slovenia • Spain • Sweden • Switzerland • Turkey • UK • Ukraine

Middle East and Africa
Egypt • Iran • Israel • Kuwait • Nigeria • Saudi Arabia • South Africa • UAE

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