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Payments Market Outlook 2022 - 2026

Daily Updated Industry Statistics and Top Emerging Trends about the Payments Industry

Global Payments Trends in 2022

Payments is part of Banking and includes a number of sub-sectors such as ATM and Credit Card. You may also be interested in Private Banking, Retail Banking and Bank Lending.

The number of payment terminals worldwide is expected to reach 555 million units by 2026, up from 497 million in 2021, growing at a rate of 2% per year. Since 2016, global supply has increased by 3.6% annually. In 2021, the United States ranked first in global payment transactions with 171 million units. China, Brazil and the United Kingdom followed in second, third and fourth place, respectively. China saw an annual increase of 5.8%, while Germany was up 2.2% since 2016. Global payment transaction is set to reach $1.29 trillion by 2026, from $1.17 trillion in 2021, growing at a rate of 1.7% per year. Since 2017, global demand has increased by 3.3% annually. In 2021, China topped the payment transaction rankings with $597.82 billion. The United States, United Kingdom and Germany followed in second, third and fourth place, respectively. South Africa saw an annual jump of 18.1%, while the United Kingdom decreased by 4% since 2017.

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