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Number of payments by cards with a debit function in Belgium holds steady in 2017

In comparison to the previous year debit card payments number remained stable, according to data released by Bank for International Settlements. For the 2nd consecutive year, the indicator remained the same at 1 441.24 millions. The overall changes for the prior 11 years reached a raise of 88.6%. Besides, it has had a 0.04 percent compound annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a marginal overall growth since the start of observations. It averaged 1 116.79 millions from 2007 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 764.16 millions in 2007.

Number of payments by cards with a debit function in Belgium holds steady in 2017
Date Millions Variation
2017 1 441.24 =
2016 1 441.24 6.56
2015 1 352.53 0.22
2014 1 349.52 15.49
2013 1 168.56 7.44
2012 1 087.60 6.57
2011 1 020.57 7.89
2010 945.90 6.86
2009 885.20 6.89
2008 828.17 8.38

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Main Debit Card Indicators

  • Direct Debit Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of direct debit transactions, i.e. preauthorised debits, possibly recurrent, of the payer' account by the payee. Both one-off and recurrent direct debits are included. In the case of recurrent direct debits, each individual payment is counted as one transaction. Payments are counted on the payee' side. Cash payments out of the account using a bank form are not included. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Debit Card Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of payment transactions performed with debit cards, i.e. cards which enable the holder to have purchases directly charged to funds on his/her account at a bank (may sometimes be combined with another function, such as that of a cash card or cheque guarantee card). Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Number Of Debit Card

    Number of debit cards in circulation, not the number of accounts to which the cards are linked. Debit cards are understood as cards which enable the holder to have purchases directly charged to funds on his/her account at a bank (may sometimes be combined with another function, such as that of a cash card or cheque guarantee card). Based on: Bank for International Settlements.