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Value of payment transactions in Japan climbs in 2016

Bank for International Settlements signalizes the publication of refreshed numbers on payments in Japan. That year, the indicator climbed to 31 514.85 billion US Dollars, which is a 13.2% variation compared with 2015.

Value of payment transactions in Japan climbs in 2016
Date Billion US Dollars Variation
2016 31 514.85 13.2
2015 27 840.20 -11.21
2014 31 353.60 -7.31
2013 33 827.59 -12.95
2012 38 861.67 1.52
2011 38 281.06 13.86
2010 33 621.92 10.21
2009 30 507.46 0.09
2008 30 480.36 11.8
2007 27 262.55 N/A

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Main Payments Indicators

  • Number Of ATMs

    Number of ATM terminals. ATM stands for Automated Teller Machines and refers to electomechanical devices allowing authorised users, by using a payment card, to withdraw cash from their account and in some cases to access a range of other services, such as balance enquiries, transfers of funds and acceptance of deposits. ATMs may be operated online (with real-time reference to an authorisation database) or offline. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Number Of Card

    Number of payment cards issued in the reporting country. All valid cards are included, irrespective of when they were issued and how actively they are used. Expired or withdrawn are not included. Cards issued by three-party schemesn e.g. American Express or Diners, are included. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Card Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of payment transactions performed with cards with a debit, credit or delayed debit function issued inside or outside the reporting country at a terminal or via other channels. Payments by phone and over the internet using a card are included. E-money transactions, mobile payments, cash withdrawals/deposits or credit transfers at ATMs, cash advances at POS terminals, payments with retailer cards 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.

  • 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.

  • Credit Transfer Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of credit transfers, i.e. payment orders or possibly sequences of payment orders made for the purpose of placing funds at the disposal of the beneficiary. Both the payment orders and the funds move from the payer' bank to the payee' bank, possibly via several other banks as intermediaries and/or one or more interbank funds transfer systems. Payments are counted on the payer' side. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Checks Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of payment transations performed with cheques, i.e. a written order from one party (the drawer) to another (the drawee, normally a bank) requiring the drawee to pay a specified sum on demand to the drawer or to a third party specified by the drawer. Cheques may be used for settling debts and withdrawing money from banks. Traveller's cheques, promissory notes and banker's drafts are included under cheques. Commercial bills are included if funds transfers can be made on the basis of these, without using another medium. Cash withdrawals using bank forms are not included. Cheques are counted on the payee's side when submitted for cheque clearing. Cheques issued but not submitted for clearing are not included. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Payment Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of payment transactions, i.e. transfer of payment instruments within an economy using cash and cashless media. Cash payments are made using banknotes and coins, while cashless payments involve the transfer of deposit money from one account to another using cashless payment media (e.g. credit transfer, direct debit, cheque or card payment). Based on: Deutsche Bundesbank.

  • 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.

  • E-Money Payment Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of transactions where the holder of e-money transfers e-money value from his/her balance to the balance of the merchant. This can be done either with an e-money card or through other e-money storages. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • POS Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of POS transactions. POS stands for Point of Sale and refers to retail locations where payments are made for goods and services. The payment information is captured either by paper vouchers or by electronic terminals. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • ATM Transaction

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of ATM transactions. ATM stands for Automated Teller Machines and refers to electomechanical devices allowing authorised users, by using a payment card, to withdraw cash from their account and in some cases to access a range of other services, such as balance enquiries, transfers of funds and acceptance of deposits. ATMs may be operated online (with real-time reference to an authorisation database) or offline. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • E-Money Cards Number

    Number of cards with an e-money function, i.e. reloadable prepaid cards which can be used at the sites of several service providers for a wide range of purposes and which have the potential to be used on a national or an international scale, but may sometimes be restricted to a certain area. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Number Of POS Terminals

    Number of POS terminals. POS stands for Point of Sale transaction and refers to retail locations where payments are made for goods and services. The payment information is captured either by paper vouchers or by electronic terminals. Each single terminal is counted separately, independent of the existence of several terminals within one merchant location. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • Transaction At Terminal

    Value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of transactions at payment terminals, i.e. ATMs, e-money terminals and POS terminals.

  • E-Money Card Loading And Unloading Transactions

    Transaction value (million or billion US Dollars or any other national currency) or volume (number of transactions) of e-money card loading/unloading terminals, i.e. terminals allowing the transfer of electronic value from an issuer of electronic money to the holder of a card with an e-money function and vice versa (unloading). Based on: Bank for International Settlements.

  • E-Money Card Payment Terminals

    Number of e-money card payment terminals, i.e. terminals located at the point of sale that permit the holder of e-money to transfer e-money value from his/her e-money card to the balance of the merchant or other beneficiary. Each single e-money accepting terminal is counted separately, independent of the existence of several terminals within one merchant location. Based on: Bank for International Settlements.