Payment methods used for retail purchases in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2016

This statistic presents the most popular payment methods used for retail purchases in the United Kingdom according to a survey conducted between November 2015 and January 2016. During this time the majority of UK consumers purchased using a debit or credit card.

Distribution of retail purchases in the United Kingdom (UK) from November 2015 to January 2016, by payment method*

Share of purchases
Debit Card46%
Credit Card43%
Paypal6%
Gift voucher3%
Cash/other2%
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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

November 2015 to January 2016

Special properties

KPMG UK employees and retailers*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Survey data was collected from over 1600 KPMG UK employees and 250 retailers during Black Friday and Christmas period (8 week period from November 2015 to January 2016).

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