Global Online Payment Methods 2021 Market Report with a Focus on the Post COVID-19 Industry -

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This report provides insights into the current state and future trends of the online and mobile payment market in the world. Among other findings, the publication reveals that globally blockchain is expected to be used mostly for cross-border payments and settlements in 2021.

As a result of the poor card infrastructure in many countries, QR code payments were projected to accelerate considerably globally by 2025

The online payments industry around the world has accelerated in 2020, which resulted in merchants and customers adopting digital payments following the COVID-19 outbreak, leading to increased use of digital wallets, and the number is expected to increase of accounts between 2020 and 2025 with a CAGR of over 10%, and the global value of spending on digital wallets is expected to nearly double by 2025. Contactless and e-Commerce payments are projected to account for a half of total wallet spending by 2025. In addition, QR code payments were also predicted to enhance and to be used by almost 3 in 10 smartphone owners worldwide by 2025, and this was believed to be stronger due to the poor infrastructure of the card in emerging markets.

Biometrics including fingerprint, iris, voice and facial recognition were crucial in online payments for consumers and payment service providers in 2020

As online payments accelerated, so did the risk of becoming a victim of fraud and the demand for security measures. Features as fingerprints, iris, voice recognition and face recognition are vital for consumers and payment service providers to make online payments more secure, thus raise consumers' confidence in 2020. The value of mobile payments authenticated by biometric data is forecasted to increase substantially globally from 2020 to 2025 to reach over three trillion U.S. dollars.

Despite the BNPL solution gaining momentum in 2020, credit cards still accounted for the significant share of purchases in the UK

The BNPL solution was also another extensively developing payment method around the world. In the USA, the most popular providers of the following services are PayPal, Afterpay, Klarna, Affirm and Quadpay. Common reasons among the surveyed consumers for using the following service are purchases that otherwise do not fit into the budget, avoiding credit card interest, borrowing money without a credit check and others. PayPal Credit and Klarna were also commonly used in the UK in 2020, but still credit cards held most part of purchases.

Companies Mentioned

  • ACI Worldwide
  • Adyen
  • Affirm
  • Afterpay
  • Alfa Bank
  • Alipay ,Tenpay
  • American Express
  • Apple Pay
  • Bancontact
  • Blik
  • BlockFi
  • Boleto Bancario
  • Bread
  • Central Bank of Brazil
  • CivisScience
  • Coinbase
  • Coinmama
  • Crossinx GmbH
  • Danske bank
  • Ethereum
  • eToro
  • FitBit Pay
  • FuturePay
  • Germin Pay
  • Google Pay
  • Handelsbanken
  • Humm
  • And Many More Companies!

Report Structure

  • The global chapter opens the report, featuring an overview of global online and mobile payment developments.
  • The rest of the report is divided by regions. Within each region, the countries are grouped by advanced and emerging markets, where applicable. Furthermore, text charts summarizing the impact of COVID-19 on digital payments in each of the regions are included.
  • Depending on data availability, the following types of market information are included: payment methods most used by online and mobile shoppers, breakdown of e-Commerce orders by payment methods, number and value of online/mobile/alternative payment transactions, online/mobile/alternative payment user penetration, and consumer and merchant attitudes to online and mobile payments. Not all the mentioned types of information are available for each of the covered countries.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Management Summary

2. Global Developments

  • Online & Mobile Payment Post COVID-19, August 2021
  • Value of Payments, in USD trillion, by Region, and by Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Estimates, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2019 & 2020e
  • Top Online Payment Methods, in % of Respondents, August 2020
  • Cash Usage in Mature Markets, by Countries, incl. Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the US, in % of Total Transactions Volume, 2010 & 2020e
  • Cash Usage in Emerging Markets, by Countries, incl. Indonesia, India, Mexico and China, in % of Total Transactions Volume, 2010 & 2020e
  • Number of Cashless Transactions, in billions, CAGR, in %, 2020, 2025f & 2030f
  • Proximity Mobile Payment Users in Select Countries, in % of Smartphone Users, 2021e
  • Mobile Wallet Adoption Rate, in % of Respondents, 2020
  • Share of QR Code Payments, in % of All Digital Wallet Transactions, 2020 & 2025f
  • Number of Real-Time Payment Transactions in Select Countries, incl. India, China and South Korea, in billions, 2020
  • Perception of Cryptocurrency, in % of Millennial Consumers, March 2021
  • Number of Users Making Online Payment With Facial Recognition, in billions, 2020 & 2025f
  • Number of Users Who Will Be Confirming Transactions With Voice Recognition, in millions, 2020 & 2025f
  • Top Payment Methods Consumers Consider Using In the Next Year, in % of Consumers, March 2021
  • Top Payment Methods Available, by B2C and B2B, in % of Payment Decision-Makers, 2020

3. Asia-Pacific

4. Europe

5. North America

6. Latin America

7. Middle East

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Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900