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Credit Cards in Germany

  • ID: 2315970
  • Report
  • November 2021
  • Region: Germany
  • 26 Pages
  • Euromonitor International
In 2021, credit cards remained on a strong growth trend regarding the number of cards in circulation as well as transaction volume and value. As the payment card in Germany with the smallest presence in terms of circulation, the pandemic-induced shift in payment preferences has led to an increasing interest in credit cards among both consumers and issuers, albeit from a low base.

The publisher's Credit Card Transactions in Germany report establishes the size and structure of the market for ATMs cards, smart cards, credit cards, debit cards, charge cards, pre-paid cards and store cards. It looks at key players in the market (issuers and operators), number of cards in circulation, numbers transactions and value of transactions. It offers strategic analysis of sector forecasts and trends to watch.

Product coverage: Commercial Credit Card Transactions, Personal Credit Card Transactions.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Credit Card Transactions market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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KEY DATA FINDINGS
2021 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Credit cards benefit from long-term shift in payment behaviour
  • Reluctance largely persists among consumers and issuers due to debt aversion
  • Benefits of co-branding fuel consumer interest in credit cards

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Credit cards poised to lose share to other payment cards despite rising adoption
  • Scepticism towards “pay later” approach will remain a huge obstacle for credit cards
  • Additional services attached to credit cards to remain as unique selling point

CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 1 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 2 Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 3 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 5 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 6 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 7 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 8 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 9 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 10 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 11 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 12 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 13 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 14 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 15 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 16 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 17 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 18 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 19 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 20 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 21 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 22 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 23 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 24 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2021-2026
  • Table 25 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2021-2026

FINANCIAL CARDS AND PAYMENTS IN GERMANY
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • Financial cards and payments in 2021: The big picture
  • Digital transformation in consumer finance takes shape
  • Economic recovery fuels payment transactions
  • Mobile payment options increase amid digitalisation push
  • Competitive landscape becomes increasingly multi-layered behind new options
  • What next for financial cards and payments?

MARKET INDICATORS
  • Table 26 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2016-2021
  • Table 27 Number of ATMs: Units 2016-2021
  • Table 28 Value Lost to Fraud 2016-2021
  • Table 29 Card Expenditure by Location 2021
  • Table 30 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2016-2021
  • Table 31 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2021

MARKET DATA
  • Table 32 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2016-2021
  • Table 33 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2016-2021
  • Table 34 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 35 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 36 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 37 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2016-2021
  • Table 38 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 39 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 40 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 41 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 42 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2016-2020
  • Table 43 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2016-2020
  • Table 44 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2021-2026
  • Table 45 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2021-2026
  • Table 46 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 47 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 48 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 49 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2021-2026
  • Table 50 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 51 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DISCLAIMER
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