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General Purpose Cards—U.S. 2021

Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover brand consumer and commercial credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in the U.S. combined generated $8.461 trillion in purchase volume (spending for goods and services) in 2021. This was up 25.1% versus 2020. Cash advances on credit cards and cash withdrawals on debit and prepaid cards are not included in purchase volume. Purchase volume tied to debit and prepaid Visa cards increased 25.8% to $2.805 trillion. Visa credit card purchase volume grew 24.1% to $2.405 trillion. Credit card purchase volume at Mastercard increased 29.0% to $1.085 t...

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February 2022
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U.S. General Purpose Brands—Purchase Volume

U.S. General Purpose Cards—2021 with change vs. 2020

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.—2021

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.—2021 with change vs. 2020

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Cards in Circulation in the U.S.—2011 through 2021

Mastercard and Visa Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Mastercard and Visa Debit and Prepaid Cards in the U.S.

Payment Industry Investments—2021

Investments & Acquisitions—January 2022