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Global Brand Card Acceptance Locations

The largest global networks of merchant acceptance locations belonged to Visa and Mastercard at the end of the third quarter of 2022. Both can firmly identify more than 80 million in-store and online outlets and micromerchants that use smartphones or handheld tablets to accept card payments. There are additional online acceptance locations connected to marketplaces and payment facilitators worldwide, each with a single master account that serves potentially tens of thousands of small sellers. The exact number of those locations isn’t known. However, the estimate is that the total numbe...

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December 2022
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Card Fraud Worldwide, Inside the US vs. Outside the US

Card Fraud Worldwide—2011 through 2021

Card Fraud Projected through 2031

Fraud by Type of Card 2021

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the US 2021

Consumer Payments in the US 2021 with Projections for 2026

Merchant Acceptance Locations

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on Domestic Cards Worldwide

Largest Debit Card Issuers Worldwide–Ranked by Purchase Volume

Spending on Commercial & Consumer Cards in the US

US Visa and Mastercard Commercial Card Products

Commercial Cards’ Share of US General Purchase Volume—2011 through 2021

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide–Ranked by Purchase Volume

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments