Mentioned Companies:

Mastercard and Visa in the U.S. — 2021

Credit, debit and prepaid Mastercard and Visa consumer and commercial cards issued in the U.S. combined generated $7.387 trillion in purchase volume in 2021, an increase of 24.9% from 2020. Purchase volume at Visa increased 25.0% to $5.211 trillion. Mastercard purchase volume increased 24.6% to $2.176 trillion. The market share of purchase volume for all Visa cards combined at 70.54% grew 6 bps from 70.48% in 2020 over all Mastercard cards combined. Mastercard’s share slipped 6 bps to 29.46%. Credit card purchase volume at Visa grew 24.1% to $2.405 trillion. Debit and prepaid card purc...

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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