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Payment Cards Projected Worldwide

Credit, debit and prepaid general purpose and private label payment cards in circulation worldwide are projected to reach 28.44 billion by December 31, 2027. This is up from 25.84 billion at the end of 2022. UnionPay, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, American Express and Discover/Diners Club are the global brands. They are projected to reach 17.89 billion cards by the end of 2027, up from 16.55 billion at year-end 2022. Global brand cards were the largest component (64.03%) of all payment cards worldwide at the end of last year and they are projected to hold a 62.89% market share at year-end 2027. ...

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January 2023
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Payment Cards in Circulation—Projected through 2027 in Billions

Payment Cards in Circulation—Market Shares in 2022

Top Investment Transactions in Merchant Acquiring and Processing in 2022

Investments in Merchant Acquiring and Processing in 2022 by Region

Discover Card 2022 vs. 2021

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3Q 2022

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2022

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments