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U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis calculated personal consumption expenditures (PCE) at $13.321 trillion in the U.S. in 2017. Purchases of goods and services accounted for 77.64% or $10.343 trillion of that amount. The other 22.36% or $2.978 trillion of PCE did not involve a purchase of any kind. Examples of consumption expenditures for which no payment was made, though a monetary value was imputed, include employer contributions for group insurance and certain financial services. See the footnote below the chart titled Personal Consumption Expenditures i...

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December 2018
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Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S. 2017

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2018

Card Shipments: Phone, Prepaid, Transportation, Nonpayment 2017

U.S. Consumer Payment Systems—Paper, Cards, Electronic

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S.

Top Credit Card Issuers by Purchase Volume & Country 2017

Mastercard & Visa Worldwide through 3rd Quarter 2018