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U.S. Credit Card Outstandings vs. Purchase Volume

Outstanding credit card receivables tied to consumer and commercial products issued in the U.S. for use on the Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover networks grew 4.6% to $1.018 trillion at the end of 2019. The last year the U.S. industry saw double-digit growth in credit card outstandings was 2000. In 3 of the intervening 19 years, outstandings declined. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover credit card debt as a percentage of credit card purchase volume on cards carrying those brands, fell to an all-time low of 25.6% at the end of 2019. Over the last 10 years, debt o...

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January 2020
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U.S. General Purpose Cards, Outstandings as a Percentage of Purchase Volume

American Express Card Results 2019

Discover Card U.S. Results 2019

Income at Top U.S. Credit Card Issuers: Company Net vs. Card Net

Investments in Merchant Acquiring & Processing—2019