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U.S. General Purpose Card Brands through 3Q 2021

Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover brand credit, debit and prepaid cards issued in the United States generated a combined $6.164 trillion in purchase volume for goods and services in the first nine months of 2021. This was an increase of 25.4% versus the first nine months of 2020. Debit card spending grew 26.5% to $2.902 trillion. This accounted for 47.08% of combined credit and debit card purchase volume for the first nine months of 2021 compared to 46.67% for the same period of 2020. Purchase volume generated by credit cards of $3.262 trillion was up 24.4%. Visa debit c...

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December 2021
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U.S. Consumer Payment Systems

Personal Consumption Expenditures in the U.S. 2020—Market Shares of Purchase Volume

Consumer Payment Systems in the U.S.—2020 with Projections for 2025

Largest Domestic-Only Credit Card Issuers

Largest Credit Card Issuers Worldwide 2020—Ranked by Purchase Volume

Card Manufacturers 2020—Part 2

Investments & Acquisitions—November 2021

U.S. General Purpose Cards—through 3Q 2021 vs. through 3Q 2020

Publicly Traded Companies in Payments