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U.S. General Purpose Card Brands — Midyear 2021

American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa credit, debit and prepaid cards combined generated 61.77 billion transactions for purchases of goods and services from January 1 through June 30, 2021. Purchase transactions grew 19.0% in 2021 over the first six months of 2020. Mastercard and Visa debit cards combined accounted for 63.75% of all debit and credit purchase transactions, an increase from 63.02% for midyear 2020. Amex, Discover, Mastercard and Visa credit cards accounted for the other 36.25% of purchase transactions in the first six months of this year. That was down from 36.98% f...

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August 2021
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35 Years of Credit Card and Household Debt in the U.S.

Credit Card Debt and Consumer Credit 1980-2020 and Debt as a Percentage of Credit

Top 5 Mastercard and Visa Issuers in MEA 2010 vs. 2020

Top Card Issuers in the Middle East and Africa—2020

Top 50 Credit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa—2020

Top 50 Debit Card Issuers in Middle East and Africa—2020

Largest BNPL Firms

U.S. General Purpose Cards—Midyear 2021 vs. Midyear 2020

Investments & Acquisitions—July 2021