Mentioned Companies:

Visa and Mastercard in the U.S. — 2020

Consumer and commercial credit, debit and prepaid Mastercard and Visa cards issued in the U.S. generated $5.915 trillion in purchase volume in 2020, up 3.3% from 2019. Mastercard and Visa debit card purchase volume combined exceeded credit card purchase volume combined. For the first time, debit purchase volume topped credit at Visa and Mastercard in the same year. Purchase volume at Visa grew 3.6% to $4.170 trillion. At Mastercard, purchase volume grew 2.6% to $1.745 trillion. Visa’s market share of purchase volume at 70.5% rose 20 bps from 70.3% in 2019. Market share for Mastercard d...

Want to read more?

Please log into your subscriber account.

Check out our subscription offers.
New subscribers receive over 130 articles in the 22 issues published each year, plus the last five years of issues (that’s over 1,200 articles) as a download link, which are fully searchable in PDF format.

© Copyright 2024 Nilson Report


February 2021
Headlines in this Issue
Charts in this Issue

U.S. General Purpose Brands–Purchase Volume in 2020

U.S. General Purpose Cards with Change vs. 2019

U.S. Credit Card Outstandings with Change vs. 2019

Market Shares of Purchase Volume on General Purpose Cards in the U.S.

General Purpose Credit Cards in the U.S.

Purchase Volume on Mastercard and Visa Credit and Debit Cards

Visa vs. Mastercard Credit and Debit Cards in Circulation 2010-2020

Credit, Debit & Prepaid Cards

Debit & Prepaid Cards

Investments & Acquisitions–January 2021