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Visa and Mastercard Worldwide for First Nine Months of 2021

Credit, debit and prepaid cards in circulation worldwide carrying Visa and Mastercard brands generated $12.229 trillion in purchase volume for the first nine months of 2021, up 21.1% versus the first nine months of 2020. Purchase volume on cards issued outside the U.S. accounted for 55.87% of the Visa and Mastercard worldwide total, a decline from 57.38% in 2020. Credit card purchase volume on Visa and Mastercard cards worldwide through the first nine months of 2021 grew by 16.4% to $6.168 trillion, with 59.56% from cards issued outside the U.S. This was down significantly from 62.09% in th...

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January 2022
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Purchase Transactions Projected Worldwide

Five-Year Changes in Market Shares for Purchase Transactions—2021 vs. 2026

Market Shares of Purchase Transactions by Region in 2026

Twenty-Year Growth in Purchase Transactions—2001 through 2021

Visa & Mastercard Worldwide thru 3Q21

M&A Activity in Merchant Processing and Acquiring 2021 by Region

Investments & Acquisitions—December 2021