Nilson Report

Issue 1209 | Dec 2021

FEATURED COMPANIES

Companies featured in this issue include:

Card Fraud Worldwide

Fraud by Type of Card

Card Fraud Projected through 2030

Fraud Inside U.S. vs. Outside the U.S.

Largest Debit Card Issuers Worldwide

Global Brand Acceptance Locations

Largest Domestic-Only Debit Card Issuers

Top Manufacturers of Payment Cards—Ranked by Shipments in 2020 

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Total Shipments

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Visa and Mastercard

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other Payment

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—UnionPay

Card Manufacturers of Payment Cards 2020—Other High Security

Investments & Acquisitions—October 2021

Global Brand Acceptance Locations

Visa, Mastercard, Discover/Diners Club, American Express, UnionPay and JCB maintain networks of merchant acceptance locations worldwide. The total number of locations exceeded 100 million as of September 30, 2021.

Visa
80 million acceptance locations
Mastercard
80 million acceptance locations
Discover/Diners
61 million acceptance locations
American Express
60 million acceptance locations
UnionPay
59 million acceptance locations

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Card Manufacturers — Part 1

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There were 4.26 billion payment cards shipped in 2020 by the manufacturers listed here. That figure included 3.53 billion chip cards and 695.9 million magnetic-stripe-only cards. Another 31.1 million cards used barcodes, scratch-off or other means to initiate transactions but had neither chips nor magstripes.

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