Market Research Logo

Financial Cards and Payments in South Africa

Financial Cards and Payments in South Africa

Positive growth continued to be seen in most financial cards and payments categories in 2018 as the drive towards financial inclusion and the strong demand for credit continued to expand the industry’s consumer base. Debit cards is still the main category, with the number of cards in circulation still rising due to the increasing payment of government social welfare benefits directly into bank accounts linked to a debit card. Charge cards remains a niche category, although credit cards and store... Euromonitor International's Financial Cards and Payments in South Africa report establishes the size and structure of the market for ATMs cards, smart cards, credit cards, debit cards, charge cards, pre-paid cards and store cards. It looks at key players in the market (issuers and operators), number of cards in circulation, numbers transactions and value of transactions. It offers strategic analysis of sector forecasts and trends to watch. Product coverage: Financial Cards in Circulation, M-Commerce, Transactions. Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data. Why buy this report? * Get a detailed picture of the Financial Cards and Payments market; * Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change; * Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands; * Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop. Euromonitor International has over 40 years' experience of publishing market research reports, business reference books and online information systems. With offices in London, Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai, Vilnius, Dubai, Cape Town, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore and a network of over 800 analysts worldwide, Euromonitor International has a unique capability to develop reliable information resources to help drive informed strategic planning.


FINANCIAL CARDS AND PAYMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA
Euromonitor International
November 2018
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
Financial Cards and Payments Continues To Register Positive Growth
Impending Passing of Credit Amendment Bill To Impact Credit Cards and Store Cards
Debit Cards Remain Dominant in Card Payment Transactions
the Increasing Importance of E-commerce Spurs Innovation
Growth in Transactions Value Set To Slow Down
Market Indicators
Table 1 Number of POS Terminals: Units 2013-2018
Table 2 Number of ATMs: Units 2013-2018
Table 3 Value Lost to Fraud 2013-2018
Table 4 Card Expenditure by Location 2017
Table 5 Financial Cards in Circulation by Type: % Number of Cards 2013-2018
Table 6 Domestic versus Foreign Spend 2018
Market Data
Table 7 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 8 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2013-2018
Table 9 Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 10 Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2013-2018
Table 11 Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 12 Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2013-2018
Table 13 M-Commerce by Category: Value 2013-2018
Table 14 M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2013-2018
Table 15 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 16 Financial Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 17 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 18 Financial Cards: Card Payment Transactions Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 19 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 20 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Accounts 2018-2023
Table 21 Forecast Financial Cards Transactions by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 22 Forecast Financial Cards by Category: Number of Transactions 2018-2023
Table 23 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 24 Forecast Consumer Payments by Category: Number of Transactions 2018-2023
Table 25 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 26 Forecast M-Commerce by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Sources
Summary 1 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Charge Cards Is A Niche Category With A Very Small Potential Consumer Audience
Commercial Charge Cards Is the Most Dynamic Category
Charge Cards Unlikely To Be Very Negatively Affected by New Credit Regulations
Competitive Landscape
Diners Club, American Express, Standard Bank and Nedbank Still the Clear Leaders
the Benefits of Charge Cards Appeal To Only Limited Numbers of Consumers
Category Data
Table 27 Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 28 Charge Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 29 Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 30 Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 31 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 32 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 33 Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 34 Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 35 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 36 Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 37 Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 38 Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 39 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 40 Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 41 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 42 Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 43 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 44 Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 45 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 46 Commercial Charge Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 47 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 48 Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 49 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 50 Personal Charge Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 51 Forecast Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 52 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 53 Forecast Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 54 Forecast Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 55 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 56 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 57 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 58 Forecast Commercial Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 59 Forecast Personal Charge Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 60 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 61 Forecast Personal Charge Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 62 Forecast Personal Charge Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Headlines
Prospects
Positive Growth Expected As Financially Stressed Consumers Turn To Credit
the National Credit Amendment Bill Set To Have A Strong Effect on Credit Cards
the Use of Credit Cards Continues To Evolve in Line With Consumer Needs
Competitive Landscape
Leading Players Continue To Focus on Offering Attractive Incentives To Support Demand
Innovation Revolutionises the Usage of Credit Cards
Issuers and Operators To Focus More on Security and Eliminating Fraud
Category Data
Table 63 Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 64 Credit Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 65 Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 66 Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 67 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 68 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 69 Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 70 Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 71 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 72 Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 73 Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 74 Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 75 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 76 Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 77 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 78 Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 79 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 80 Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 81 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 82 Commercial Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 83 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 84 Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 85 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 86 Personal Credit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 87 Forecast Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 88 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 89 Forecast Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 90 Forecast Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 91 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 92 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 93 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 94 Forecast Commercial Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 95 Forecast Personal Credit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 96 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 97 Forecast Personal Credit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 98 Forecast Personal Credit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Headlines
Prospects
Debit Cards Come With All Basic Bank Accounts, Supporting Growth in the Category
Payment of Social Grants Directly Into Bank Accounts Supports Uptake of Debit Cards
the Emergence of Mobile Payment Services Poses A Threat To Debit Transactions
Competitive Landscape
Mastercard, VISA the Dominant Operators, While the Big Five Banks Dominate Issuing
the Big Four Retail Banks Focus on Debit Card Innovation To Maintain Advantages
Capitec Seeks To Compete With Its Larger Rivals
Category Data
Table 99 Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 100 Debit Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 101 Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 102 Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 103 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 104 Debit Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 105 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 106 Debit Cards Payment Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 107 Forecast Debit Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 108 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 109 Forecast Debit Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 110 Forecast Debit Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Headlines
Prospects
Transportation Cards Set To Remain the Main Site of Growth
Pre-paid Cards Becoming More Popular As A No-risk Payment Method
Open Loop Pre-paid Cards To Benefit From Popularity Among Unbanked Population
Competitive Landscape
Leading Banks Still on Top of the List of Issuers of Pre-paid Cards
Retailers Remain Among the Leading Issuers of Pre-paid Cards
the Government of Gauteng Introduces Pre-paid Cards As E-tickets for Transport
Category Data
Table 111 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 112 Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 113 Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 114 Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 115 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 116 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 117 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 118 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 119 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 120 Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 121 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 122 Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 123 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 124 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 125 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 126 Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 127 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 128 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards by Operator 2013-2017
Table 129 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 130 Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transaction Value by Operator 2013-2017
Table 131 Forecast Pre-paid Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 132 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 133 Forecast Pre-paid Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 134 Forecast Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 135 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 136 Forecast Closed Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 137 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 138 Forecast Open Loop Pre-paid Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023
Headlines
Prospects
the Popularity of Store Cards Set To Wane Over the Forecast Period
Store Cards Taking the Heat for Rising Numbers of Consumers in Credit Default
Store Cards Increasingly Relying on Loyalty Points Partnerships To Attract Consumers
Competitive Landscape
Apparel and Footwear Specialist Retailers Remain the Leading Issuers of Store Cards
Pick N Pay's New Store Cards Prove Popular Despite Criticism
for Retailers, Credit Becomes An Increasingly Important for Attracting Customers
Category Data
Table 139 Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2013-2018
Table 140 Store Cards Transactions 2013-2018
Table 141 Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 142 Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2013-2018
Table 143 Store Cards: Number of Cards by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 144 Store Cards: Payment Transaction Value by Issuer 2013-2017
Table 145 Forecast Store Cards: Number of Cards in Circulation 2018-2023
Table 146 Forecast Store Cards Transactions 2018-2023
Table 147 Forecast Store Cards in Circulation: % Growth 2018-2023
Table 148 Forecast Store Cards Transactions: % Growth 2018-2023

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report