North America Online Payment Methods 2019

North America Online Payment Methods 2019

In North America, cards still dominate in E-Commerce payments, according to yStats.com’s report

Online shoppers prefer plastic in North America
In reference to surveys mentioned in the yStats.com report, North American E-Commerce’s leading payment method of 2018 was credit/debit cards. The lion’s share of online purchases in the U.S. were made via card and to complement this point, Canadian shoppers believe that this is also the safest means of payment when it comes to E-Commerce.

Security concerns persist in light of the rise of mobile payment usage
Mobile payments remotely and in-store are expected to grow in the region, according to figures cited in the yStats.com report. The sentiment in U.S. is that, compared to other payment methods, mobile payments are more efficient and faster. Nevertheless, security remains a concern for North American shoppers who contemplate paying with mobile.

Competition ignites among Mobile Wallets
Despite security concerns, North America is quickly adopting mobile payment and the competition is intensifying. The leaders in the region include PayPal, Apple Pay and Starbucks, regarding the yStats.com report.


1. Management Summary
2. Global Developments
Payment Methods Accepted in Online Stores, in % of Online Stores, February 2018
Reasons For Not Shopping Online, incl. Payment-Related, in % of Internet Users Who Do Not Shop Online, Q1 2017 & Q1 2018
Breakdown of Card Payments by E-Commerce and POS Payments, in %, 2016 & 2022f
Online Payment Fraud Losses, in USD billion, 2018e & 2023f
Share of Respondents Who Would be Willing to Use Fingerprint or Other Biometric to Secure Their Payment Details, in %, 2018
Mobile Payment User Penetration, by Region, in % of Internet Users, Q4 2017
Proximity Mobile Payment User Penetration, by Region, in % of Smartphone Users, 2017-2022f
Top 10 Countries by Proximity Mobile Payment User Penetration, in % of Smartphone Users, 2019f
Share of Internet Users Who Are Likely To Use Mobile Payment Next Year, in % of Internet Users, by Region, Q1 2017 & Q1 2018
Share of Internet Users Who Are Likely To Use Mobile Payment Next Year, in % of Internet Users, by Selected Countries, Q1 2018
Mobile Wallet User Penetration, in % of Respondents, by China, Germany, India, Taiwan, the USA and the UK, 2018
Number of Contactless Payment Users of Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay and Other OEM Pay, in millions, 2018e & 2020f
Retail Spending at Frictionless Payment Stores, in USD million, 2018e & 2023f
IoT Payments, in USD billion, 2018e & 2023f
IoT Payments, in USD billion, by Connected Car and Connected Home Device Payments, 2021f
3. North America
3.1. Regional
Payment Methods Used in E-Commerce, in % of Online Shoppers, by the USA and Canada, June 2018
Proximity Mobile Payment User Penetration, in % of Smartphone Users, in %, 2017 – 2022f
3.2. USA
Online and Mobile Payment Trends, February 2019
Breakdown of E-Commerce Transactions by Payment Method, in %, April 2018
Average E-Commerce Order Value, by Payment Methods, in USD, November 2017
Payment Methods Used in E-Commerce, in % of Online Shoppers, April 2018
Attitudes to Security of Online Shopping, incl. Payment-Related, in % of Online Shoppers, April 2018
Payment Methods Used to Check Out Online, in % of Online Shoppers, 2017
Share of Online Shoppers Who Saved Their Card Information Online, by Credit Card, Debit Card and Both, in %, September 2018
Breakdown of Primary Factors That Would Prevent Internet Users From Using a Mobile Payment App, in %, March 2018
Share of Consumers Who Are Worried About Their Personal Information When Using a Mobile Payment App, in %, 2015 - 2018
Attitudes to Mobile Payments, in % of Consumers, by Generation, 2018
The Perception of Mobile Device as One’s Most Important Shopping Tool and Expectation to Pay for Transactions from Mobile Device, in % of Consumers, 2017 & 2018
Breakdown of Frequency of Making Payments via Mobile Device, in % of Mobile Payment Users, 2017 & 2018
Number of Proximity Mobile Payment Users, in millions, and Penetration, in % of Smartphone Users, 2018- 2022f
Mobile Payment Apps Used for Making Payments In-Store, in % of In-Store Mobile Payment Users, February 2018
Mobile Payment Apps Used for Preordering Food or Coffee, in % of Users, February 2018
Number of Proximity Mobile Payment Users, by Selected Platforms, in millions, 2017 - 2022f
Mobile Payment User Penetration, by Selected Platforms, in % of Proximity Payment Users, 2017 - 2022f
Extend to Which Smartphone Users Eligible to Use Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay Users Agree that Mobile Wallets Could Replace Physical Wallets, in %, February 2018
P2P Mobile Payment Transaction Value, in USD billion, and Year-on-Year Change, in %, 2017 - 2022f
Mobile Payment Apps Used P2P Transactions, in % of Mobile Payment Users for P2P Transactions, February 2018
Mobile P2P Payment Users, by Selected Platforms, in millions, 2017 - 2022f
Share of Credit/Debit Card Owners Who Are Interested in Using Biometrics to Verify Identity or to Make Payments, in %, September 2017
Share of Adults Who Have Made a Biometric Payment, in %, by Gender and Total, March 2018
Share of Adults Who Believe that Biometric Payment Will Become More Commonplace in the Next 2-5 Years, in %, March 2018
Share of Consumers Who Would Sign Up to Try a Free Online Bank Account from Amazon that Offered a 2% Cash Bank on all Amazon.com Purchases, in %, by Amazon Prime, Amazon Customers Without Prime, and Not Amazon Customers, 2018
3.3. Canada
Payment Methods Used in E-Commerce, in % of Online Shoppers, April 2018
Breakdown of Payment Methods Perceived as the Safest for Online Purchases, in % of Consumers, 2016-2018
Actions Related to General, Online and Mobile Payments Taken in The Last Year, in % of Respondents, 2018
Attitudes to Security of Online Shopping, incl. Payment-Related, in % of Online Shoppers, April 2018
Likelihood of Loading a Credit Card and Debit Card Into a Mobile Phone or Wallet, in % of Consumers, 2018
Share of Consumers Who Are Familiar With Using Merchant Apps to Pay for Goods and Services, in %, 2017-2018
New Forms of Payment Used Regularly, in % of Credit/Debit Card Owners, February 2018
Share of Internet Users Who Are Somewhat / Very Comfortable Using and Who Made a Purchase Using a Mobile Payment / Digital Wallet Service, in %, 2016-2018
Breakdown of The Likelihood of Using a Connected Payment Device, in % of Consumers, 2018
Reasons for Not Using a Smart Speaker to Make Purchases or Payments, in % of Consumers, 2018

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