Date: 4 months ago   Category: Finance

In Russia by 3,5 times the number of users of contactless payments — Rambler News Service increased


Photo: Mikhail of Voskresensky/RIA Novosti the Audience of users of contactless payments in Russia grew by 3,5 times in 2018, it is noted in the research Mediascope. "In 2018 the audience of all means of online payments grew. Among three most demanded ways (payment by cash cards online, Internet bankings, electronic money) the highest growth rates of audience in 2018 showed electronic money – for 23%. Record growth of audience – at contactless payments: by 3,5 times in a year. And if electronic money an audience share last year had about 60%, then only 10% of the population used contactless payments" — it is noted in a research of the company. At the same time, in the company recorded recession of audience of users who make money transfers: from 64% to 59%. Mobile services, orders in online stores, and housing and communal services became the most demanded directions of online payments in 2018. And among the directions where the highest growth of payments is recorded services of educational institutions, online content and also replenishment of transport cards were rendered. High growth rates also showed online games, delivery of ready food, purchase of an avia and railway tickets, penalties and taxes. In poll Russians at the age of 12-55 years from the cities with the population more than 700 thousand people (in 6 federal districts) and the cities of the Far Eastern Federal District with the population more than 600 thousand people which use the Internet at least once in a week participated and made at least one online payment for half a year. For the analysis of data in dynamics the age of 18-55 years was considered.

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