Bankgirot publishes payment statistics monthly for the Swedish retail payment system/retail funds transfer system market. The statistics show the payments in both the Bankgirot payment systems: The Bankgiro System and Payments in Real Time. A summary of the development during the last month is shown below.
Payment statistics for March 2018
Transactions and amount in the Bankgiro System
The number of payment transactions in March in the Bankgiro system amounted to 177 million transactions, which corresponds to a decrease of 3.6 % compared to the same month last year.
Diagram – Number of payments processed in the Bankgiro system.
The greatest proportion of payments is from autogiro and internet payments. These two types of payment make up approximately 75% of the total number of payments on the payment side of the Bankgiro system.
The amount processed during March was SEK 1,075 billion, which corresponds to an increase of 3.3% compared to the same month last year.
Diagram – Amount of money processed in the Bankgiro system.
Transactions in the Real time payment system
The volume trend in real time payments in the Bankgirot Real Time payment system has been strong since inception about 5 years ago. Almost 30 million transactions were processed in March, which corresponds to a growth of approximately 51% compared to the same month 2017.
Diagram - Number of processed transactions in the payment system Payments in Real Time.