Payment statistics from Bankgirot

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 December 2020

Transactions and amount in the Bankgiro System

The number of payment transactions in December in the Bankgiro system amounted to 214 million transactions, which corresponds to a increase of 5.4% compared to the same month last year.

Diagram – Number of payments processed in the Bankgiro system. 

Payments in the Bankgiro system

The greatest proportion of payments is from autogiro and internet payments. These two types of payment make up approximately 80% of the total number of payments on the payment side of the Bankgiro system.

The amount processed during December was SEK 1253 billion, which corresponds to an increase of 5.2% compared to the same month last year. 

Diagram – Amount of money processed in the Bankgiro system. 

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 8 years ago. Almost 60 million transactions were processed in December, which corresponds to a growth of approximately 15% compared to the same month 2019. 

Diagram - Number of processed transactions in the payment system Payments in Real Time.

Amount of money processed in the Bankgiro system