Apple Pay Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers



Apple Pay Statistics and Facts

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Here are a the most interesting Apple Pay statistics that I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future for updates and additions to this post.

Apple Pay Statistics

How many people use Apple Pay?

227 million

Last updated 12/7/20


Number of Apple Pay transactions in 2019:

10 billion

Last updated 3/25/19


Apple Pay's share of global card payment volume:

70%

Last updated 10/22/17


Percentage of US merchants that accept Apple Pay:

50%

Last updated 10/22/17


Number of countries Apple Pay is available in:

20 markets

Last updated 10/22/17


Percentage of Apple Pay users that are outside the US:

85%

Last updated 8/20/18


Increase in transactions on Apple Pay from 2015-2016:

500%


Number of small businesses that accept invoice payments using Apple Pay:

2 million

Last updated 1/31/17


Number of Apple Pay-friendly contactless payment terminals worldwide:

10 million

Last updated  4/28/16


Number of U.S. banks that Apple Pay is available in:

1600

Last updated 1/3/17


Apple Pay's share of all US contactless payments:

90%

Last updated 8/4/17


Number of U.K. banks and credit card issuers that offer Apple Pay:

15

Last updated 1/26/16


Percentage of Apple Pay users that have experiences a failed transaction at least once:

47%

Last updated 1/12/16


Number of times Apple Pay was activated in its first 3 days:

1 million times


Apple Pay's percentage of all digital payment transactions in November 2014:

1.7%


Store with the largest percentage of Apple Pay users:

Whole Foods (28% of Apple Pay spending in November 2014)


Percentage of US credit cards (by volume) that Apple Pay is available for:

90%

Last updated 12/19/14


Number of U.S. locations that Apple Pay is available in:

700,000 locations

Last updated 3/9/15


Number of UK locations that Apple Pay is available in:

250,000 locations

Last updated 12/17/15


Number of Coca-Cola vending machines that accept Apple Pay:

40,000 machines

Last updated 3/9/15


Percentage of US adults that used Apple Pay on Black Friday 2014:

4.6%


Percentage of US adults that used Apple Pay on Black Friday 2015:

2.7%


Percentage of eligible iPhone users that have used Apple Pay:

27%

Last updated 8/4/17


Percentage of Americans that say Apple Pay is their preferred payment method for online purchases:

14%

Last updated 8/20/18


Percentage of British that say Apple Pay is their preferred payment method for online purchases:

27%

Last updated 8/20/18

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