Visa Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Visa Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Visa statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Visa Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Visa statistics come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Visa Facts

  • Website:
  • Year Founded: 1958 (as BankAmericard)
  • Founder: Dee Hook
  • Headquarters: Foster City, CA
  • CEO: Alfred Kelly

Visa Statistics

Number of Visa employees:


Last updated 9/14/18

Average amount of transactions Visa process daily:

$30.3 billion

Last updated 5/25/19

Number of countries and territories Visa has customers in:


Last updated 9/14/18

Number of Visa cards in use (by year):

Average number of transactions processed annually through VisaNet:

173.1 billion

Last updated 9/14/18

Visa Sales Statistics

Visa annual total volume:

Total annual Visa transactions:

Visa annual revenue:

Visa annual net income: