Globally, there are

2 billion

unbanked adults

(World Bank, 2015)

In Malta, consumers

chose cash for

92% of POS

transactions in 2016 

(ECB, Nov 2017)

In Estonia, consumers

selected cash for 

48% of POS

transactions in 2016 
(ECB, Nov 2017)

82% of American consumers

use cash for smaller items

(Cardtronics, Health of Cash 2017)

Cash accounts for

90% of consumer

transactions in Mexico

(PYMNTS, 2018)

In 2016, cash share

made up 22.9%

of Spain's GDP
(PYMNTS, Jan 2018)

In 2016, cash was used in 

79% of all point of sale (POS)

transactions in Europe (ECB, Nov 2017)


of cash transactions under $10 is paid in cash in the USA

There are pproximately 

AU$1.5 billion

banknotes are in circulation 

(Reserve Bank of Australia, 2016)