Industry Data

Canadian payments data for 2020

For details please see the 2021 Canadian Payment Methods and Trends (CPMT) report

CHEQUES & PAPER

Value: $3.05 T
Volume: 432 M
Average*: $7,074

DEBIT

Value: $251.7 B
Volume: 5.7 B
Average*: $44

AUTOMATED BANKING MACHINES (ABM)

Value: $44.8 B
Volume: 423.1 M
Average*: $106

ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER (EFT)

Value: $5.1 T
Volume: 2.9 B
Average*: $1,770

PREPAID/PREFUNDED

Value: $17.9 B
Volume: 302 M
Average*: $59

CREDIT CARD

Value: $569 B
Volume: 6.1 B 
Average*: $93

ONLINE TRANSFERS

Value: $249.1 B 
Volume: 800.7 M
Average*: $311

 

*Average Transaction Size

CASH

Value: $72 B
Volume: 3.4 B
Average*: $21