The Global Cash Index™, a Cardtronics collaboration, focuses on the use of cash for making payments and as a payment method that equally plays a role with cards, checks, direct debit and other methods of settling up between consumers and businesses. Unlike most reported estimates of cash, our proprietary data analysis focuses on the use of cash for making payments rather than hoarding.
KEY FINDINGS INCLUDE:
The U.S. used more than $2.3 trillion in cash in 2015
27.3 percent: Projected weighted average cash share of the Asia Pacific region by 2021
In India, there are only 16 ATMS per 100,000 people
92 percent of all printed legal tender in Japan are 10,000 yen notes