A new report indicates that the majority of Chinese mobile payments users use their phones for payments purposes on a daily basis.
The “2019 Mobile Payments User Survey Report” (2019年移动支付用户问卷调查报告) released by the Payment & Clearing Association of China (中国支付清算协会) on 5 January collected a total of 153,950 responses on usage behaviour and preferences, as well as understanding of biometrics.
According to the report males account for 62.1% of mobile payments users, and women just 37.9%, consistent with the figures for 2018.
The age structure of mobile payments users shifted considerably last year, with Chinese aged 31 – 50 accounting for over half of mobile payments users in 2019, as compared to 2018 when 21 – 30 year olds approached 50%
Chinese Mobile Payments Users by Age
|21 – 30||48.1%||27.4%|
|31 – 40||27.6%||30.8%|
|41 – 50||13.3%||22.6%|
|51 – 60||5.0%||11.3%|
The report further indicates that 69.6% of Chinese mobile payments users make use of mobile payments on a daily basis, while 96.2% use them on a weekly basis.
68.6 % of Chinese mobile payments users have monthly incomes of between 3000 – 10,000 yuan in 2019, as compared to 64.6% in 2018.
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