Credit cards in Hungary 2017-2018
As of 2018, Hungary has a population of 9.8 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €133.8 billions. This
translates into €13.7 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.8% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2018, there are 9,353,200 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.95 cards per capita), an increase of 223,900 or 2.45% compares to 9,129,300 in 2017.
There are 1,283,800 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2018, a decrease of 116,600 or 8.33% compares to 1,400,400 in 2017.
Debit cards increase by 340,400 or 4.41% to 8,052,400 in 2018, compares to 7,712,000 in 2017. The balance 17,000 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2018, there are 834.4 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(85.14 transactions per capita), an increase of 164.3 millions or 24.52% compares to 670.1 millions in 2017. This is a good growth
considering the 2.45% increase in the number of payment cards in 2018. Out of these transactions, 109.5 millions or 13.12% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 19.8 millions or 22.07% compares to 89.7 millions in 2017.
This is a good growth considering a 8.34% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2018.
Majority of card payment transactions(724.4 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 144.5 millions
or 24.92% compares to 579.9 millions in 2017. This is an encouraging growth since there is only a 4.41% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2018.
The rest of the transactions, 0.5 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 1.1% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €3.4 billions or 20.99% to €19.6 billions(€2.00 thousands per capita) in 2018,
compares to €16.2 billions in 2017. This also translates into €23.5 per card payment transaction, a decrease compares to €24.2 in 2017. Out of these transactions, €2.6 billions or 13.27% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.4 billions or 18.18% compares to €2.2 billions in 2017. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume.
€16.9 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €3.0 billions or 21.58% compares to €13.9 billions in 2017, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of of card payments, €0.1 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.6% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit card transactions in Hungary 2018 Quarterly Statistics
As at 31st March 2018, there are 9,010,810 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,294,031 credit cards(a decrease of 123,233 or 8.70% compares to 1,417,264 as at 31st December 2017) and 7,716,779 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st March 2018(1st quarter), 166,650,775 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,171,594 millions.
Out of this, 22,686,863 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF162,460 millions.
And 143,963,912 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,009,134 millions.

Whereas 15,395,900 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF170,070 millions.
Out of this, 1,614,136 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF25,069 millions.
And 13,781,764 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF145,001 millions.

Overall, 182,046,675 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,341,664 millions.
Out of this, 24,300,999 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF187,529 millions.
And 157,745,676 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,154,135 millions.

A total of 14,785 frauds cases reported in the first quarter of 2018, with a total loss of HUF405.825 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(12,304 cases with a total loss of HUF345.752 million).

As at 30th June 2018, there are 9,095,243 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,305,305 credit cards(an increase of 11,274 or 0.87% compares to 1,294,031 as at 31st March 2018) and 7,789,938 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th June 2018(2nd quarter), 190,548,763 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,335,054 millions.
Out of this, 25,761,280 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF183,239 millions.
And 164,787,483 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,151,815 millions.

Whereas 15,806,544 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF180,465 millions.
Out of this, 1,788,777 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF26,761 millions.
And 14,017,767 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF153,704 millions.

Overall, 206,355,307 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,515,519 millions.
Out of this, 27,550,057 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF210,000 millions.
And 178,805,250 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,305,519 millions.

For the six months ended 30th June 2018, 357,199,538 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF2,506,648 millions.
Out of this, 48,448,143 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF345,699 millions.
And 308,751,395 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,160,949 millions.

Whereas 31,202,444 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF350,535 millions.
Out of this, 3,402,913 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF51,830 millions.
And 27,799,531 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF298,705 millions.

Overall, 388,401,982 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF2,541,701 millions.
Out of this, 51,851,056 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF397,529 millions.
And 336,550,926 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,459,654 millions.

A total of 15,000 frauds cases reported in the second quarter of 2018, with a total loss of HUF387.359 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(12,616 cases with a total loss of HUF322.512 million).
A total of 29,785 frauds cases reported in six months ended 30th June 2018, with a total loss of HUF793.184 million recorded.

As at 30th September 2018, there are 9,190,063 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,312,438 credit cards(an increase of 7,133 or 0.55% compares to 1,305,305 as at 30th June 2018) and 7,877,625 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th September 2018(3rd quarter), 199,029,993 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,396,042 millions.
Out of this, 26,586,057 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF186,222 millions.
And 172,443,936 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,209,820 millions.

Whereas 18,946,690 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF222,294 millions.
Out of this, 2,241,212 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF33,153 millions.
And 16,705,478 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF189,141 millions.

Overall, 217,976,683 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,618,336 millions.
Out of this, 28,827,269 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF219,375 millions.
And 189,149,414 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,398,961 millions.

For the nine months ended 30th September 2018, 556,229,531 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF3,902,690 millions.
Out of this, 75,034,200 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF531,921 millions.
And 481,195,331 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF3,370,769 millions.

Whereas 50,149,134 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF572,829 millions.
Out of this, 5,644,125 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF84,983 millions.
And 44,505,009 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF487,846 millions.

Overall, 606,378,665 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF4,160,037 millions.
Out of this, 80,678,325 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF616,904 millions.
And 525,700,340 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF3,858,615 millions.

Credit cards in Hungary 2016-2017
As of 2017, Hungary has a population of 9.8 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €124.1 billions. This
translates into €12.7 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.8% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2017, there are 9,129,300 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.93 cards per capita), an increase of 167,300 or 1.87% compares to 8,962,000 in 2016.
There are 1,400,400 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2017, an increase of 44,400 or 3.27% compares to 1,356,000 in 2016.
Debit cards increase by 123,000 or 1.62% to 7,712,000 in 2017, compares to 7,589,000 in 2016. The balance 16,800 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2017, there are 670.1 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(68.38 transactions per capita), an increase of 137.7 millions or 25.86% compares to 532.4 millions in 2016. This is a good growth
considering the 1.87% increase in the number of payment cards in 2017. Out of these transactions, 89.7 millions or 13.39% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 12.7 millions or 16.49% compares to 77.0 millions in 2016.
This is a good growth considering only a 3.27% increase on the number of credit cards issued in 2017.
Majority of card payment transactions(579.9 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 126.1 millions
or 27.79% compares to 453.8 millions in 2016. This is an encouraging growth since there is only a 1.62% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2017.
The rest of the transactions, 0.5 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 1.0% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €3.4 billions or 26.56% to €16.2 billions(€1.65 thousands per capita) in 2017,
compares to €12.8 billions in 2016. This also translates into €24.2 per card payment transaction, a marginal increase compares to €24.0 in 2016. Out of these transactions, €2.2 billions or 13.58% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.3 billions or 15.79% compares to €1.9 billions in 2016. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume.
€13.9 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €3.1 billions or 28.70% compares to €10.8 billions in 2016, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of of card payments, €0.1 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.5% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit card transactions in Hungary 2017 Quarterly Statistics
As at 31st March 2017, there are 8,918,824 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,311,158 credit cards(a decrease of 61,802 or 4.50% compares to 1,372,960 as at 31st December 2016) and 7,607,666 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st March 2017(1st quarter), 134,015,445 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF944,328 millions.
Out of this, 18,718,010 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF135,619 millions.
And 115,297,435 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF808,709 millions.

Whereas 10,463,582 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF125,478 millions.
Out of this, 1,127,822 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF19,430 millions.
And 9,335,760 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF106,048 millions.

Overall, 144,479,027 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,069,806 millions.
Out of this, 19,845,832 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF155,049 millions.
And 124,633,195 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF914,757 millions.

A total of 7,178 frauds cases reported in the first quarter of 2017, with a total loss of HUF223.936 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(5,197 cases with a total loss of HUF158.858 million).

As at 30th June 2017, there are 8,962,105 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,314,649 credit cards(an increase of 3,491 or 0.27% compares to 1,311,158 as at 31st March 2017) and 7,647,456 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th June 2017(2nd quarter), 151,984,576 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,066,641 millions.
Out of this, 20,862,659 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF151,860 millions.
And 131,121,917 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF914,781 millions.

Whereas 11,377,996 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF134,341 millions.
Out of this, 1,252,930 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF20,485 millions.
And 10,125,066 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF113,856 millions.

Overall, 163,362,572 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,200,982 millions.
Out of this, 22,115,589 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF172,345 millions.
And 141,246,983 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,028,637 millions.

For the six months ended 30th June 2017, 286,000,021 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF2,010,969 millions.
Out of this, 39,580,669 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF287,479 millions.
And 246,419,352 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,723,490 millions.

Whereas 21,841,578 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF259,819 millions.
Out of this, 2,380,752 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF39,915 millions.
And 19,460,826 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF219,904 millions.

Overall, 307,841,599 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF2,270,788 millions.
Out of this, 41,961,421 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF327,394 millions.
And 265,880,178 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,943,394 millions.

A total of 9,949 frauds cases reported in the second quarter of 2017, with a total loss of HUF256.138 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(8,062 cases with a total loss of HUF201.417 million).
A total of 17,127 frauds cases reported in six months ended 30th June 2017, with a total loss of HUF480.074 million recorded.

As at 30th September 2017, there are 9,065,636 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,344,064 credit cards(an increase of 29,415 or 2.24% compares to 1,314,649 as at 30th June 2017) and 7,721,572 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th September 2017(3rd quarter), 161,977,115 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,132,606 millions.
Out of this, 22,068,446 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF156,436 millions.
And 139,908,669 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF976,170 millions.

Whereas 14,434,688 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF168,429 millions.
Out of this, 1,663,701 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF25,658 millions.
And 12,770,987 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF142,771 millions.

Overall, 176,411,803 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,301,035 millions.
Out of this, 23,732,147 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF182,094 millions.
And 152,679,656 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,118,941 millions.

For the nine months ended 30th September 2017, 447,977,136 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF3,143,575 millions.
Out of this, 61,649,115 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF443,915 millions.
And 386,328,021 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,699,660 millions.

Whereas 36,276,266 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF428,248 millions.
Out of this, 4,044,453 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF65,573 millions.
And 32,231,813 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF362,675 millions.

Overall, 484,253,402 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF3,571,823 millions.
Out of this, 65,693,568 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF509,488 millions.
And 418,559,834 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF3,062,335 millions.

A total of 9,731 frauds cases reported in the third quarter of 2017, with a total loss of HUF296.341 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(7,745 cases with a total loss of HUF226.662 million).
A total of 26,858 frauds cases reported in nine months ended 30th September 2017, with a total loss of HUF776.415 million recorded.

As at 31st December 2017, there are 9,129,283 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,417,264 credit cards(an increase of 73,200 or 5.45% compares to 1,344,064 as at 30th September 2017) and 7,712,019 debit cards.
As at 31st December 2017, there are 9,129,283 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,417,264 credit cards(an increase of 73,200 or 5.45% compares to 1,344,064 as at 30th September 2017) and 7,712,019 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st December 2017(4th quarter), 171,476,679 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,274,156 millions.
Out of this, 23,042,894 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF176,772 millions.
And 148,433,785 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,097,384 millions.

Whereas 14,384,141 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF159,162 millions.
Out of this, 1,502,925 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF22,228 millions.
And 12,881,216 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF136,934 millions.

Overall, 185,860,820 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,433,318 millions.
Out of this, 24,545,819 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF199,000 millions.
And 161,315,001 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,234,318 millions.

For the twelve months ended 31st December 2017, 619,453,815 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF4,417,731 millions.
Out of this, 84,692,009 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF620,687 millions.
And 534,761,806 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF3,797,044 millions.

Whereas 50,660,407 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF587,410 millions.
Out of this, 5,547,378 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF87,801 millions.
And 45,113,029 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF499,609 millions.

Overall, 670,114,222 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF5,005,141 millions.
Out of this, 90,239,387 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF708,488 millions.
And 579,874,835 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF4,296,653 millions.

A total of 12,497 frauds cases reported in the fourth quarter of 2017, with a total loss of HUF377.558 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(9,563 cases with a total loss of HUF284.105 million).
A total of 39,355 frauds cases reported in six months ended 31st December 2017, with a total loss of HUF1,153.973 million recorded.

Credit cards in Hungary 2015-2016
As of 2016, Hungary has a population of 9.8 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €113.7 billions. This
translates into €11.6 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.8% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2016, there are 8,962,000 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.91 cards per capita), an increase of 9,200 or 0.10% compares to 8,952,800 in 2015.
There are 1,356,000 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2016, a decrease of 26,500 or 1.92% compares to 1,382,500 in 2015.
Debit cards increase by 41,200 or 0.55% to 7,589,000 in 2016, compares to 7,547,800 in 2015. The balance 17,000 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2016, there are 532.4 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(54.33 transactions per capita), an increase of 102.4 millions or 23.81% compares to 430.0 millions in 2015. This is a good growth
considering the 0.10% increase in the number of payment cards in 2016. Out of these transactions, 77.0 millions or 14.46% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 11.1 millions or 16.84% compares to 65.9 millions in 2015.
The 1.92% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2016 did not deterred the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(453.8 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 91.4 millions
or 25.22% compares to 362.4 millions in 2015. This is an encouraging growth since there is only a 0.55% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2016. The rest of the transactions, 1.5 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 0.9% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €2.5 billions or 24.27% to €12.8 billions(€1.31 thousands per capita) in 2016,
compares to €10.3 billions in 2015. This also translates into €24.0 per card payment transaction, similar to the figure in 2015. Out of these transactions, €1.9 billions or 14.84% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.3 billions or 18.75% compares to €1.6 billions in 2015. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume.
€10.8 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €2.2 billions or 25.58% compares to €8.6 billions in 2015, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of of card payments, €0.1 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.4% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2016 Quarterly Statistics
As at 31st March 2016, there are 8,971,962 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,392,756 credit cards(a decrease of 12,251 or 0.87% compares to 1,405,007 as at 31st December 2015) and 7,579,206 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st March 2016(1st quarter), 107,632,995 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF757,298 millions.
Out of this, 16,474,076 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF118,369 millions.
And 91,158,919 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF638,929 millions.

Whereas 8,181,993 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF106,109 millions.
Out of this, 1,040,886 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF18,595 millions.
And 7,141,107 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF87,514 millions.

Overall, 115,814,988 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF863,407 millions.
Out of this, 17,514,962 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF136,964 millions.
And 98,300,026 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF726,443 millions.

A total of 7,802 frauds cases reported in the first quarter of 2016, with a total loss of HUF270.820 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(6,161 cases with a total loss of HUF201.324 million).

As at 30th June 2016, there are 8,996,463 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,390,767 credit cards(a decrease of 1,989 or 0.14% compares to 1,392,756 as at 31st March 2016) and 7,605,696 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th June 2016(2nd quarter), 121,717,419 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF849,599 millions.
Out of this, 18,442,380 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF131,981 millions.
And 103,275,039 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF717,618 millions.

Whereas 8,713,659 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF109,865 millions.
Out of this, 1,126,128 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF18,808 millions.
And 7,587,531 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF91,058 millions.

Overall, 130,431,078 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF959,464 millions.
Out of this, 19,568,508 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF150,789 millions.
And 110,862,570 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF808,676 millions.

For the six months ended 30th June 2016, 229,350,414 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,606,897 millions.
Out of this, 34,916,456 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF250,350 millions.
And 194,433,958 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,356,547 millions.

Whereas 16,895,652 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF215,974 millions.
Out of this, 2,167,014 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF37,403 millions.
And 14,728,638 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF178,571 millions.

Overall, 246,246,066 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,822,871 millions.
Out of this, 37,083,470 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF287,753 millions.
And 209,162,596 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF1,535,118 millions.

A total of 9,097 frauds cases reported in the second quarter of 2016, with a total loss of HUF320.757 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(6,591 cases with a total loss of HUF225.487 million).
A total of 16,899 frauds cases reported in six months ended 30th June 2016, with a total loss of HUF331.113 million recorded.

As at 30th September 2016, there are 9,001,301 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,368,183 credit cards(a decrease of 22,584 or 1.62% compares to 1,390,767 as at 30th June 2016) and 7,633,118 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th September 2016(3rd quarter), 128,562,636 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF894,285 millions.
Out of this, 19,227,222 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF136,032 millions.
And 109,335,414 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF758,253 millions.

Whereas 10,193,843 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF127,219 millions.
Out of this, 1,340,529 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF21,655 millions.
And 8,853,314 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF105,564 millions.

Overall, 138,756,479 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,021,504 millions.
Out of this, 20,567,751 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF157,687 millions.
And 118,188,728 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF863,817 millions.

For the nine months ended 30th September 2016, 357,913,050 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF2,501,182 millions.
Out of this, 54,143,678 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF386,382 millions.
And 303,769,372 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,114,800 millions.

Whereas 27,089,495 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF343,193 millions.
Out of this, 3,507,543 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF59,058 millions.
And 23,581,952 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF284,135 millions.

Overall, 385,002,545 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF2,844,375 millions.
Out of this, 57,651,221 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF445,440 millions.
And 327,351,324 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,398,935 millions.

A total of 8,434 frauds cases reported in the third quarter of 2016, with a total loss of HUF245.087 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(5,696 cases with a total loss of HUF169.321 million).
A total of 25,333 frauds cases reported in nine months ended 30th September 2016, with a total loss of HUF331.113 million recorded.

As at 31st December 2016, there are 8,962,005 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,372,960 credit cards(an increase of 4,777 or 0.35% compares to 1,368,183 as at 30th September 2016) and 7,589,045 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st December 2016(4th quarter), 136,882,853 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,014,545 millions.
Out of this, 19,693,424 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF152,215 millions.
And 117,189,429 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF862,330 millions.

Whereas 10,474,483 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF121,712 millions.
Out of this, 1,210,618 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF19,231 millions.
And 9,263,865 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF102,481 millions.

Overall, 147,357,336 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF1,136,257 millions.
Out of this, 20,904,042 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF171,446 millions.
And 12,6453,294 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF964,811 millions.

For the twelve months ended 31st December 2016, 494,795,903 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF3,515,727 millions.
Out of this, 73,837,102 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF538,597 millions.
And 420,958,801 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF2,977,130 millions.

Whereas 37,563,978 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF464,905 millions.
Out of this, 4,718,161 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of HUF78,289 millions.
And 32,845,817 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF386,616 millions.

Overall, 532,359,881 payment transactions have been made domestically and outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF3,980,632 millions.
Out of this, 78,555,263 payment transactions is paid with credit cards, with a total value of of HUF616,886 millions.
And 453,804,618 payment transactions is paid with debit cards, with a total value of HUF3,363,746 millions.

A total of 7,925 frauds cases reported in the fourth quarter of 2016, with a total loss of HUF243.878 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(5,455 cases with a total loss of HUF163.404 million).
A total of 33,258 frauds cases reported in twelve months ended 31st December 2016, with a total loss of HUF331.113 million recorded.

Credit cards in Hungary 2014-2015
As of 2015, Hungary has a population of 9.84 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €108.75 billions. This
translates into €11.05 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.74% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2015, there are 8,952,840 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.91 cards per capita), an increase of 83,280 or 0.94% compares to 8,869,560 in 2014.
There are 1,382,480 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2015, a decrease of 9,890 or 0.71% compares to 1,392,370 in 2014.
Debit cards increase by 73,870 or 0.99% to 7,547,830 in 2015, compares to 7,473,960 in 2014. The balance 22,530 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2015, there are 429.99 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(43.70 transactions per capita), an increase of 70.60 millions or 19.64% compares to 359.39 millions in 2014. This is a good growth
considering the 0.94% increase in the number of payment cards in 2015. Out of these transactions, 65.93 millions or 15.33% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 10.35 millions or 18.62% compares to 55.58 millions in 2014.
The 0.71% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2015 did not deterred the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(362.38 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 60.08 millions
or 19.87% compares to 302.30 millions in 2014. This is an encouraging growth since there is only a 0.99% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2015. The rest of the transactions, 1.69 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 0.81% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €1.72 billions or 19.95% to €10.34 billions(€1.05 thousands per capita) in 2015,
compares to €8.62 billions in 2014. This also translates into €24.0 per card payment transaction, similar to the figure in 2014. Out of these transactions, €1.61 billions or 15.57% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.21 billions or 15.00% compares to €1.40 billions in 2014. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume.
€8.60 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €1.49 billions or 20.96% compares to €7.11 billions in 2014, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of of card payments, €0.13 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.40% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2015 Quarterly Statistics
As at 31st March 2015, there are 8,861,694 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,395,208 credit cards(a decrease of 19,553 or 1.38% compares to 1,414,761 as at 31st December 2014) and 7,466,486 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st March 2015, 88,165,089 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF579,539 millions.
Whereas 6,156,922 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF87,735 millions. A total of 4,927 frauds cases reported in the first quarter of 2015,
with a total loss of HUF161.952 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(3,469 cases with a total loss of HUF102.291 million).

As at 30th June 2015, there are 8,896,175 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,409,838 credit cards(an increase of 14,630 or 1.05% compares to 1,395,208 as at 31st March 2015) and 7,486,337 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th June 2015(2nd quarter), 98,043,119 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF675,148 millions.
Whereas 6,472,561 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF90,596 millions.
A total of 5,570 frauds cases reported in the second quarter of 2015, with a total loss of HUF169.161 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(4,387 cases with a total loss of HUF113.725 million).

For the six months ended 30th June 2015, 186,208,208 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,254,687 millions.
Whereas 12,629,483 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF178,331 millions.
A total of 10,497 frauds cases reported in six months ended 30th June 2015, with a total loss of HUF331.113 million recorded.

As at 30th September 2015, there are 8,962,692 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,396,764 credit cards(a decrease of 13,074 or 0.93% compares to 1,409,838 as at 30th June 2015) and 7,565,928 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th September 2015(3rd quarter), 103,353,562 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF725,041 millions.
Whereas 7,594,152 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF106,120 millions.
A total of 5,983 frauds cases reported in the third quarter of 2015, with a total loss of HUF244.104 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(4,284 cases with a total loss of HUF160.691 million).

For the nine months ended 30th September 2015, 289,561,770 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,979,728 millions.
Whereas 20,223,635 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF284,451 millions.
A total of 16,480 frauds cases reported in nine months ended 30th September 2015, with a total loss of HUF575.217 million recorded.

As at 31st December 2015, there are 8,952,836 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,405,007 credit cards(an increase of 8,243 or 0.59% compares to 1,396,764 as at 30th September 2015) and 7,547,829 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st December 2015(4th quarter), 112,392,301 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF841,015 millions.
Whereas 7,817,617 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF99,969 millions.
A total of 7,748 frauds cases reported in the fourth quarter of 2015, with a total loss of HUF280.296 million recorded.
Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(5,259 cases with a total loss of HUF164.495 million).

For the twelve months ended 31st December 2015, 401,954,071 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF2,820,743 millions.
Whereas 28,041,252 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF384,420 millions.
A total of 24,228 frauds cases reported in twelve months ended 31st December 2015, with a total loss of HUF855.513 million recorded.

Credit cards in Hungary 2013-2014
As of 2014, Hungary has a population of 9.87 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €104.24 billions. This
translates into €10.56 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.75% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2014, there are 8,869,560 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.90 cards per capita), a decrease of 62,680 or 0.70% compares to 8,932,240 in 2013.
There are 1,392,370 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2014, an increase of 41,340 or 3.06% compares to 1,351,030 in 2013.
Debit cards decrease by 121,480 or 1.60% to 7,473,960 in 2014, compares to 7,595,440 in 2013. The balance 22,390 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2014, there are 359.39 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(36.41 transactions per capita), an increase of 47.58 millions or 15.26% compares to 311.81 millions in 2013. This is a good growth
considering the 0.70% decrease in the number of payment cards in 2014. Out of these transactions, 55.58 millions or 15.47% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 13.43 millions or 31.86% compares to 42.15 millions in 2013.
The 3.06% increase on the number of credit cards issued in 2014 help spurs the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(302.30 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 33.77 millions
or 12.58% compares to 268.53 millions in 2013. This is an encouraging growth since there is a 1.60% decrease on the number of debit cards issued in 2014. The rest of the transactions, 1.51 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 0.76% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €0.78 billions or 9.95% to €8.62 billions(€0.87 thousands per capita) in 2014,
compares to €7.84 billions in 2013. This also translates into €24.0 per card payment transaction, a decrease compares to €25.1 in 2013. Out of these transactions, €1.40 billions or 16.24% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.22 billions or 18.64% compares to €1.18 billions in 2013. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume and number of credit cards issued.
€7.11 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €0.56 billions or 8.55% compares to €6.55 billions in 2013, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of card payments, €0.12 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.37% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2014 Quarterly Statistics
As at 31st March 2014, there are 8,916,332 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,350,669 credit cards(a decrease of 22,318 or 1.63% compares to 1,372,987 as at 31st December 2013) and 7,565,663 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st March 2014, 74,581,001 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF496,503 millions.
Whereas 5,138,373 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF76,369 millions. A total of 3,778 frauds cases reported in the first quarter of 2014,
with a total loss of HUF130.683 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(2,374 cases with a total loss of HUF63.744 million).

As at 30th June 2014, there are 8,975,865 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,381,837 credit cards(an increase of 31,168 or 2.31% compares to 1,350,669 as at 31st March 2014) and 7,594,028 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th June 2014(2nd quarter), 82,352,643 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF569,341 millions.
Whereas 5,882,405 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF83,479 millions. A total of 3,859 frauds cases reported in the second quarter of 2014,
with a total loss of HUF110.549 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(2,566 cases with a total loss of HUF76.014 million).

For the six months ended 30th June 2014, 156,933,644 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,065,853 millions.
Whereas 11,020,778 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF159,848 millions. A total of 7,637 frauds cases reported in six months ended 30th June 2014,
with a total loss of HUF241.232 million recorded.

As at 30th September 2014, there are 8,968,080 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,404,667 credit cards(an increase of 22,380 or 1.65% compares to 1,381,837 as at 30th June 2014) and 7,563,413 debit cards.
For the three months ended 30th September 2014(3rd quarter), 85,899,783 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF592,565 millions.
Whereas 6,500,744 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF95,039 millions. A total of 3,933 frauds cases reported in the third quarter of 2014,
with a total loss of HUF146.584 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(2,564 cases with a total loss of HUF72.417 million).

For the nine months ended 30th September 2014, 242,833,427 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF1,658,418 millions.
Whereas 17,521,522 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF254,887 millions. A total of 11,570 frauds cases reported in nine months ended 30th September 2014,
with a total loss of HUF387.816 million recorded.

As at 31st December 2014, there are 8,895,945 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,414,761 credit cards(an increase of 10,094 or 0.72% compares to 1,404,667 as at 30th September 2014) and 7,481,184 debit cards.
For the three months ended 31st December 2014(4th quarter), 92,602,394 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF663,579 millions.
Whereas 6,436,105 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF87,476 millions. A total of 5,336 frauds cases reported in the fourth quarter of 2014,
with a total loss of HUF165.859 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(3,476 cases with a total loss of HUF79.149 million).

For the twelve months ended 31st December 2014, 335,435,821 payment transactions have been made domestically with a total value of HUF2,321,997 millions.
Whereas 23,957,627 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF342,363 millions.
A total of 16,906 frauds cases reported in 2014, with a total loss of HUF553.675 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud
cases(10,980 cases with a total loss of HUF291.324 million).

Credit cards in Hungary 2012-2013
As of 2013, Hungary has a population of 9.89 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €101.27 billions. This
translates into €10.24 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.75% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2013, there are 8,932,240 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.90 cards per capita), an increase of 23,790 or 0.27% compares to 8,908,450 in 2012.
There are 1,351,030 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2013, an increase of 94,430 or 7.51% compares to 1,256,600 in 2012.
Debit cards decrease by 81,490 or 1.06% to 7,595,440 in 2013, compares to 7,676,930 in 2012. The balance 21,960 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2013, there are 311.81 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(31.53 transactions per capita), an increase of 41.52 millions or 15.36% compares to 270.29 millions in 2012. This is a good growth
considering the 0.27% increase in the number of payment cards in 2013. Out of these transactions, 42.15 millions or 13.52% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 8.71 millions or 26.05% compares to 33.44 millions in 2012.
The 7.51% increase on the number of credit cards issued in 2013 help spurs the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(268.53 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 32.14 millions
or 13.60% compares to 236.39 millions in 2012. This is an encouraging growth since there is a 1.06% decrease on the number of debit cards issued in 2013. The rest of the transactions, 1.13 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 0.71% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €0.80 billions or 11.36% to €7.84 billions(€0.79 thousands per capita) in 2013,
compares to €7.04 billions in 2012. This also translates into €25.1 per card payment transaction, a decrease compares to €26.0 in 2012. Out of these transactions, €1.18 billions or 15.05% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.18 billions or 18.00% compares to €1.00 billions in 2012. This is an expected growth considering the increased in transactions volume and number of credit cards issued.
€6.55 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €0.59 billions or 9.90% compares to €5.96 billions in 2012, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of card payments, €0.10 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.36% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2013 Half-Yearly Statistic
As at 30th June 2013, there are 8,985,872 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,282,436 credit cards(an increase of 10,107 or 0.79% compares to 1,272,329 as at 31st December 2012) and 7,703,436 debit cards.
For the six months ended 30th June 2013, 134,082,011 payment transactions have been made domestically, with a total value of HUF903,578 millions.
Whereas 10,723,686 payment transactions have been made outside Hungary, with a total value of HUF152,104 millions. A total of 6,838 frauds cases reported in the first half of 2013,
with a total loss of HUF253.492 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud cases(4,736 cases with a total loss of HUF157.783 million).

As at 31st December 2013, there are 8,968,431 payment cards issued in Hungary. The total payment cards is made up of
1,372,987 credit cards(an increase of 90,551 or 7.06% compares to 1,282,436 as at 30th June 2013) and 7,595,444 debit cards.
For the twelve months ended 31st December 2013, 281,835,482 payment transactions have been made domestically(134,082,011 for the first half of 2013 and 147,753,471 for the second half of 2013),
with a total value of HUF1,957,372 millions(HUF903,578 millions for the first half of 2013 and HUF1,053,794 millions for the second half of 2013).
Whereas 28,246,427 payment transactions(10,723,686 for the first half of 2013 and 17,522,741 for the second half of 2013) have been made outside Hungary,
with a total value of HUF354,508 millions(HUF152,104 millions for the first half of 2013 and HUF202,404 millions for the second half of 2013).
A total of 13,786 frauds cases reported in 2013, with a total loss of HUF507.858 million recorded. Fraudulent activity in card not present transactions recorded the highest fraud
cases(9,659 cases with a total loss of HUF322.847 million).

Credit cards in Hungary 2011-2012
As of 2012, Hungary has a population of 9.92 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €98.97 billions. This
translates into €9.98 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.74% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2012, there are 8,908,450 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.90 cards per capita), an increase of 20,600 or 0.23% compares to 8,887,850 in 2011.
There are 1,256,600 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2012, a decrease of 49,360 or 3.78% compares to 1,305,960 in 2011.
Debit cards decrease by 3,760 or 0.05% to 7,676,930 in 2012, compares to 7,680,690 in 2011. The balance 15,730 is for cards with a delayed debit function.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2012, there are 270.29 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(27.25 transactions per capita), an increase of 38.75 millions or 16.74% compares to 231.54 millions in 2011. This is a good growth
considering the 0.23% increase in the number of payment cards in 2012. Out of these transactions, 33.44 millions or 12.37% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 6.77 millions or 25.38% compares to 26.67 millions in 2011.
The 3.78% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2012 does not affect the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(236.39 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 32.02 millions
or 15.67% compares to 204.37 millions in 2011. This is an encouraging growth since there is a 0.05% decrease on the number of debit cards issued in 2012. The rest of the transactions, 0.46 millions is for cards with a delayed debit function.
Hungary total card payment transactions volume contributes a low 0.68% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €0.63 billions or 9.83% to €7.04 billions(€0.71 thousands per capita) in 2012,
compares to €6.41 billions in 2011. This also translates into €26.0 per card payment transaction, a decrease compares to €27.7 in 2011. Out of these transactions, €1.00 billions or 14.20% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.14 billions or 16.28% compares to €0.86 billions in 2011. This is an expected growth considering the transactions volume increased(even though the number of credit cards issued declined).
€5.96 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €0.51 billions or 9.36% compares to €5.45 billions in 2011, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
The rest of card payments, €0.08 billions is paid by cards with a delayed debit function. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.35% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2010-2011
As of 2011, Hungary has a population of 9.97 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €100.70 billions. This
translates into €10.10 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.77% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2011, there are 8,887,850 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.89 cards per capita), a decrease of 4,570 or 0.05% compares to 8,892,420 in 2010.
There are 1,305,960 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2011, a decrease of 61,970 or 4.53% compares to 1,367,930 in 2010.
Debit cards increase by 127,560 or 1.69% to 7,697,280 in 2011, compares to 7,569,720 in 2010.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2011, there are 231.54 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(23.21 transactions per capita), an increase of 22.08 millions or 10.54% compares to 209.46 millions in 2010. This is a good growth
considering the 0.05% decrease in the number of payment cards in 2011. Out of these transactions, 26.67 millions or 11.52% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 1.86 millions or 7.50% compares to 24.81 millions in 2010.
The 4.53% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2011 does not affect the growth of credit card transactions. Majority of card payment transactions(204.87 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 20.21 millions
or 10.94% compares to 184.66 millions in 2010. This is an encouraging growth since there is only 1.69% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2011. Hungary total card payment transactions volume
contributes a low 0.62% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €0.65 billions or 11.28% to €6.41 billions(€0.64 thousands per capita) in 2011,
compares to €5.76 billions in 2010. This also translates into €27.7 per card payment transaction, a marginal increase compares to €27.5 in 2010. Out of these transactions, €0.86 billions or 13.42% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.07 billions or 8.86% compares to €0.79 billions in 2010. This is an expected growth considering the transactions volume increased(even though the number of credit cards issued declined).
The rest of card payments, €5.55 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €0.58 billions or 11.67% compares to €4.97 billions in 2010, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.34% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2009-2010
As of 2010, Hungary has a population of 10.00 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €98.20 billions. This
translates into €9.82 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.77% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2010, there are 8,892,420 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.89 cards per capita), an increase of 163,380 or 1.87% compares to 8,729,040 in 2009.
There are 1,367,930 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2010, a decrease of 137,510 or 9.13% compares to 1,505,440 in 2009.
Debit cards increase by 286,200 or 3.93% to 7,569,720 in 2010, compares to 7,283,520 in 2009.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2010, there are 209.46 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(20.95 transactions per capita), an increase of 25.90 millions or 14.11% compares to 183.56 millions in 2009. This is a significant growth
considering the 1.87% decrease in the number of payment cards in 2010. Out of these transactions, 24.81 millions or 11.84% is paid by credit cards, a decrease of 0.7 millions or 2.74% compares to 25.51 millions in 2009.
This is expected with the 9.13% decrease on the number of credit cards issued in 2010. Majority of card payment transactions(184.66 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 26.61 millions
or 16.84% compares to 158.05 millions in 2009. This is an encouraging growth since there is only 3.93% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2010. Hungary total card payment transactions volume
contributes a low 0.61% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe. There is an increase of €0.76 billions or 15.2% to €5.76 billions(€0.58 thousands per capita) in 2010,
compares to €5.00 billions in 2009. This also translates into €27.5 per card payment transaction, a marginal increase compares to €27.2 in 2009. Out of these transactions, €0.79 billions or 13.72% is paid by credit cards,
an increase of €0.03 billions or 3.95% compares to €0.76 billions in 2009. This is an unexpected growth considering the decrease in number of credit cards issued as well as the transactions volume.
The rest of card payments, €4.97 billions in value is paid by debit cards, an increase of €0.74 billions or 17.49% compares to €4.23 billions in 2009, which is inline with the increase in debit card transactions volume.
Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.32% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2008-2009
As of 2009, Hungary has a population of 10.02 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €91.40 billions. This
translates into €9.12 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.78% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2009, there are 8,729,040 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.87 cards per capita), a decrease of 156,420 or 1.76% compares to 8,885,460 in 2008.
There are 1,505,440 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2009, a decrease of 232,330 or 13.37% compares to 1,737,770 in 2008.
Debit cards increase by 69,410 or 0.96% to 7,283,520 in 2009, compares to 7,214,110 in 2008.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2009, there are 183.56 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(18.31 transactions per capita), an increase of 17.26 millions or 10.38% compares to 166.30 millions in 2008. This is a significant growth
considering the 1.76% decrease in the number of payment cards in 2009. Out of these transactions, 25.51 millions or 13.90% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 2.38 millions or 10.29% compares to 23.13 millions in 2008.
This is a suprising increase considering a significant 13.37% decrease to the number of credit cards issued in 2009. Majority of card payment transactions(158.05 millions) are paid by debit cards, an increase of 14.88 millions
or 10.39% compares to 143.17 millions in 2008. This is an encouraging growth as there is only 0.96% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2009. Hungary total card payment transactions volume
contributes a low 0.58% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe, however, there is a decrease of €0.46 billions or 9.2% to €5.00 billions(€0.50 thousands per capita) in 2009,
compares to €5.46 billions in 2008. This also translates into €27.2 per card payment transaction, a decrease compares to €32.8 in 2008. Out of these transactions, €0.76 billions or 15.20% is paid by credit cards,
a decrease of €0.09 billions or 10.59% compares to €0.85 billions in 2008. The rest of card payments, €4.23 billions in value is paid by debit cards,
a decrease of €0.38 billions or 8.24% compares to €4.61 billions in 2008. Despite the increase in debit cards and credit cards number of transactions, the total transactions value is lower because payment cards are used for
increasingly smaller amount purchases. Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.31% to the EU total transactions value.

Credit cards in Hungary 2007-2008
As of 2008, Hungary has a population of 10.04 millions with a GDP(gross domestic product) of €105.55 billions. This
translates into €10.51 thousands of GDP per capita. Hungary contributes 0.85% of the EU total GDP.

As at 31st December 2008, there are 8,885,460 payment cards issued in Hungary(0.89 cards per capita), an increase of 333,950 or 3.91% compares to 8,551,510 in 2007.
There are 1,737,770 credit cards in Hungary as at 31st December 2008, a slight increase of 35,070 or 2.06% compares to 1,702,700 in 2007.
Debit cards increase by 299,420 or 4.33% to 7,214,110 in 2008, compares to 6,914,690 in 2007.

**Total Card Payments in Volume and Value**

For 2008, there are 166.30 millions of card payment transactions in Hungary(16.57 transactions per capita), a significant increase of 31.51 millions or 23.38% compares to 134.79 millions in 2007. This is a healthy growth
considering the 3.91% increase in the number of payment cards in 2008. Out of these transactions, 23.13 millions or 13.91% is paid by credit cards, an increase of 3.26 millions or 16.41% compares to 19.87 millions in 2007.
This is a suprising increase considering only about 2% addition to the number of credit cards issued in 2008. Majority of card payment transactions(143.17 millions) are paid by debit cards, a significant increase of 28.26 millions
or 24.59% compares to 114.91 millions in 2007. This is a significant growth as there is only about 4% increase on the number of debit cards issued in 2008. Hungary total card payment transactions volume
contributes a low 0.56% to the EU total number of transactions.

Hungary has a low total card payments in value in Europe, however, there is a significant increase of €0.86 billions or 18.7% to €5.46 billions(€0.54 thousands per capita) in 2008,
compares to €4.60 billions in 2007. This also translates into €32.8 per card payment transaction, a slight decrease compares to €34.1 in 2007. Out of these transactions, €0.85 billions or 15.57% is paid by credit cards,
a significant increase of €0.10 billions or 13.33% compares to €0.75 billions in 2007. The rest of card payments, €4.61 billions in value is paid by debit cards,
a significant increase of €0.76 billions or 19.74% compares to €3.85 billions in 2007. These growth are in accordance with the increase in debit cards and credit cards number of transactions.
Hungary total card payment value contributes a mere 0.33% to the EU total transactions value.