Ireland Cards and Payments Market 2014 and Forecast to 2018 by Market Research Store


Ireland Cards and Payments Industry 2014 Key Trends, Size, Demand, Forecast, Analysis to 2018 and forecast to 2018 report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights on Ireland's cards and payments industry, including:

Current and forecast values for each category of Ireland's cards and payments industry, including debit cards, and credit cards.
Comprehensive analysis of the industry’s market attractiveness and future growth areas
Analysis of various market drivers and regulations governing Ireland's cards and payments industry
Detailed analysis of the marketing strategies adopted for selling debit and credit cards used by banks and other institutions in the market
Comprehensive analysis of consumer attitudes and buying preferences for cards
The competitive landscape of Ireland's cards and payments industry

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Executive summary

Irish payment cards registered positive growth during the review period (2009–2013), recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.75%, to reach 6.3 million cards in circulation by the end of 2013. Improvements to banking infrastructure such as the increased installation of point-of-sale (POS) terminals in merchant outlets drove the growth. In terms of transaction value, payment cards valued EUR49.1 billion (US$65.1 billion) in 2013, after registering a review-period CAGR of -0.22%. However, it is expected to expand over the forecast period (2014–2018), at a CAGR of 3.23%. In terms of transaction value, debit cards accounted for a 77.9% share in 2013, which is expected to rise further over the forecast period.

In terms of the number of cards in circulation, the debit cards market accounted for 68.3% of the overall payment cards in 2013. The debit cards market is expected to continue to dominate over the forecast period, with its share reaching 74.0%...