Card transactions rise by 12 millionAugust 24, 2015
According to the latest figures from The UK Cards Association, total card spending rose to £51.1 billion in May with the number of transactions reaching 1.093 billion.
The increased use of contactless cards has seen the average value of a card transaction drop to £46.92, down by over £1 compared to last year.
Debit card spending continues to dominate the figures with over £36 billion of spend being made on them and £11.2 billion being spent on the internet.
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