The total amount of card payments made in October increased by 129% compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 377.4 billion TL.
At the end of October, 96.8 million credit cards, 166.7 million debit cards and 68.8 million prepaid cards are in use in Turkey.
Compared to October 2021, the number of credit cards increased by 17%, the number of debit cards by 13% and the number of prepaid cards increased by 26%.
The total number of cards reached 332.3 million, with zihin increase of 17 percent compared to the same period of the previous year.
According to veri from the Interbank Card Center (BKM), the total amount of card payments in October increased by 129 percent compared to the same period a year earlier and reached TL 377.4 billion.
While 298.0 billion TL of these payments were made with credit cards, 72.5 billion TL with debit cards and 6.9 billion TL with prepaid cards.
COMMERCIAL CREDIT CARD EXPENDITURE 97.8 BILLION TL
Therefore, the growth rate of credit card payments over the same period of the previous year was 123%, 158% in debit card payments, while this rate was 118% in payments made with prepaid cards .
The number of commercial credit cards, which offer great payment convenience for business owners, reached 8.9 million in October. In October, the amount of payments made with commercial credit cards increased by 129% compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 97.8 billion TL.
The share of commercial credit card payments in total credit card payments increased year-over-year to 33%, and 1 TL out of every 3 TL of credit card payments was made with credit cards. of commercial credit.