Global Contactless Payment Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Payment Mode (Mobile Handsets, Smart Cards, Point Of Sale Terminals, Others), By Industry (IT & Telecom, Transportation & Logistics, Banking & Financial Services, Retail, Hospitality, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2019 To 2024

Published: May 2021 | Report Code:  KSI061611041 | Pages:  124

The global Contactless Payment Market was valued at US$7.391 billion in 2017 and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 26.57% over the forecast period to reach US$30.380 billion by 2023.

Contactless Payment refers to a secure payment method for consumers to purchase products using debit, credit, smartcards or chip cards using radio frequency identification (RFID) or near-field communication (NFC) technology. The transaction sizes of these cards are limited owing to the non-requirement of a signature or a PIN. The amount of transaction varies from bank to bank and also country wise as well. Apple Pay, android pay and google wallet are some of the examples of the non-credit or debit card contactless payments. The major drivers include reduced transaction time, convenience and security for making low or high-value transactions. On the other hand, high installation costs of the Point-of-Sale (POS) machines for contactless payments as compared to the normal POS machines is expected to hamper the market growth. Europe is expected to show the highest growth rate during the forecast period. Asia-Pacific is foreseen to show an increase in the adoption rate of the contactless payment solutions over the projected period.

This research study examines the current market trends related to the demand, supply, and sales, in addition to the recent developments. Major drivers, restraints, and opportunities have been covered to provide an exhaustive picture of the market. The analysis presents in-depth information regarding the development, trends, and industry policies and regulations implemented in each of the geographical region. Further, the overall regulatory framework of the market has been exhaustively covered to offer stakeholders a better understanding of the key factors affecting the overall market environment.

Identification of key industry players in the industry and their revenue contribution to the overall business or relevant segment aligned to the study have been covered as a part of competitive intelligence done through extensive secondary research. Various studies and data published by industry associations, analyst reports, investor presentations, press releases and journals among others have been taken into consideration while conducting the secondary research. Both bottom-up and top down approaches have been utilized to determine the market size of the overall market and key segments. The values obtained are correlated with the primary inputs of the key stakeholders in the contactless payment value chain. Last step involves complete market engineering which includes analyzing the data from different sources and existing proprietary datasets while using various data triangulation methods for market breakdown and forecasting.

Market intelligence is presented in the form of analysis, charts, and graphics to help the clients in gaining faster and efficient understanding of the global contactless payment market.

Major industry players profiled as part of the report are American Express Company, PayPal, Inc., Visa, Mastercard and Wirecard AG among others.

Global Contactless Payment Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2017  US$7.391 billion
 Market size value in 2023  US$30.380 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 26.57% from 2017 to 2023
 Base year  2017
 Forecast period  2019–2024
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments covered  Payment Mode, Industry, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered  American Express Company, PayPal, Inc., Visa, Mastercard, Microsoft, Wirecard AG,   Gemalto NV, Heartland Payment Systems, Ingenico Group, Inside Secure, Verifone
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase


The global Contactless Payment market has been analyzed through following segments:

By Payment Mode

Mobile Handsets

Smart Cards

Point of Sale Terminals



By Industry

IT & Telecom

Transportation & Logistics

Banking & Financial Services





By Geography


United States





Europe Middle East and Africa

United Kingdom






Asia Pacific






Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What are the growth prospects for contactless payment market?
A1. The contactless payment market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 26.57% during the forecast period.

Q2. What is the size of global contactless payment market?
A2. Contactless Payment Market was valued at US$7.391 billion in 2017.

Q3. Who are the major players in the contactless payment market?
A3. Major industry players profiled as part of the contactless payment market report are American Express Company, PayPal, Inc., Visa, Mastercard, and Wirecard AG among others.

Q4. What will be the contactless payment market size by 2023?
A4. The global contactless payment market is projected to reach a total market size of US$30.380 billion by 2023.

Q5. What factors are anticipated to drive the contactless payment market growth?
A5. The major drivers for contactless payment market growth include reduced transaction time, convenience, and security for making low or high-value transactions.

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