Payment Card Year Books


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Payment Organisation(s)

  • Card complete Service Bank AG (formerly VISA Austria)  
  • Payment Services Austria (PSA)  

Domestic Card Brand(s)

  • None (Maestro is used as debit card brand, since 1998).  
  • Phase-out of electronic purse Quick by end of July 2017.  

Market Structure

  • Most bank cards are debit cards; most credit cards are charge cards. Maestro debit card use is the fastest growing market segment.  
  • The Austrian banks sold PayLife Bank to the Swiss SIX Group. In September 2015, PayLife Bank was rebranded as SIX Payment Services (Austria).  
  • Bank Austria, Erste Bank and Raiffeisen, the major Austrian bank players, have built up large banking networks in the CEE/CIS region.  
  • Significant restructuring processes in the Volksbank sector, in the Raiffeisen sector (merger RZB/RBI) and at Bank Austria. 

Noteable Market Trends

  • Contactless: Quick cards, Maestro cards, POS Terminals 
  • Maestro cards with contactless functions PayPass and Quick. 

Updated Information About:

Major Issuers, Major Acquirers, Major Processors and Consumer Finance indicator. 

Statistical Key Figures for 2015 provided in this profile:

  • UPDATED: tables with card business data 2011-2015; growth rates: Y-o-Y, CAGR 
  • Population, Cards per Capita, Card Value per Capita 
  • Debit Cards, Credit/Delayed Debit Cards, Total Cards 
  • Card payments by number and by value, ATV per card, payments per card/year 
  • ATMs, POS terminals, ATMs/POS terminals per 1 million capita 
  • ATM withdrawals by number/by value, ATV per withdrawal, TXs per ATM/month 
  • POS payments by number/by value, ATV per POS payment, TXs per POS/month 
  • Internet Use, e-payment mix, B2C e-Commerce by value and growth rate 
  • Issued Card brands by individual major issuer bank 
  • Accepted card brands by individual major acquirer 
  • Drill down into the debit card use and credit cards use details 

Product information

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1.1(090117) last updated 9th January 2017