Online payment increased in 2019

BEIJING: Chinese people used mobile payment 3.25 times a day in 2019 on average, according to a report released by Chinese card payment giant China UnionPay.
The report, based on a survey of more than 60,000 people, showed that over 20 percent of respondents used mobile payment more than five times a day in 2019.
Customers involved in the survey spent more than 2,900 yuan (about 408 U.S. dollars) each month on average via mobile payment, up 11 percent year on year, the report said. The survey, jointly conducted by China UnionPay, 17 commercial banks and 18 payment entities, collected about 62,000 questionnaires, with around 70 percent of the respondents aging between 25 and 45 years old. – Agencies