Archive

Credit Card Payments by Channel and Location

Content: Private consumption in Switzerland as measured by credit card transactions, broken down by transactions online and at the point-of-sale (PoS) as well as by transactions abroad and at home (domestic).

Data Provider: Members of the Swiss Payment Association (BonusCard.ch AG, Cembra Money Bank AG, Cornèr Bank AG, PostFinance AG, Swisscard AECS GmbH, UBS Switzerland AG, Viseca Card Services SA).

Period / Frequency: Weekly (Thursday-Wednesday) for 2020, Monthly for 2021

Retail Trade Nowcast

Content: Using monthly data from 2005:01 to 2019:12, we estimate the month-on-month correlation between the retail trade turnover index (Detailhandelsumsatz, DHU) and debit card transactions at point-of-sale. Based on the observed monthly DHU indicators for 2020 and the observed payment card transaction volume of the most recent month, we nowcast the unobserved DHU index for that month.

Data Providers: SIX, Worldline, Federal Statistical Office (FSO)

Period / Frequency: Monthly from 2021-01-01

Payment Card Transactions in Switzerland – Overview

Payment Card Transactions in Switzerland by Week

Content: Consumer spending in Switzerland as measured by payment transactions.

Data Providers: Debit cards and Cash withdrawals: SIX. Credit cards: Members of the Swiss Payment Association (SPA); BonusCard.ch AG, Cembra Money Bank AG, Cornèr Bank AG, PostFinance AG, Swisscard AECS GmbH, UBS Switzerland AG, Viseca Card Services SA.

Period / Frequency: Weekly (Thursday-Wednesday) for 2020

This dashboard has been replaced by the dashboard Payment Card Transactions in Switzerland: Overview.

Payment Card Transactions in Switzerland – By Location & Merchant Category

Debit Card Payments by Merchant Category

Content: Private consumption in Switzerland as measured by the transactions of debit cards, broken down by merchant categories.

Data Provider: SIX

Period / Frequency: Daily from 2019-01-01 to 2020-12-31

This dashboard has been replaced by the dashboard Payment Card Transactions by Merchant Category.

Debit Card Payments by Canton

Content: Private consumption in Switzerland as measured by the transactions of debit cards, broken down by canton.

Data Provider: SIX

Period / Frequency: Daily from 2019-01-01 to 2020-12-31

This dashboard has been replaced by the dashboard Payment Card Transactions by Region / Canton.

Debit Card Payments by Agglomeration

Content: Private consumption in Switzerland as measured by the transactions of debit cards, broken down by agglomeration.

Data Provider: SIX

Period / Frequency: Daily from 2019-01-01 to 2020-12-31

This dashboard has been replaced by the dashboard Payment Card Transactions by Agglomeration.