Bank of Lithuania

Number of valid cards with the cash and/or payment function, issued by Lithuanian PSPs at the end of the quarter. Three-party scheme cards, issued by PSPs acting as intermediaries (e.g. American Express, Diners), are also included. Cards issued by merchants (e.g. discount cards, points cards, etc.) are excluded from payment cards, unless they have been issued in cooperation with PSPs. Cards issued by Lithuanian PSPs or Lithuanian PSPs acting as intermediaries that can be used only domestically are included in the category of domestic cards, whereas cards that can be used both domestically and internationally – international cards.  

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Payment cards issued by Lithuanian paymens service providers

Measurement units: VIENETAI (units)

sorting sorting Q4/2019 sorting Q1/2020 sorting Q2/2020 sorting Q3/2020 sorting Q4/2020 sorting Q1/2021 sorting Q2/2021 sorting Q3/2021 sorting Q4/2021
Total number of cards (irrespective of the number of functions on the card)1 3,225,847 3,447,415 3,388,999 7,089,828 13,753,866 16,170,417 17,802,901 20,240,230 30,680,492
Domestic cards 7,329 3,560 3,002 3,746 2,731 1,736 2,057 1,777 1,784
International cards 3,218,518 3,443,855 3,385,997 7,086,082 13,751,135 16,168,681 17,800,844 20,238,453 30,678,708
Visa cards 554,628 743,770 749,717 2,978,837 6,527,483 6,244,214 7,454,076 8,941,329 16,650,693
MasterCard cards 2,663,890 2,700,085 2,636,280 4,107,245 7,223,652 9,924,467 10,346,768 11,297,124 14,028,015
Other cards - - - - - - - - -
Last update: 24-04-2017