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.  

Attention_2022 09

ATTENTION!
Due to changes in the requirements of payment statistics reporting at the beginning of 2022, preliminary data for Q1 2022 and Q2 2022 are published and will be revised in the future.

To see charts, please add indicators from table
Close
Period
Payment cards issued by Lithuanian paymens service providers

Measurement units: VIENETAI (units)

sorting sorting Q2/2020 sorting Q3/2020 sorting Q4/2020 sorting Q1/2021 sorting Q2/2021 sorting Q3/2021 sorting Q4/2021 sorting Q1/2022 sorting Q2/2022
Total number of cards (irrespective of the number of functions on the card)1 3,388,999 7,089,828 13,753,866 16,170,417 17,802,901 20,240,230 30,680,492 28,312,209 33,364,458
Domestic cards 3,002 3,746 2,731 1,736 2,057 1,777 1,784 1,450 1,516
International cards 3,385,997 7,086,082 13,751,135 16,168,681 17,800,844 20,238,453 30,678,708 28,310,759 33,362,942
Visa cards 749,717 2,978,837 6,527,483 6,244,214 7,454,076 8,941,329 16,650,693 15,901,865 19,741,849
MasterCard cards 2,636,280 4,107,245 7,223,652 9,924,467 10,346,768 11,297,124 14,028,015 12,408,894 13,621,093
Other cards - - - - - - - - -
Last update: 14-09-2022