Kevin Foster, Claire Greene, and Joanna Stavins
August 2019

The 2018 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice (SCPC) is the 11th in a series of annual studies that aim to gain a comprehensive understanding of the payment behavior of U.S. consumers. This report includes 16 tables showing detailed estimates of consumers' payment choices. The report also contains estimates of consumer activity related to banking, consumer assessments of payment characteristics, and a rich set of consumer and household demographic characteristics.

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JEL classifications: D12, D14, E42

Key words: cash, checks, checking accounts, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, electronic payments, payment preferences, unbanked, Survey of Consumer Payment Choice