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Which nationality is most likely to use mobile banking while they shop?

Mobile banking is picking up at different rates – for different reasons – in parts of Europe, ING research suggests.

The ING International Survey on Financial Empowerment in the Digital Age asked almost 12,000 people in 12 countries in Europe about how they are using the technology. All over Europe, people using mobile banking are checking their accounts more often and feel they have more control over their spending.




Well connected

The Netherlands is the most developed mobile banking spot, according to the survey measure that takes internet penetration into account to make a proxy for the entire population.


Growing, growing...

Turkey is our mobile banking hotspot, with the largest share of internet users who use mobile banking. It shows great potential for growth as internet access becomes more widespread.


Control centre

More than three-quarters of Brits who use mobile banking agree they ‘feel more in control’ of their money


Safety first

Half of Germans who do not use mobile banking are put off by security fears.


Not so mobile

Romanians are the nationality least likely of the 12 surveyed to use mobile banking, with one-in-four of internet users there using mobile banking.


Mobile movement

The Spanish are the nationality most likely to use mobile banking to move money between their accounts.


In store banking

Poles have the largest share who use mobile banking while they actually shop.

This article is related to the ING International Survey:

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