Payment Methods Survey of Companies in Switzerland 2023

In spring 2023, the Swiss National Bank conducted its second payment methods survey of companies in Switzerland. Around 1,750 companies, across all sizes, language regions and industries, participated in this survey on payment method topics. 

The aim of the survey is to obtain representative information on companies' acceptance and use of payment methods, as well as their cash holdings and cash logistics. By repeating the survey it should also be possible to identify any changes over time.

Key aspects of the survey design


Computer Assisted Web Interview (CAWI)

Survey population

Companies in Switzerland

Sampling procedure

The sample was drawn from the sampling frame used for company surveys at the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

Survey period

Mid-May to end-July 2023


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