Payment Methods Survey of Private Individuals in Switzerland 2022
In autumn 2022, the Swiss National Bank conducted its third representative survey on payment methods of private individuals.
The aim of the survey is to obtain representative information on the Swiss population's use of various payment methods and to identify any possible changes in this respect. The survey comprises questions covering subjects such as people's motivation behind their choice of payment method, the importance of various payment instruments in the payments infrastructure and the assessment of their attributes.
Key aspects of the survey design
Computer-assisted telephone interview (CATI) and paper or online diary
Language-assimilated resident population of Switzerland aged 15 and over
Random: the Swiss Federal Statistical Office's sampling frame for person and household surveys.
Start of August to mid-November 2022
2,260 interviews and 2,036 diaries
2,022 interviews and diaries
SNB giveaway and CHF 100