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Faster Payment System statistics

Last month
  • In October, Faster Payments processed 291.0 million payments, which is a 13% increase on the amount processed in October 2020.
  • These payments amounted to a total of £222 billion for the month. This is a 14% increase on October 2020's total.
Last quarter
  • Q3 of 2021 saw 879 million payments processed by Faster Payments, an 18% increase on the amount processed in Q3 for 2020.
  • The total amount of payments processed during this quarter was £667 billion, which is a 23% increase on 2020 Q3 's total.
Last year
  • 2020 saw the Faster Payment System break the record for the highest amount of payments processed in a single year
  • 2019 saw 2.4 billion payments processed, whereas in 2020 the figure grew to over 2.9 billion
  • In total, there were 410 million more payments processed than in 2019. This is an increase of 17%
  • Faster Payment System broke the record in 2020 for the number of payments processed in a single year
  • £1.9 trillion was transferred via the Faster Payment System in 2019. In 2020 however, over £2.1 trillion was transferred
  • In total, the amount processed in 2020 rose by £159.2 billion compared to 2019. This is an increase of 8%.

 

Faster Payment System - Values for the previous 12 months

 

 

 

Faster Payment System - Volumes for the previous 12 months