Mobile Payments Survey Results

December 16th, 2014

Which of the following are the safest ways to pay for an ONLINE purchase?
  All US UK
Credit card 45% 37% 53%
Third party payer such as Paypal or Google Wallet 43% 52% 33%
Debit card 19% 17% 20%
Store app 3% 4% 3%
I don't know 10% 11% 9%
Who cares?  Fraud is the card company's problem 3% 3% 4%

What is the safest way to pay for a purchase IN A STORE?
  All US UK
Cash 49% 62% 37%
Major credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover, etc.) 29% 18% 40%
Debit card (chip and PIN) 13% 11% 15%
Store credit card 5% 5% 5%
Mobile payment (Apple Pay, Google Wallet, etc.) 1% 2% 1%
I don't know 3% 3% 3%

Which of the following are ways to make an online payment transaction more secure?
  All US UK
Look for a little lock icon 62% 55% 69%
Check the URL to see if the page is using SSL (HTTPS instead of HTTP) 31% 47% 15%
Most online transactions are safe, I've never had a problem 30% 26% 34%
Use a wired internet connection instead of wireless 22% 26% 18%
Make a purchase late at night or early in the morning 6% 6% 7%
I don't know 14% 14% 14%