T4: Number of payment cards and terminals
(thousands; end of year)
Year
«  2018  »
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
PART A: Total number of cards
Total number of cards 167,99470,25274,85379,64184,094
Breakdown of 'total number of cards' by function
Cards with a cash function66,31668,55372,96177,61881,627
Cards with a debit function 224,41725,10025,76326,93547,084
Cards with a delayed debit function 343,57745,15349,09052,70637,010
Cards with a credit functionnavnavnavnavnav
Cards with an e-money function00000
Partial breakdown of 'total number of cards' by technology
Of which: contactlessnavnavnavnavnav
Of which: magstripenavnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total number of cards' by issuer
Of which: by a non-banknavnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total number of cards' by ability
 to initiate device-not-present payments
Of which: able to initiate device-not-present payments67,99470,25274,85379,64184,094
PART B: Total number of terminals
Total number of POS terminals1,2241,3811,4971,5711,643
Partial breakdown of 'total number of POS terminals'
 by terminal type
Of which: EFTPOS terminals1,2241,3811,4971,5711,643
Partial breakdown of 'EFTPOS terminals' by technology
Of which: contactlessnavnavnavnavnav
Total number of ATMs5050505153
Partial breakdown of 'total number of ATMs' by function
Cash withdrawal5050505153
Cash depositnavnavnavnavnav
Credit transfernavnav424241
Partial breakdown of 'total number of ATMs' by technology
Of which: contactlessnavnavnavnavnav
 1 Total number of cards irrespective of the number of functions on the card. 2 Prepaid cards are included. The criteria used to disaggregate the number of payment cards according to their function (i.e credit and debit function) have been modified in first quarter 2018. This new criteria implies a significant change on the figures shown under this breakdown. Previous to this date, the published figures were estimations based on information provided by the Spanish card payment schemes. Since Q1 2018, however, data are reported by the payment service providers adhered to the Spanish card payment schemes, according to the requirements set out in Regulation (EU) 2015/751 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions. Prepaid cards are included. The criteria used to disaggregate the number of payment cards according to their function (i.e credit and debit function) have been modified in first quarter 2018. This new criteria implies a significant change on the figures shown under this breakdown. Previous to this date, the published figures were estimations based on information provided by the Spanish card payment schemes. Since Q1 2018, however, data are reported by the payment service providers adhered to the Spanish card payment schemes, according to the requirements set out in Regulation (EU) 2015/751 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 on interchange fees for card-based payment transactions. 3 Credit cards are included. It is not possible to differentiate between delayed debit and credit cards. However, it is known that the bulk of the payments are made with delayed debit cards.