Latin America preferred online retail payment methods 2015

The statistic gives information on the preferred payment methods of online shoppers in Latin America as of the fourth quarter of 2015. During survey period, the majority of online shoppers preferred to pay via credit card. A total of 36 percent of shoppers opted for digital payment systems. In 2016, e-commerce sales accounted for only 2.2 percent of retail sales in Latin America, hinting at a strong potential of the market. As of January 2016, MercadoLibre was the most popular online retailer in Latin America with 50.54 million unique visitors during that month.

Preferred payment methods of online shoppers in Latin America as of 4th quarter 2015

Share of online shoppers
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

January 2016


Central and South America

Survey time period

4th quarter 2015

Special properties

purchases in the past 6 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "E-commerce in Norway"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.