Total card spending declined 3% in April
Decline of €229 million was evident across all headline sectors
More than €7.6 billion was spent on credit and debit cards in the State, including ATM withdrawals, in April. This represents a decrease of 3 per cent, or €229 million, on the previous month.
When compared to the same period in 2021, however, overall card expenditure was 23 per cent, or €1.4 billion, higher, with the disparity likely driven by pandemic-related restrictions that limited in-person spending last year.
The data, compiled and released by the ...