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268m Bank Cards in Use

268m Bank Cards in Use
268m Bank Cards in Use

The number of bank cards in use is 268 million, which means that there are 3.3 cards per person, an official at the Central Bank of Iran said.
As per available data Iran’s population is over 83 million.   
According to Davoud Mohammad-Beigi, head of the CBI's Department of Payment Systems, bank cards include debit and credit cards, excluding gift cards.
Mohammad-Beigi said the per capita for bank cards is normal given the penetration of electronic banking services.


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