Notably enterprises use this form of payment (for, say, acquisitions or tax payments) to pay exactly on the due date. But households occasionally make express transfers too (e.g. for house or car purchases). Total turnovers are increasing, as is the average amount paid by express transfer (Chart). The average express transfer made by enterprises exceeds that made by individuals by a factor of 50 to 60.
Featured Statistic: 0.1% = 56%
Date 27 November 2007
A mere 0.1% of the number of transactions accounts for 56% of payments turnover, according to De Nederlandsche Bank’s quarterly data on payment patterns among Dutch households and enterprises.