The mobile payments industry over the past few years has definitely made its presence known on a global stage.
In 2011, the number of mobile-payment users stood at 160.4 million, according to data from Statista. In 2015, the number of users jumped to 384 million.
While this growth is impressive, it varies across different regions. In 2015, a majority of these customers came from the Asia-Pacific region (141.4 million), according to Statista. Meantime, the Middle East saw 4.7 million users.
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Source: Mobile Payments Today