#PIDSInfoBits: Did you know that online shopping payments in the Philippines are largely done through cash on delivery?

In 2019, among online buyers, 80 percent paid in cash, while among online sellers, 72 percent of payments were received in cash.

Security concerns were the most common reason for the nonuse of electronic payments. Among those with little or no schooling, lack of awareness about electronic payments was the major reason.

Know more about the use of electronic payments in the country by reading the PIDS study titled “Expanded Data Analysis and Policy Research for National ICT Household Survey 2019” available here: https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps2120.pdf.

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