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Payment methods in Norway

Here are the top takeaways you need to know about the Norwegian e-commerce market:

  • Norwegian e-commerce is worth US$26 billion, in a country of under 6 million. By 2027, this will have risen to US$41 billion.
  • In 2022, Norwegians completed almost 40% of all online purchases using a mobile device, up marginally from 2021.
  • Norwegians buy a quarter of all their online shopping, worth almost US$6 billion a year, from merchants in other countries.
  • Norwegians use digital payments in almost 60% of online transactions. Popular payment methods include Klarna, AfterPay and PayPal.
  • The average Norwegian spends US$4,771 with e-commerce merchants. By 2027, this will have risen to US$7,282.
Online Population
B2C E-commerce
Banked Population
Credit Card Population
E-commerce of Total Retail

Payment Method Breakdown

  • Card 43%
  • Cash 2%
  • Bank Transfer 17%
  • E-Wallet 18%
  • Other 20%
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Card Scheme Breakdown

  • Visa 6%
  • Mastercard 9%
  • American Express 0%
  • Local schemes 56%
  • Other 28%
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Cross-Border E-Commerce


Online shoppers who have shopped cross-border


Cross-border proportion of total e-commerce

5.8 bn $US

Value of cross-border e-commerce

Top cross-border shopping origin markets