The data displays the distribution of payment services in the total number of payments in Belgium from 2010 to 2016. In 2016, direct debit payments consisted of approx. 10% of all payments in Belgium. The most payments, however, were made with cards issued by resident PSPs. Card payments with cards issued by resident PSPs reached approx. 45% of Belgian payments in 2016. Like in other European countries, credit and debit cards are a popular form of digital payment methods for either physical purchases in brick-and-mortar-stores or for online purchases in the Benelux region.