This chart shows a forecast of mobile payment users, broken down by world region. According to the source, 45.5 million people in Africa used mobile payments in 2011 and mobile payment access is expected to reach 101.3 million users in 2016.
Mobile payment users – additional information Paying for a product or service using a mobile device is attractive to modern consumers because of its swiftness, simplicity and security. Almost anything can be purchased via a mobile device. An online survey of over 7,500 mobile phone and smartphone users worldwide revealed the share of mobile users who have ever made a mobile payment.