Women buy more with credit cards than men: credit card center

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/18
By: Tsai Yi-chu and Lilian Wu

Taipei, Feb. 18 (CNA) Women outspent men on credit cards over a six-month period last year, according to data released recently by the National Credit Card Center of the Republic of China.

Between April and September 2016, women spent NT$533.1 billion, (US$17.31 billion) — over NT$100 billion more than men, who spent NT$427.2 billion.

The figures indicate that men on average spent NT$2,428 on credit cards per transaction, compared with women, who spent NT$2,635 per transaction, during the six-month period.

The center said that the only category in which men outspent women was transportation, spending less on food, clothing, living expenses, cultural activities and daily necessities.    [FULL  STORY]

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