Global Market Statistics Reports on the Card Industry

ICMA produces two reports annually with vital information about trends related to the manufacturing of global and regional cards, as well as personalization and fulfillment statistics.

Included in these reports are historical and forecasted figures for card production and personalization worldwide. The reports also feature a breakdown by region and type of cards (magnetic stripe, smart card and market segment, i.e. financial, gift, etc.), which helps your company with strategic planning and identifying market trends.

The visual graphics and comparative metrics provide important data and insight into understanding the complex card industry. The reports are free for members, who can access them online through the Member Only login.

Non-members are able to purchase the reports from ICMA. To purchase reports contact ICMA Headquarters for pricing at info@icma.com.

As the leading global card association, ICMA also maintains a statistics section on the member’s only website, including Card in Circulation (C.I.C.) data by issuer, region and market segment as well as a glossary of industry terms. ICMA continually researches the industry and provides frequent updates in its magazine, Card Manufacturing.

NOTE: The information in these reports is confidential and cannot be reproduced in any way without the expressed written consent of ICMA. ICMA gives no indemnity as to the correctness of this information and shall not be liable for any loss or damage directly or indirectly from the use of this data.

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