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  Title Payments and Settlement Systems Statistics
  Data source National Central Banks in the European Union
  Contact email address Statistical Information Request form
  Legal acts and other agreements Regulation ECB/2013/43:
Recommendation ECB/2013/44: 
Guideline ECB/2014/15:
Council regulation (EC) No 2533/98 of 23 November 1998 concerning the collection of statistical information by the European Central Bank:
ECB legal framework:
  Data presentation - Summary description The PSS dataset currently contains information on:
  • Statistics on access and usage of payment services
  • Statistics on access and usage of payment terminals
  • Statistics on TARGET2 per country
  • Statistics on national retail and large-value payment systems
  • Statistics on pan-european systems
  • Euro area aggregates and comparative indicators
  Source data type National data are collected and compiled by EU NCBs
  Time period Annual data since 2000 to ongoing
  Base period No base period
  Frequency of data collection Annual
  Statistical unit EUR (euro area Member States) and domestic currencies (non-euro area Member States)
  Data validation Structured Feedback Reports and confirmation of data/tables by NCBs 
  Data revision - policy Revisions to historical data are transmitted alongside data reported for the latest reference period
  Quality management Logical and plausibility checking
  Timeliness Data are published 9 months after the reference period.
  Release policy - release calendar Release calendar schedule on the ECB"s website:
  Dissemination format ECB's Statistical Data Warehouse; time series to the ESCB; updated documentation in the ECB's website
  Dissemination format - news release Press release in Q3 of each year:
  Documentation on methodology Payments Statistics on the ECB website:
  Metadata last update 13/DEC/2018 11:51:43

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