Statistical news focuses on the latest figures and trends in Danmarks Nationalbank’s statistics. The series is targeted at people who want quick insight into current financial data. 


Low level of payment card fraud during lockdown

In the second quarter of 2020, the level of Danish payment card fraud was kr. 36 million, which is record low. This corresponds to 23 øre being misused for every kr. 1,000 paid with Danish cards. The fraud has been decreasing since 2016 when it was first calculated by Danmarks Nationalbank. In the most recent quarter, the decrease was kr. 14.5 million.