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Pix By The Numbers

Pix is an instant payment scheme developed, managed, operated and owned by the Central Bank of Brazil. In 2018, they mandated that all banks be able to offer instant payments - why? In short, to modernize their economy.
Pix launched in Nov 2020 to instant success. The metrics tell the story.


There are over 2.1B Pix instant payments transactions per month.

Pix transactions


Within 1 year after launch, the number of Pix transactions exceeded the number of credit and debit transactions.

Number of transactionsSource: Bank for International Settlements

In just 18 months after launch, nearly 120M consumers and 10M businesses were using Pix.

Pix using

There are more than 420M aliases covering 280M accounts across 130M users in Brazil.

Numbers
70% of Pix transactions and 39% of the value are P2P; 30% of Pix transactions and 61% of the value are business-related.

% Pix transactions