Fun Facts

On the ground stories about PhonePe’s customers and merchant partners

  • Off the charts growth!A jump of 142% in transactions

    seen in Alappuzha district in Q3 2021, year on year. With one of the lowest altitudes in India, digital payments seem to be soaring way above the ground here.

  • Long rides, made easy!Almost 70% of FASTag recharges

    in Q3 were accounted for by Tier 3 cities in the country. Looks like they hit the roads the fastest, once lockdown restrictions were lifted!

  • Scaling new heights!61% year-on year increase

    Nanda Devi (in Chamoli District), witnessed a 61% year-on year increase in transactions in Q3 2021. Despite being at the highest altitude in India, it seems there’s no going off the grid here.

  • Shagun for good luck!Over 30% users

    believe in shagun - they tend to add Re.1 to the amount they send to their contacts!

  • The digital red note₹1000

    Is the most common amount transfered to a contact

  • Payment hour after work hours!Almost 10%

    of the daily transactions happen between 7-8 PM. We have a committed workforce - chores and payments only after work!

  • Small towns save big₹30,000

    is the average Mutual Funds investment of Patiala users, which is 2.5x of Mumbai!

  • The unusual suspectsThe top 5 cities

    leading in offline merchant transactions are Bengaluru, Nashik, Aurangabad, Visakhapatnam & Rangareddy District!

  • Going where the road takes him75 petrol pumps

    A PhonePe user transacted at a whopping 75 petrol pumps, across 13 states in 2020!

  • Ever essential groceries!350+ payments

    A grocery store in Ahmedabad, accepted 10,000+ digital payments in May '21 - over 350 payments a day!

  • Telangana goes digital44% penetration

    44% of Telangana's population uses digital payments - the highest in any state!