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American Express Co Statistics & Facts

Key American Express facts

Founded
1850
Headquarters
New York, New York
Founders
Wells & Company, Livingston, Fargo & Company, Wells, Butterfield & Company
IPO Date
1942-06-22

American Express Card Stats

American Express Cards

How many American Express cards are there?
Cards
112M

American Express Cards by Region

Amex stats breaking down the total number of cards by location.
U.S.
53.8M
International
58.2M

American Express Cards by Issuer

American Express stats breaking down the total number of cards by type/issuer.
Proprietary
68.9M
Third party
43.1M

American Express Card Usage & Customer Stats

American Express Average Customer Spending

How much does the average person spend on their Amex card?
Average customer spending
$16.35k

American Express Average Customer Spend by Region

American Express statistics breaking down the yearly average customer's spending by location.
U.S.
$18.09k
International
$12.26k

American Express Billed Business

How much do people charge to Amex cards per year?
Billed business
$1.01T

American Express Billed Business by Location

How much do people in the U.S. spend on their Amex cards per year?
U.S.
$693.10B
International
$317.50B

American Express Billed Business by Card Type

Amex statistics breaking down the company's annual billed business figures by card type/issuer.
Proprietary
$870.70B
Third party
$139.90B

American Express Black Card Facts

American Express Revenue & Expense Breakdown

American Express Revenue by Source

American Express statistics breaking down the company's annual revenue by source.
Discount revenue
$20.40B
Card fees
$4.66B
Other fees and commissions
$2.16B
Other
$874.00M

American Express Total Expenses

How much does American Express spend in a year?
Total expenses
$27.06B

American Express Expenses by Type

Amex statistics breaking down the company's annual costs and expenses by type.
Marketing and business development
$6.75B
Card member rewards
$8.04B
Card member services
$1.23B
Salaries and employee benefits
$5.72B
Other
$5.33B

American Express Market Share

American Express vs Competitors: Payments Volume

Amex vs Visa, Mastercard and other major electronic funds companies in the U.S. by total payments volume.
American Express
$1.24T
Visa
$8.94T
Mastercard
$4.77T
JCB
$313.00B
Diners Club
$179.00B

American Express vs Competitors: Cards

American Express vs Visa, Mastercard and major electronic funds services by total number of active cards.
American Express
114M
Visa
3.45B
Mastercard
2.17B
JCB
140M
Diners Club
66M

American Express vs Competitors: Transactions

American Express vs Visa, Mastercard and other major electronic funds companies by number of transactions.
American Express
9B
Visa
207B
Mastercard
122B
JCB
4B
Diners Club
3B

American Express vs Visa vs Mastercard: Revenue

Amex vs Visa and Mastercard by quarterly revenue.
American Express
$9.74B
Visa
$5.69B
Mastercard
$4.12B

American Express Major Acquisitions

American Express Employee Statistics

American Express Employees

How many employees does Amex have?
Employees
63,700

American Express Employee Demographics

American Express statistics breaking down the company's employees in the U.S. by race/ethnicity.
White
52.1%
Asian
19.2%
Hispanic
12.9%
Black
12.5%
Other
3.3%

American Express Miscellaneous Stats & Facts

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