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American Express Co Statistics & Facts

Key American Express Co facts

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

American Express Co Card Stats

American Express Co Cards

How many American Express cards are there?
Cards
133.3M

American Express Co Cards by Region

Amex stats breaking down the total number of cards by location.
U.S.
56.4M
International
65.3M

American Express Co Cards by Issuer

American Express stats breaking down the total number of cards by type/issuer.
Proprietary
76.7M
Third party
56.6M

American Express Co Customer Stats

American Express Co Network Volumes

Who uses American Express?
US consumer services
36%
Commercial services
32%
International card services
18%
Processed volumes
14%

American Express Co Average Customer Spending

How much does the average person spend on their Amex card?
Average customer spending
$23.50k

American Express Co Average Customer Spend by Region

American Express statistics breaking down the yearly average customer's spending by location.
U.S.
$22.48k
International
$15.25k

American Express Co Billed Business

How much do people charge to Amex cards per year?
Billed business
$1.34T

American Express Co 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 Co 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 Co Black Card Facts

American Express Co Revenue & Expense Breakdown

American Express Co Revenue by Source

How does American Express make so much money?
Discount revenue
$30.74B
Card fees
$6.07B
Service fees and other revenue
$4.52B
Processed revenue
$1.64B

American Express Co Total Expenses

How much does American Express spend in a year?
Total expenses
$41.10B

American Express Co Expenses by Type

Amex statistics breaking down the company's annual costs and expenses by type.
Card member rewards
$14.00B
Business development
$4.94B
Card member services
$2.96B
Marketing
$5.46B
Salaries and employee benefits
$7.25B
Other
$6.48B

American Express Co Market Share

American Express Co vs Competitors: Payments Volume

Amex vs Visa, Mastercard and other major electronic funds companies in the U.S. by total payments volume.
Source:Visa
American Express
$1.27T
Visa
$10.89T
Mastercard
$5.98T
JCB
$325.00B
Diners Club
$207.00B

American Express Co vs Competitors: Cards

American Express vs Visa, Mastercard and major electronic funds services by total number of active cards.
Source:Visa
American Express
122M
Visa
3.94B
Mastercard
2.58B
JCB
144M
Diners Club
66M

American Express Co vs Competitors: Transactions

American Express vs Visa, Mastercard and other major electronic funds companies by number of transactions.
Source:Visa
American Express
9B
Visa
244B
Mastercard
140B
JCB
5B
Diners Club
3B

American Express Co vs Visa & Mastercard: Revenue

Amex vs Visa and Mastercard by quarterly revenue.
Source:sourceName
American Express
$15.38B
Visa
$7.94B
Mastercard
$5.82B

American Express Co Major Acquisitions

American Express Co Employee Statistics

American Express Co Employees

How many employees does Amex have?
Employees
77,300

American Express Co Employee Demographics

Is American Express diverse?
White
50.2%
Asian
19.5%
Hispanic
13.8%
Black
13.3%
Other
3.2%

American Express Co Employees by Location

Where are American Express' employees based?
US
26,000
International
51,300

American Express Co Miscellaneous Stats & Facts

1.
American Express 2022 Annual Report
https://s26.q4cdn.com/747928648/files/doc_financials/2022/q4/AMEX-10K-4Q22.pdf
Date: Feb 10, 2023
3.
American Express 2022 Annual Report
https://ir.americanexpress.com/financials/earnings-and-sec-filings/default.aspx
Date: Feb 10, 2023
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