esbs website poll results – How often do you use cash?

In October we wondered how prevalent cash still is, and only 17% of respondents prefer using it. Most people are still open to paper money with 41% carrying an emergency amount and 17% using it a few times a month. The final quarter have gone completely digital and can’t remember the last time they used cash.


How often do you use cash?Results
Not often, I carry an emergency amount in case though41%
I can’t remember the last time I used cash25%
I prefer paying in cash, so regularly17%
At least a few times a month17%


This month we’re asking if you’re more of a saver or spender, let us know your preference here.