ACH Network Volume Statistics

There were 7 billion payments made on the ACH Network during the fourth quarter of 2020, reflecting an 8.9% increase over the same period in 2019.

ACH growth accelerated in key areas that represent a quickening shift away from check payments. Payments to individuals by Direct Deposit increased by 11.1% to more than 2 billion. Internet-initiated consumer ACH payments for bills and other account transfers grew by 15.2% to more than 2 billion. Person-to-person (P2P) payments completed by ACH grew by 44% to 62 million. Business-to-business (B2B) payments by ACH for vendor and supply chain payments rose almost 15% to 1.2 billion.

Same Day ACH volume climbed 35.7% over a year earlier, with 96.7 million payments in the fourth quarter. 

2020 ACH Network Volume Statistics

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