8.3 million Guatemalans use the internet to shop online. The majority access the internet from computers (53%), followed by mobile phones (46%) and, to a lesser degree, tablets (1%).
Internet penetration rates are constantly rising and currently stand at 45% of the population or 114 million users.
Cash payments are the most often used transaction type in Guatemala like in many other LATAM countries. The Banco Industrial offers the most established system with cash and online payments.
Access to banking
Guatemala has low rates of banking use: only 17% of the population has a credit or debit card.