Median RTGS system processes nearly $100bn annually

Median value of payments rose by $15bn from the previous benchmark

Central banks process millions of payments and billions of dollars through their real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system annually, data from the Payments Benchmarks 2023 shows.

The median value of payments processed was more than $95 billion. That represents an uptick of nearly $15 billion from the $80.2 billion reported in the 2022 benchmarks.

The lowest value of total payments processed over the last year reported was $914,826, and the maximum $17.5 trillion.

The minimum number of payments

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