Visa Expenditure Index for September - Solid increase in September consumer spending, driven by leisure and entertainment activities

Headline findings

  • Consumer spending continues to rise at a steady rate of +1.8% year-on-year
  • Solid increases seen across a broad range of categories, with the Recreation & Culture and Clothing & Footwear sectors among the best performers
  • Strong growth for e-commerce of +5.8% year-on-year, though high street spending remains flat