Bahrain records 29% spike in e-payments in Q3

      Published on Thursday, 7 November , 2019      53 Views     
Bahrain records 29% spike in e-payments in Q3


Payments for eServices across various channels in Bahrain recorded a 29 per cent spike in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019 compared to the same quarter last year, the Q3 eGovernment Channels Performance Monitoring report revealed.




A total of over BD46 million ($121.25 million) was received through 445,000 financial transactions between June and September 2019, a 24 per cent jump.

During the same period, the National Portal and main eGovernment channel, Bahrain.bh recorded notable growth in the usage of its services with visitors exceeding two million. It also recorded a 25 per cent jump in payments to BD39 million, with the number of completed financial transactions increasing by 18 per cent.

The report revealed significant demand for a number of services, most notably the National Notification System (NotifyMe), which received more than 19,000 visits, a fourfold increase.

The ‘Apply for a Government Job Vacancy’ service recorded approximately 37,000 visits, a twofold increase.

Meanwhile, the University of Bahrain (UoB) textbook payment service received more than 28,000 visits, and the credit report issuance service received over 5,500 visits.

Compared to Q3 last year, the Private Notary service recorded a tenfold increase in financial transactions, while one of the latest services, Traffic Certificates issuance, saw its transactions double.



ID Card issuance recorded a notable increase of 59 per cent due to its linkage with an appointment booking service.

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Category Business | 2019/11/07 latest update at 10:48 AM
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