How often do you use cheques?MoneySaving Poll Results

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A new cheque clearing system starts to roll out this week which means cheques will clear no later than the end of the next weekday, rather than taking up to six Ė and you may soon be able to deposit cheques by sending a picture of them.†

Yet are cheques a thing of decline for many?

How often do you use a cheque to pay Ė which of these is nearest to your situation?

Results

Iím under 25 (614 votes)
All the time15 votes (2%)
Around once a month16 votes (3%)
A few times a year61 votes (10%)
Around once a year49 votes (8%)
Once every few years55 votes (9%)
Itís been at least three years since I used one83 votes (14%)
Iíve never paid with a cheque335 votes (55%)
Iím 25 Ė 34 (2325 votes)
All the time57 votes (2%)
Around once a month109 votes (5%)
A few times a year247 votes (11%)
Around once a year269 votes (12%)
Once every few years397 votes (17%)
Itís been at least three years since I used one742 votes (32%)
Iíve never paid with a cheque504 votes (22%)
Iím 35 Ė 49 (4282 votes)
All the time258 votes (6%)
Around once a month686 votes (16%)
A few times a year1142 votes (27%)
Around once a year544 votes (13%)
Once every few years454 votes (11%)
Itís been at least three years since I used one1075 votes (25%)
Iíve never paid with a cheque123 votes (3%)
Iím 50 Ė 64 (5019 votes)
All the time424 votes (8%)
Around once a month1017 votes (20%)
A few times a year1661 votes (33%)
Around once a year791 votes (16%)
Once every few years362 votes (7%)
Itís been at least three years since I used one721 votes (14%)
Iíve never paid with a cheque43 votes (1%)
Iím 65+ (3258 votes)
All the time502 votes (15%)
Around once a month858 votes (26%)
A few times a year1162 votes (36%)
Around once a year382 votes (12%)
Once every few years129 votes (4%)
Itís been at least three years since I used one215 votes (7%)
Iíve never paid with a cheque10 votes (0%)

                   15,501 votes received.

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