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The Local's readers: How Sweden's 'cashless society' affects international residents

Sweden is a pioneer with the idea of a cash-free society. Photo: Christine Olsson/TT

Published: 24.Jun.2019 11:49 hrs

Fewer and fewer Swedes use cash in their daily lives, but for international residents struggling to set up a bank account or platforms such as Swish, the cashless society can be a headache. The Local asked our readers what they think.

In 2010 nearly 40 percent of Swedes said they paid for their most recent purchase in cash.

By 2018 that proportion had drastically decreased to 13 percent, according to the Swedish Central Bank.

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