Payment instructions – 2009

processed by TARGET and other selected interbank funds transfer systems:
Volume of transactions (number of payments)
2009 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2009 AV
TARGET
TARGET payments
Total volume 7,030,582 6,734,873 7,608,664 7,238,040 6,858,745 7,484,140 7,920,042 6,620,480 7,536,767 7,665,724 7,439,209 8,379,252  
Daily average 334,790 336,744 345,848 361,902 342,937 340,188 344,350 315,261 342,580 348,442 354,248 380,875  
Other systems
EURO 1 (EBA)
Total volume 4,489,485 4,416,180 5,057,074 4,866,720 4,604,700 5,046,087 5,253,966 4,345,606 5,050,554 5,146,475 4,777,088 5,230,632  
Daily average 213,785 220,809 229,867 243,336 230,235 229,368 228,433 206,934 229,571 233,931 227,480 237,756  

Please note, from January 2009 the ESCB has implemented a new collection and reporting methodology for TARGET2 data to improve quality. This should be considered when comparing data from before and after the implementation date.