Payment instructions – 2012

processed by TARGET and other selected interbank funds transfer systems:
Volume of transactions (number of payments)
2012 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2012 AV
TARGET
TARGET payments
Total volume 7,470,767 7,312,888 7,852,955 7,211,679 7,689,184 7,664,832 7,974,209 7,293,186 7,034,237 8,108,230 7,525,129 7,534,082  
Daily average 339,580 348,233 356,953 379,562 349,508 364,992 362,464 317,095 351,712 352,532 342,051 396,531 354,185
Other systems
EURO 1 (EBA)
Total volume 5,450,535 5,431,236 5,875,507 5,463,017 5,801,050 5,636,009 5,858,247 5,314,334 5,097,209 5,888,843 5,488,810 5,289,681  
Daily average 247,752 258,630 267,069 287,527 263,684 268,381 266,284 231,058 254,860 256,036 249,491 278,404 260,135

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.