A new report by the European Central Bank on the use of cash by households in the euro area has found that the Dutch are the least likely to use cash.

According to the findings, the Dutch use cash in 45% of shop transactions, compared with an average of 79% in the entire eurozone.

As reported by Dutch News online, cash is particularly popular in southern European states, Germany and Austria, the central bank said.

The Netherlands is the only country in the eurozone where cashless paymen...

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