Facts and Figures


Our statistics show that more and more passengers are travelling with the OV-chipkaart. In 2014 there were more than 2.15 billion transactions! Here you can view the figures for 2015 and 2014.

Figures for 31 December 2015

  • At the end of 2015 there were 14.5 million valid cards. This includes more than 7.8 million personal cards and more than 6.7 million anonymous cards.
  • Around 3 million unique OV-chipkaart users travelled using their card every week.
  • There were more than 45 million transactions every week. This refers to the number of transactions using OV-chipkaarts, including checking in and checking out as well as loading credit.
  • In 2015 there were more than 2.137billion transactions. 10.8 billion transactions have so far been generated since the system was launched in 2005.
  • Automatic reloading is enabled on more than 1.9 million cards.

Figures for 31 December 2014

  • At the end of 2014 there were 14.6 million valid cards. This includes more than 7.9 million personal cards and more than 6.7 million anonymous cards.
  • Around 3 million unique OV-chipkaart users travelled using their card every week.
  • There were more than 41 million transactions every week. This refers to the number of transactions using OV-chipkaarts, including checking in and checking out as well as loading credit.
  • In 2014 there were more than 2.15 billion transactions. 8.45 billion transactions have so far been generated since the system was launched in 2005.
  • Automatic reloading is enabled on more than 1.8 million cards.
  • More than 2.3 million cardholders have applied for the online transaction overview.