Results for - No more spare change: The evolution of currency as the Royal Canadian Mint prepares to launch the "MintChip", a digital alternative to all coinage and small bank notes.

485 voters participated in this survey
Do you still use cash?

1. Do you still use cash?

Yes
88%
426 votes
No
12%
59 votes

2. Do you get cash from:

Visiting a bank branch
21%
102 votes
From an ATM
43%
207 votes
From either a bank branch or an ATM
20%
99 votes
Other
9%
46 votes
Not Applicable
6%
31 votes

3. How much cash do you typically withdraw at a time?

$20 or less
22%
106 votes
$20-$50
30%
147 votes
$50-$100
19%
91 votes
$100 or more
20%
95 votes
Not applicable
9%
46 votes

4. Which of the following do you usually use cash for?

Gasoline
38%
185 votes
Groceries
41%
198 votes
Beer/Liquor/Wine (retail)
18%
88 votes
Bars
19%
93 votes
Rent
16%
79 votes
Restaurants
30%
147 votes
Fast food/take-out
42%
203 votes
Coffee
33%
161 votes
Don't use cash
6%
29 votes

5. Which of the following do you rarely or never use cash for?

Gasoline
44%
214 votes
Groceries
34%
164 votes
Beer/Liquor/Wine (retail)
25%
122 votes
Bars
22%
108 votes
Rent
38%
182 votes
Restaurants
18%
88 votes
Fast-food/Take-out
12%
57 votes
Coffee
12%
58 votes

6. If there were no coins or small bills in circulation, how comfortable would you be using a chip based card for all your daily transactions?

Not very
33%
159 votes
Somewhat
33%
158 votes
Very
19%
91 votes
Undecided
16%
77 votes
07/01/2012 Money 485 7 By: MZuck

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