Online payment company, PayPal has ranked Nigeria as the 3rd highest mobile shopper nation worldwide.

PayPal is the most used payment option for cross-border shoppers with an estimated 55% of all overseas online purchases in the past 12 months done through PayPal.

Nigerian mobile shoppers spent $610 million via PayPal in 2015, and are on course to spend $819 million this year.

China is still the leader in terms of mobile shopping having 86% of all online shoppers using their smartphones.

India comes second with 82% and Nigeria comes third with 72%.

As more people get smart mobile devices, more mobile shoppers are expected.