Statistics and Market Data on Key Figures of E-Commerce
This page provides statistics, facts and market data related to key figures of e-commerce. This includes information on online sales revenues and numbers of online shoppers, as well as demographics of online purchasers and country-specific e-commerce numbers.
The total number of digital shoppers worldwide grew by over 100 million between 2011 and 2012, and is expected to keep on growing. Information on the number of digital buyers and online shopper penetration per region or country is available in this category as well. As the BRIC countries grow in worldwide economic importance, researchers have started to focus on those particular markets, providing information on the share of internet economy in the GDP and the reach of retail websites across Brazil, Russia, India and China. Market penetration is already remarkably high in other countries such as the United States. As of 2011, market data showed that over 70 percent of all adult internet users in the United States made online purchases, leaning mainly toward internet sites and e-mail offers to help them choose their desired product.
The global plastics industry is growing by approximately three percent every year. This dossier provides information about the global plastics industry in general as well as chapters on the major types of plastic, and recycling rates.
U.S. coal production has steadily declined in the past decade, but has been in the news in recent years due to President Trump's desire to revitalize the industry. This document provides an overview of the key figures, leading companies, and the employment trends in the U.S. coal mining industry.
Plastic waste is an issue of global concern. Since China banned the import of recycled plastic, the U.S. has had to make adjustments to its management of plastic waste. This dossier provides an overview of plastic waste in the U.S.