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U.S. re-commerce penetration 2019, by age group

During a 2019 survey, it was found that 46 percent of U.S. adults aged 18 to 24 years had bought a used item online. Additionally, 23 percent of respondents from that age group stated that they had also sold a used item through the internet. Popular resale platforms include eBay, eBay classifieds, Facebook Marketplace, and Craigslist.

Share of adults in the United States who have bought or sold a used item online as of 2019, by age group

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Release date

October 2019


United States

Survey time period


Number of respondents

4,006 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide an exact date of survey.

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