Quarterly share of e-commerce sales of total U.S. retail sales from 1st quarter 2010 to 2nd quarter 2017

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Percentage of e-commerce sales
Q1 '104.2%
Q2 '104.4%
Q3 '104.6%
Q4 '104.6%
Q1 '114.7%
Q2 '114.8%
Q3 '114.9%
Q4 '115.1%
Q1 '125.1%
Q2 '125.3%
Q3 '125.4%
Q4 '125.5%
Q1 '135.6%
Q2 '135.8%
Q3 '135.9%
Q4 '136.1%
Q1 '146.2%
Q2 '146.3%
Q3 '146.5%
Q4 '146.6%
Q1 '156.9%
Q2 '157.1%
Q3 '157.3%
Q4 '157.5%
Q1 '167.8%
Q2 '168%
Q3 '168.2%
Q4 '168.2%
Q1 '178.5%
Q2 '178.9%

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This statistic shows the percentage of e-commerce in total retail sales in the United States from 2010 to 2017, by quarter. In the most recently reported quarter the share of e-commerce in total U.S. retail sales was 8.9 percent, up from 8 percent from the corresponding quarter in the previous year.
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August 2017
United States
Survey time period
1st quarter 2010 to 2nd quarter 2017
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Supplementary notes
Estimates are based on data from the Monthly Retail Trade Survey and administrative records. Unless otherwise specified, all estimates are revised based on the 2014 Annual Retail Trade Survey and the final results from the 2012 Economic Census

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