Retail e-commerce sales in the United States from 2016 to 2022 (in million U.S. dollars)

U.S. e-commerce market size 2016-2022 This statistic gives information on retail e-commerce sales in the United States from 2016 until 2022. In 2017, online sales of physical goods amounted to 446.8 billion US dollars and are projected to surpass 700 billion US dollars in 2022. Apparel and accessories retail e-commerce in the U.S. is projected to generate over 138.7 billion U.S. dollars in revenue by 2022. The United States rank behind several countries in terms of e-commerce sales as percentage of total retail sales - in 2016, almost a fifth of China's retail sales occurred via the internet, compared to only 8.1 percent in the United States. The UK, South Korea, and Denmark are also ahead of the U.S. in terms of retail e-commerce share.
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Revenue in million U.S. dollars
2022*700,578
2021*659,779
2020*612,959
2019*560,747
2018504,582
2017446,811
2016390,515
Revenue in million U.S. dollars
2022*700,578
2021*659,779
2020*612,959
2019*560,747
2018504,582
2017446,811
2016390,515
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This statistic gives information on retail e-commerce sales in the United States from 2016 until 2022. In 2017, online sales of physical goods amounted to 446.8 billion US dollars and are projected to surpass 700 billion US dollars in 2022. Apparel and accessories retail e-commerce in the U.S. is projected to generate over 138.7 billion U.S. dollars in revenue by 2022. The United States rank behind several countries in terms of e-commerce sales as percentage of total retail sales - in 2016, almost a fifth of China's retail sales occurred via the internet, compared to only 8.1 percent in the United States. The UK, South Korea, and Denmark are also ahead of the U.S. in terms of retail e-commerce share.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2016 to 2018
Supplementary notes
*Forecast
The e-Commerce market encompasses the sale of physical goods via a digital channel to a private end user (B2C). Incorporated in this definition are purchases via desktop computer (including notebooks and laptops) as well as purchases via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. The following are not included in the e-Commerce market: digitally distributed services (see instead: eServices), digital media downloads or streams, digitally distributed goods in B2B markets nor digital purchase or resale of used, defective or repaired goods (re-Commerce and C2C). All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs and returns.

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