Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2021

Retail e-commerce sales worldwide from 2014 to 2021 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by J. Clement, last edited Jun 19, 2019
Global retail e-commerce sales 2014-2021 This statistic gives information on retail e-commerce sales worldwide from 2014 to 2021. In 2017, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to 2.3 trillion US dollars and e-retail revenues are projected to grow to 4.88 trillion US dollars in 2021. Online shopping is one of the most popular online activities worldwide but the usage varies by region - in 2016, an estimated 19 percent of all retail sales in China occurred via internet but in Japan the share was only 6.7 percent. Desktop PCs are still the most popular device for placing online shopping orders but mobile devices, especially smartphones, are catching up.
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Retail e-commerce sales worldwide from 2014 to 2021 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Sales in billion U.S. dollars
2021*4,878
2020*4,135
2019*3,453
2018*2,842
20172,304
20161,845
20151,548
20141,336
Sales in billion U.S. dollars
2021*4,878
2020*4,135
2019*3,453
2018*2,842
20172,304
20161,845
20151,548
20141,336
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by J. Clement, last edited Jun 19, 2019
This statistic gives information on retail e-commerce sales worldwide from 2014 to 2021. In 2017, retail e-commerce sales worldwide amounted to 2.3 trillion US dollars and e-retail revenues are projected to grow to 4.88 trillion US dollars in 2021. Online shopping is one of the most popular online activities worldwide but the usage varies by region - in 2016, an estimated 19 percent of all retail sales in China occurred via internet but in Japan the share was only 6.7 percent. Desktop PCs are still the most popular device for placing online shopping orders but mobile devices, especially smartphones, are catching up.
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