Canada: e-commerce share of retail sales 2013-2020

E-commerce as percentage of total retail sales in Canada from 2013 to 2020

Canada: e-commerce share of retail sales 2013-2020 This statistic shows retail e-commerce sales as a percent of total retail sales in Canada from 2013 to 2016, and a forecast until 2020. In 2016, e-commerce sales accounted for 6.5 percent of all retail sales in Canada, this figure is expected to reach ten percent in 2020.
E-commerce in Canada

While the percentage of e-commerce sales as a percent of total retail sales in Canada in 2013 does not seem like much, the digital buyer penetration in Canada is strong. In 2013, 63.1 percent of internet users were buying online. This number is expected to increase steadily until 2018. The total amount of Canadian retail sales in 2013 totaled 20.89 billion US dollars, and it too is expected to grow steadily in the coming years.

Leading retail websites based on visitor reach include Amazon with 74 percent, Canadian Tire with 72 percent, and eBay with 70 percent visitor reach. The products which internet users plan to purchase online according to a 2014 survey include PCs and electronics and personal accessories. Canadians are still not purchasing regularly online. In 2015, only 6 percent of online purchases occurred about once a week, and when it came to purchasing once every 2 to 3 weeks, only 7 percent of Canadians purchased online this frequently.
Show more

E-commerce as percentage of total retail sales in Canada from 2013 to 2020

Loading statistic...
Percentage of e-commerce sales
2020*10%
2019*9%
2018*8.1%
2017*7.3%
20166.5%
20155.8%
20145%
20134.5%
Percentage of e-commerce sales
2020*10%
2019*9%
2018*8.1%
2017*7.3%
20166.5%
20155.8%
20145%
20134.5%
Download Settings Share
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
This statistic shows retail e-commerce sales as a percent of total retail sales in Canada from 2013 to 2016, and a forecast until 2020. In 2016, e-commerce sales accounted for 6.5 percent of all retail sales in Canada, this figure is expected to reach ten percent in 2020.
E-commerce in Canada

While the percentage of e-commerce sales as a percent of total retail sales in Canada in 2013 does not seem like much, the digital buyer penetration in Canada is strong. In 2013, 63.1 percent of internet users were buying online. This number is expected to increase steadily until 2018. The total amount of Canadian retail sales in 2013 totaled 20.89 billion US dollars, and it too is expected to grow steadily in the coming years.

Leading retail websites based on visitor reach include Amazon with 74 percent, Canadian Tire with 72 percent, and eBay with 70 percent visitor reach. The products which internet users plan to purchase online according to a 2014 survey include PCs and electronics and personal accessories. Canadians are still not purchasing regularly online. In 2015, only 6 percent of online purchases occurred about once a week, and when it came to purchasing once every 2 to 3 weeks, only 7 percent of Canadians purchased online this frequently.
Show more
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "E-commerce in Italy"
  • Market overview
The most important statistics
  • E-commerce revenues by segment
  • Consumer spending
  • Digital shoppers - Demographics
  • Device
  • Payment methods
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.