Internet retail: monthly sales value in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016-2019

This statistic displays the value of internet retail sales in the United Kingdom (UK) monthly from January 2016 to December 2019. In September 2019, sales decreased to a value of 1.31 billion British pounds. Since then, they have increased, and in December 2019, the value of online retail sales peaked at approximately 2.1 billion British pounds. Overall the value of internet retail sales has steadily increased with peaks during the winter season, reflecting sales increase from the holiday season. E-commerce retail sales have been increasing steadily in conjunction with mobile commerce retail sales which are projected to increase to approximately 29.04 billion British pounds by 2018. Total e-commerce sales in the UK amounted to approximately 533 billion British pounds in 2015. In 2015, the UK had the third largest e-commerce market in the world. Further information on e-commerce in the UK can be found in the Dossier: E-commerce in the United Kingdom and in the Dossier: Internet industry in the United Kingdom.

Value of internet retail sales monthly in the United Kingdom (UK) from January 2016 to December 2019

Sales in million GBP
Dec 192,069.2
Nov 191,802.6
Oct 191,446.3
Sep 191,319.2
Aug 191,329.2
Jul 191,419.1
Jun 191,351.4
May 191,377.6
Apr 191,348
Mar 191,345.3
Feb 191,243.7
Jan 191,280.3
Dec 181,854.6
Nov 181,816.9
Oct 181,332.9
Sep 181,219
Aug 181,192.9
July 181,246.2
June 181,248.2
May 181,264.2
Apr 181,178.2
Mar 181,175.7
Feb 181,093.9
Jan 181,126.9
Dec 171,641.6
Nov 171,068.4
Oct 171,179.7
Sep 171,090.7
Aug 171,046.7
Jul 171,074.4
Jun 171,078.9
May 171,043.1
Apr 171,042.7
Mar 171,009.1
Feb 17949
Jan 17992.4
Dec 161,505.6
Nov 161,460.5
Oct 161,076.8
Sep 16960.5
Aug 16879.6
Jul 16894.2
Jun 16898.5
May 16890.5
Apr 16854
Mar 16811.7
Feb 16776.5
Jan 16854.4
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Release date

January 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2016 to December 2019

Supplementary notes

* Values are seasonally adjusted and at current prices.

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