Number of active Etsy buyers from 2012 to 2018
(in 1,000)
Etsy: number of active buyers 2012-2018
This statistic presents the number of active buyers on social commerce platform Etsy from 2012 to 2018. As of 2018, close to 39.5 million buyers had purchased goods through the Etsy ecosystem. This figure represents an increase from the 33.3 million buyers in the previous year. Etsy is an online commerce website with strong integration of social features such as user profiles and collections, as well as interactive seller storefronts and the ability to share content to other social networks. In 2018, Etsy’s annual revenue amounted to almost 604 million U.S. dollars, with the majority of revenues generated through its marketplace. That year, the social commerce site’s annual merchandise sales volume amounted to 3.93 billion U.S. dollars. Etsy sellers predominantly offer handcrafted or vintage products. The platform has also increasingly profited from the mobile commerce trend – in 2018, 66 percent of visitor traffic was generated through mobile devices.
Number of active Etsy buyers from 2012 to 2018
(in 1,000)
Etsy buyers in 1,000
201839,447
201733,364
201628,566
201524,046
201419,810
201314,032
20129,317
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2012 to 2018

Supplementary notes

An active buyer is an Etsy buyer who has made at least one purchase in the last 12 months. An Etsy buyer is a member who has created an account in Etsy's marketplace. An Etsy buyer is identified by a unique e-mail address; a single person can have multiple Etsy buyer accounts.

Etsy: number of active buyers 2012-2018
This statistic presents the number of active buyers on social commerce platform Etsy from 2012 to 2018. As of 2018, close to 39.5 million buyers had purchased goods through the Etsy ecosystem. This figure represents an increase from the 33.3 million buyers in the previous year. Etsy is an online commerce website with strong integration of social features such as user profiles and collections, as well as interactive seller storefronts and the ability to share content to other social networks. In 2018, Etsy’s annual revenue amounted to almost 604 million U.S. dollars, with the majority of revenues generated through its marketplace. That year, the social commerce site’s annual merchandise sales volume amounted to 3.93 billion U.S. dollars. Etsy sellers predominantly offer handcrafted or vintage products. The platform has also increasingly profited from the mobile commerce trend – in 2018, 66 percent of visitor traffic was generated through mobile devices.
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