10 Must-Know Ecommerce Industry Statistics

BySakshi Chandwani


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With online sales skyrocketing, it's essential for businesses to stay up-to-date with the latest statistics and trends in the market. In this blog, we will explore 10 must-know Ecommerce industry statistics that will give you valuable insights into the industry's growth, consumer behavior, and the impact of digital marketing. Whether you're a business owner, marketer, or simply curious about the Ecommerce world, these statistics will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the industry's landscape.

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How do we collect these statistics?

When gathering statistics, we rely on recent studies and industry-leading research firms such as Upmetrics, Hostinger and many more. These reliable sources ensure that the data we present is accurate, relevant, and reflective of current Ecommerce industry trends.

10 Ecommerce industry statistics

We will now dive into 10 key Ecommerce industry statistics that shed light on the current state of online retail:

  1. Global retail online sales are expected to reach $8.1 trillion by 2026. [Source: Upmetrics]
  2. In 2023, there are 2.64 billion digital buyers, accounting for 33.3% of the global population. [Source: Upmetrics]
  3. The United States ecommerce industry is projected to increase from $925 billion to $1,415 billion from 2023 to 2027. [Source: Upmetrics]
  4. Despite ranking second, the fashion industry still generates $904.5 billion in revenue, making it prospective in the coming years. [Source: Hostinger]
  5. The food and beverages industries have the fastest growth, showing a 38% and 35% revenue increase, respectively. [Source: Hostinger]
  6. There are over 26 million eCommerce stores in total. [Source: Upmetrics]
  7. The average conversion of the eCommerce sector in the USA is 2.3%. [Source: Upmetrics]
  8. While the fashion industry ranked second, it still generated an impressive $904.5 billion in revenue. Additionally, the food and beverages sectors are experiencing the fastest growth, with a remarkable 38% and 35% increase in revenue, respectively. [Source: Datareportal]
  9. Beauty and personal care is another hugely popular industry for online ecommerce. And it’s only going to get bigger. The beauty and personal care online market is predicted to increase by 48% by 2023. [Source: Searchlogistics]
  10. M-commerce total online sales are forecasted to nearly double, reaching around $710 billion by 2025. [Source: Upmetrics]


In conclusion, these Ecommerce statistics shed light on the current state of the industry and provide valuable insights for businesses. Understanding these trends and numbers can help you make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition. From the increasing popularity of mobile shopping to the rise of social commerce, it's clear that Ecommerce continues to evolve and grow. By staying up-to-date with the latest statistics and adapting your strategies accordingly, you can position your business for success in this landscape.

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