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Non-store retailers e-commerce share of retail sales in Canada increases in 2016

In 2016 the indicator rose by 16.89%, according to statistics published by Canada National Statistical Office. Consumer goods e-commerce sales went up by 1 291 116 thousand Canadian Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it increased by 23.58 percent. It demonstrates the all-time high since 2012. Canada saw an increase of 143.07% in consumer goods e-commerce sales over the past 5 years. As well as it has attained a 0.19 percent compound annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a marginal overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 6 207 872 thousand Canadian Dollars from 2012 to 2016 and it reached its minimum of 3 676 375 thousand Canadian Dollars in 2012.

Non-store retailers e-commerce share of retail sales in Canada increases in 2016
Date Thousand Canadian Dollars Variation
2016 8 936 228.00 16.89
2015 7 645 112.00 23.58
2014 6 186 332.00 34.62
2013 4 595 313.00 25
2012 3 676 375.00 N/A

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  • Online Shopping Penetration

    Number of individuals doing online shopping, usually measured per 100 inhabitants. It is an indicator of the adoption of online shopping among the population.

  • Online Retail Sales

    Value of transactions in USD million or can also be measured as % of total turnover. All transactions carried out over webpages, extranet or EDI system.

  • Online Expenditure

    Value of expenditure made online by households in a country at a given date. Usually expressed in millions or billions of national currency.

  • Online Purchaser

    Number of online purchases by type of product, usually measured in thousands of purchases.

  • Firms In E-Commerce

    Percentage of enterprises using e-commerce in their business model. E-commerce refers here to the trading of goods or services over computer networks such as the internet. It can be divided into e-commerce sales (e-sales) and e-commerce purchases (e-purchases) according to the way in which an enterprise receives or places orders respectively. Based on: Eurostat.

  • E-Commerce Market Share