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Retail trade e-commerce sales in United States: Growth in 2017

U.S. Census Bureau announced that in comparison with the previous year retail trade sales went up by 11.65%. It's new all-time peak since 1998 as the variable climbed from 389 111 million US Dollars to 434 448 million US Dollars, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it rose by 14.39%. The overall changes for the prior 20 years attained an increase of 8 616.85%. Besides, it has attained the compound average annual growth rate of 0.11% during the last 5 years with a modest overall rise since the 1998. It averaged 160 331.35 million US Dollars from 1998 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 4 984 million US Dollars in 1998.

Retail trade e-commerce sales in United States: Growth in 2017
Date Million US Dollars Variation
2017 434 448.00 11.65
2016 389 111.00 14.39
2015 340 164.00 13.98
2014 298 438.00 14.47
2013 260 717.00 13.23
2012 230 257.00 15.38
2011 199 564.00 17.45
2010 169 921.00 16.78
2009 145 507.00 2.76
2008 141 592.00 3.75

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Main E-Commerce Indicators

  • 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