Amazon is the largest retailer in the U.S. and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
Not only is Amazon taking over retail, but Amazon has been steadily taking over web hosting, music and movie streaming, and more. Don’t trust us? Let these Amazon statistics convince you.
Top Amazon Statistics
- If Amazon were a country, its net sales would make it the 41st richest country in the world, ahead of Chile and Finland. (Sidetrain, 2019)
- Amazon owns 47% of the total US ecommerce market. (Statista)
- Amazon’s net revenue increased $47 billion from 2018 to 2019. (Statista)
- Millennials are the biggest audience on Amazon.
- Amazon makes $10,000 per second in Q1 of 2020. (Christopher Rossbach)
- Each month more than 187 million people from across the world use their devices to access Amazon.com.
- 90% of consumers price check a product on Amazon. (CNBC)
- 44% of U.S. Amazon shoppers had purchased an electronic from Amazon. (Feedvisor)
- Amazon shipped more than 5 billion items worldwide in 2017. (The Verge)
- Amazon has 563,000 employees worldwide. (techjury)
- 2% of Echo owners have purchased a product via Alexa. (Arstechnica)
- Amazon uses more than 100,000 robots in their warehouses. (techjury)
- Amazon holds a patent for 1-click buying. (nChannel)
- Amazon sells more than 353 million products. (nChannel)
- Amazon is the most popular shopping app in the U.S. (Statista)
Amazon Seller Statistics
- Amazon has more than 2.5 million sellers on Amazon’s marketplace. (MarketplacePulse)
- More than 50% of all Amazon sales come from a third-party seller. (Qz)
- 80% of sellers also sell on other platforms outside of Amazon. (Recode)
- 66% of the top 10,000 sellers use Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). (FeedbackExpress)
- FBA ships billions of items worldwide. (FeedbackExpress)
Amazon Prime Statistics
- There are over 150 million Amazon Prime members around the world. (VentureBeat)
- Amazon Prime members typically spend over $1,300 a year. (nChannel)
- Nearly 1 in 3 Americans have a Prime Membership.
- Amazon sold more than $10 billion worth of products during Amazon Prime Day 2020. (DigitalCommerce 360)