11 percent more online purchases in first half of 2020
In the first half of 2020, 71 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over – around 10.7 million people – purchased something online.
Online purchases: more digital products and fewer physical goods
In 2022 ,74 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and up said they had purchased something online. This is less than last year, when 77 percent had made online purchases
Nearly 32 billion euros spent in Dutch webshops in 2020
In 2020, Dutch companies generated almost 32 billion euros in turnover from the online sale of goods to consumers.
Dutch consumers spent €1.9 bn in EU webshops in 2019
Last year, Dutch consumers purchased 1.9 billion euros worth of products from foreign EU webshops. This is 19.3 percent more than in 2018, when spending amounted to 1.6 billion euros.
EU webshop sales over 30 percent up in the Netherlands
In Q3 2020, Dutch consumers spent a total of 605 million euros on products from foreign EU webshops.
Nearly 3 in 5 Dutch people used online platforms in 2019
In 2019, 58 percent of the Dutch population aged 12 years and over had made use of online platforms to order or exchange goods or services.
Spending in foreign EU webshops hit record high in 2020
In 2020, Dutch consumers spent a record amount of nearly 2.6 billion euros in foreign EU webshops.
EU webshop sales over 63 percent up in the Netherlands
In Q1 2021, Dutch consumers spent 63 percent more in foreign EU webshops compared to the same quarter last year.
A clearer picture of online platforms in the Netherlands
Whether we want to sell new or second-hand products, book a hotel room or simply share photos on social media, online platforms are taking on an ever-greater role, both in our society and in our...
480 million euros spent in foreign EU webshops in Q1
In Q1 2020, Dutch consumers purchased 480 million euros worth of products from foreign EU webshops. This is 18.8 percent more than in Q2 2019, when they spent 404 billion euros
Growth in EU internet sales to Dutch consumers slows down
In Q2 2021, Dutch consumers spent more than 800 million euros in foreign EU webshops.
More than 2 million enterprises for the first time
In 2021, the total enterprise population in the Netherlands grew by 163 thousand or 8.5 percent, thereby exceeding 2 million for the first time as of 1 January 2022.
Record spending in foreign EU webshops
In Q2 2020, Dutch consumers spent a record 696 million euros in foreign EU webshops.
EU webshop sales nearly 20 percent up in the Netherlands
In Q3 2019, Dutch consumers purchased 455 million euros worth of products from foreign EU webshops.