Etsy: number of active sellers 2012-2018

Number of active Etsy sellers from 2012 to 2018 (in 1,000)

by J. Clement, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Etsy: number of active sellers 2012-2018 As of 2018, more than 2.1 million sellers sold goods through the Etsy platform, up from 1.9 million active sellers in the previous year. By comparison, there were over 39.4 million active Etsy buyers worldwide.
Etsy sellers

Etsy has sellers from 234 countries but the majority are based in United States, which represented 62 percent of all Etsy sellers as of June 2019. The UK ranked second with 13 percent of sellers, followed by Canada and Australia. The U.S. state with the biggest concentration of Etsy sellers was California, as 14 percent of all Etsy sellers in the country were attributed to the state. Texas, Florida and New York also accounted for seven percent of U.S. Etsy sellers each.

Etsy marketplace sales

The online marketplace has three core sections: handmade, vintage and supplies. According to industry estimates, almost 90 percent of sellers are represented in the handmade segment. The most popular categories among handmade Etsy sellers worldwide as of June 2019 were home & living, art & collectibles and jewelry. In 2018, Etsy’s annual gross merchandise sales volume (GMV) amounted to 3.93 billion U.S. dollars, up from 314 million in product sales in 2010.
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