How many people bought online in 2017?

There Were 1.66 Billion Global Digital Buyers in 2017.

Source
Statista

Year
2017

Statistic Info

Purchasing goods and services online has become a common practice among many people around the world. Some choose to make online purchases for convenience, others because of the competitive price offered by some e-commerce platforms. Digital buyers can also be influenced by a range of digital resources when shopping, such as brand emails and product reviews. Reasons to purchase aside, the number of digital buyers is on the rise.

More 2017 Stats

Marketers are Now Experimenting with Buyer Engagement through Formats other than Form Fills: Thought Leadership (65%)

Most Companies Spend Less than 5% of Marketing Budgets on Conversion Optimization

Only About 22 Percent of Businesses are Satisfied with their Conversion Rates

46% of Marketers are Using Interactive Content, with the Top Reason for Moving to Interactive Being Better Engagement Around Demand Gen Efforts

Cost Per Lead Ranges from $150 to $350 on Average, with Larger Companies Paying Higher Costs Per Lead

Marketers are Now Experimenting with Buyer Engagement through Formats other than Form Fills: Video (66%)

Organizations With Revenues Under $500 Million Have a Mean Cost Per Lead of Roughly $180; Companies With Revenues Above $500 Million Spend More Than Double That, at Roughly $430 Per Lead

Imagescape Saw a 160% Increase in Submissions When They Decreased Form Fields from 11 to a Mere Four

On Average, Organizations Generate 1,877 Leads Per Month and 1,523 MQLs

There Will Be More Than 3.7 Billion Email Users by the End of 2017