Over 11 million online shoppers in Netherlands in 2015

Tuesday 22 December 2015 | 10:40 CET | News
Around 11.1 million Dutch consumers aged 12 or older shopped online this year, according to figures from the CBS. This is equal to 77 percent of the population of 12 and older. E-commerce sales rose an estimated 19 percent in 2015. The 25-45 age group shows the highest penetration of e-commerce, at 92 percent, but the over-45 population showed the strongest growth in the past year. The survey also found that men shop online more than women and spend more, especially on electronics, software, hardware and financial products. Overall, the most popular online purchases are clothes and shoes,

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