E-commerce in India

This is e-commerce data for India. You can find the poulation, internet users, internet penetration here as well as the localised domain extension, official language and other statistics to help build an overall picture of the general online economics of India.

India’s e-commerce market is one of the most exciting for both buyers and sellers. It is growing a phenomenal rate and is estimated to grow almost 40% in the next 5 years.

India, for a country with a relatively young e-commerce market, growth over the last decade has been incredible. With continued growth expected over the next decade, India, will surely be at the top the list, that any company looking to expand internationally.

By 2018 it is expected, that the Asia Pacific region will be at the forefront of the e-commerce industry. It is estimated that 653 million people in this region, will purchase products or services online in 2016. It is expected that 41 million people in India alone, will be buying products online in 2016.

As the middle class grows in India more and more people will have smart phones. So it is fair to say that mobile responsive sites are extremely important if you are trying to tackle this huge market. It was estimated, that in the final quarter of 2014, 9% of Indians made a purchase on their mobile device.

The most successful online retailer in India is Jabong.com. They sell fashion and beauty products as well as home accessories.

For a list of references of all the data on India please visit the Global Statisitics page.

E-Commerce Statistics

Field Value
Average Population Age 27
GDP $2,051,228
GDP Per Capita $5,708
Domain Extension .in
Household Expenditure $730
GDP Per Capita USD $5,708
Household Expenditure USD $730
Internet Penetration 19.19%
Internet Users 243,198,922
Most Popular Search Engine Google
Most Popular Market Place Amazon, Flipkart, ebay
Offical Languages Hindi 30%
Other Languages English, Bengali, Gujarati, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu, Kannada, Assamese, Sanskrit, Sindhi (all official); Hindi/Urdu; 1,600+ dialects
Population 1,267,401,849
Standard Sales Tax 12.5%_15%

India Ecommerce Market Value Billion US Dollars