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FACTS AND FIGURES

IKEA 2017 by numbers

IKEA FINANCIAL YEAR
SEP 2016 - AUG 2017
Many companies, organisations and people – together – shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contribute to the big picture. Here is a selection of facts and figures that give a glimpse of the IKEA year that passed.

IKEA unites thousands of co-workers and hundreds of companies with different owners all over the world. IKEA is one brand but it reaches millions of hearts and homes.
 Young woman sitting on her cozy IKEA double bed
In more homes

The IKEA retail business generated 38.3 billion Euro in sales, which means there are now more lovely bedrooms, beautiful kitchens and smarter storage than ever before.

IKEA retail sales*:
billion Euro
*excluding consumption tax.
 Bird’s eye view of young woman, drinking coffee and visiting ikea.com on her ipad.
The most popular IKEA showroom never closes
People are visiting IKEA.com in huge numbers. In 2017, we reached a total of 2.3 billion visits globally.
That’s what you call responsive design!

IKEA website visits:
 Young boy at an IKEA store with a GEMAK colander on his head.
The more, the merrier
More and more people are visiting IKEA stores. In 2017, we reached a total of 936,000,000 visits. That’s a lot of happy faces!

IKEA store visits:
Map of the world showing new IKEA stores and new IKEA stores in new countries. Photo of middle-aged Ingvar Kamprad and group of co-workers dressed up for a party.
From Älmhult to



in 59 years…
More people than ever before now have access to an IKEA store. Our first store in Serbia was also our 400th worldwide. At the end of August 2017 there were 403 IKEA stores in 49 countries
New IKEA stores worldwide:
1958 – Ingvar Kamprad, IKEA founder, outside the first store in Älmhult, Sweden.
2017 – Happy IKEA co-workers celebrating the opening of the 400th IKEA store and the first store in Serbia.
Map of the world showing new IKEA stores and new IKEA stores in new countries. Photo of middle-aged Ingvar Kamprad and group of co-workers dressed up for a party.   Map of the world showing new IKEA stores and new IKEA stores in new countries. Photo of middle-aged Ingvar Kamprad and group of co-workers dressed up for a party.Map of the world showing new IKEA stores and new IKEA stores in new countries. Photo of middle-aged Ingvar Kamprad and group of co-workers dressed up for a party.
New IKEA store in 2017
New IKEA store in new country: Serbia
10
stores in Australia
14
stores in
Middle East
and North Africa
47
stores in Asia
275
stores in Europe
1
store in Caribbean
56
stores in
North America
Close up of two IKEA store co-workers looking very happy.
Welcome to the
light ages
By only offering LED lighting in the IKEA product range, IKEA customers have been able to reduce the energy consumption around the globe.

Estimated energy reduction per year*:
                    IKEA KUNGSBACKA kitchen fronts are made from old PET bottles.
Doers often wear yellow and blue
The number of IKEA co-workers is growing. There are now over 190,000 co-workers working together, having fun together and making life at home a little better. Every day.

IKEA co-workers:
          A green circle containing the KEA RYET LED light bulb- a low price bulb that truly making LED affordable for the many.
* Assuming that the customer changes one incandescent light bulb to an LED bulb and that it’s lit 3h/day for one year.
Plastic being reborn
We are working hard to use less and less new raw material in IKEA products. For example, in 2017, 11 million old PET bottles were given a new lease on life when they were turned into KUNGSBACKA kitchen fronts.

Recycled 0.5 L PET bottles:
This year, RYET LED light bulb was launched. With an astoundingly low retail price, it’s truly making LED affordable for the many.
The IKEA franchise system

The IKEA retail business is operated through a franchise system with franchisees that are authorized to market and sell the IKEA product range and operate IKEA stores and other sales channels in specified geographical territories. Inter IKEA Systems B.V. is the owner of the IKEA Concept and the worldwide IKEA franchisor. 11 different groups of companies own and operate IKEA sales channels under franchise agreements with Inter IKEA Systems B.V.
*From FY17 IKEA retail sales figure includes sales of services to IKEA customers.
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