Facts & figures

Facts & Figures

The story of IKEA began in 1943 in the small village of Agunnaryd, Sweden, when Ingvar Kamprad, the founder, was just 17. Since then, the IKEA Group has grown into a global retail brand with 131,000 co-workers in 41 countries generating annual sales of more than 24.7 billion EURO.

The IKEA yearly summary 2011

The yearly summary – Welcome Inside – describes important figures and events within IKEA during 2011. It contains everything from financial figures to our sustainability approach. Take a look at our short film and/or read a more in-depth account on your desktop and get to know IKEA a bit better.
sustainability report

Progress on sustainability - Sustainability Report 2011

Sustainability is at the heart of what we do. Here you can find out how we made our business and our costumers everyday lives more sustainable during 2011.

Store locations

As of August 2010, there are IKEA stores in more than 38 countries, with 280 stores in 26 countries belonging to the IKEA Group. All IKEA stores are operated under franchise from Inter IKEA Systems B.V
It all started in Småland
Find out how a simple business idea turned into a worldwide organization.
Our roots
Find the latest press releases and your press contacts.
Sustainability is an IKEA priority
We are changing our ways to do less harm to the environment.
People and the enviroment

Are you a good fit?

IKEA has strong values. Do you share them?

Read our materials

Download our reports, Code of Conduct, etc.