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The global DIY market increased by 1.1 per cent in 2018

DIY store sales continue to rise: up 1.1 percent last year.

DIY store sales continue to rise: up 1.1 percent last year.

In 2018, the DIY and home improvement world market turnover reached EUR 594 bn, an increase of 1,1 per cent compared to last year. North America and Europe combined represent approximately 87 per cent of this market, although their joint population accounts for only 17 percent of the world population. The DIY markets of these two continents sum EUR 516 bn. North America and Europe reach 58 per cent and 29 per cent of the world market respectively. The United States of America had the highest average DIY expenditure per capita in 2018 at EUR 932. These are figures taken from the Global Home Improvement Report 2019 published by the international manufacturers' and trade associations Fediyma and Edra/Ghin.

Approximately 81 per cent of the Global DIY market (EUR 482 bn) is concentrated in only eigth countries: USA, Germany, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Australia and Italy. Moreover, the three major DIY countries in Europe, i. e. Germany, France and United Kingdom, represent 50 per cent of the continent's market.

The top 10 major DIY retailers worldwide are: Home Depot (USA), Lowe's (USA), ADEO (France), Kingfisher (UK), Menards (USA), Bunnings (Australia), OBI (Germany), Bauhaus (Germany), Sodimac (Chile) and Ace Hardware (USA). Home Depot and Lowe's account for 25 per cent of the global market share.

The Global Home Improvement Report 2019 is distributed by the local associations of Fediyma, as well as by Fediyma and Edra.

|28 October 2019


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