IKEA Facts and
Figures 2018


Many companies, organisations and people – together – shape IKEA. Each and every person, idea and solution contributes to the big picture. Here is a selection of facts and figures that give a glimpse of the IKEA year that passed.

Shared passions: The key to success

In 2018, the IKEA retail business generated 38.8 billion Euros in sales. Much of this comes down to great collaborations with others, who inspired and challenged us to create an even better product range.

See a few of our partnerships in 2018

IKEA retail sales*:
billion Euros

*Including sales of services to customers,
excluding sales taxes.

IKEA co-workers worldwide:


Opening doors to diversity

When recruitment started at the first IKEA store in India, only 20% of applicants were women. We saw this challenge as a great opportunity: not only to be part of the ongoing transformation of Indian life, but also to help empower women in the workforce.

Follow the inspiring story of two new IKEA co-workers at the Hyderabad store

A portrait of Malin Pettersson-Beckeman, IKEA Sustainability Communications.
Sustainable living has to be easy, and the most natural choice.

– Malin Pettersson-Beckeman,
Sustainability Communication Manager,
Inter IKEA Group

We’re all in this together

With our size and setup, we can make a great contribution towards a positive environmental impact. We want to enable and inspire as many people as possible to join in the effort!

Check out how we’re tackling climate change and why everyone should get involved

Expansion is more than just numbers


NEW IKEA stores in 2018

422 IKEA stores in more than 50 markets

We’ve always been clear about our vision to create a better everyday life for the many people. Of course, our job will never be done – but with 19 new IKEA stores in 2018, we’re definitely a few steps closer.

Find out more about this year’s growth – including our first store opening in India

Street view of a new city-centre IKEA store being tested in Madrid, Spain.

One of two new inner-city IKEA stores in Madrid.

Fit for a city slicker

Even with almost 1 billion store visits this year, we know that getting to an IKEA store isn’t always easy. That’s why we’re introducing new shopping experiences, such as compact inner-city stores and pop-ups, that better meet the needs of our increasingly urban customers.

billion IKEA web visits

million IKEA store visits

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