Internet sales by businesses in the UK (total value and as a percentage of all retail sales) and the percentage of businesses that have a website and broadband connection. These figures indicate the importance of the internet to UK businesses.
In 2019, e-commerce sales by businesses in the UK non-financial sector with 10 or more employees were £668.9 billion, rising from £639.7 billion in 2018.
These e-commerce sales comprised electronic data interchange (EDI) sales of £334.0 billion and website sales of £334.9 billion in 2019; while websales have more than trebled since the 2009 value of £110.6 billion, EDI sales have shown lower growth, rising just over a quarter from £264.5 billion in 2009.
E-commerce sales were dominated by businesses with 1000 or more employees; their sales of £368.5 billion were more than half the total value of sales by all businesses with 10 or more employees (£668.9 billion).
Historical annual data (2006 to 2010) on UK businesses with e-commerce sales and information and communication technology purchases by size, location and industrial sector, type of connection and maximum speed.