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Robust Western European Technical Consumer Market in Q4 2018

GfK TEMAX® results for Western Europe, Q4 2018

The Western European markets for technical consumer goods are part of the five global key themes that GfK has identified. Learn more about each theme in the corresponding blog article.

  • Premium: The global market for TCG exceeded the one trillion mark for the first time. To learn more about our the new products and trends observed at CES 2019. >GfK Press Release
  • Performance:Experiences are increasingly becoming a key purchase factor for consumer. Gaming leads that facet in IT. Learn more about gaming ecosystem.  >GfK blog
  • Online Retail:How was the Black Friday in 2018? What were the most bought items? Which regions spearheaded this growth? Check out a quick snapshot with our infographic for Black Friday 2018. >GfK Press Release
  • Connectivity: Telecom commands a huge share in the overall TCG market. Learn more about the current market developments in Telecom and have a look at our latest infographics regarding smartphones. >GfK Press Release

To learn more about the trends and developments across TCG stay tuned to this page.

Table summary

Western Europe 15 - Q4 2018
Q1 2018 M. EUR Q2 2018 M. EUR Q3 2018 M. EUR Q4 2018 M. EUR Q4 2018 / Q4 2017 / +/- % Q1-Q4 2018 M. EUR Q1-Q4 2018 / Q1-Q4 2017 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 6,413 5,585 5,769 8,922 -3.3% 26,689 -3.6%
Photography (PH) 968 967 948 1,099 -10.6% 3,982 -10.6%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 8,438 7,892 8,755 9,246 2.8% 34,331 0.3%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 4,276 3,691 4,093 6,069 4.9% 18,129 2.9%
Information Technology (IT) 13,709 11,594 13,190 16,548 2.2% 55,041 1.2%
Telecommunications (TC) 13,892 13,643 15,081 19,561 5.6% 62,177 8.4%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 3,509 3,185 3,170 3,557 -5.1% 13,421 -5.6%
GfK TEMAX® Western Europe 51,205 46,558 51,006 65,002 2.0% 213,771 1.8%

Economic data 2017

Western Europe 15
  • 2.3
    GDP growth in %
  • 40,270
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 8.3
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 1.7
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 178,927,949
    Number of households
  • 47,272
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing; Updated: 5 May 2018
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