Hobby & Leisure market in Belgium

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Audiobooks market in Belgium

The Belgian Audiobooks eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$16.6 million by 2024 and accounts for 4.0% of the Books, eBooks & Audiobooks eCommerce market in Belgium. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2024-2028) will be 5.4%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$20.5 million by 2028. The Audiobooks eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Books, eBooks & Audiobooks market. Further categories within the Books, eBooks & Audiobooks market are: Books, and eBooks.

eCommerce revenue development in the Audiobooks market in Belgium

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the Audiobooks market in Belgium

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)8.57.747.083.988.358.275.947.0

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Audiobooks market in Belgium

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the Belgian Audiobooks retail market, the online share is 12.6% and will increase by an average of 10.5% to 18.9% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Audiobooks market in Belgium

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)49.9%10.7%54.3%40.6%19.8%18.8%7.2%96.6%

Market definition

Definition of the Audiobooks market within the Hobby & Leisure market

Market definition: Hobby & Leisure > Media > Books, eBooks & Audiobooks > Audiobooks The category Audiobooks includes the online trade of audiobooks (e.g. fiction audiobooks, educational and textbook audiobooks, novel audiobooks). This category does not cover books and ebooks. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Audiobooks (e.g. fiction audiobooks, educational and textbook audiobooks, novel audiobooks)

Out-of-scope

  • Books
  • eBooks