Hobby & Leisure market in Benin

The Beninese Hobby & Leisure eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$16.7 million by 2023 and accounts for 22.2% of the total eCommerce market in Benin. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2023-2027) will be 10.3%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$24.7 million by 2027. Within the Hobby & Leisure market ECDB considers the following twelve sub-markets: Media, Sports Equipment, Pet Supplies, Stationery, Crafts & Art Supplies, Toys, Bullion & Precious Metal, Camping & Adventure, Musical Instruments, Flowers & Gifts, Other Hobby & Leisure, Erotic & Adult, and Smoking Supplies.

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Camping & Adventure market in Benin

The Beninese Camping & Adventure eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$0.7 million by 2023 and accounts for 4.0% of the Hobby & Leisure eCommerce market in Benin. It is expected to increase over the next years. The expected compound annual growth rate for the next four years (CAGR 2023-2027) will be 10.2%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$1.0 million by 2027. The Camping & Adventure eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Hobby & Leisure market. Further categories within the Hobby & Leisure market are: Bullion & Precious Metal, Erotic & Adult, Flowers & Gifts, Media, Musical Instruments, Other Hobby & Leisure, Pet Supplies, Smoking Supplies, Sports Equipment, Stationery, Crafts & Art Supplies, and Toys.

eCommerce revenue development in the Camping & Adventure market in Benin

in million US$

Note: Market revenue represents B2C sales of physical goods including VAT. It excludes B2B sales, C2C sales, returns, compensation for damaged or missing goods, any discounts granted and services. Data shown is using current exchange rates.

Source: ECDB analysis

eCommerce revenue growth in the Camping & Adventure market in Benin

in %

Note: Market revenue represents B2C sales of physical goods including VAT. It excludes B2B sales, C2C sales, returns, compensation for damaged or missing goods, any discounts granted and services. Data shown is using current exchange rates.

Source: ECDB analysis

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %

Note: Data shown is using current exchange rates.

Source: ECDB analysis

2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Revenue (in mUS$) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Growth (in %) 13.1 18.1 14.4 4.0 7.2 12.5 7.7 72.2
AOV (in US$) 0.9 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.0 0.4 0.4 0.6
CVR (in %) 49.0 10.7 61.2 61.5 91.4 15.3 30.1 36.4
AOV: Average Order Value CVR: Conversion Rate

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Camping & Adventure market in Benin

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 Beninese Camping & Adventure retail market, the online share is 1.5% and will increase by an average of 10.9% to 2.2% by 2027.

eCommerce online share of the total Camping & Adventure market in Benin

in %

Note: Data shown is using current exchange rates.

Source: Statista Market Insights , ECDB analysis

2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027
Online share (in %) 19.4% 6.4% 29.9% 27.3% 49.1% 6.1% 57.3% 41.9%

Market definition

Definition of the Camping & Adventure market within the Hobby & Leisure market

Market definition: Hobby & Leisure > Camping & Adventure The category Camping & Adventure covers the sale of tents, sleeping bags, camp kitchen gear, and more. This category does not cover sports equipment and adventure event tickets. All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Camp kitchen gear
  • Navigation and safety equipment

Out-of-scope

  • Sports equipment
  • Adventure event tickets