Care Products market in South Africa

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in the Household Care market in South Africa

The South African Household Care eCommerce market is predicted to reach US$56.9 million by 2024 and accounts for 16.1% of the Care Products eCommerce market in South Africa. 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 10.1%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$83.6 million by 2028. The Household Care eCommerce market is a sub-market of the Care Products market. Further categories within the Care Products market are: Health Care, and Personal Care.

eCommerce revenue development in the Household Care market in South Africa

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in the Household Care market in South Africa

in %

Net eCommerce revenue split by sub-category

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)95.134.872.611.374.332.741.562.2

Online share

eCommerce online share of the total Household Care market in South Africa

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 South African Household Care retail market, the online share is 5.0% and will increase by an average of 17.6% to 9.5% by 2028.

eCommerce online share of the total Household Care market in South Africa

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)95.3%76.4%85.8%68.9%41.8%30.5%90.9%27.4%

Top stores

Top five Household Care online stores in South Africa by net sales 2023

With sales in the South African Household Care market, woolworths.co.za generated a revenue of US$8.5 million in 2023, which means it is the leading online store in this market. The Household Care ranking of South Africa is based on all online stores that generated sales in this market in 2023. Due to a country- and category-dependent approach, both national and international online stores can be part of the ranking. The graph shows a filtered revenue. It only includes national sales within the respective market.

eCommerce net sales generated in the Household Care market in South Africa in 2023

in million US$
Filtered revenue / share
Global revenue
Growth
US$900.0m
20.7%
US$8,300.0m8.3%
US$550.0m
12.0%
US$4,600.0m12.4%
US$470.0m
3.9%
US$1,190.0m33.6%
US$430.0m
20.6%
US$2,122.0m18.0%
US$370.0m
20.7%
US$1,814.0m12.6%

Market definition

Definition of the Household Care market within the Care Products market

Market definition: Care Products > Household Care The category Household Care comprises digital sales of detergents (e.g. dishwashing detergents, cleaning detergents, laundry detergents) and cleaning equipment (e.g. brooms, cleaning cloths, sponges). This category does not cover toilet paper, vacuum cleaners or cleaning services (e.g. launderette services, housekeeping services, window cleaning services). All monetary figures refer to the annual gross revenue and do not factor in shipping costs.

In-scope

  • Detergents (e.g. dishwashing detergents, cleaning detergents, laundry detergents)
  • Cleaning equipment (e.g. brooms, cleaning cloths, sponges)

Out-of-scope

  • Toilet Paper
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Cleaning services (e.g. launderette services, housekeeping services, window cleaning services)