THE EU FURNITURE SECTOR IN A SNAPSHOT!
The furniture sector is a driving force for the EU’s economic growth. It is a dynamic and labour-intensive sector with a long history of success in innovation, sustainability and competitiveness.
Key figures about the sector are provided in the chart below.
40% OF TOTAL WORLD TRADE
1 MILLION EMPLOYEES
96 BILLION TURNOVER
120 THOUSAND ENTERPRISES, MAINLY SMEs
25% OF WORLD FURNITURE PRODUCTION
25% OF WORLD FURNITURE CONSUMPTION