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