Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, as they sell just about everything under the sun (and then some.) How many products are on Amazon? Keep reading to find the answer to this and other cool statistics about the company.

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • Amazon currently offers over 75 million products, with this number growing each and every day.
  • Of that 75 million, more than 50 million are books, reflecting the company’s original mission.
  • Other popular sales categories include consumer electronics, kitchen items, and computer accessories.

How Many Products are on Amazon?

As of March 2021, there was a total of 75,138,297 products available for purchase on Amazon. That is a whole lot of choices for the modern consumer. So to make a good purchasing decision, you must ensure you don’t get conned like with fake Etsy reviews.

Insider Tip

As of March 2021, there was a total of 75,138,297 products available for purchase on Amazon.

What is the Biggest Sales Category on Amazon?

Reflecting the company’s humble beginnings, books take up the lion’s share of products available for purchase on Amazon. There are over 57 million books that can be purchased via the web giant, accounting for 76 percent of the company’s available stock. As a matter of fact, the company’s selection of books has grown by over 25 percent since 2019.

Other top-selling categories include computer accessories, with nearly three million products available, and electronics, with over two million products available. Amazon also sells a lot of items to commercial and industrial consumers, offering more than three million items for these customers. They definitely know how to get customers to buy their products.

How Many Alexa Skills are Available on Amazon?

Amazon’s Alexa personal assistant software has become a big part of the company’s profit strategy. As of this writing, there are over 81,000 available Alexa skills, allowing Alexa to forecast the weather, interact with children, play podcasts, and so much more. As more devices are becoming Alexa compatible, the number of Alexa skills will continue to increase. In other words, keep an eye on this space.

What is Amazon?

Amazon is an e-commerce platform that has been operating since 1994. It was founded by Jeff Bezos and was originally intended to only sell books. Since that time, however, the site has gone on to sell just about any product imaginable and branched out into financing television shows, creating virtual assistants, and more.

What’s Next for Amazon?

It is expected the company will continue to increase its available inventory, branching into even more consumer categories. They have recently begun selling pharmaceutical drugs on the site for Prime members, as an example. The company also continues to grow its online grocery selling platform with the recent acquisition of Whole Foods and the launch of its Amazon Fresh line of deliverable food items.

Insider Tip

There are over 57 million books that can be purchased via the web giant, accounting for 76 percent of the company’s available stock.

F.A.Q.

How many customers does Amazon have?

This number is constantly shifting, but it definitely has hundreds of millions of customers in the US alone. In July 2020, Amazon sites had 213 million unique visitors in the United States. There are also 112 million Amazon Prime members in the country.


How cheap and expensive are Amazon products?

The prices vary wildly when it comes to Amazon products, as the products vary wildly. You can buy books for as cheap as one dollar and electric scooters for thousands of dollars.


How many sellers are on Amazon?

In 2020, there were over 9.1 million Amazon sellers worldwide. Of those 9.1 million, 2.3 million are considered active sellers. To be an active seller, you have to have at least one product for sale.



STAT: Recent reports show that Amazon has more than 80% market share across the home improvement industry, and its growth continues to outpace everyone else in the category. (source)

Lawrence Bonk

Lawrence Bonk is a copywriter with a decade of experience in the tech space, with columns appearing in Engadget, Huffington Post and CBS, among others. He has a cat named Cinnamon.

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