World Footwear


Footwear consumption in the US bounced back strongly in 2021

Footwear consumption in the US bounced back strongly in 2021
This is one of the main conclusions of the World Footwear 2022 Yearbook, recently released, and focusing on the analysis of the footwear industry in 2021. Read more about it today

In 2021 footwear consumption bounced back strongly in North America: consumption per capita reached the 5 pairs threshold, only slightly below its pre-pandemic level. In Europe the recovery was much weaker, with consumption per capita increasing by only 0.3 pairs and remaining far from the 4.4 pairs achieved in 2019.

Footwear consumption in the United States

The share of footwear consumption of the North America's country bounced back from a minimum of 9.6% in 2020 to 11.3% in 2021 but this was not enough to overtake India in the 2nd position of the table of the top 10 footwear consumers.

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About the World Footwear Yearbook

It is the twelfth edition of a report that analyses the most important trends within the worldwide footwear industry. Data for 2021, both in quantity and value, is available, making it possible to position the main players with regards to production, consumption, exports and imports.

The publication is divided in two parts. A first chapter with a deep analysis of the World Footwear industry in 2021, with special focus on the sector's leading global players, and a second part with a detailed analysis of 83 different markets.