Toy Market Overview in the United Kingdom
In value terms, toy production expanded significantly to $ in estimated in export prices. Over the period under review, the total production indicated a resilient increase from 2007 to : its value increased at an average annual rate of +% over the last thirteen years. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on figures, production increased by +% against 2016 indices. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 when the production volume increased by % y-o-y. Toy production peaked in and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.
The revenue of the toy market in the UK contracted modestly to $ in , which is down by -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2014 with an increase of % against the previous year. Toy consumption peaked at $ in 2010; however, from 2011 to , consumption failed to regain the momentum.