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Economic Data

Statistics on candles from 2010 to 2016

Preliminary note:
The following values of goods are not the values actually realized when sold to the end-consumers but the values when sold to the wholesale.


Compared to the already strong previous year, the candle consumption increased significantly again to approx. 737.800 tons in 2016 (+6,6%, +45.600 tons).The value of the consumed candles rose by 1,9% (+34 million EUR) in the same period. This means that each citizen in the European Union consumed an average of 1,45 kg of candles (+6,2%) in 2016, corresponding to a wholesale price of 3,60 EUR (+1,6%).

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Industry Report in autumn/winter 2016

Candle consumption at an all-time high, manufacturers´ profit at an all-time low
Candles with their warm and cosy light are immensely popular with consumers and they consumed more than 700.000 tons last year which is a new record.

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