EBay facts and figures
- There are 114 million worldwide users, with 7.6 million in the UK.
- At any given time there are more than 25 million items on sale on the site, with about two million listed on the British site.
- In the UK someone buys a CD every 11 seconds, a toy car every 35 seconds, a mobile phone every minute, a teddy bear every two minutes, a piece of golf equipment every two-and-half minutes and a football shirt every five minutes.
(What kind of person would even think of selling their Teddy Bear? I still have all mine!)