Textile Per Capita Consumption 2005 – 2022
The three-part report analyzes the development and outlook of textile per capita demand for different income categories from 2005 until 2022. The first part deals with five lower middle income countries, namely Bolivia, Egypt, India, Indonesia and the Philippines. All of these lower middle income nations have a young population, their median age is below world average of 30 years. The second part includes upper middle income nations like Argentina, Brazil, PR China, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Russia and Thailand. Their gross national income per capita varies between USD5,600 and USD12,000 according to the World Bank and their joint population accounts for about two billion. The third part covers high income countries such as Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and the United States. All of the twelve high-income countries have a population with an above-average median age ranging between 38 years in the United States to 47 years in Japan. Their joint share in global textile consumption was 36% in 2005, hence 13% of world population consumed more than a third of textiles. This share has substantially lost weight over time to account for 25% in 2016.