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Etsy Statistics: May 2012 Weather Report handmade and vintage goods

Blooming flowers and rising temperatures made May the perfect month to hop on a bike and go for a ride. The Etsy community rode through the month with sunny days and growth to match.

The stats:

  • $65.9 million of goods (after refunds and cancellations) were sold by our community in May, 3.6% higher than April’s $63.6 million
  • That represents 3,034,442 items sold for the month, 2.4% higher than April’s 2,962,196
  • 2,248,143 new items were listed in the month, 2.1% higher than April’s 2,202,219
  • 688,365 new members joined the Etsy community in the month, up 935, or 0.1%, from April
  • 1.29 billion page views were recorded on the site in May

The $65.9 million of goods sold (after refunds and cancellations) represents a 68.5% increase from May 2011’s total. At the same time, items sold were up 51.2%. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Etsy community in May!

Curious about how other months compare? Check out our past Weather Reports for more statistics.