Outdoor Cooking Industry Statistics

The outdoor cooking industry continues to show growth, with an increasing demand for products such as grills, smokers, and outdoor kitchen appliances driven by trends in outdoor living and cooking.

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"Outdoor cooking is a $1.47 billion industry in 2021."

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"There's about a 68.3% increase in people with outdoor kitchens from 2015 to 2020."

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"U.S. grill sales were up 10% last year with the consumer trend moving from simple grilling to complete, high-end outdoor kitchens."

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"About 70% of U.S. adults own a grill or smoker."

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"July 4th is the most popular grilling day in America, where 87% of the grill owners fire them up."

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"63% of grill owners use their grill or smoker year-round."

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"In 2019, 3,500+ outdoor cooking products were showcased at the National Hardware Show."

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"32% of all grills sold in the United States in 2019 were charcoal."

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"36% of U.S. consumers plan to purchase new grills or smokers within the next 2 years."

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"61% of consumers do a mix of both grilling and smoking on their grills."

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"Gas grills are the most popular grill type, with 64% of U.S. adults owning one."

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"Retail sales of grills and smokers in the U.S. reached $1.47 billion in 2020."

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"Nearly half of all homeowners are likely to add an outdoor kitchen in the future."

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"In 2020, mid-range grills saw the highest growth, up 150% year on year."

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