GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Water Bottle Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"The average American used 167 disposable water bottles in 2015 but only recycled 38."

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"In 2019, consumption of bottled water in the United States was around 14.4 billion gallons - the highest volume of any soft drink."

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"The wholesale value of the U.S. bottled water market was approximately 18.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, the highest of any category."

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"Producing bottled water requires up to 2,000 times the energy required for producing tap water."

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"Approximately 17 million barrels of oil are used in production of plastic water bottles annually."

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"Nestle's Pure Life was the leading bottled still water brand in the United States in 2020, with sales reaching around 919 million U.S. dollars."

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"In 2019, the average American consumed about 43.7 gallons of bottled water, making it the most consumed packaged beverage in the United States."

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"Over 90% of the cost of a bottle of water is due to the packaging, not the water quality."

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"The global market for reusable water bottles will reach $10.19 billion by 2024."

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"A reusable water bottle pays for itself after the fifth refill, compared to buying a disposable water bottle."

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"Bottled water is between 500 and 1,000 times more expensive than tap water."

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"About 1 in 5 bottled waters contain chemicals above health limits."

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"Women are more likely to drink bottled water than men, with 69% of women reporting that they drank bottled water in 2017 compared to 63% of men."

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"Production of bottles for American consumption alone requires over 1.5 million barrels of oil annually, enough to fuel some 100,000 U.S. cars for year."

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"The bottled water market is expected to reach nearly $350 billion by 2023."

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"Bottled water’s environmental footprint is over 1,000 times higher than that of tap water."

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"22% of tested bottled water brands have chemical contaminants at levels above strict state health limits."

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"In the U.S., bottled water has been the number one packaged beverage since 2017."

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