Rakuten Statistics and Facts (2021) | By the Numbers

Rakuten Statistics and Facts

Here are a few of the most interesting Rakuten statistics and facts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Rakuten Statistics and FactsPlease note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these AddThis stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%

Rakuten Facts

Rakuten Statistics

Rakuten number of users:

about 90 million registered users

Last updated 6/22/17

Number of Rakuten employees:

more than 17,214 employees

Last updated 1/1/19

Rakuten net income (annual):

Rakuten revenue (annual):

Rakuten global gross transaction value for 2017:

12.9 trillion yen

Number of countries and regions Rakuten operates in:


Last updated 10/22/18

Number of Rakuten merchants:

40,000 sellers

Last updated 10/22/14

Number of people Rakuten products and subsidiaries reach:

1.2 billion

Last updated 10/22/18

What is Rakuten?

Rakuten, Inc. (TSE's first section: 4755) is the largest ecommerce company in Japan, and third largest ecommerce marketplace company worldwide. (source)