Sales figures are expressed at Estimated Retail level and exclude Value Added Tax. Except as footnoted, figures for sales and independent representatives are based on the entire industry.
Sales figures for 2016 are expressed in US Constant 2016 Dollars to exclude the impact of foreign exchange and ensure comparability. WFDSA uses average annual exchange rates from the International Monetary Fund to convert data from local currency to US dollars, and secondarily from OANDA.
NOTE: The global sales force of independent direct sellers includes individuals who are career minded entrepreneurs building their own businesses… or part-time entrepreneurs earning extra income. Most enjoy significant discounts on products. In fact, some choose only to enjoy and use the products and not to sell at all. Should you have questions regarding WFDSA statistics, please do not hesitate to contact email@example.com