Global outdoor footwear market grows 17.8%


2022 outdoor footwear sales are up. 5 companies represented just over 50% of all sales. Find all the sales, growth and market share numbers here.

Rugged outdoor footwear sales rose by double-digits for a second consecutive year in 2022, with the growth rate in one region outpacing all others. Five companies again represented just over half of all sales. Despite the growth, the news from 2023 and beyond continues to paint a mixed picture of the outdoor footwear market, with words like “challenging” and “difficult” coming up repeatedly. Read on for a full analysis of 2022 as well as all the numbers you need for sales, growth and who has what market share. This is exclusive content for Professional subscribers of the Outdoor Industry Compass.

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