7 Surprising Digital Out-of-Home Industry Stats


Digital out-of-home is undergoing a major transformation. From digital signage making its way into more places and spaces in our environments, to advances in data and technology providing more sophisticated ways to activate outdoor media campaigns. You could say DOOH “is like the internet of 15 years ago.” 

However, the breakneck pace at which things are changing makes it hard for even those in the industry to stay in the know! To help you catch up to speed, we collected, “7 Digital Out-of-Home Statistics You Should Know & What They Mean.”


In this OOH fact sheet, we’ve pulled together the most important trends in outdoor advertising, digital signage and programmatic. Our fact sheet provides you with the latest insights, including how OOH fits into the overall advertising landscape and how consumers are engaging with this unique channel.

As a preview, here’s just one of the unexpected facts we uncovered –

18% of global out-of-home ad sales are DOOH

In 2010, DOOH made up only 6% of out-of-home revenue. Yet by 2018 – generating almost $6 billion dollars in 2018 globally – DOOH has grown an average of 16% per year, according to Magna & Rapport. Investment by media owners has been a major driver of this growth, as the number of global digital ad units has grown from 160,000 to 300,000 in less than 5 years – not including the tremendous growth we’ve seen in some of the more unconventional place-based advertising, such as screens in entertainment venues and signage that was once just used for wayfinding. 

Ready to check out our full roundup of OOH stats?


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