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Q: Installed drinking water coolers ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Installed drinking water coolers
Category: Health > Fitness and Nutrition
Asked by: walter46-ga
List Price: $75.00
Posted: 23 Aug 2006 08:20 PDT
Expires: 22 Sep 2006 08:20 PDT
Question ID: 758728
How many installed drinking water coolers, home and office, are there
in the US? How many in Europe?
Subject: Re: Installed drinking water coolers
Answered By: bobbie7-ga on 23 Aug 2006 10:02 PDT
Rated:4 out of 5 stars
Hello Walter 46,  


2 million water coolers

98% of water coolers are to be found out of the home and 2% are installed at home.

2007 - 3,920,000 water coolers out of home

United States

Estimated 8.6 million water coolers (penetration rate 29 per 1000)
50% in the home and 50% office

Sources of information:

?2002 sees Europe with nearly 2 million water coolers 
According to Zenith International (2003 Report), by 2007 the European
HOD market should reach approximately 3 920 000 water coolers, taking
into account solely the away from home market. ?

?In Europe, the penetration rate as far as water coolers are concerned
is barely more than 3 per 1000 inhabitants whereas in the USA it
reaches 29 per 1000.?

?In Europe 98% of water coolers are to be found out of the home and 2%
are installed at home.?

?In comparison, approximately 50% of bottle sales in the USA are home
deliveries and 50% away from home.?

Groupe Danone & Eden Springs

?With over 2 million water coolers in Western Europe, there is little
doubt about the role of water in today's diets.?

?In comparison, there are an estimated 6.5 million units in the
260-million-person US market. Domestic growth is predicted to grow
around 4 percent in the next three to five years vs. 40 percent in
Europe, researchers say.?

U.S. population

?Zenith expects the industry to reach the 3 million unit mark with
volume sales in excess of 2 billion litres by 2007.?
Food and Drink Europe 

?Danone said that the European HOD market had grown by 40 per cent a
year in volume terms since 1995, and that the number of coolers in
offices and homes across the continent ? currently around 1 million ?
was expected to double by 2004 and triple by 2007.?
Food and Drink Europe

?In 1990 there were approximately six million water coolers installed
in the United States?

I hope the information provided is helpful!

Search terms used: 
"million water coolers
water cooler market "million units"
United States 
Europe OR European
Installed water coolers

Best regards,
walter46-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $10.00
Bobbie7ga great work again and very timely. thank you. I may just
e-mail questions to you directly henceforth.

Subject: Re: Installed drinking water coolers
From: bobbie7-ga on 23 Aug 2006 11:33 PDT
Thank you for the tip!

Unfortunately, Researchers aren't allowed to give our their personal
contact info.  If you want me to work on a question, just write my
name in the subject line of your question.

Best regards,

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