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Number of modern grocery retailers per 100,000 population


Number of modern grocery retailers/country population/100,000. Population was determined using estimates from the World Bank.


The number of modern grocery store retailers per 100,000 people. These stores sell predominantly food and beverages and are typically part of large companies or brands that have multiple locations. Euromonitor retailer types included in the "modern grocery retailer" category are: hypermarkets, supermarkets, discounters, forecourt retailers (grocery outlets attached to gas/petrol stations), and convenience stores.


Modern grocery store retailers increase people's physical and economic access to a wide variety of foods, including both fresh and processed foods. They also create opportunity and competition for local farmers and traditional food retailers.