In 2018, six countries will drive 68% of incremental growth: US, China, Argentina, Japan, India and UK [Magna Global]

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According to Warc, digital OOH is expected to grow 10% per year between 2018 and 2021. And the digital share of total OOH spend reached 37% in 2018.


$4.4bn growth projected 2018–2021

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87% adults per week

90% reach


Out-of-Home (OOH) growth of 3% will reach an all-time high of 30 billion USD in 2018, driven largely by Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) [Magna Global]

DOOH will grow by 15% in 2018 reaching 5 billion USD and accounting for 18% of total OOH spend excluding cinema [Magna Global]

Overall, global advertising spend growth is forecasted between 4% - 5% in 2018, aided by cyclical events

Google and Facebook are predicted to account for 84% of all digital ad spend in 2017, excluding China [GroupM]

In 2018, six countries will drive 68% of incremental growth: US, China, Argentina, Japan, India and UK [Magna Global]

Between 2017 and 2020 the top five contributors to ad spend growth will be US, China, Indonesia, India and UK [ZenithOptimedia]

Digital ad spend overtakes TV in 2017. However, 2018 forecasts for digital share of global ad spend vary among sources:

  • Zenith: 44% by 2020

  • Magna: 44% by 2018 and 50% by 2020.

  • GroupM: 36% by 2018


Hey big spender 


The top 15 advertisers in 2018 in OOH spending include Apple, McDonald’s, Geico, Netflix, Google, American Express, Metro By T-Mobile, Amazon, M&Ms, Chevrolet, Facebook, Universal Pictures, Coca-Cola, AT&T, and Comcast. 

Apple and McDonald’s have held the top two spots for six consecutive years


A quarter of the top 100 advertisers were tech companies, including Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google. 

Thirteen advertisers more than doubled their 2018 OOH spend: Facebook, Pepsi, Allstate, Uber, U.S. National Guard, Pfizer, Warner Bros, HCA Healthcare, Oculus, Crown Imports, JP Morgan, Diageo and State Street Global Advisors.