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2013 FULL YEAR DATA NOW AVAILABLE

The Annual Census of the Music Industries

Industry Census: Detailed sales statistics on all music and sound equipment. 63 different categories, average unit prices, sales by price point, unit volume, retail and wholesale margins, year-to-date, and 6-year historical data. From grand pianos to power amplifiers and synthesizers, if it has to do with the creation of sound, our research department has detailed sales information from the U.S. market.

Cost in Print supplied as PDF $35  - ORDER Now or fax 201-871-0455 or call 1-800-423-6530

Cost In Microsoft EXCEL + PDF $89.95 - Spreadsheets includes 9 years of sales history with year over year comparisons, wholesale, and retail value, unit sales and average unit selling prices- ORDER Now or fax 201-871-0455 or call 1-800-423-6530

Music Trades' authoritative market data on sales of all musical instruments, sound and publishing products covers 55 distinct categories of products. Below is a sample of data presented in this annual report. Similar information is available for the following product groups:

Acoustic Guitars
Brass Instruments,
Cabled Microphones
Cables
CD Players 
Digital DJ Controllers 
Cymbals
Digital Pianos
Digital Tape Multi-Track
Drum Heads
Drum Kits
Drum Machines
Educational Percussion
Electric Guitars
Electronic Pianos
Electronic Player Pianos
Fretted Instrument Strings
General Accessories
Grand Pianos
Hand Percussion
Hard-Disk Multi-Track
Home Organs
Individual Drums
Hardware
Institutional Organs
Karaoke Machines
Karaoke Software
Keyboard Synthesizers
Karaoke Software
Keyboard Controllers (44-88 note)
Keyboard Controllers (Under 44 note)
Keyboard Synthesizers
Multi-Effect Floor Processors
Non-Powered Mixers
Notation Software
Plug In Software & Loops
Portable Keyboards(Over $199)
Portable Keyboards(Under $199)
Power Amplifiers
Powered Mixers
Print Music
Rack Mounted Samplers
Rack-Mounted Processors
Recording/Sequencing Software
Rhythm Machines, Production Centers
Sequencers
Sound Cards, Computer Hardware
Speaker Enclosures
Special Effects Lighting Units
Sticks & Mallets
Stringed instruments
Turntables
Ukuleles
Vertical Pianos
Wireless Microphones
Woodwind Instruments

Here is a sample of data provided on 55 different categories of Music and Sound Products (These are not actual figures):

Total Guitar Sales  

Year 

Units 

% Change 

$ Retail

Change 

Avg Price 

2013 2,472,000-.70%$1,070,244,0007.0%  $433
2012 2,489,390-.9% $1,000,676,130    11.4% $403
2011 2,512,416  5.7% $934,971,450  11.4% $372 
2010 2,377,310  4.6%  $839,000,000   2.2%   $353
2009 2,273,00017.9%    $820,746,000  21.0% $361
2008  2,341,551  20.5%$903,261,000   -1.9% $386
2007 1,942,625  11.4%$921,057,000 .13%   $529
2006 1,742,498  5.6%  $922,280,000 -0.1%

 $529 

2005   1,648,59523.3%  $923,522,00021.2%

 $560


Guitars
A Breakdown by Price Point and Product

Type Units 
Acoustics  
Under $100 390,028 
$101 to $200 410,030 
$201 to $350 181,628
$351 to $500 40,003 
$501 to $1,000 90,010
$1,001 to $1,500 226,001 
Over $1,501 25,200
Total 1,362,900

ElectricsUnits 
Under $100 198,494
$101 to $200 380,537 
$201 to $350 311,037
$351 to $600 97,659
$601 to $1,000 61,037 
$1,001 to $1,250 24,415 
$1251 to $1,60013,185
$1,601 to $2,00012,207
$2,001 to $3,000 11,229
Total 1,109,800

From grand pianos to power amplifiers and synthesizers, if it has to do with the creation of sound, you will find the detailed sales data you need in this informative report from Music Trades.

Cost in Print supplied as PDF $35 - ORDER Now or fax 201-871-0455 or call 1-800-423-6530

Cost In Microsoft EXCEL + PDF $89.95 - Spreadsheets includes 9 years of sales history with year over year comparisons, wholesale, and retail value, unit sales and average unit selling prices. - ORDER Now or fax 201-871-0455 or call 1-800-423-6530


     
     






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