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2016 FULL YEAR DATA NOW AVAILABLE

The Annual Census of the Music Industries

Industry Census: Detailed sales statistics on all music and sound equipment. 55 different categories, average unit prices, sales by price point, unit volume, retail and wholesale margins, year-to-date, and 10-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 call 1-800-423-6530

Cost In Microsoft EXCEL + PDF $89.95 - Spreadsheets includes 10 years of sales history with year over year comparisons, wholesale, and retail value, unit sales and average unit selling prices- ORDER Now 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

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 (Sample only, these are not actual figures):

Total Guitar Sales  

Year 

Units 

% Change 

$ Retail

Change 

Avg Price 

20162,630,9506.4%$1,070,244,0007.0%  $433
20152,472,700-.3% $1,000,676,130    11.4% $403
2014 2,489,390  -.3% $934,971,450  11.4% $372 
2013 2,496,185 5.0%  $839,000,000   2.2%   $353
2012 2,377,3101.5%    $820,746,000  21.0% $361
2011 2,341,551  20.5%$903,261,000   -1.9% $386
2010 1,942,625  11.4%$921,057,000 .13%   $529
20081,742,498  5.6%  $922,280,000 -0.1%

 $529 

2007   1,648,59523.3%  $923,522,00021.2%

 $560


Guitars
A Breakdown by Price Point and Product
Type Units 
Acoustics  
Under to $200 Retail390,028 
$201 - $1,500410,030 
Over $1,500181,628
Acoustic Electrics
Up to $200 Retail225,810
$201 - $1,500 Retail226,001 
Over $1,500 Retail25,200
Total 1,498,700
Electrics
Up to $200 Retail198,494
$201 - $1,500 Retail380,537 
Over $1,500 Retail311,037


Electric BassesUnits
Up to $250 Retail61,037 
$251 to $1,000 46,865
Over $1,00013,185
Total962,325
 

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 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 call 1-800-423-6530


     
     








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