Physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2017 (in millions)

Physical album shipments in the U.S. from 1999 to 2017 The statistic above shows annual physical album shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2017. In 2013, 172.2 million physical albums were sold in the U.S., down from 198.2 million a year earlier.
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U.S. album shipments in millions
1999938.9
2000942.5
2001881.9
2002803.3
2003746
2004767
2005705.4
2006619.7
2007511.1
2008368.4
2009292.9
2010253
2011240.8
2012198.2
2013172.2
2014142.8
2015122.9
201699.4
H1 201735.2
U.S. album shipments in millions
1999938.9
2000942.5
2001881.9
2002803.3
2003746
2004767
2005705.4
2006619.7
2007511.1
2008368.4
2009292.9
2010253
2011240.8
2012198.2
2013172.2
2014142.8
2015122.9
201699.4
H1 201735.2

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The statistic above shows annual physical album shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2017. In 2013, 172.2 million physical albums were sold in the U.S., down from 198.2 million a year earlier.
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Release date
September 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1999 to H1 2017
Special properties
includes only CDs / net shipments after returns
Supplementary notes
The figures from 2016 includes both CD albums and CD singles.

Figures for the period 1999 to 2015 were taken from RIAA's earlier publications.

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