Retail value of physical album shipments in the U.S. from 1999 to 2018

Retail value of physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

by Amy Watson, last edited Mar 4, 2019
Retail value of physical album shipments in the U.S. from 1999 to 2018 The statistic above shows the retail value of annual physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018. The 52 million physical albums shipped in 2018 had a retail value of 698.4 million U.S. dollars. This marks a significant decrease from 2017, where the retail value of the 87.7 million CDs shipped amounted to almost 1.06 billion U.S. dollars.
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Retail value of physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018 (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Value in billion U.S. dollars
20180.7
20171.06
20161.13
20151.52
20141.83
20132.12
20122.49
20113.1
20103.39
20094.27
20085.47
20077.45
20069.37
200510.52
200411.45
200311.23
200212.04
200112.91
200013.21
199912.82
Value in billion U.S. dollars
20180.7
20171.06
20161.13
20151.52
20141.83
20132.12
20122.49
20113.1
20103.39
20094.27
20085.47
20077.45
20069.37
200510.52
200411.45
200311.23
200212.04
200112.91
200013.21
199912.82
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by Amy Watson, last edited Mar 4, 2019
The statistic above shows the retail value of annual physical CD shipments in the United States from 1999 to 2018. The 52 million physical albums shipped in 2018 had a retail value of 698.4 million U.S. dollars. This marks a significant decrease from 2017, where the retail value of the 87.7 million CDs shipped amounted to almost 1.06 billion U.S. dollars.
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