Desktop PCs global shipments forecast 2010-2023

Global desktop PC shipments from 2010 to 2023 (in millions)

Desktop PCs global shipments forecast 2010-2023 Here you can see desktop PC shipments worldwide from 2010 to 2018, and a forecast for expected shipments in 2019 and 2023. In 2019, global desktop PC shipments are forecast to reach 88.4 million units. Possibly due to the widespread uptake of laptops and notebooks, and more recently tablet devices and even smartphones, sales and shipment figures for desktop PCs have sunk steadily since 2012 are expected to decline into the future. Many experts argue, however, that there will always be a role for the traditional desktop PC, particularly in the workplace.
It has been predicated by many sources that the uptake of tablets amongst enterprise will increase into the future, although it has been forecast that an adoption rate close to 100 percent is still a few years away. This source also estimates that employers will also be slower with regards to offering tablets to their workers, when compared to the rate of employees integrating their own private devices into their work practices.

When looking at a forecast for shipments of tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, shipments of desktop PCs and even of laptops look meek when compared to expected results for tablets.
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Global desktop PC shipments from 2010 to 2023 (in millions)

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Unit shipments in millions
2023*79.5
2022*84.5
2019*88.4
2018*94.4
201797.8
2016103.3
2015113.2
2014133.9
2013136.7
2012148.3
2011155
2010157
Unit shipments in millions
2023*79.5
2022*84.5
2019*88.4
2018*94.4
201797.8
2016103.3
2015113.2
2014133.9
2013136.7
2012148.3
2011155
2010157
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Here you can see desktop PC shipments worldwide from 2010 to 2018, and a forecast for expected shipments in 2019 and 2023. In 2019, global desktop PC shipments are forecast to reach 88.4 million units. Possibly due to the widespread uptake of laptops and notebooks, and more recently tablet devices and even smartphones, sales and shipment figures for desktop PCs have sunk steadily since 2012 are expected to decline into the future. Many experts argue, however, that there will always be a role for the traditional desktop PC, particularly in the workplace.
It has been predicated by many sources that the uptake of tablets amongst enterprise will increase into the future, although it has been forecast that an adoption rate close to 100 percent is still a few years away. This source also estimates that employers will also be slower with regards to offering tablets to their workers, when compared to the rate of employees integrating their own private devices into their work practices.

When looking at a forecast for shipments of tablets, laptops and desktop PCs, shipments of desktop PCs and even of laptops look meek when compared to expected results for tablets.
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Release date
March 2019
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2010 to 2019
Supplementary notes
* Forecast

The figures for 2016 to 2023 were reported by the source to include both desktops and datacenter workstations.
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