PCs (desktop/portable) global shipment forecast 2009-2023

The statistic shows the global unit shipments of personal computers (desktop and portable/notebook computers) from 2009 to 2023. In 2019, 254.4 million personal computers were expected to be shipped worldwide. Personal computers are relatively inexpensive devices, designed for use by an individual user. While personal computers can become quite expensive, particularly when designed for so-called power users or put together for a specialized purpose, they are generally intended to be affordable to the general user.

Personal computer (PC) shipments (desktop and portable/notebook) worldwide from 2009 to 2023

Shipments in million units
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Release date

March 2019



Survey time period

2009 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Forecast.

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