Album unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2017

This statistic displays a timeline of music album sales in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017. In 2017, 135.1 million albums were sold. The market shrank between 2008 and 2012, falling from over 130 million albums sold in 2008 to just over 100 million sold in 2012. Sales have increased again in more recent years.

Music album unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2017

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Release date

January 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2017

Special properties

CD, LP, digital and other formats included

Supplementary notes

Figures previous to 2017 published in earlier by the source.

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