Album unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2008-2016, by format

This statistic displays a timeline of album sales in the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2016, by format. In 2016, 47.3 million albums were sold on CD. CD was still the best-selling album format, while 18.1 million albums were sold in digital format that year. The number of albums sold on LP continued to rise in 2016, to over three million units sold.

Music album unit sales in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2008 to 2016, by format

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Source

Release date

January 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2008 to 2016

Supplementary notes

* "Other" includes: cassette, miniDisc, DVD audio, DVD video, DMD and 7" box set albums.
Figures have been rounded.
Figures previous to 2013 were published earlier by Music Week.

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