Sales and revenue of Sony worldwide by business segment 2012-2018

Revenue generated from Sony’s game and network services amounted to 20.84 billion U.S. dollars in the company’s 2018 fiscal year, making it Sony’s largest business segment. Other major business segments include home entertainment and sound and financial services, which brought in 10.42 and 11.56 billion U.S. dollars respectively in the same fiscal year. Overall, Sony’s revenue reached around 78.14 billion U.S. dollars in that year, making it one of the 100 largest companies worldwide.

Diverse businesses

Headquartered in the Minato District of Tokyo, Sony is a multinational conglomerate corporation with businesses across industries. Different generations of Sony’s PlayStation consoles are among the best-selling game consoles worldwide. For example, PlayStation 2 sold 157.68 million units across its lifetime, making it the most popular video game console ever. Sony is also the leader in the music publishing industry, having a market share of 27.3 percent in 2017. In North America, Sony is one of the leading film studios; in 2018, the company made 1.3 billion U.S. dollars in box office revenue.

Sony's revenue worldwide by segment fiscal years 2012 to 2018

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2012 to 2019

Supplementary notes

*Sony's fiscal year ended March 31 of each year.
*The figures for FY2018 were calculated by Statista based on the Japanese Yen figures provided by Sony and the exchange rate 110.9 between Yen and U.S. dollar that Sony used in the FY2018 financial report. Sony did not provide the segment USD figures directly in the report.

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