About This Statistic
This statistic shows global shipment figures for hard disk drives (HDD) from 1976 to 2015, with a forecast through to 2020. In 2017, global unit shipments of hard disk drives are expected to fall to 376 million units. High-capacity enterprise HDD shipments are expected to grow, although at a slower rate than previously forecast. Consumer drives and external hard disk drive shipments are both expected to decline.