Worldwide unit shipments of hard disk drives (HDD) from1976 to 2020 (in millions)

Global hard disk drive (HDD) shipments 1976-2020 This statistic shows global shipment figures for hard disk drives (HDD) from 1976 to 2017, with a forecast through to 2020. In 2017, global unit shipments of hard disk drives fell to 404 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.
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Unit shipments in millions
19760.18
19770.24
19780.31
19790.39
19800.51
19810.7
19820.95
19831.97
19843.65
19854.89
19867.41
198713.19
198817.77
198922.18
199027.88
199132.59
199243.91
199351.86
199470
199589.57
1996105.02
1997130.5
1998144.97
1999174.4
2000200.1
2001196
2002207.4
2003244.4
2004305.2
2005381.16
2006435.88
2007501.88
2008540.28
2009557.15
2010651.32
2011622.3
2012578.47
2013551.96
2014563.94
2015468.73
2016424.07
2017404
2018*357
2019*343
2020*333
Unit shipments in millions
19760.18
19770.24
19780.31
19790.39
19800.51
19810.7
19820.95
19831.97
19843.65
19854.89
19867.41
198713.19
198817.77
198922.18
199027.88
199132.59
199243.91
199351.86
199470
199589.57
1996105.02
1997130.5
1998144.97
1999174.4
2000200.1
2001196
2002207.4
2003244.4
2004305.2
2005381.16
2006435.88
2007501.88
2008540.28
2009557.15
2010651.32
2011622.3
2012578.47
2013551.96
2014563.94
2015468.73
2016424.07
2017404
2018*357
2019*343
2020*333
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This statistic shows global shipment figures for hard disk drives (HDD) from 1976 to 2017, with a forecast through to 2020. In 2017, global unit shipments of hard disk drives fell to 404 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.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
1976 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* Forecast.

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