Global sales of major domestic appliances 2005-2020

The graph shows global sales of major domestic appliances from 2005 to 2020. In 2020, sales of major domestic appliances are esimated to amount to 187 billion euros.

Major appliance sales -- additional information

Electrical or mechanical devices used in a household are part of the home appliance industry, a billion-dollar industry with growth projections for the coming years. Global consumption of household appliances is forecast to reach 588 billion U.S. dollars by 2020, an increase of more than 150 million U.S. dollars compared to 2013, when the consumption value of this industry stood at around 430 billion U.S. dollars. Haier Electronics Group, Bosch, Electrolux, LG Electronics, General Electric and Whirlpool Corporation are the leading companies in the industry.

Within this industry, major domestic appliances, which include large machines used at home, is one of the main segments. Sales of major domestic appliances have been fairly consistent since 2013, with its revenue varying between 180 and 190 billion U.S. dollars. Global sales of washing machines, tumble dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, cookers/ovens, hobs, hoods, microwave ovens are all included in this figure. On the other hand, the global market for semiconductors, a very basic component of a major home appliance, is forecast to grow in the next few years. Revenue of semiconductors used in major home appliances sales is projected to increase from 2.3 billion U.S. dollars in 2012 to 3.8 billion U.S. dollars in 2017.

Major domestic appliances sales worldwide from 2005 to 2020 (in billion euros)*

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

2005 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Includes nine product groups - Washing machines, tumble dryers, dushwashers, refrigerators, freezers, cookers/ovens, hobs, hoods, microwave ovens.
** Estimate
The 2016, 2017 and 2019 figures are calculated by Statista based on 2017, 2018 and 2020 estimate figures and respective annual growth rate provided by the source.

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