Number of connected things/devices worldwide by vertical from 2015 to 2021 (in millions)*

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UtilitiesConsumer electronics**POS/Vendong/ATMAutomotiveSmart citiesSmart buildingsSmart homesWearablesHealthcareOther

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The statistic shows the number of connected devices and things worldwide by vertical from 2015 to 2021. The smart utilities sector accounts for 600 million connected things in 2015, a market share of nearly 26 percent of all connected things worldwide.
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August 2016
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* Forecast figures for 2016 to 2021.
** Including home appliances

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