Average LCD TV screen size worldwide 2015-2021

The global average for LCD television screen size is forecasted to reach 45.2 inches in 2018. Average LCD TV screen size increased by nearly five inches between 2015 and 2018, with this trend towards bigger TVs expected to continue in the coming years.

What are LCD TVs?

Being the most popular TV display type in the world by far, LCD TVs account for over 95 percent of the global TV market. The technology uses electric currents which pass through a liquid crystal solution to produce high resolution images. Some of the biggest companies in the LCD TV market are Samsung, LGE, and TCL, all of which sell millions of units of these televisions each year, while market as a whole regularly surpasses 200 million unit shipments.

TV industry

Despite the growing popularity of alternative consumer electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, the television market has continued to grow. In fact, the number of TV households worldwide reached an all-time high in 2017, growing by hundreds of millions of households since 2010.

Average size of LCD TV screens worldwide from 2015 to 2021

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Release date

January 2018



Survey time period

2015 to 2017

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