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issue: February 2005 APPLIANCE Magazine

U.S. Appliance Industry Shipment Statistics
Factory Unit Shipments for the month of November 2004 - Revised


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FACTORY UNIT SHIPMENTS
 
NOVEMBER
YEAR TO DATE
Appliance
2004
2003
CHANGE
2004
2003
CHANGE
Free-standing electric ranges
397,600
380,500
4.5%
4,103,800
3,817,200
7.5%
Built-in electric ranges
85,300
73,500
16.1%
863,600
752,200
14.8%
Surface cooking units
44,900
42,600
5.4%
511,400
488,600
4.7%
Total electric ranges
527,800
496,600
6.3%
5,478,800
5,058,000
8.3%
Free-standing gas ranges
279,200
258,500
8.0%
2,777,000
2,605,200
6.6%
Built-in gas ranges
6,800
6,500
4.6%
58,900
58,900
0.0%
Surface cooking units
42,900
33,900
26.5%
473,900
409,500
15.7%
Total gas ranges
328,900
298,900
10.0%
3,309,800
3,073,600
7.7%
Microwave ovens/ranges*
1,458,000
1,307,700
11.5%
13,745,300
13,222,000
4.0%
Total ranges
2,314,700
2,103,200
10.1%
22,533,900
21,353,600
5.5%
 
Chest freezers
108,900
108,100
0.7%
1,369,500
1,377,200
-0.6%
Upright freezers
81,500
86,800
-6.1%
903,600
917,100
-1.5%
Total freezers
190,400
194,900
-2.3%
2,273,100
2,294,300
-0.9%
Refrigerators
767,300
699,600
9.7%
9,921,600
9,202,000
7.8%
Total refrigeration
957,700
894,500
7.1%
12,194,700
11,496,300
6.1%
 
Automatic washers
682,200
612,200
11.4%
7,886,800
7,354,500
7.2%
Electric dryers
476,200
442,800
7.5%
5,577,000
5,128,000
8.8%
Gas dryers
128,100
128,600
-0.4%
1,484,300
1,444,700
2.7%
Total dryers
604,300
571,400
5.8%
7,061,300
6,572,700
7.4%
Total home laundry
1,286,500
1,183,600
8.7%
14,948,100
13,927,200
7.3%
 
Built-in dishwashers
550,100
532,300
3.3%
6,232,400
5,665,200
10.0%
Portable dishwashers
13,200
11,900
10.9%
133,500
128,800
3.6%
Total dishwashers
563,300
544,200
3.5%
6,365,900
5,794,000
9.9%
 
Disposers
492,200
556,900
-11.6%
5,990,000
5,729,200
4.6%
Household trash compactors
10,300
10,700
-3.7%
115,900
112,200
3.3%
 
SUBTOTAL†
5,624,700
5,293,100
6.3%
62,148,500
58,412,500
6.4%
 
 
Room air-conditioners†
-170,000
-178,000
N/A
7,134,100
8,192,900
-12.9%
Unitary air-conditioners
258,165
271,589
-4.9%
5,238,363
4,926,563
6.3%
Heat pumps
116,524
116,964
-0.4%
1,756,193
1,517,052
15.8%
Dehumidifiers†
32,500
24,500
32.7%
1,300,200
1,294,800
0.4%
Total air-conditioning
237,189
235,053
0.9%
15,428,856
15,931,315
-3.2%
 
Gas warm-air furnaces
314,996
342,151
-7.9%
3,192,682
2,989,505
6.8%
Oil warm-air furnaces
14,895
16,466
-9.5%
117,879
113,724
3.7%
Total central heating
329,891
358,617
-8.0%
3,310,561
3,103,229
6.7%
 
Residential electric water heaters
410,250
403,082
1.8%
4,093,348
3,967,419
3.2%
Residential gas water heaters
461,475
398,177
15.9%
4,485,660
4,649,068
-3.5%
Total residential water heaters
871,725
801,259
8.8%
8,579,008
8,616,487
-0.4%
 
TOTAL
7,063,505
6,688,029
5.6%
89,466,925
86,063,531
4.0%
 
Commercial gas water heaters
8,841
7,610
16.2%
86,541
81,512
6.2%
Commercial electric water heaters
4,581
4,419
3.7%
51,818
43,921
18.0%
Total commercial water heaters
13,422
12,029
11.6%
138,359
125,433
10.3%
 
Camcorders
763,214
849,749
-10.2%
5,202,163
5,188,265
0.3%
Color televisions**
2,062,506
2,262,052
-8.8%
17,761,946
18,343,730
-3.2%
Color TV/VCR combinations
156,549
272,769
-42.6%
1,373,520
2,606,226
-47.3%
DVD players••
2,723,920
3,682,691
-26.0%
18,346,635
18,967,306
-3.3%
Projection televisions
N/A
15,774
N/A
N/A
258,442
N/A
TV/DVD players
256,808
180,869
42.0%
1,923,537
1,354,287
42.0%
VCR decks•
199,189
626,463
-68.2%
2,122,782
5,872,979
-63.9%
Digital televisions•••
456,564
373,610
22.2%
3,925,966
2,675,157
46.8%
Total video electronics
6,618,750
8,263,977
-19.9%
50,656,549
55,266,392
-8.3%
 
Cooking & food processing portable appliances
11,880,418
13,524,374
-12.2%
93,853,693
99,825,643
-6.0%
Air treatment portable appliances
1,833,271
2,953,923
-37.9%
12,387,271
18,137,079
-31.7%
Total portable appliances#
13,713,689
16,478,297
-16.8%
106,240,964
117,962,722
-9.9%
 
Water softeners, commercial
3,980
4,166
(4.5)
49,300
45,581
8.2
Water softeners, residential
79,548
78,881
0.8
1,003,962
941,503
6.6
           

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