Chart format changed as of May 2004
Index reflects monthly factory unit shipments of major and comfort conditioning appliances as reported by AHAM, ARI, and GAMA, including APPLIANCE magazine estimates. Due to a change in reporting procedures at the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA), totals for cast-iron gas boilers, steel-gas boilers, cast-iron oil boilers, and steel-oil boilers will no longer be reported monthly, and will instead be reported on a quarterly basis.
# Total video electronics now includes digital television.
••• Digital television category includes direct-view, projection, and LCD DTV.
## Due to a change in reporting procedures at the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA), totals for cast iron gas boilers, steel gas boilers, cast iron oil boilers,
and steel oil boilers will no longer be reported monthly, and will instead be reported on a quarterly basis.
* Including imported microwave ovens and combination microwave oven/ranges
† Does not include exports
**Does not include projection television
•• Includes DVD/LD Combination Players
• Does not include digital VCRs
**** Includes returns from retailers to manufacturers
### Portable appliance category includes air cleaners, air heaters, blenders, breadmakers, coffeemakers, coffee percolators, coffee urns, coffee grinders, can openers, countertop ovens, food choppers, food processors, food and rice steamers, fry pans, indoor grills, irons, juicers, knives, mixers, toasters, toaster ovens and broilers, and waffle irons.
Television, VCR, and camcorder figures are unit sales to dealers, including imports. These figures are not included in page total. Sources: Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, APPLIANCE magazine estimates, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, Consumer Electronics Association, Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, and Water Quality Association.