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issue: January 2004 APPLIANCE Magazine

U.S. Appliance Industry Shipment Statistics
Factory Unit Shipments Statistics for the month of October 2003 - Revised


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FACTORY UNIT SHIPMENTS
October
YEAR TO DATE
Appliance
2003
2002
CHANGE
2003
2002
CHANGE
Free-standing electric ranges 324,700 334,000 -2.8% 3,353,300 3,248,300 3.2%
Built-in electric ranges 65,600 63,300 3.6% 661,100 616,500 7.2%
Surface cooking units 41,700 41,500 0.5% 434,600 426,700 1.9%
Total electric ranges 432,000 438,800 -1.5% 4,449,000 4,291,500 3.7%
Free-standing gas ranges 244,400 237,100 3.1% 2,281,900 2,232,400 2.2%
Built-in gas ranges 5,400 5,500 -1.8% 51,200 54,800 -6.6%
Surface cooking units 38,000 34,700 9.5% 366,100 336,000 9.0%
Total gas ranges 287,800 277,300 3.8% 2,699,200 2,623,200 2.9%
Microwave ovens/ranges* 1,316,400 907,700 45.0% 11,485,600 10,422,900 10.2%
Total ranges 2,036,200 1,623,800 25.4% 18,633,800 17,337,600 7.5%
             
Chest freezers 121,300 119,800 1.3% 1,243,800 1,196,500 4.0%
Upright freezers 88,900 93,800 -5.2% 806,700 865,300 -6.8%
Total freezers 210,200 213,600 -1.6% 2,050,500 2,061,800 -0.5%
Refrigerators 737,000 700,100 5.3% 8,325,700 8,204,900 1.5%
Total refrigeration 947,200 913,700 3.7% 10,376,200 10,266,700 1.1%
             
Automatic washers 582,200 552,700 5.3% 6,608,000 6,315,200 4.6%
Electric dryers 410,800 387,100 6.1% 4,590,600 4,375,100 4.9%
Gas dryers 124,600 110,600 12.7% 1,288,000 1,202,700 7.1%
Total dryers 535,400 497,700 7.6% 5,878,600 5,577,800 5.4%
Total home laundry 1,117,600 1,050,400 6.4% 12,486,600 11,893,000 5.0%
             
Built-in dishwashers 497,100 461,100 7.8% 5,009,600 4,901,100 2.2%
Portable dishwashers 9,300 11,700 -20.5% 114,100 124,600 -8.4%
Total dishwashers 506,400 472,800 7.1% 5,123,700 5,025,700 1.9%
             
Disposers 523,000 495,400 5.6% 5,067,100 4,710,400 7.6%
Household trash compactors 9,800 9,500 3.2% 98,900 94,300 4.9%
             
SUBTOTAL† 5,140,200 4,565,600 12.6% 51,786,300 49,327,700 5.0%
             
Room air-conditioners† -41,600 -2,200 1790.9% 8,368,300 5,991,700 39.7%
Unitary air-conditioners 269,416 270,405 -0.4% 4,654,974 4,732,086 -1.6%
Heat pumps 110,493 88,191 25.3% 1,400,088 1,283,097 9.1%
Dehumidifiers† 53,300 21,000 153.8% 1,262,700 762,800 65.5%
Total air-conditioners 391,609 377,396 3.8% 15,686,062 12,769,683 22.8%
             
Gas warm air furnaces 344,314 319,834 7.7% 2,647,354 2,595,417 2.0%
Oil warm air furnaces 18,255 14,698 24.2% 97,258 90,396 7.6%
Total central heating## 362,569 334,532 8.4% 2,744,612 2,685,813 2.2%
             
Residential electric water heaters 354,312 333,647 6.2% 3,564,337 3,587,615 -0.6%
Residential gas water heaters 326,818 372,970 -12.4% 4,250,891 4,014,011 5.9%
Total residential water heaters 681,130 706,617 -3.6% 7,815,228 7,601,626 2.8%
             
TOTAL 6,575,508 5,984,145 9.9% 78,032,202 72,384,822 7.8%
             
Commercial gas water heaters 6,611 7,052 -6.3% 73,902 78,682 -6.1%
Commercial electric water heaters 3,835 3,695 3.8% 39,502 38,029 3.9%
Total commercial water heaters@ 10,446 10,747 -2.8% 113,404 116,711 -2.8%
             
Camcorders 506,968 441,084 14.9% 4,461,078 4,492,046 -0.7%
Color televisions** 1,854,356 1,876,159 -1.2% 16,081,678 17,953,651 -10.4%
Color TV/VCR combinations 119,881 384,545 -68.8% 2,333,457 4,032,851 -42.1%
DVD players•• 2,491,871 1,704,148 46.2% 15,284,615 12,215,645 25.1%
Projection televisions 9,154 54,262 -83.1% 242,668 582,072 -58.3%
TV/DVD players 107,656 31,494 241.8% 1,173,418 331,698 253.8%
VCR decks• 552,751 1,008,404 -45.2% 5,246,516 11,142,403 -52.9%
Digital televisions•••
410,692
N/A
N/A
2,956,699
N/A
N/A
Total video electronics# 6,053,329 5,500,096 10.1% 47,780,129 50,750,366 -5.9%
             
Portable appliances### 15,208,949 13,025,203 16.8% 86,200,995 80,672,630 6.9%
Air Treatment 3,430,947 2,358,587 45.5% 15,183,156 11,078,885 37.0%
             
Water softeners, commercial 4,757 4,355 9.2% 44,307 41,415 7.0%
Water softeners, residential 93,031 96,673 (3.8%) 924,414 862,622 7.2%

# 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.

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.

* 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

 

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