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issue: June 2004 APPLIANCE Magazine

U.S. Appliance Industry Shipment Statistics
Factory Unit Shipments for the month of March 2004


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FACTORY UNIT SHIPMENTS 
  MARCH YEAR TO DATE
APPLIANCE 2004 2003 CHANGE 2004 2003 CHANGE
Free-standing electric ranges 452,000 398,100 13.5% 1,107,100 1,021,400 8.4%
Built-in electric ranges 92,800 78,500 18.2% 235,600 204,700 15.1%
Surface cooking units 57,800 53,800 7.4% 146,800 140,400 4.6%
Total electric ranges 602,600 530,400 13.6% 1,489,500 1,366,500 9.0%
Free-standing gas ranges 294,900 264,800 11.4% 741,900 676,000 9.7%
Built-in gas ranges 7,000 5,900 18.6% 16,700 16,500 1.2%
Surface cooking units 51,800 42,800 21.0% 124,200 107,800 15.2%
Total gas ranges 353,700 313,500 12.8% 882,800 800,300 10.3%
Microwave ovens/ranges* 1,350,000 1,374,500 -1.8% 3,520,800 3,228,100 9.1%
Total ranges 2,306,300 2,218,400 4.0% 5,893,100 5,394,900 9.2%
             
Chest freezers 140,700 136,100 3.4% 384,400 389,400 -1.3%
Upright freezers 72,100 74,500 -3.2% 195,200 207,400 -5.9%
Total freezers 212,800 210,600 1.0% 579,600 596,800 -2.9%
Refrigerators 1,007,800 879,100 14.6% 2,348,200 2,184,500 7.5%
Total refrigeration 1,220,600 1,089,700 12.0% 2,927,800 2,781,300 5.3%
             
Automatic washers 970,100 855,500 13.4% 2,271,700 2,157,900 5.3%
Electric dryers 732,500 614,000 19.3% 1,691,400 1,544,500 9.5%
Gas dryers 190,400 162,700 17.0% 446,200 412,800 8.1%
Total dryers 922,900 776,700 18.8% 2,137,600 1,957,300 9.2%
Total home laundry 1,893,000 1,632,200 16.0% 4,409,300 4,115,200 7.1%
             
Built-in dishwashers 681,600 589,300 15.7% 1,695,500 1,525,700 11.1%
Portable dishwashers 16,700 14,700 13.6% 41,100 41,600 -1.2%
Total dishwashers 698,300 604,000 15.6% 1,736,600 1,567,300 10.8%
             
Disposers 650,900 557,800 16.7% 1,638,400 1,526,200 7.4%
Household trash compactors 12,900 11,700 10.3% 31,300 30,400 3.0%
             
SUBTOTAL† 6,782,000 6,113,800 10.9% 16,636,500 15,415,300 7.9%
             
Room air-conditioners† 1,671,300 2,052,200 -18.6% 2,943,600 3,374,300 -12.8%
Unitary air-conditioners 562,220 529,660 6.1% 1,169,219 1,132,935 3.2%
Heat pumps 168,631 148,698 13.4% 419,508 383,843 9.3%
Dehumidifiers† 170,400 208,300 -18.2% 340,800 359,300 -5.1%
Total air-conditioners 2,572,551 2,938,858 -12.5% 4,873,127 5,250,378 -7.2%
             
Gas warm air furnaces 271,257 245,836 10.3% 733,315 633,677 15.7%
Oil warm air furnaces 8,110 7,824 3.7% 26,909 24,718 8.9%
Total central heating## 279,367 253,660 10.1% 760,224 658,395 15.5%
             
Residential electric water heaters 459,554 392,881 17.0% 1,152,152 1,133,031 1.7%
Residential gas water heaters 504,040 511,075 -1.4% 1,244,322 1,322,628 -5.9%
Total residential water heaters 963,594 903,956 6.6% 2,396,474 2,455,659 -2.4%
             
TOTAL 10,597,512 10,210,274 3.8% 24,666,325 23,779,732 3.7%
             
Commercial gas water heaters 10,092 8,830 14.3% 25,314 24,976 1.4%
Commercial electric water heaters 5,655 4,326 30.7% 13,297 11,778 12.9%
Total commercial water heaters 15,747 13,156 19.7% 38,611 36,754 5.1%
             
Camcorders 421,565 528,944 -20.3% 1,084,392 1,023,693 5.9%
Color televisions** 1,397,187 1,445,695 -3.4% 4,500,808 4,006,403 12.3%
Color TV/VCR combinations 101,482 186,208 -45.5% 400,836 656,322 -38.9%
DVD players•• 1,155,503 1,042,408 10.8% 3,186,083 2,582,954 23.4%
Projection televisions N/A 38,059 N/A 5,695 101,640 -94.4%
TV/DVD players 128,762 82,196 56.7% 307,743 206,142 49.3%
VCR decks• 207,200 629,729 -67.1% 537,187 1,594,627 -66.3%
Digital televisions••• 286,932 172,573 66.3% 880,118 479,669 83.5%
Total video electronics# 3,698,631 4,125,812 -10.4% 10,902,862 10,651,450 2.4%
             
Cooking & food processing portable appliances 7,548,484 7,902,604 -4.5% 20,472,014 19,287,625 6.1%
Air treatment portable appliances 250,317 531,394 -52.9% 2,201,946 2,408,329 -8.6%
Total Portable Appliances### 7,798,801 8,433,998 -7.5% 22,673,960 21,695,954 4.5%
             
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# Total video electronics now includes digital television.
••• Digital television category includes direct-view, projection, and LCD DTV.
* 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
### 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.
## 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.

 

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