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Headphone Industry Market Share Statistics

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Worldwide Headphone Shipments by Region2015 Shipments2016 Projected
United States84,000,00092,000,000
Europe77,000,00085,000,000
Rest of the World149,000,000163,000,000
Total Global Shipments310,000,000340,000,000
U.S. Retail Market for HeadphonesAnnual Sales
2022 Projected$5,000,000,000
2015$3,100,000,000
2014$2,750,000,000
2013$2,300,000,000
2012$1,300,000,000
2011$1,050,000,000
Headphone Market Share by TypeMarket Share
In-Ear64 %
On-Ear20 %
Over-Ear16 %
Wired vs. Wireless 
Wired Headphones69 %
Wireless Headphones31 %
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Percent of Teens Planning to Purchase the Following Headphone Brand NextPercent
Beats by Dr. Dre46.1 %
Apple25.3 %
Skullcandy9.8 %
Sony4.2 %
Bose3.3 %
JVC1.8 %
All Others9.4 %
Device Connected to Headphones Among UsersPercent
MP3 Player66 %
Computer59 %
Smartphone32 %
Home Theater9 %
Tablet6 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: PiperJaffray & Co., FutureSource Consulting Ltd., PR Newswire, Grand View Research
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: June 1, 2017

Headphone Industry Market Share Statistics

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