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Physical Music Album Sales Statistics


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YearPhysical Units Sold (Millions) 
201684.45
2015100.3
2014135.2
2013206.4
2012248.7
2011295.5
2010326.2
2009373.9
2008362.6
2007450.5
2006500.5
2005598.9
2004651.1
2003635.8
2002649.5
2001712
2000730
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 CountryAlbum Sales ShareShare of World Market Value
Share of total physical music sales
1
USA37–40%30–35%
2
Japan9–12%16–19%
3
UK7–9%6.4–9.1%
4
Germany7–8%5.3–6.4%
5
France4.5–5.5%5.4–6.3%
6
Canada2.6–3.3%1.9–2.8%
7
Australia1.5–1.8%1.5–2.0%
8
Brazil2.0–3.8%1.1–3.1%
9
Italy1.7–2.0%1.5–2.0%
10
Spain1.7–2.3%1.4–1.8%
11
Netherlands1.2–1.8%1.3–1.8%
12
Mexico2.1–4.6%0.8–1.8%
13
Belgium0.7–0.8%0.8–1.2%
14
Switzerland0.75–0.9%0.8–1.1%
15
Austria0.5–0.7%0.8–1.0%
17
Russia2.0–2.9%0.5–1.4%
18
Taiwan0.9–1.6%0.5–1.1%
19
Argentina0.5–0.7%0.5–1.0%
20
Denmark0.45–0.65%0.5–0.8%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Nielsen SoundScan
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: May 12, 2017

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