September 2020 CIPA numbers


CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for September, 2020 (orange: 2020, black: 2019, blue: 2018, click for larger view):


September 2020 CIPA numbers

DSLR units grew by almost 68,000 units as compared to August. Mirrorless units grew by almost 140,000 units. Best month of 2020 so far in every category except for DSLR shipped value, which implies that the DSLR units now shipping are lower priced than units shipped earlier in the year.

Cumulative Mirrorless shipped value is now more than double DSLR shipped value.

We tend to ignore compacts, but compacts shipped value was equal to DSLR shipped value in September (although not cumulatively). More compacts have been shipped than DSLRs and Mirrorless combined.

At current pace, total ILC bodies in 2020 will be between 4.31 and 4.5 million units. It was 8.46 million in 2019, 10.76 million in 2018 and 11.68 million in 2017.

Year to Date: (All comparisons to Jan-Sept 2019)

DSLR Units : 1.562m -54% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥64.6 billion -51% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 1.807m -34% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥145.82 billion -26% YTD

Compact Units: 2.497m -51% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥53.578 billion -46% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 3.595 million -47% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥51.7 billion -45% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 2.39 million, -35% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥116.9 billion -34% YTD

Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 53.6% (was 44.4% Jan-Sep 2019)
Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 69.3% (was 59.8% Jan-Sep 2019)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.78 for Jan-Sep 2020. It was 1.71 Jan-Sep 2019

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.

Source: CIPA (thanks ZoetMB)

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