CIPA March numbers

CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their camera production data for March 2021 (orange: 2021, black: 2020, blue: 2019, click for larger view):

March 2021 CIPA numbers

Numbers have improved over last month across the board. Year to date, mirrorless units are up 30% and mirrorless shipped value is up an outstanding 82% over previous year. Even DSLR units are up year-to-date.

March 2021 Calendar year-to-date:
(All comparisons to Jan-Mar 2020)

DSLR Units : 615K +6% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥23.8 billion -7% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 771K +30% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥74.9 billion +82% YTD

Compact Units: 754K —17% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥16.3 billion -10% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 1.3M -24% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥10.6 billion -5% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 989K, +18% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥49.6 billion +25% YTD

Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 55.6% (was 50.5% Jan-Mar 2020)
Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 75.9% (was 61.7% Jan-Mar 2020)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.65 for Jan-Mar 2021. It was 1.88 for Jan-Mar 2020,

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.
Source: CIPA (thanks ZoetMB)

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