CIPA camera production data for January


CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their latest camera production data for January 2022 (orange: 2022, black: 2021, blue: 2020):

January 2022 CIPA numbers

Mirrorless unit share at 56.1% is higher than January 2021 (53.8%) but lower than the full-year 2021 unit share of 59%. Mirrorless shipped value share is higher at 79.9% compared to 72.2% last January and 78% full-year 2021.

CIPA has predicted 5.29 million DSLR and Mirrorless bodies for 2022. We’re predicting 4.8 to 5.143 million compared to:

  • 2021: 5.348 million
  • 2020: 5.308 million
  • 2019: 8.462 million
  • 2018: 10.76 million
  • 2017: 11.68 million

January 2022 Units & Shipped Value:
(All comparisons to January 2021)

DSLR Units: 175.9K –9% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥6.7 billion –14% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 224K +0% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥26.6 billion +31% YTD

Compact Units: 179.4K –19% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥5.118 billion +5% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 356K –11% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥5.364 billion -3% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 361K, +3% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥22.23 billion +30% YTD

Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 56.1% (was 53.8% YTD 2021)
Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 79.9% (was 72.2% YTD 2021)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.79 for YTD 2022. It was 1.81 for YTD 2021.

Full Year 2021 Geographic Share:

DSLR:

  • Units: China 8.5%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 12.4%, Japan 2.4%, Europe 40.2%, Americas 34.6%, Other 1.8%
  • Shipped Value: China 15.3%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 15.4%, Japan 4.8%, Europe 31.3%, Americas 31.8%, Other 1.3%

Mirrorless:

  • Units: China 19.2%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 19.5%, Japan 7%, Europe 23.3%, Americas 27.6%, Other 3.5%
  • Shipped Value: China 17.7%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 18.9%, Japan 7.8%, Europe 22.8%, Americas 28.6%, Other 4.2%

Compacts:

  • Units: China 10.8%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 11.5%, Japan 23.1%, Europe 29.5%, Americas 21.9%, Other 3.4%
  • Shipped Value: China 16.5%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 14.1%, Japan 16.2%, Europe 28.7%, Americas 21.8%, Other 2.7%

Lenses:

  • Units: China 12.8%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 15.6%, Japan 6.7%, Europe 32.9%, Americas 28.6%, Other 3.5%
  • Shipped Value: China 15.3%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 15.5%, Japan 9.4%, Europe 28.8%, Americas 26.7%, Other 4.3%

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

CIPA also released their annual market outlook for shipment of cameras and lenses – the worldwide camera shipment will decrease 6.1% this year (2022):

CIPA: worldwide camera shipment will decrease 6.1% this year (2022)

Via NikonRumors

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