The CIPA numbers for May 2022 are out

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

May 2022 CIPA numbers by ZoetMB

CIPA has predicted 5.29 million DSLR and Mirrorless bodies for calendar 2022 and Nikon has predicted a market of 5.1 million for April ‘22 to March ‘23.   We’re predicting 4.3 to 4.9 million compared to:

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

Mirrorless bodies now take 83.5% of ILC shipped value.

DSLR shipments fell off a cliff in May.  They averaged 163,000 in the first four months of the year, but fell to 95,000 in May.

Jan-May 2022 Units & Shipped Value:

(All comparisons to YTD 2021)

DSLR Units: 748K 28% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥32.5 billion 22% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 1307K 0% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥164.6 billion +27% YTD

Compact Units: 749.6K 41% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥22.4 billion -25% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 1496K 17% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥24.3 billion –4% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 1796K, 0% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥124.8 billion +31% YTD

Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 63.6% (was 55.8% YTD 2021)
Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 83.5% (was 75.7% YTD 2021)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.77 for YTD 2022.  It was 1.71 for YTD 2021.

Year to Date 2022 Geographic Share:

DSLR:
Units: China 11.1%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 11.9%, Japan 3.9%, Europe 37.5%, Americas 34%, Other 1.6%
Shipped Value: China 17.7%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.9%, Japan 4.9%, Europe 30.5%, Americas 31.7%, Other 1.2%

Mirrorless:
Units: China 22.6%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 166%, Japan 9.3%, Europe 25.1%, Americas 23.9%, Other 3.1%
Shipped Value: China 24.6%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 16.8%, Japan 8.6%, Europe 21.2%, Americas 25.3%, Other 3.6%

Compacts:
Units: China 9.7%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 12.33%, Japan 24.2%, Europe 27.6%, Americas 21.7%, Other 4.4%
Shipped Value: China 14.8%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.5%, Japan 16.9%, Europe 28.1%, Americas 23.2%, Other 3.5%

Lenses:
Units: China 15.9%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.3%, Japan 9.2%, Europe 31.5%, Americas 26.9%, Other 3.2%
Shipped Value: China 18.5%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.5%, Japan 10.7%, Europe 27.5%, Americas 25.6%, Other 4.1%

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.

Via NikonRumors

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