CIPA August numbers


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

August 2022 CIPA numbers by ZoetMB

Strangely, as compared to July 2022, DSLR shipments were up by 47,000 units, compact shipments were up by 46,000 units and mirrorless shipments were down by about 82,000 units, although still 35% over August 2021.  DSLR shipments were up 19% over August 2021.    Mirrorless bodies now take 84.7% of ILC shipped value.

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 predicted 4.75 to 5.14 million units in June, 5.08 to 5.36 million units in July and are now predicting 5.1 to 5.5 million as compared to:

2021: 5.348 million
2020: 5.308 million
2019: 8.462 million
2018: 10.76 million
2017: 11.68 million
2016: 11.61 million
2015: 13.06 million
2014: 13.84 million
2013: 17.13 million
2012: 20.16 million
2011: 15.69 million
2010: 12.89 million
2009: 9.91 million
2008: 9.7 million
2007: 8.26 million

Jan-Aug 2022 Units & Shipped Value

(All comparisons to YTD 2021)

DSLR Units : 1.188 million 22% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥55.4 billion –9% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 2.46 million +20% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥307.7 billion +52% YTD

Compact Units: 1.305 million –36% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥40,5 billion 17% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 3.152 million 7% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥56.009 billion +10% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 3.079 million +8% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥222.2 billion +41% YTD

Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 67.4% (was 57.6% YTD 2021)
Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 84.7% (was 76.7% YTD 2021)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.71 for YTD 2022.  It was 1.74 for YTD 2021.

Year to Date 2022 Geographic Share

DSLR:
Units: China 11%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 11.4%, Japan 4%, Europe 39.6%, Americas 32.3%, Other 1.8%
Shipped Value: China 18.7%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.1%, Japan 4.7%, Europe 32.7%, Americas 29.4%, Other 1.3%

Mirrorless:
Units: China 20.9%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 16.5%, Japan 10.1%, Europe 26.1%, Americas 22.7%, Other 3.6%
Shipped Value: China 23.2%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 16.8%, Japan 9%, Europe 22.4%, Americas 24.3%, Other 4.4%

Compacts:
Units: China 9.7%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 12.1%, Japan 23.2%, Europe 29.5%, Americas 21.3%, Other 4.2%
Shipped Value: China 14.5%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.7%, Japan 16.5%, Europe 28.8%, Americas 23%, Other 3.5%

Lenses:
Units: China 15.1%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.5%, Japan 9.2%, Europe 32%, Americas 26.8%, Other 3.4%
Shipped Value: China 18.6%, Asia (not incl. China or Japan) 13.9%, Japan 10%, Europe 27.2%, Americas 26.1%, Other 4.3%

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.

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