November 2022 CIPA numbers are out


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

November 2022 CIPA numbers by ZoetMB

As compared with the single month of November 2021, DSLR shipped units were up 2.2%, Mirrorless was up 51.1% and Compacts were down 30.4%. Lenses for smaller than 35mm cameras were up 31.4% and lenses for 35mm and larger were down 10.3%.

Interestingly, just for the month of November, shipped value of Compacts slightly exceeded shipped value of DSLRs.

Looking at November’s production level, we expect December to have fewer shipments than November.

Mirrorless bodies now take 85.8% 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, 5.1 to 5.5m in August, 5.6 million in September , about 5.75 million in October and are now predicting about 5.8-5.9 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-Nov 2022 Units & Shipped Value:

(All comparisons to YTD 2021)

DSLR Units : 1.7 million 16% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥79.5 billion –4% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 3.73 million +30% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥480.5 billion +62% YTD

Compact Units: 1.93 million –31% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥64.7 billion -4% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 4.59 million +1% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥81.6 billion +15% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 4.4 million +5% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥328 billion +37% YTD

Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 68.7% (was 58.6% YTD 2021)
Cumulative 2022 Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 85.8% (was 78.1% YTD 2021)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.66 for YTD 2022.  It was 1.78 for YTD 2021.

Year to Date 2022 Geographic Share: (Asia doesn’t include China or Japan)

DSLR:
Units:                   China 10.0%, Asia 10.7%, Japan 3.8%, Europe 38.8%, Americas 34.9%, Other 1.8%
Shipped Value: China 17.2%, Asia 12.4%, Japan 4.3%, Europe 32.4%, Americas 32.2%, Other 1.4%

Mirrorless:
Units:                   China 21.4%, Asia 16.5%, Japan 9.8%, Europe 25.4%, Americas 23.1%, Other 3.8%
Shipped Value: China 23.2%, Asia 16.1%, Japan 8.8%, Europe 22.7%, Americas 24.7%, Other 4.5%

Compacts:
Units:                   China 10.2%, Asia 11.6%, Japan 22.0%, Europe 29.9%, Americas 22.1%, Other 4.2%
Shipped Value: China 14.3%, Asia 13.2%, Japan 15.5%, Europe 29.3%, Americas 23.9%, Other 3.8%

Lenses:
Units:                   China 15.5%, Asia 13.3%, Japan 8.9%, Europe 31.2%, Americas 27.8%, Other 3.4%
Shipped Value: China 19.1%, Asia 13.4%, Japan 9.3%, Europe 27.0%, Americas 27.0%, Other 4.2%

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.

Via NikonRumors

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