CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) October numbers are out


CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association in Japan) published their latest camera production data (orange: 2023, black: 2022, blue: 2021):

October 2023 CIPA numbers by ZoetMB

Shipments were down slightly from September across the board, although shipped value for 35mm and larger lenses was slightly up.

CIPA predicted 5.72 million DSLR and Mirrorless bodies and 9.39 million lenses for calendar 2023.   We’re predicting 6.07 to 6.22m bodies.   Last month we predicted 5.9 to 6.2m bodies.

That compares to:

2022: 5.927 million bodies (+10.8%), 9.7 million lenses (+1.6%).
2021: 5.348 million bodies (+0.75%), 9.55 million lenses (+6.1%)
2020: 5.308 million bodies (-37.3%), 9 million lenses (-36.6%)
2019: 8.462 million bodies (-21.4%), 14.2 million lenses (-21.1%)
2018: 10.76 million bodies (-7.9%), 18 million lenses (-6.4%)
2017: 11.68 million bodies (+0.6%) 19.22 million lenses (+0.156%)
2016: 11.61 million bodies (-11.1%), 19.19 million lenses (-11.6%)
2015: 13.06 million bodies (-5.6%), 21.7 million lenses (-5.2%)
2014: 13.84 million bodies (-19.2%), 22.9 million lenses (-14.2%)
2013: 17.13 million bodies (-15%), 26.7 million lenses (-12.2%)
2012: 20.16 million bodies (+28.5%), 30.4 million lenses (+16.9%)
2011: 15.69 million bodies (+21.7%), 26.0 million lenses (+19.9%)
2010: 12.89 million bodies (+30%), 21.69 million lenses (+34.7%)
2009: 9.91 million bodies (+2.2%), 16.1 million lenses (+2.5%)
2008: 9.7 million bodies (+17.4%), 15.7 million lenses (+25.6%)
2007: 8.26 million bodies, 12.5 million lenses

October 2023:  Cumulative Units & Shipped Value:
(All comparisons to YTD 2022)

DSLR Units: 993K -35% YTD
DSLR Shipped Value: ¥47.8 billion -34% YTD

Mirrorless Units: 4.1m +24% YTD
Mirrorless Shipped Value: ¥492 billion +18% YTD

Compact Units: 1.43m -18% YTD
Compact Shipped Value: ¥63.3 billion +11% YTD

Lenses for smaller than 35mm Units: 4.17m +2% YTD
Lenses for smaller than 35mm Shipped Value: ¥78.7 billion +8% YTD

Lenses for 35mm and larger Units: 3.9 million -3% YTD
Lenses for 35mm and larger Shipped Value: ¥309.7 billion +5% YTD

Cumulative 2023 Mirrorless unit share (of Mirrorless + DSLR): 80.4% (was 68.1% YTD 2022)
Cumulative 2023 Mirrorless Shipped Value share: 91.1% (was 85.2% YTD 2022)

The ratio of lenses shipped to bodies shipped is 1.59 for YTD 2023.  It was 1.68 for YTD 2022.

Full-year 2023 Geographic Share: (Asia doesn’t include China or Japan)

DSLR:

Units:                   China 11.0%, Asia 08.5%, Japan 3.3%, Europe 39.4%, Americas 35.8%, Other 1.9%
Shipped Value: China 18.0%, Asia 10.9%, Japan 3.9%, Europe 33.4%, Americas 32.4%, Other 1.5%

Mirrorless:

Units:                   China 25.4%, Asia 15.8%, Japan 10.1%, Europe 22.1%, Americas 22.7%, Other 3.9%
Shipped Value: China 27.6%, Asia 16.2%, Japan   8.5%, Europe 20.9%, Americas 22.6%, Other 4.2%

Compacts:

Units:                   China 14.5%, Asia 13.4%, Japan 22.5%, Europe 23.9%, Americas 21.7%, Other 4.1%
Shipped Value: China 17.9%, Asia 14.3%, Japan 15.3%, Europe 24.3%, Americas 24.1%, Other 4.0%

Lenses:

Units:                   China 19.7%, Asia 13.0%, Japan 10.5%, Europe 26.0%, Americas 27.1%, Other 3.7%
Shipped Value: China 22.5%, Asia 13.5%, Japan 09.6%, Europe 24.4%, Americas 25.7%, Other 4.3%

List of participating CIPA companies can be found here.

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