Overview of figures

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The market in figures

Consumer Electronics in Germany
Billion-Euro turnover in 2018 vs 2019*

Entertainment electronics, private IT products, and private telecommunications

2018
28.2
2019
27.7 (-1.5%)

The current corona pandemic is currently
causing no reliable forecast for 2020.
% = change since the previous year

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The consumer electronics segment (entertainment electronics, private IT products, and private telecommunications) fell by 1.5% to 27.7 billion Euro. The private IT product segment grew, with an increase of 4.1% to 6.8 billion Euro in 2019. In entertainment electronics, a decline of 5.6% to 6.8 billion Euro was recorded. The private telecommunications segment fell by 1.4% to just under 12.1 billion Euro.

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Domestic Appliances in Germany
Billion-Euro turnover in 2018 vs. 2019*

Major and small domestic appliances

2018
14.2
2019
14.9 (+4.7%)

The current corona pandemic is currently
causing no reliable forecast for 2020.
% = change since the previous year

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Domestic appliances saw an increase in sales to 14.9 billion euro, up 4.7%. Following the once-off poor performance of the previous year, the large domestic appliance product segment grew by 3.2% to 9 billion Euro in 2019, continuing its decade-plus success story. Sales of small domestic appliances were up 7.1% to just under 5.9 billion Euro in 2019, extending the segment’s positive streak of over ten years.

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Consumer Electronics in Germany
Billion-Euro turnover in 2018 vs 2019*

Entertainment electronics, private IT products, and private telecommunications

2018
28.2
2019
27.7 (-1.5%)

The current corona pandemic is currently
causing no reliable forecast for 2020.
% = change since the previous year

All infographics for download

The consumer electronics segment (entertainment electronics, private IT products, and private telecommunications) fell by 1.5% to 27.7 billion Euro. The private IT product segment grew, with an increase of 4.1% to 6.8 billion Euro in 2019. In entertainment electronics, a decline of 5.6% to 6.8 billion Euro was recorded. The private telecommunications segment fell by 1.4% to just under 12.1 billion Euro.

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Domestic Appliances in Germany
Billion-Euro turnover in 2018 vs. 2019*

Major and small domestic appliances

2018
14.2
2019
14.9 (+4.7%)

The current corona pandemic is currently
causing no reliable forecast for 2020.
% = change since the previous year

All infographics for download

Domestic appliances saw an increase in sales to 14.9 billion euro, up 4.7%. Following the once-off poor performance of the previous year, the large domestic appliance product segment grew by 3.2% to 9 billion Euro in 2019, continuing its decade-plus success story. Sales of small domestic appliances were up 7.1% to just under 5.9 billion Euro in 2019, extending the segment’s positive streak of over ten years.

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Selected market figures 2019

4.1 %
3.2 %
7.1 %
4.1 %
3.2 %
7.1 %

Selected market figures Europe 2019

260 bn
160 bn
65 bn
260 bn
160 bn
65 bn

Selected market figures global 2019

1.03 tn
752 bn
277 bn
1.03 tn
752 bn
277 bn