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Transition of Recorded Music - Value Basis
 
(in yen Mil)
Year
Discs
Tapes
Total
SPs
7''
10''/12''
CDs
Cassettes
Cartridges
Open Reels
33rpm
45rpm
33rpm
45rpm
(3'')
(5'')
1952
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2,269
1953
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3,016
1954
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3,186
1955
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3,018
1956
2,084
 
792
1,181
 
 
 
 
 
 
4,058
1957
1,774
 
1,191
2,007
 
 
 
 
 
 
4,972
1958
1,496
 
1,365
2,859
 
 
 
 
 
 
5,719
1959
962
 
1,870
4,089
 
 
 
 
 
 
6,921
1960
516
21
2,749
5,685
 
 
 
 
 
 
8,971
1961
334
206
3,789
8,233
 
 
 
 
 
 
12,562
1962
104
699
5,275
11,180
 
 
 
 
 
 
17,259
1963
4
1,760
7,722
11,433
 
 
 
 
 
 
20,919
1964
 
2,369
9,855
12,966
 
 
 
 
 
 
25,190
1965
 
4,140
12,557
12,696
 
 
 
 
 
 
29,393
1966
 
4,381
13,306
14,278
 
 
 
 
 
 
31,965
1967
 
3,983
14,009
16,413
242
 
 
 
 
 
34,646
1968
 
4,988
19,155
24,821
281
 
 
 
 
 
49,245
1969
 
5,114
20,830
34,352
73
 
 
 
 
 
60,369
1970
 
3,765
19,578
42,368
9
 
 
 
 
 
65,720
1971
 
3,249
22,498
50,829
1
 
 
4,879
30,434
352
112,242
1972
 
2,757
25,050
55,474
0
 
 
5,628
26,662
303
115,876
1973
 
2,535
29,706
75,310
0
 
 
10,007
33,475
280
151,314
1974
 
2,649
31,771
98,005
0
 
 
14,542
28,816
177
175,960
1975
 
2,533
30,159
104,442
0
 
 
20,997
26,674
78
184,883
1976
 
2,295
37,604
123,627
36
 
 
33,402
21,383
35
218,381
1977
 
2,495
34,745
126,030
269
 
 
44,723
14,334
42
222,638
1978
 
1,908
40,172
129,980
148
 
 
61,371
12,107
18
245,704
1979
 
1,659
43,753
125,884
103
 
 
76,993
14,191
6
262,589
1980
 
2,300
42,673
136,187
78
 
 
90,341
21,265
 
292,844
1981
 
1,191
39,766
130,652
798
 
 
91,718
24,529
 
288,654
1982
 
1,053
35,920
118,148
171
 
 
90,594
35,152
 
281,037
1983
 
1,366
36,724
114,092
500
 
 
96,691
32,290
 
281,663
1984
 
533
33,720
110,948
1,369
 
14,439
91,406
21,696
 
274,111
1985
 
1,150
29,425
95,910
3,761
 
47,931
89,453
13,708
 
281,337
1986
 
733
28,323
71,624
2,625
 
97,912
89,220
8,482
 
298,920
1987
 
448
21,956
45,967
1,562
 
139,016
96,295
6,340
 
311,584
1988
 
328
12,925
18,842
1,111
18,825
186,423
100,812
3,680
 
342,947
1989
 
400
3,107
3,349
286
29,756
257,005
87,752
1,678
 
383,332
1990
 
140
640
1,034
41
37,556
285,793
61,872
693
 
387,770
1991
 
5
38
1,441
0
53,967
345,829
47,714
259
 
449,252
1992
 
10
8
1,834
1
69,064
369,467
37,819
45
 
478,247
1993
 
0
43
1,479
0
97,710
382,754
31,689
4
 
513,679
1994
 
1,081
88,371
403,870
25,924
 
 
519,246
1995
 
881
100,565
450,604
21,982
 
 
574,031
1996
 
1,312
104,418
458,164
19,969
 
 
583,862
1997
 
1,369
103,891
463,187
19,573
 
 
588,019
1998
 
1,484
95,478
492,400
18,132
 
 
607,494
 
Single
Album
 
others
Music Software
 
1999
 
3,575
54,077
46,850
450,369
14,680
 
 
569,551
2000
 
2,069
15,046
82,393
426,440
13,868
 
 
539,816
2001
 
1,351
3,885
76,432
409,261
12,132
 
 
503,061
2002
 
782
3,861
56,677
371,268
10,542
642
37,683
481,454
2003
 
676
3,128
51,310
333,550
9,867
1,159
53,900
456,179
2004
 
520
1,393
50,591
316,627
7,437
802
53,900
431,269
2005
 
406
424
48,431
310,9457
6,322
710
54,973
422,210
2006
 
337
383
50,464
293,671
5,613
1,096
56,844
408,408
2007
 
563
156
46,788
280,230
4,506
1,046
57,823
391,113
2008
 
352
107
39,837
251,321
3,740
791
65,626
361,775
2009
 
190
58
33,999
211,914
2,943
527
66,883
316,515
2010
 
170
40
37,239
184,755
2,300
495
58,614
283,612
2011
 
336
225
43,015
165,260
1,727
1,090
70,197
281,850
2012
 
673
39
44,358
180,234
1,461
957
83,106
310,828
2013
 
408
22
42,947
153,217
1,144
723
72,008
270,468
 
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N.B.
  1. Figures are rounded, hence the possible difference between total and breakdown.
  2. Values for 1969-1988 reflect manufacturer's price including tax; value from 1989 is manufacturer's price exclusive of consumption tax.
  3. Distinction between 7" and 10"/12" analog recordings eliminated in 1994.
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