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Global Headphone Market 2022

Headphone Market Size

The global headphone market surged to $X in 2021, growing by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the total consumption indicated a buoyant expansion from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, consumption increased by +X% against 2016 indices. As a result, consumption reached the peak level and is likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

Headphone Production

In value terms, headphone production shrank to $X in 2021 estimated in export price. Overall, the total production indicated measured growth from 2012 to 2021: its value increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, production increased by +X% against 2016 indices. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 when the production volume increased by X% against the previous year. As a result, production reached the peak level of $X, and then reduced in the following year.

Headphone Exports

Exports

Global headphone exports declined dramatically to X units in 2021, which is down by -X% on 2020. In general, exports, however, recorded a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2020 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of X units, and then declined markedly in the following year.

In value terms, headphone exports contracted remarkably to $X in 2021. Overall, exports, however, showed a prominent increase. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2020 with an increase of X% against the previous year. As a result, the exports reached the peak of $X, and then dropped rapidly in the following year.

Exports by Country

China prevails in exports structure, finishing at X units, which was near X% of total exports in 2021. The Netherlands (X units) held the second position in the ranking, followed by Hong Kong SAR (X units). All these countries together took approx. X% share of total exports. Germany (X units), Vietnam (X units), Poland (X units) and the UK (X units) followed a long way behind the leaders.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to headphone exports from China stood at -X%. At the same time, Poland (+X%), Germany (+X%), the Netherlands (+X%), the UK (+X%) and Vietnam (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Poland emerged as the fastest-growing exporter exported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. By contrast, Hong Kong SAR (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. The Netherlands (+X p.p.), Germany (+X p.p.) and Poland (+X p.p.) significantly strengthened its position in terms of the global exports, while China and Hong Kong SAR saw its share reduced by -X% and -X% from 2012 to 2021, respectively. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, China ($X) remains the largest headphone supplier worldwide, comprising X% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Hong Kong SAR ($X), with an X% share of global exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with an X% share.

From 2012 to 2021, the average annual rate of growth in terms of value in China amounted to +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Hong Kong SAR (+X% per year) and the Netherlands (+X% per year).

Export Prices by Country

The average headphone export price stood at $X per unit in 2021, with an increase of X% against the previous year. Overall, the export price posted a prominent expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2019 an increase of X%. As a result, the export price reached the peak level of $X per unit. From 2020 to 2021, the the average export prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably countryorigin: the country with the highest price was Vietnam ($X per unit), while China ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by Hong Kong SAR (+X%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Headphone Imports

Imports

In 2021, purchases abroad of headphones increased by X% to X units, rising for the sixth year in a row after two years of decline. In general, total imports indicated prominent growth from 2012 to 2021: its volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the last nine-year period. The trend pattern, however, indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded throughout the analyzed period. Based on 2021 figures, imports increased by +X% against 2015 indices. As a result, imports attained the peak and are likely to continue growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, headphone imports soared to $X in 2021. Overall, imports continue to indicate a buoyant expansion. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2017 with an increase of X%. Global imports peaked in 2021 and are expected to retain growth in years to come.

Imports by Country

India represented the key importer of headphones in the world, with the volume of imports finishing at X units, which was approx. X% of total imports in 2021. It was distantly followed by the United States (X units), constituting a X% share of total imports. The following importers - the Netherlands (X units), Germany (X units), Brazil (X units), Hong Kong SAR (X units), Indonesia (X units), Australia (X units), Japan (X units), Mexico (X units), the UK (X units), Singapore (X units) and Canada (X units) - together made up X% of total imports.

From 2012 to 2021, average annual rates of growth with regard to headphone imports into India stood at +X%. At the same time, Singapore (+X%), Indonesia (+X%), Australia (+X%), the Netherlands (+X%), Canada (+X%), Germany (+X%), Japan (+X%), Brazil (+X%) and Mexico (+X%) displayed positive paces of growth. Moreover, Singapore emerged as the fastest-growing importer imported in the world, with a CAGR of +X% from 2012-2021. The UK and the United States experienced a relatively flat trend pattern. By contrast, Hong Kong SAR (-X%) illustrated a downward trend over the same period. From 2012 to 2021, the share of India, Indonesia, Australia and the Netherlands increased by +X, +X, +X and +X percentage points, respectively. The United States (-X p.p.) and Hong Kong SAR (-X p.p.) saw their shares reduced. The shares of the other countries remained relatively stable throughout the analyzed period.

In value terms, the United States ($X) constitutes the largest market for imported headphones worldwide, comprising X% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was held by Germany ($X), with a X% share of global imports. It was followed by Hong Kong SAR, with a X% share.

In the United States, headphone imports increased at an average annual rate of +X% over the period from 2012-2021. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: Germany (+X% per year) and Hong Kong SAR (-X% per year).

Import Prices by Country

In 2021, the average headphone import price amounted to $X per unit, approximately equating the previous year. Over the period from 2012 to 2021, it increased at an average annual rate of +X%. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2018 when the average import price increased by X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, average import prices reached the peak figure in 2021 and is likely to see gradual growth in years to come.

Prices varied noticeably countrydestination: the country with the highest price was the United States ($X per unit), while India ($X per unit) was amongst the lowest.

From 2012 to 2021, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the United States (+X%), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Source: IndexBox Platform

Base Year Historical Period Forecast Period Units
2021 2007-2021 2022-2030 US$, Tons

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

What are the largest markets for headphones in the world?
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The country with the largest volume of headphone consumption was India, accounting for 33% of total volume. Moreover, headphone consumption in India exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest consumer, the United States, threefold. The third position in this ranking was held by China, with a 6.3% share.
What are the largest producers of headphones in the world?
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China remains the largest headphone producing country worldwide, accounting for 66% of total volume. Moreover, headphone production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the second-largest producer, the United States, tenfold. Vietnam ranked third in terms of total production with a 3.8% share.
What are the leading exporters of headphones in the world?
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In value terms, China remains the largest headphone supplier worldwide, comprising 26% of global exports. The second position in the ranking was held by Hong Kong SAR, with an 11% share of global exports. It was followed by the Netherlands, with an 8.8% share.
What are the leading importers of headphones in the world?
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In value terms, the United States constitutes the largest market for imported headphones worldwide, comprising 25% of global imports. The second position in the ranking was taken by Germany, with a 7.2% share of global imports. It was followed by Hong Kong SAR, with a 5.9% share.
What is the average export price for headphones in the world?
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The average headphone export price stood at $7.2 per unit in 2021, increasing by 6.6% against the previous year.
What is the average import price for headphones in the world?
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The average headphone import price stood at $5.2 per unit in 2021, approximately reflecting the previous year.

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global headphone market. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2030.


Product coverage:
• Prodcom 26404270 - Headphones and earphones, even with microphone, and sets consisting of microphone and one or more loudspeakers (excluding airmen

Data coverage:
• Global market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Global production, split by region and country
• Global trade (exports and imports)
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

Company coverage:
AKG, Allen & Heath, Alesis, Amkette, Andrea Electronics, Apple Inc., ARCTIC, Astell&Kern, Asus, AudioQuest, Audio-Technica, Bang & Olufsen, Beats Electronics, Behringer, Beyerdynamic, Boombotix, Bose Corporation, Bowers & Wilkins, Bush, Corsair, Creative, Denon, Devialet, Edifier, Encore Data Products, Fender Musical, Instruments Corporation, Fiio, Focal, Focusrite, Fostex, Goji Electronics, Grado Labs, Happy Plugs, Harman Kardon, HiFiMAN Electronics, iBall, iFrogz, Jabra, JBL, JH Audio, JLab Audio, JVC, KEF, Klipsch Audio Technologies, Koss Corporation, Kygo Life AS, Logitech, LG, M-Audio, Marshall Amplification, Master & Dynamic, McIntosh, Meizu, Meze Audio, Microsoft, Monoprice, Monster, Nakamichi, Onkyo, OPPO Digital, Panasonic, Parrot SA, Phiaton, Philips, Pioneer (Pioneer DJ line), Plantronics, Gamecom, PSB, Razer, RHA Audio, Roland, Samsung, Sennheiser, Shure, Skullcandy, SMS Audio, Sol Republic, Sony, Stax Ltd, SteelSeries, Technics, Thinksound, Turtle Beach Systems, Ultimate Ears, Ultrasone, Underwater Audio, Urbanears, V-MODA, Velodyne, Vox, Westone, Xiaomi, Yamaha

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This report is designed for manufacturers, distributors, importers, and wholesalers, as well as for investors, consultants and advisors.

In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:
1. How to diversify your business and benefit from new market opportunities
2. How to load your idle production capacity
3. How to boost your sales on overseas markets
4. How to increase your profit margins
5. How to make your supply chain more sustainable
6. How to reduce your production and supply chain costs
7. How to outsource production to other countries
8. How to prepare your business for global expansion
While doing this research, we combine the accumulated expertise of our analysts and the capabilities of artificial intelligence. The AI-based platform, developed by our data scientists, constitutes the key working tool for business analysts, empowering them to discover deep insights and ideas from the marketing data.
1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2030
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2012–2021
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2012–2021
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2021
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Table 3:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2021
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2012–2021
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2012–2021
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2012–2021
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2021
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2030
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2021
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2012–2021
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2021
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2012–2021
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2012–2021
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