U.S. Piano Sales History
Brand New Pianos Sold From 1900 to Present

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VERTICAL PIANOS

  GRAND PIANOS  

ELECTRONIC

 

TOTALS

YEAR

UNITS

 

UNITS

 

UNITS

 

UNITS

               
2007
31,681
 
22,189
 
8,666
 
62,536
2006
39,862
 
26,935
 
10,169
 
76,966
2005
48,527
 
35,211
 
11,780
 
95,518
2004
49,453
 
32,377
 
11,670
 
93,500
2003
56,401
 
31,433
 
9,530
 
97,364
2002
53,266
 
30,776
 
9,550
 
93,592
2001
50,923
 
28,064
 
9,470
 
88,457
2000
60,623
 
33,370
 
11,410
 
105,403

1999

59,946

 

32,155

 

9,216

 

101,347

1998

66,541

 

33,600

 

6,618

 

106,759

1997

60,827

 

28,356

 

5,526

 

94,709

1996

53,032

 

26,551

 

4,773

 

84,356

1995

66,055

 

27,989

 

4,185

 

98,229

1994

65,794

 

28,999

 

3,985

 

98,778

1993

68,811

 

27,613

 

3,297

 

99,721

1992

73,513

 

29,369

     

102,882

1991

79,086

 

27,855

     

106,941

1990

84,186

 

27,742

     

111,928

1989

97,691

 

28,626

     

126,317

1988

109,348

 

32,349

 

PNEUMATIC PLAYERS

 

141,697

1987

131,000

 

38,500

 

5,493

 

174,993

1986

131,776

 

33,400

 

1,379

 

166,555

1985

116,675

 

27,641

 

6,984

 

151,300

1984

142,330

 

26,212

 

11,458

 

180,000

1983

168,954

 

20,340

 

7,706

 

197,000

1982

174,484

 

20,583

 

7,933

 

203,000

1981

201,534

 

19,933

 

9,533

 

231,000

1980

210,717

 

18,000

 

4,283

 

233,000

1979

251,600

 

19,000

 

5,000

 

275,600

1978

257,172

 

20,000

 

5,000

 

282,172

1977

235,918

 

18,000

 

5,000

 

258,918

1976

225,235

 

16,000

 

5,000

 

246,235

1975

203,329

 

14,000

     

217,329

1974

232,405

 

16,000

     

248,405

1973

232,701

 

15,000

     

247,701

1972

215,507

 

17,000

     

232,507

1971

189,214

 

16,000

     

205,214

1970

178,814

 

15,000

     

193,814

1969

205,633

 

14,024

     

219,657

1968

213,378

 

12,000

     

225,378

1967

211,800

 

10,500

     

222,300

1966

234,800

 

9,000

     

243,800

1965

235,600

 

8,000

 

2,000

 

245,600

1964

213,000

 

7,000

     

220,000

1963

209,100

 

6,500

     

215,600

1962

202,200

 

6,000

     

208,200

1961

186,100

 

5,500

     

191,600

1960

163,200

 

5,000

 

30,000

 

198,200

1959

195,100

 

4,500

     

199,600

1958

178,873

 

4,044

     

182,917

1957

191,134

 

4,556

     

195,690

1956

205,004

 

4,800

     

209,804

1955

188,699

 

4,751

     

193,450

1954

161,753

 

4,171

     

165,924

1953

160,638

 

3,970

     

164,608

1952

149,515

 

4,005

     

153,520

1951

142,931

 

5,358

     

148,289

1950

169,397

 

6,114

     

175,511

1949

130,378

 

5,238

     

135,616

1948

159,289

 

5,938

     

165,227

1947

139,641

 

4,314

     

143,955

1946

67,738

 

1,217

     

68,955

1945

             

1944

             

1943

             

1942

(3 Months)

         

61,505

1941

139,799

 

20,025

     

159,824

1940

116,791

 

19,541

     

136,332

1939

94,450

 

19,593

     

114,043

1938

69,915

 

19,589

     

89,504

1937

76,055

 

29,954

     

106,009

1936

58,958

 

31,400

     

90,358

1935

35,162

 

29,924

     

65,504

1934

22,184

 

25,009

     

47,193

1933

12,923

 

21,380

     

34,303

1932

9,528

 

17,746

     

27,274

1931

20,075

 

31,677

 

1,838

 

53,590

1930

             

1929

           

130,973

1928

             

1927

           

218,140

1926

             

1925

           

306,584

1924

             

1923

           

347,589

1922

             

1921

           

221,210

1920

             

1919

           

336,547

1918

             

1917

             

1916

             

1915

             

1914

           

322,652

1913

             

1912

             

1911

             

1910

             

1909

           

364,545

1908

             

1907

             

1906

             

1905

             

1904

           

261,197

1903

             

1902

             

1901

             

1900

           

171,138

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Source:
From 1900 to 1959: Piano Shipments reported by the National Piano Manufacturers Association.
From 1960 to Present: Piano Sales reported in "MUSIC USA" published by the American Music
National Piano Foundation and Conference and the National Association of Music Merchants.