AHAM has updated and published its Major Appliance Historical Tables, which includes major appliance shipment data from the first year shipments were tracked through the end of 2008. This unique data set includes total shipments of products that are imported, exported and produced domestically.
Analysts will see monthly data for major appliance categories beginning in the 1970’s through the present and annual data for most categories from the 1940’s or earlier. According to the historical data, in 1948, 700,000 clothes washers were shipped.
The Major Appliance Historical Tables are available for purchase in the AHAM Store.