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423. Profile of Consumer Expenditures for Sound Recordings

[In percent, except total value (6,254.8 represents $6,254,800,000). Based on monthly telephone surveys of the population 10 years old and over]

 
ITEM 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
Total value (mil. dol) 7,541.1 7,834.2 9,024.0 10,046.6 12,068.0 12,320.3 12,533.8 12,236.8 13,723.5 14,584.5
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION 1
Age: 10 to 14 years 7.6 8.2 8.6 8.6 7.9 8.0 7.9 8.9 9.1 8.5
  15 to 19 years 18.3 18.1 18.2 16.7 16.8 17.1 17.2 16.8 15.8 12.6
  20 to 24 years 16.5 17.9 16.1 15.1 15.4 15.3 15.0 13.8 12.2 12.6
  25 to 29 years 14.6 14.5 13.8 13.2 12.6 12.3 12.5 11.7 11.4 10.5
  30 to 34 years 13.2 12.5 12.2 11.9 11.8 12.1 11.4 11.0 11.4 10.1
  35 to 39 years 10.2 9.8 10.9 11.1 11.5 10.8 11.1 11.6 12.6 10.4
  40 to 44 years 7.8 6.7 7.4 8.5 7.9 7.5 9.1 8.8 8.3 9.3
  45 years and over 11.1 11.8 12.2 14.1 15.4 16.1 15.1 16.5 18.1 24.7
Sex: Male 54.4 54.1 52.6 50.7 52.7 53.0 50.9 48.6 48.7 50.3
  Female 45.6 45.9 47.4 49.3 47.3 47.0 49.1 51.4 51.3 49.7
Sales outlet:
  Record store 69.8 62.1 60.0 56.2 53.3 52.0 49.9 51.8 50.8 44.5
  Other store 18.5 23.4 24.9 26.1 26.7 28.2 31.5 31.9 34.4 38.3
  Music club 8.9 11.1 11.4 12.9 15.1 14.3 14.3 11.6 9.0 7.9
  Mail order 2.5 3.0 3.2 3.8 3.4 4.0 2.9 2.7 2.9 2.5
  Internet 2 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.3 1.1 2.4
Music type: 3
  Rock 36.1 34.8 31.6 30.2 35.1 33.5 32.6 32.5 25.7 25.2
  Country 9.6 12.8 17.4 18.7 16.3 16.7 14.7 14.4 14.1 10.8
  Rap/Hip Hop 8.5 10.0 8.6 9.2 7.9 6.7 8.9 10.1 9.7 10.8
  R&B/Urban 11.6 9.9 9.8 10.6 9.6 11.3 12.1 11.2 12.8 10.5
  Pop 13.7 12.1 11.5 11.9 10.3 10.1 9.3 9.4 10.0 10.3
  Religious 2.5 3.8 2.8 3.2 3.3 3.1 4.3 4.5 6.3 5.1
  Classical 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.3 3.7 2.9 3.4 2.8 3.3 3.5
  Jazz 4.8 4.0 3.8 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.3 2.8 1.9 3.0
  Soundtracks 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.7 0.8
  Oldies 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7
  New age 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.6 0.5
  Children's 0.5 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.4 0.4
  Other 5.6 4.2 5.4 4.6 5.3 7.0 5.2 5.7 7.9 9.1
Media type:
  Cassettes 54.7 49.8 43.6 38.0 32.1 25.1 19.3 18.2 14.8 8.0
  CD's 31.1 38.9 46.5 51.1 58.4 65.0 68.4 70.2 74.8 83.2
  Vinyl LP's 4.7 1.7 1.3 0.3 0.8 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.5
  Singles (all types) 8.7 8.8 7.5 9.2 7.4 7.5 9.3 9.3 6.8 5.4
  Music video (NA) 0.4 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.6 1.0 0.9


NA Not available.
1 Percent distributions exclude nonresponses and responses of don't know.
2 Excludes record club purchases over the Internet.
3 As classified by respondent.

Source: Recording Industry Association of America, Inc., Washington, DC, 1999 Consumer Profile.

http://www.riaa.com



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/423_profile_of_consumer_expenditures_for_sound.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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