LED A-line lamp shipments decreased 14.3 percent in 2Q 2017 compared to 1Q 2017. However, LED A-line lamps continued a year-over-year climb increasing 13.8 percent compared to 2Q 2016. Halogen shipments posted a quarter-to-quarter increase in 2Q 2017 compared to 1Q 2017 increasing by 5.9 percent. Incandescent shipments remained virtually flat compared to last quarter with a 0.1 percent increase. CFL lamps posted a quarter-to-quarter decrease of 6.8 percent. Incandescent, halogen, and CFL lamp shipments all decreased in a year-over-year comparison of 2Q 2017 to 2Q 2016 decreasing 31.1 percent, 23.4 percent, and 33.1 percent respectively.
Halogen A-line lamps account for 47.5 percent of the consumer lamp market, followed by LED A-line lamps which account for 28.8 percent. CFLs and incandescent split the remaining 2Q 2017 consumer lamp market accounting for 13.0 and 10.7 percent respectively. Incandescent A-line lamps largely consist of 15W and 25W lamps.
Director, Statistical Operations
The NEMA Lamp Shipments Indices are composite measures of NEMA-member companies’ U.S. shipments of compact fluorescent, halogen, incandescent and LED replacement lamps. Product shipments data are drawn from NEMA statistical surveys and are adjusted for seasonal fluctuations.