Last year's domestic shipments of digital home appliances such as TVs increased to more than 1,360 billion yen for the first time in two years.

Of these, flat-panel TVs, mainly large-sized TVs, increased in shipments due to so-called nesting demand due to the influence of the new coronavirus, and exceeded 5 million units for the first time in 6 years.

According to JEITA = Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association, the domestic shipment value of digital home appliances last year was 1,364 billion yen, up 4% from the previous year and increasing for the first time in two years.

The breakdown is as follows:

▽ Video equipment such as flat-screen TVs increased by 2.8% from the previous year to 670.1 billion yen

▽ Automotive equipment such as car navigation systems increased by 7.4% to 615.6 billion yen

▽ Audio equipment decreased by 9.6% to 78.3 billion yen It is a circle.

Of these, flat-panel TVs, which are compatible with the new coronavirus, are selling well, mainly in large-sized TVs, due to so-called nesting demand, and shipments increased 18.1% from the previous year to more than 5.72 million units, reaching 5 million units for the first time in 6 years. Exceeded.

According to JEITA, "Large flat-screen TVs were strong due to demand for nesting and a flat payment of 100,000 yen in cash, which drove the entire digital home appliances. With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, shipments may increase in the future." I will.