Demand for Room Air Conditioners in the United States
Feb. 16, 2023
Source of data U.S. Energy Information Administration, “Room Air Conditioners,” (Chart forecast)
The data above shows the demand for room air conditioners in the United States from 2010 to 2023. The demand has increased steadily over the years, with an average growth rate of 1.5 million units per year. In 2010, there was a demand of 18.5 million units, and by 2023, there is an expected demand of 31.8 million units. This means that from 2010 to 2023, the demand for room air conditioners has increased by 13.3 million units. The highest year for demand was in 2020, when 27.5 million units were sold. This is an increase of 8.9 million units from the 2010 level. The largest year-on-year growth was between 2018 and 2019, when demand increased by 1.4 million units. This trend is expected to continue, and the demand for room air conditioners is expected to reach 31.8 million units by 2023.