Stock and sales of refrigerators and freezers

A few figures on the stock and sales of refrigerators and freezers in Australia, New Zealand, and France.
  • Australia and New Zealand: A recent report entitled Decision Regulation Impact Statement Household Refrigerators and Freezers estimates the refrigerator stock in Australia at 12.5 million units in 2016, and at 2.3 million in New Zealand. The freezer stock was estimated at 3.3 million units and 1.1 million respectively.

    The same year, approximately 900,000 refrigerators and 150,000 freezers were sold in Australia, representing a value approximated at USD 1.11 billion. In New Zealand, approximately 212,800 refrigerators and freezers were sold.

    The introduction of minimum energy performance standards in Australia has resulted in a reduction of 48% of the energy consumption of refrigerators and freezers between 1993 and 2017.

  • In France 2,651,000 refrigerators were sold in 2016, according to GIFAM. It represents an increase of almost 1.2% compared to 2015.