Installed Industrial Robots by Region

Proof Point

Asia-Pacific region forecasted to further lead in installed industrial robots, growing 19% annually between 2016 to 2021, increasing global share from 65% to 73%

Installed Industrial Robots by Region

2016 – 2021F (thousand units)

Note: Other refers to reported and estimated sales which could not be specified by country

Proof Point Findings

  • Asia and Australia Investments — Expected to reach more than 463,000 units or 73% of total by 2021, backed by China
  • Europe and Americas — Europe and American regions follow and expected to reach 94,000 (15% market share) and 64,000 (10% market share) unit, respectively, by 2921
  • Key Growth Drivers — Recovering automotive industry, expansion of robots to new industries, and growing demand for energy-efficient manufacturing systems, increases in productivity, improvement in work quality and flexible work processes



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Date Last Updated

March 29, 2019

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