Wearable Technology

Wearable Technology



Number of wearables shipped in Q4 2015:

27.4 million devices


Growth in wearable sales from Q4 2014- Q4 2015:

126.9% increase


Number of US adults that used a wearable in 2015:

39.5 million


Projected number of US adults that will be using a wearable in 2018:

81.7 million


Number of wearables sold in 2014:

25.3 million


Number of wearables sold in 2015:

78.1 million


Projected number of wearables to be sold in 2016:

274.6 million

Last updated 2/2/16


Projected number of wearables to be sold in 2020:

411 million

Last updated 2/17/16


Projected annual number of wearables to be sold by 2021:

559.6 million

Last updated 3/3/16


Projected sales of wearables to be sold in 2016:

$28.7 billion

Last updated 2/2/16


Average amount of global monthly mobile traffic generated by wearables in 2015:

15 petabytes


Projected average amount of global monthly mobile traffic generated by wearables in 2020:

335 petabytes

Last updated 2/3/16


Projected size of wearable technology market by 2020:

$34 billion

Last updated 2/17/16


Projected size of the wearable technology market in 2025:

$70 billion

Last updated 3/1/16


Projected size of the pet wearable technology market by 2022:

$2.36 billion

Last updated 2/16/16


Projected number of RFID tags used for tracking animals to be used in 2016:

420 million tags

Last updated 2/16/16


Projected number of smart garments to be shipped in 2016:

26 million

Last updated 2/15/16


Total number of Pebble smartwatches sold:

1 million

Last updated 2/2/15


Number of Fitbit active users:

9.5 million active users

Last updated 8/6/15


Apple watchOS’ share of the wearables OS market:

58.3%

Last updated 9/14/15


Android Wear’s share of the wearables OS market:

17%

Last updated 9/14/15