Database Statistics

Last updated: 2017-01-21

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 1,732,800 100% 1,946,417 100%
1 CD 899,624 51.92% 1,059,049 54.41%
2 Unknown Format 291,155 16.80% 305,186 15.68%
3 Digital Media 281,187 16.23% 288,498 14.82%
4 12" Vinyl 126,351 7.29% 138,223 7.10%
5 7" Vinyl 38,696 2.23% 39,681 2.04%
6 Vinyl 37,762 2.18% 39,327 2.02%
7 Cassette 18,831 1.09% 19,621 1.01%
8 CD-R 13,371 0.77% 14,731 0.76%
9 DVD-Video 9,189 0.53% 9,746 0.50%
10 8cm CD 6,289 0.36% 6,580 0.34%
11 10" Vinyl 3,723 0.21% 3,956 0.20%
12 DVD 3,332 0.19% 3,583 0.18%
13 Wax Cylinder 3,088 0.18% 3,180 0.16%
14 Hybrid SACD 1,818 0.10% 2,207 0.11%
15 Enhanced CD 2,050 0.12% 2,108 0.11%
16 SACD 1,289 0.07% 1,470 0.08%
17 SHM-CD 1,070 0.06% 1,276 0.07%
18 HDCD 1,050 0.06% 1,271 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 756 0.04% 861 0.04%
20 Copy Control CD 664 0.04% 727 0.04%
21 10" Shellac 566 0.03% 598 0.03%
22 DVD-Audio 508 0.03% 540 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 265 0.02% 402 0.02%
24 DualDisc 259 0.01% 306 0.02%
25 VHS 296 0.02% 302 0.02%
26 Other 250 0.01% 262 0.01%
27 USB Flash Drive 185 0.01% 243 0.01%
28 HQCD 144 0.01% 213 0.01%
29 Data CD 153 0.01% 179 0.01%
30 VCD 158 0.01% 174 0.01%
31 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
32 MiniDisc 152 0.01% 159 0.01%
33 SHM-SACD 158 0.01% 158 0.01%
34 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 138 0.01% 146 0.01%
35 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 123 0.01% 132 0.01%
36 7" Flexi-disc 126 0.01% 126 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 114 0.01% 124 0.01%
38 Cartridge 117 0.01% 121 0.01%
39 CDV 112 0.01% 117 0.01%
40 CD+G 91 0.01% 92 0.00%
41 LaserDisc 86 0.00% 89 0.00%
42 DualDisc (CD side) 64 0.00% 72 0.00%
43 DTS CD 54 0.00% 63 0.00%
44 Music Card 61 0.00% 61 0.00%
45 Flexi-disc 36 0.00% 40 0.00%
46 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 40 0.00% 40 0.00%
47 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 24 0.00% 31 0.00%
48 Shellac 24 0.00% 24 0.00%
49 Playbutton 20 0.00% 20 0.00%
50 12" Shellac 12 0.00% 19 0.00%
51 7" Shellac 16 0.00% 16 0.00%
52 DCC 15 0.00% 15 0.00%
53 Betamax 14 0.00% 14 0.00%
54 DAT 12 0.00% 12 0.00%
55 Edison Diamond Disc 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
56 DVDplus 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
57 3.5" Floppy Disk 8 0.00% 8 0.00%
58 8cm CD+G 7 0.00% 7 0.00%
59 VinylDisc 5 0.00% 6 0.00%
60 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
61 UMD 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
62 SD Card 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
63 slotMusic 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
64 12" LaserDisc 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
65 DVDplus (CD side) 2 0.00% 2 0.00%
66 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
67 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
68 HD-DVD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
69 VHD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
70 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
71 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
72 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%