Database Statistics

Last updated: 2021-06-21

Release/Medium Formats

RankFormatReleases% of total releasesMediums% of total mediums
Total2,910,013 100%3,264,502 100%
1CD1,325,827 45.56%1,586,186 48.59%
2Digital Media849,260 29.18%869,503 26.64%
3Unknown Format250,996 8.63%261,673 8.02%
412" Vinyl230,762 7.93%255,580 7.83%
57" Vinyl84,956 2.92%87,001 2.67%
6Vinyl42,376 1.46%44,416 1.36%
7Cassette40,150 1.38%41,861 1.28%
8CD-R30,706 1.06%34,055 1.04%
9DVD-Video17,183 0.59%18,735 0.57%
108cm CD8,037 0.28%8,441 0.26%
11Enhanced CD7,346 0.25%7,508 0.23%
1210" Vinyl6,726 0.23%7,109 0.22%
13DVD5,501 0.19%5,930 0.18%
1410" Shellac4,592 0.16%4,928 0.15%
15Hybrid SACD3,375 0.12%4,165 0.13%
16Wax Cylinder3,125 0.11%3,219 0.10%
17SHM-CD2,571 0.09%3,038 0.09%
18HDCD2,015 0.07%2,722 0.08%
19Blu-ray2,264 0.08%2,574 0.08%
20SACD1,650 0.06%1,936 0.06%
21Copy Control CD1,685 0.06%1,906 0.06%
22Hybrid SACD (CD layer)1,094 0.04%1,201 0.04%
23Data CD702 0.02%953 0.03%
24Blu-spec CD696 0.02%940 0.03%
25DVD-Audio720 0.02%783 0.02%
26Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, 2 channels)625 0.02%667 0.02%
27VHS655 0.02%664 0.02%
287" Flexi-disc521 0.02%545 0.02%
29Hybrid SACD (SACD layer)423 0.01%526 0.02%
30USB Flash Drive388 0.01%484 0.01%
31HQCD370 0.01%482 0.01%
32Hybrid SACD (SACD layer, multichannel)414 0.01%456 0.01%
33VCD298 0.01%322 0.01%
34Other313 0.01%317 0.01%
35DualDisc221 0.01%250 0.01%
36MiniDisc223 0.01%235 0.01%
37SHM-SACD207 0.01%213 0.01%
38CD+G204 0.01%208 0.01%
39Music Card189 0.01%202 0.01%
40Reel-to-reel189 0.01%201 0.01%
41DualDisc (CD side)174 0.01%198 0.01%
42Phonograph record188 0.01%188 0.01%
438-Track Cartridge179 0.01%185 0.01%
44Piano Roll166 0.01%166 0.01%
45CDV137 0.00%142 0.00%
46Flexi-disc135 0.00%141 0.00%
47LaserDisc127 0.00%131 0.00%
48DualDisc (DVD-Video side)115 0.00%124 0.00%
4912" Shellac83 0.00%122 0.00%
50Shellac119 0.00%119 0.00%
51SACD (2 channels)92 0.00%97 0.00%
52DTS CD79 0.00%94 0.00%
5312" LaserDisc82 0.00%84 0.00%
54DualDisc (DVD-Audio side)54 0.00%67 0.00%
55SHM-SACD (2 channels)66 0.00%66 0.00%
56SACD (multichannel)50 0.00%54 0.00%
573.5" Floppy Disk38 0.00%38 0.00%
588cm CD+G38 0.00%38 0.00%
597" Shellac32 0.00%32 0.00%
60Playbutton30 0.00%30 0.00%
61Betamax28 0.00%28 0.00%
62DCC28 0.00%28 0.00%
63VinylDisc26 0.00%27 0.00%
64DAT18 0.00%19 0.00%
65Microcassette17 0.00%17 0.00%
66SD Card17 0.00%17 0.00%
67Cartridge14 0.00%15 0.00%
68Edison Diamond Disc14 0.00%14 0.00%
69DVDplus8 0.00%11 0.00%
70UMD8 0.00%11 0.00%
71Blu-ray-R9 0.00%9 0.00%
72DVDplus (DVD-Video side)7 0.00%7 0.00%
73VHD7 0.00%7 0.00%
74HD-DVD5 0.00%5 0.00%
75SVCD4 0.00%4 0.00%
76DVDplus (CD side)4 0.00%4 0.00%
77VinylDisc (Vinyl side)4 0.00%4 0.00%
78DVDplus (DVD-Audio side)3 0.00%3 0.00%
79VinylDisc (CD side)3 0.00%3 0.00%
80CED3 0.00%3 0.00%
81PlayTape2 0.00%3 0.00%
82Pathé disc2 0.00%2 0.00%
838" LaserDisc2 0.00%2 0.00%
84slotMusic2 0.00%2 0.00%
85Floppy Disk1 0.00%1 0.00%
86Zip Disk1 0.00%1 0.00%
87Tefifon1 0.00%1 0.00%
88HiPac1 0.00%1 0.00%
89SHM-SACD (multichannel)1 0.00%1 0.00%
905.25" Floppy Disk1 0.00%1 0.00%
91VinylDisc (DVD side)0 0.00%0 0.00%