Database Statistics

Last updated: 2017-02-27

Release/Medium Formats

Rank Format Releases % of total releases Mediums % of total mediums
Total 1,755,768 100% 1,972,641 100%
1 CD 910,621 51.86% 1,072,427 54.37%
2 Unknown Format 290,358 16.54% 304,270 15.42%
3 Digital Media 289,908 16.51% 297,380 15.08%
4 12" Vinyl 128,397 7.31% 140,661 7.13%
5 7" Vinyl 39,241 2.23% 40,245 2.04%
6 Vinyl 37,881 2.16% 39,450 2.00%
7 Cassette 19,105 1.09% 19,899 1.01%
8 CD-R 13,837 0.79% 15,221 0.77%
9 DVD-Video 9,481 0.54% 10,061 0.51%
10 8cm CD 6,320 0.36% 6,616 0.34%
11 10" Vinyl 3,762 0.21% 3,995 0.20%
12 DVD 3,359 0.19% 3,611 0.18%
13 Wax Cylinder 3,101 0.18% 3,193 0.16%
14 Hybrid SACD 1,858 0.11% 2,250 0.11%
15 Enhanced CD 2,156 0.12% 2,215 0.11%
16 SACD 1,290 0.07% 1,473 0.07%
17 SHM-CD 1,113 0.06% 1,328 0.07%
18 HDCD 1,098 0.06% 1,327 0.07%
19 Blu-ray 801 0.05% 908 0.05%
20 Copy Control CD 697 0.04% 763 0.04%
21 10" Shellac 592 0.03% 630 0.03%
22 DVD-Audio 512 0.03% 545 0.03%
23 Blu-spec CD 290 0.02% 427 0.02%
24 VHS 303 0.02% 309 0.02%
25 DualDisc 258 0.01% 304 0.02%
26 USB Flash Drive 192 0.01% 267 0.01%
27 Other 249 0.01% 261 0.01%
28 Data CD 198 0.01% 226 0.01%
29 HQCD 144 0.01% 213 0.01%
30 VCD 180 0.01% 196 0.01%
31 Piano Roll 166 0.01% 166 0.01%
32 SHM-SACD 161 0.01% 161 0.01%
33 MiniDisc 151 0.01% 158 0.01%
34 Hybrid SACD (CD layer) 142 0.01% 150 0.01%
35 Hybrid SACD (SACD layer) 125 0.01% 134 0.01%
36 7" Flexi-disc 126 0.01% 126 0.01%
37 Reel-to-reel 114 0.01% 124 0.01%
38 Cartridge 119 0.01% 123 0.01%
39 CDV 116 0.01% 121 0.01%
40 CD+G 96 0.01% 97 0.00%
41 LaserDisc 92 0.01% 95 0.00%
42 DualDisc (CD side) 70 0.00% 79 0.00%
43 DTS CD 54 0.00% 63 0.00%
44 Music Card 61 0.00% 61 0.00%
45 Flexi-disc 37 0.00% 41 0.00%
46 DualDisc (DVD-Video side) 41 0.00% 41 0.00%
47 DualDisc (DVD-Audio side) 26 0.00% 33 0.00%
48 12" Shellac 16 0.00% 31 0.00%
49 Shellac 24 0.00% 24 0.00%
50 Playbutton 20 0.00% 20 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 8cm CD+G 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
56 Edison Diamond Disc 10 0.00% 10 0.00%
57 DVDplus 8 0.00% 10 0.00%
58 3.5" Floppy Disk 8 0.00% 8 0.00%
59 VinylDisc 6 0.00% 7 0.00%
60 slotMusic 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
61 CED 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
62 UMD 3 0.00% 3 0.00%
63 SD Card 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 8" LaserDisc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
67 VHD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
68 DVDplus (DVD-Video side) 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
69 HD-DVD 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
70 Pathé disc 1 0.00% 1 0.00%
71 SVCD 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
72 DVDplus (DVD-Audio side) 0 0.00% 0 0.00%