Manufacturing Fun Facts

Manufacturing Fun Facts

General Manufacturing Facts

  • The average car requires 30,000 parts
  • The average plane requires 6 million parts
  • The top 10 manufacturing countries are:
    China, US, Japan, Germany, South Korea, India, France, Italy, UK and Taiwain
  • 422,271 Industrial robots were sold worldwide in 2018
  • 5.17 billion worth of CMM machines were purchased in 2019
  • Global CNC machine market size to reach 100+ billion by 2025

United States Manufacturing Facts

  • The US is the world's third largest manufacturer
  • US Manufacturing is responsible for nearly half of all US exports
  • There are 322,891 manufacturing companies in the US
  • 12% of the US GDP is driven by manufacturing
  • 63% of all private sector R&D is driven by manufacturers
  • If US Manufacturing was it's own economy it would be the 8th largest in the world
  • 7.7 billion worth of machine tools was purchased in 2019
  • For every $1 spent in manufacturing another $1.82 is added
  • There are 12.82 million manufacturing workers in the US
  • 4.6 million manufacturing jobs will be needed over the next 10 years
  • 10.98 million motor vehicles were produced in the US in 2018

European Manufacturing Facts

  • Europe is the worlds second largest manufacturer
  • 23.8% of Europe's GDP is driven by manufacturing
  • 20.6 billion worth of machine tools were purchased in 2018
  • There are 30.4 million manufacturing workers in Europe
  • There are 2.1 million manufacturing companies in Europe
  • 19.2 million motor vehicles were produced in Europe in 2018

China Manufacturing Facts

  • China is the world's largest manufacturer
  • There are 2,801,143 factories in China
  • 40.5% of China's GDP is driven by manufacturing
  • 28.8 billion worth of machine tools were purchased in 2018
  • There are 112 million manufacturing workers in China
  • 90% of the world's PCs are made in China
  • 80% of the world's air conditioners are made in China
  • 70% of the world's cell phones are made in China
  • 60% of the world's shoes are made in China
  • 27.8 million motor vehicles were produced in China in 2018