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Primary battery sales volume y-o-y change
(Data from BAJ members)

  Unit: million pcs.
Fiscal year
Apr - Mar
Total of primary batteries Zinc carbon batteries Alkaline batteries Silver oxide batteries Zinc air batteries Lithium batteries Others
2000 5,374 1,373 1,807 999 50 1,145 0
2001 4,813 1,254 1,586 923 52 994 4
2002 5,073 1,171 1,649 1,014 59 1,160 21
2003 4,905 1,007 1,613 1,020 56 1,184 26
2004 4,778 886 1,498 987 57 1,225 125
2005 4,741 772 1,523 929 57 1,240 221
2006 4,618 715 1,493 863 56 1,321 171
2007 4,488 493 1,612 841 56 1,313 173
2008 3,913 273 1,645 774 59 1,116 47
2009 3,628 192 1,444 792 64 1,136 0
2010 3,617 178 1,435 846 68 1,091 0
2011 3,458 174 1,426 845 60 954 0
2012 3,040 121 1,219 805 57 838 0
2013 2,889 108 1,218 751 64 747 0
2014 2,844 98 1,113 800 67 766 0
2015 2,971 96 1,175 804 69 827 0