Nikkei newspaper estimated the 2015 washing machine market share in Japan. According to it, Hitachi Appliances had the biggest share (30.1%). Industry-wide total 3.823 million washing machines were sold in 2015. The total sales decreased by 3.0% from 2014.
Figure: Washing Machine Market Share in Japan, 2015
|Manufacturer||Market share (%)|
Source is Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun newspaper, the article on 2016 July 25th.