LED A-line lamps surged 226.7 percent during 2015Q4 on a year-over-year basis. Meanwhile, halogen A-line lamps posted a year-over-year increase of 8.7 percent, and incandescent A-line lamps increased by 7.8 percent while compact fluorescents lamps (CFL) dropped 56.0 percent. Compared to 2015Q3, LED shipments rose 18.4 percent, halogen A-lines increased 0.8 percent, and CFL shipments saw a quarter-to-quarter increase of 6.5 percent. In contrast, incandescent A-line lamp shipments decreased 16.7 percent on a quarter-over-quarter basis.
Halogen A-line lamps accounted for almost half of all consumer lamp shipments in 2015Q4, at 49.7 percent, followed by CFLs with a share of 23.4 percent and incandescent A-lines at 7.8 percent. LED A-line lamps increased their sales share by three percentage points between (time period) and the end of 2015, and now comprise 17.1 percent of the consumer lamp market.