According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, in 2013 the grill industry shipped nearly 14 million grills and smokers in North America. That number breaks down as follows:
- Total Gas Grill Shipments (58 percent of sales) – 8,053,000
- Total Charcoal Grill Shipments (40 percent of sales) – 5,590,000
- Total Electric Grill Shipments (2 percent of sales) – 302,000
Gas grills continue to dominate as the most popular type of grill sold!
Learn more about 2014 grilling trends from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.