More bottled water sold in the US than fruit beverages, sport drinks and energy drinks combined

More than half of all beverage sales in the US were carbonated beverages. 27.8% of 2006 US beverage sales was bottled water.

US beverage market by segment
  Shipments Growth Share
Segments 2005 2006 YTY 2005 2006
CSDs 15,271.6 15,103.6 -1.1% 52.9% 50.9%
Bottled Water 7,537.1 8,253.1 9.5% 26.1% 27.8%
Fruit Beverages 4,119.0 4,020.1 -2.4% 14.3% 13.5%
Sports Drinks 1,207.5 1,348.8 11.7% 4.2% 4.5%
RTD Tea 555.9 701.5 26.2% 1.9% 2.4%
Energy Drinks 152.5 227.4 49.1% 0.5% 0.8%
RTD Coffee 38.9 43.0 10.4% 0.1% 0.1%
Total 28,882.5 29,697.6 2.8% 100.0% 100.0%
Source: Beverage Marketing Corporation