Apple released its 10-Q Quarterly Report on Friday.

This form details the products unveiled at Macworld San Francisco in January, and also outlines sales figures for the first quarter 2006 and compares them to the same quarter in 2005.

European net sales were up 47 per cent from $847m in quarter one 2005, to $1,242m in quarter one 2006.

Americas net sales were up 65 per cent from $1,637m in quarter one 2005, to $2,700m in quarter one 2006.

Retail net sales were up 91 per cent from $260m in quarter one 2005, to $1,072m in quarter one 2006.

Apple sold 387,000 Macs in Europe in the quarter, 21 per cent more that the same quarter a year earlier (320,000).

Apple sold 515,000 Macs in the Americas in the quarter, 8 per cent more that the same quarter a year earlier (476,000).

Apple sold 193,000 Macs through its Retail division in the quarter, 62 per cent more that the same quarter a year earlier (119,000).

iPod eclipses Mac

Apple sold 7 per cent more Mac desktops compared to the year ago quarter (667,000 verses 623,000).

Despite there being no significant upgrades to the iBook or PowerBook in that time, the company sold 39 per cent more portable Macs however (587,000 verses 423,000).

The iPod saw an increase of 207 per cent more sales compared to the year ago quarter (14,043,000 versus 4,580,000).

Apple made $1,724m through sales of Macs in the quarter (7 per cent more than the same quarter in 2005).

The company made $5,749m through sales of iPods and related products in the quarter (65 per cent more than the year ago quarter).

Apple released its quarter one 2006 results on January 18, 2006.