Semiconductor industry revenue - additional information
Intel was the leading vendor in the semiconductor industry in 2014 as the company generated revenue of over 50.8 billion U.S. dollars. This is a steady increase on the 33.4 billion U.S. dollar revenue it generated in 2009. In the same time period, Samsung Electronics, Intel’s closest competitor, has seen its industry revenue increase from 17.7 billion U.S. dollars to over 35.28 billion U.S. dollars. Intel’s overall market share of the semiconductor industry in 2014 stood at 15 percent, whilst Samsung Electronics held 10.4 percent of the market. Qualcomm was their nearest rival as the Californian company held a market share of 5.6 percent.
The revenue generated by Intel in the semiconductor industry marks a significant portion of the company’s overall net revenue, which stood at 55.87 billion U.S. dollars in 2014. In 2013, some 9 billion U.S. dollars was generated domestically in the United States and a further 11 billion U.S. dollars was made in Singapore. In comparison, Samsung Electronics’ 30 billion U.S. dollar revenue in the semiconductor industry represents less than 15 percent of the company’s overall revenue, which was estimated at over 216 billion U.S. dollars in 2013. Around a third of this revenue was generated in the Americas and a further 23 percent in Europe.
Global revenue in the semiconductor industry stood at almost 340 billion U.S. dollars in 2014 and it is expected to grow further in the coming years. By 2016, the industry is projected to generate yearly revenue of over 350 billion U.S. dollars, representing a year-on-year growth of 4.3 percent.