Semiconductor unit shipments worldwide 2000-2019

The statistic shows the unit shipments of semiconductors worldwide from 2000 to 2019. In 2019, it was forecast that about 1.14 trillion semiconductor units are going to be shipped all over the world.
Semiconductors are a crucial element of modern electronic devices. In 2010, the global semiconductor industry registered an unprecedented year-on-year revenue growth rate of 31.8 percent. While post-2010 growth has been less impressive, it has generally hovered between 0 and 10 percent year-on-year. 2015 saw a slight decline, while 2017 growth was a significant 20.6 percent. Samsung, the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker as of 2017, had 14.6 percent of the total semiconductor market share. The former long-time market leader Intel had a market share of 13.8 percent in 2017. Intel’s main business lies in the manufacturing of semiconductor chips, accounting for a significant portion of Intel's net revenue.

Semiconductor unit shipments worldwide from 2000 to 2019

Unit shipments in billions
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Release date

January 2019



Survey time period

2000 to 2019

Supplementary notes

* Forecast

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