Intel employs more than 110 thousand people worldwide and generated more than 71 billion U.S. dollars in global annual revenue in 2019. The company is a major player in the global semiconductor market with a market share of around 13 to 15 percent over the past ten years. Samsung Electronics, Sk Hynix, Micron Technology, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Texas Instruments and Toshiba are amongst Intel’s main competitors in the semiconductor industry. Samsung electronics were the nearest rival in terms of market share during 2019, holding 12.5 percent of the market, 3.2 percent less than Intel. with The majority of Intel's revenue stems from China, the United States, Singapore, and Taiwan, while approximately 10 percent comes from the rest of the world.
Intel's annual research and development expenditure has steadily increased and more than doubled over the past ten years - from around 5.65 billion U.S. dollars in 2009 to more than 13 billion U.S. dollars in 2019. The company also reported more than seven billion U.S. dollars in marketing, general and administrative expenses for 2017.