The 2016 SIA Factbook: Your Top Source for Semiconductor Data

Friday, Apr 01, 2016, 4:30pm

by Semiconductor Industry Association

Did you know global semiconductor industry sales reached $335 billion in 2015? Did you know the U.S. semiconductor industry maintained market share leadership with 50 percent of the global market in 2015? Did you know semiconductors were America’s third-leading manufactured export in 2015, behind only airplanes and automobiles? These facts and many others are now available for free download in the 2016 SIA Factbook.


The SIA Factbook presents a picture of the U.S. semiconductor industry and global market using data. Factbook sections include data on the global industry and market, capital and R&D investment, jobs, and productivity. Data is updated through 2015, and most of the data is presented over a 20-year period, which gives the reader an accurate picture of long-term industry and market trends.

The 2016 Factbook is the third annual factbook SIA has released. The 2014 and 2015 editions are available on the SIA Resources page, and an SIA webinar explaining the 2014 Factbook and other industry data is available here.

The U.S. semiconductor industry has a great story to tell about how semiconductors improve our lives, strengthen our country, and build our future. The SIA Factbook provides one unique and critical way to tell this story: through numbers. The SIA Factbook helps demonstrate the strength and promise of the U.S. semiconductor industry and why it is critical for policymakers to enact policies that boost growth and promote innovation. Download it today!