by Falan Yinug, Director, Industry Statistics and Economic Policy
Quick, where can you find out A) the size of the global semiconductor market in 2016 (answer: $339 billion), B) U.S. semiconductor industry market share in 2016 (answer: 48 percent), and C) the top end market for semiconductors in 2016 (answer: communication products) all in one place? Answer: These data points and many more are now available in the recently released 2017 SIA Factbook!
[DOWNLOAD THE 2017 SIA FACTBOOK]
The 2017 Factbook presents an easy-to-understand picture of the trends in 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 2016, and most of the data is presented over a 20-year period, which gives the reader a helpful picture of long-term industry and market trends.
Now in its fourth year, the annual SIA Factbook has become the go-to reference for quick stats on the industry. The annual Factbooks from previous years (2014-2016) are also available here, and an SIA webinar explaining the first 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 for free today!
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