This IDC study discusses IDC's Worldwide Semiconductor Applications Forecaster's (SAF's) estimates on the worldwide semiconductor revenue growth. Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 7.1% in 2014, reaching $334.6 billion. The SAF forecasts that semiconductor revenue will grow 3.6% in 2015 to $346.6 billion and log a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1% from 2014 to 2019, reaching $389.4 billion in 2019.
"For 2015, IDC forecasts more moderate growth as the DRAM market stabilizes. In addition, IDC believes that the automotive, industrial, and mobile phone markets will be bright spots for 2015," said Nina Turner, research manager, IDC's Enabling Technologies and Semiconductors.
Consumer device semiconductor, Desktop PC, Disk storage, Enterprise server, Internet of things, Media tablet and eReader semiconductor, Multifunction peripherals, PC semiconductor, PC semiconductor, STB semiconductor, Serial ATA drive, Serial ATA drive, Wearables, Wireless and wired communications semiconductor, Workstations