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Forecast Analysis: Semiconductors, Worldwide, 1Q14 Update

Published: 11 April 2014

ID: G00263400

Analyst(s): Bryan Lewis, Peter Middleton


In 2014, total semiconductor revenue will grow 5.4% to $332.5 billion, after again starting the year on a weak note due to excess inventory. Total growth was maintained at approximately the same level as our 4Q13 forecast. Compound annual growth through 2018 will be 4.3%.

Table Of Contents


  • Industry Overview
  • Updates Since Our 4Q13 Forecast
  • Semiconductor Device Revenue and Growth
  • Semiconductor Application Revenue and Growth


  • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • PCs
    • Mobile Phones
    • Media Tablets
    • SSDs
    • LCD TVs
    • Automotive
    • Other Significant Changes to the Electronics Forecast
  • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Features and Functions
    • Semiconductor Device and Package Design
  • Semiconductor Device ASP
    • Supply and Demand
  • Semiconductor Device-Level Assumptions
    • General-Purpose
    • Application-Specific

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • Electronic Equipment Unit Production
    • Semiconductor Device Unit Content
    • Semiconductor Device ASPs
    • Influencing Factors
  • Connections
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Consumer Spending > Channel/End-Market Demand
    • Features and Functions > System Design
    • Device and Package Design > Functional Integration
    • Technology Node > Functional Integration
    • Device and Package Design > Features and Functions
    • Technology Node > Cost Reduction
    • Capital Spending > Manufacturing Utilization

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