The discretes market constitutes the majority of semiconductors shipped
worldwide, 56 percent in 2010. Revenue however, only constitutes 7 percent.
The market is made up by diodes, transistors, rectifiers, and thyristors. The
majority of the products are classified under power management. The largest
and fastest growing segment is power transistors. Power transistors revenue
is growing at an average annual rate of 8 percent each year with modules
driving growth. The other segments are growing at around 4 percent each year
for revenue. This tracker provides market statistics on discretes providing
regional forecasts, application market demand, and market share.