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Worldwide PC 2014–2018 Forecast Update: November 2014

Worldwide PC 2014–2018 Forecast Update: November 2014

This IDC Forecast Update presents an updated look at the worldwide PC marketplace for the near future. It incorporates the latest data from 3Q14 with the market forecast to 2018. It is valid as of November 2014 and provides forecast and growth figures for PC shipments at the worldwide level and for key regional markets. Details include unit, value, and average selling price (ASP) figures, including compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) for 2014–2018. For comparison purposes, the tables in this document also include historical figures for 2011–2013.

Regional details are also provided for PCs by form factor and dollar value of shipments for the United States, Western Europe, Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) (APEJ), Japan, and the rest of the world (ROW).


IDC Opinion
In This Forecast Update
Methodology
Situation Overview
Future Outlook
Worldwide Update and Outlook
Regional Update and Outlook
United States
Western Europe
Japan
Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Rest of World
Average System Price Outlook
Form Factor Outlook
Assumptions
Market Context
Essential Guidance
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Related Research
Drivers/Inhibitors
Definitions
Historical Market Values and Exchange Rates
Table: Worldwide PC Shipments by Region, 2011–2018 (000)
Table: Worldwide PC Value of Shipments by Region, 2011–2018 ($M)
Table: Worldwide PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: U.S. PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: Western Europe PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: Japan PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: Rest of World PC Shipments, Value of Shipments, and Average System Price by Form Factor, 2011–2018
Table: Top 3 Assumptions for the Worldwide PC Market, 2014–2018
Table: Key Forecast Assumptions for the Worldwide PC Market, 2014–2018
Table: Short-Term Accelerators and Inhibitors in the Global PC Market
Table: Long-Term Accelerators and Inhibitors in the Global PC Market
Table: Geographic Categories by Region

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