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E-Learning - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics

  • ID: 2832322
  • Report
  • May 2021
  • Region: Global
  • 507 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Absorb Software Inc.
  • Articulate Global, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • edX Inc.
  • Inspired eLearning, LLC.
  • NYIF.com

Global E-Learning Market to Reach $457.8 Billion by 2026


E-Learning may be defined as the delivery of instructional content through the use of electronic technology, which may include compact disks (CDs), computer-based training (CBT), or Web-based applications. Over the years, e-Learning has become an important part of the modern education system. Since its introduction, e-Learning has found widespread applications in various sectors including IT, marine, retail, healthcare, telecommunications, and financial services. These sectors are utilizing E-Learning programs for training employees as well as for disseminating information. Few of the factors responsible for shaping growth of e-Learning in the academic and corporate environment include fast-paced advancements in Internet technology including high-speed internet access, bandwidth expansion, and launch of 5G networks; e-Learning service innovations; development new and potent e-Learning technologies; rapid penetration of smartphones and tablets and increase use of the same for education supported by digitalizing lifestyles of consumers; falling mobile data and fixed line internet tariffs and the ensuing robust rise in Internet users; growing wave of BYOD in enterprises and the resulting popularity of implementing corporate e-Learning and training via tablets and smartphones; and favorable government initiatives that support the use of technology in education.

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for E-Learning estimated at US$250.8 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$457.8 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 10.3% over the analysis period. Academic, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record 10.2% CAGR and reach US$314 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Corporate segment is readjusted to a revised 10.6% CAGR for the next 7-year period. Ongoing content digitization efforts in academic sector, and rise in student enrollments for online courses on a part-time and full-time basis are helping support growth in the academic segment. Demand in the corporate segment is being driven by factors such as rise in demand for social learning tools such as Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube and developments in Web 2.0 technologies; increased adoption of integrated talent management solutions such as recruiting, performance and succession management, learning management and compensation management; declining costs of communication and technology; geographic dispersion of employees; and need to continuously develop technical skills and abilities and the need to train large number of employees to ensure greater economies of scale.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $90 Billion in 2021, While China is Forecast to Reach $105.7 Billion by 2026


The E-Learning market in the U.S. is estimated at US$90 Billion in the year 2021. China, the world`s second largest economy, is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$105.7 Billion by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 12.2% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Japan and Canada, each forecast to grow at 7.6% and 8.6% respectively over the analysis period. Within Europe, Germany is forecast to grow at approximately 9.7% CAGR. The e-Learning market in developing regions is evolving into a dynamic growth sector as public universities, governments and local providers push into the market. There are several factors driving e-Learning market in developing countries, for instance e-Learning helps to decrease infrastructure costs and reduce expenditures e.g., cost on classroom space along with textbook purchase or rental leading to lesser education costs for people in developing nations. In addition, online learning eradicates logistics problems on account of weak public transport and poor road infrastructure in developing nations.

Select Competitors (Total 290 Featured) -

  • Absorb Software Inc.
  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Aptara Inc.
  • Articulate Global, Inc.
  • bit media e-solution GmbH
  • Blackboard, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
  • Coursera Inc.
  • D2L Corporation
  • edX Inc.
  • Fischer, Knoblauch & Co.
  • GetSmarter
  • Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
  • Hurix Systems Private Ltd.
  • Inspired eLearning, LLC.
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • Intralearn Software Corporation
  • Macmillan Learning
  • McGraw-Hill
  • NYIF.com
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Pearson Education
  • Persona Learning
  • SAP SuccessFactors, Inc.
  • Skillsoft Limited
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Absorb Software Inc.
  • Articulate Global, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • edX Inc.
  • Inspired eLearning, LLC.
  • NYIF.com
I. METHODOLOGY

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW
  • Influencer Market Insights
  • World Market Trajectories
  • Impact of Covid-19 and a Looming Global Recession
  • Exhibit 1: Number of Students Impacted by COVID-19 in Select Countries: June 2020
  • Exhibit 2: Number of Students Impacted by COVID-19: Feb2020-Aug2020
  • School Closures Due to the Pandemic Prompt Boom in E-Learning
  • Web Conferencing Accelerates Move towards Location Agnostic Interactive and Synchronous Learning in Education Sector
  • Video Conferencing Platforms Gain Traction in Remote Learning During COVID-19
  • Google Augments Learning Management with Robust Solutions
  • e-Learning Brings in a New Transformation in Education Sector
  • Rapid Internet Penetration Catalyzes Broad Based Growth in the Market
  • Exhibit 3: Internet Ubiquity, Speed & Bandwidth Explosion Provides the Support Platform for the Proliferation of e-Learning Services: Internet Users as % of Population by Region for 2019 and 2024
  • Video Use in e-Learning Witnesses Robust Growth
  • Exhibit 4: Higher User Engagement with Short Videos as Compared to Other Forms of Content Drives the Value of Creating Short But Effective e-Learning Video Content: % Engagement Loss by Video Length
  • Academic Sector Remains the Largest Market for e-Learning
  • Corporate & Government e-Learning: The Fastest Growing Segment
  • Exhibit 5: Global Average Per Capita Spending on Workplace Training of Employees (In US$) for the Years 2012, 2014, 2018 and 2020E
  • RECENT MARKET ACTIVITY
2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS
  • Select Global Brands
3. MARKET TRENDS & DRIVERS
  • AR & VR Technologies Take e-Learning to the Next Level in Efficiency Enhancement
  • Augmented Reality (AR) Makes e-Learning More Engaging, and Interactive
  • Virtual Reality (VR) & Wearable Devices Contribute to Cost-effective Online Learning & Training
  • Advances in Artificial Intelligence Drives Adaptive and Personalized e-Learning
  • Exhibit 6: Commercialization of AI Technology Boosts Use of AI in e-Learning: Global Market for Market in US$ Billion for 2018, 2020, 2022, and 2024
  • Companies Turn towards Learning Experience Platform (LXP)
  • Rise in User Generated Content
  • Technology Innovations Continue to Benefit Market Growth
  • Select Innovations and Advancements
  • Select e-Learning Products
  • Cloud: Growing Domain for e-Learning Application Development & Delivery
  • Myriad Benefits of Cloud Drive Opportunities for Cloud as the Future of e-Learning Infrastructure: Global Public Cloud Services (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2018, 2022 and 2024
  • Big Data Analytics to Drive Personalized Learning Experiences
  • Role of Social Media in e-Learning Grows Stronger
  • Social and Collaborative Learning Picks up Momentum Among Companies
  • Exhibit 7: Expanding Social Presence Continues to Play a Central Role in the Integration of Social Networking with Education: Global Number of Social Media Users (In Billion) for the Years 2014, 2018 and 2022
  • Rapid e-Learning: A Viable Alternative to Conventional Development Techniques
  • Supportive Government Policies Provide the Foundation for Growth
  • Emerging Economies Drive Growth in the Market
  • Web Conferencing Emerges as a Major Collaborative Tool in e-Learning
  • Exhibit 8: Global Market for Web & Video Conferencing SaaS Market (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2019, 2021 & 2023
  • Creation of a Personal Learning Environment (PLE), the Most Rewarding Aspect of e-Learning
  • MOOCs: New Form of Online Training
  • LMS: A Key Contributor to e-Learning
  • Microlearning Gains Traction in Corporate eLearning
  • m-Learning Emerges to Revolutionize e-Learning
  • Exhibit 9: Worldwide Smartphone Sales (in Million Units) by Geographic Region/Country for the Years 2018 & 2022
  • Exhibit 10: Smartphone Adoption Worldwide by Region (in %): 2018 & 2025
  • Apps Critical to the Growth of m-Learning
  • Development of HTML5
  • M-Learning VAS Offers Support Structure for m-Learning
  • Gamification of Learning, the Most Lucrative Way to Monetize e-Learning
  • Shadow Education Emerges to Drive a Large Chunk of Growth in the Academic/ Educational Sector
  • Exhibit 11: Global Market for Private Tutoring in US$ Billion for the Years 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024
  • Growing Student Population Benefits Growth of e-Learning in the Academic Sector
  • Exhibit 12: Burgeoning World Student Population Expands the Addressable Market Opportunity for e-Learning Technologies: Student Population (In Million) in Select Countries Worldwide for the Year 2019E
  • Academic e-Learning to Leverage the Growing Trend of BYOD in Classrooms
  • Exhibit 13: e-Learning Rides the BYOD to School Wave, With Smartphone Penetration Being the Highest in the 12+ Age Group of Children & Teens: Smartphone Ownership by Age Group in the U.S for the Year 2018
  • Proliferation of BYOD among Enterprises Opens New Avenues for the Growth of Corporate m-Learning
  • Exhibit 14: Global Spending on BYOD (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2017 & 2022
  • Key Challenges to Market Growth
4. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
  • TABLE 1: World Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 2: World Historic Review for E-Learning by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 3: World 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • TABLE 4: World Current & Future Analysis for Academic by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 5: World Historic Review for Academic by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Academic by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • TABLE 7: World Current & Future Analysis for Corporate & Government by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 8: World Historic Review for Corporate & Government by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Corporate & Government by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, China, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
III. MARKET ANALYSIS

UNITED STATES
  • Market Overview
  • E-Learning Gains Traction in the Era of COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Corporate e-Learning Market
  • Online Learning: Increasing Role in Higher Education
  • Self-Paced e-Learning Market
  • Strong Growth Characterizes PreK-12 & Higher Education
  • Virtual Schools & Homeschooling Drive Demand for e-Learning Products
  • TABLE 10: USA Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 11: USA Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 12: USA 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
CANADA
  • Market Overview
  • Modest Penetration of Online and Blended Learning
  • TABLE 13: Canada Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 14: Canada Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 15: Canada 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
JAPAN
  • e-Learning Market Continues to Gain Traction
  • Language e-Learning: Market Overview
  • Corporate & Government Sector to Exhibit Faster Growth
  • TABLE 16: Japan Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 17: Japan Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 18: Japan 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
CHINA
  • Market Overview
  • COVID-19 Widens Opportunities for E-Learning in China
  • Exhibit 15: Number of Online Educational Users in China: December 2016 - March 2020
  • Chinese EdTech Startups Benefit during the COVID-19 Crisis
  • Greater Demand for Online Tutoring Platforms and High Mobile Internet Penetration Rates Drives Growth Opportunities in China
  • Creating Localized e-Learning Content for China
  • Online Higher Education: On the Growth Curve
  • Corporate & Government e-Learning: A Promising Sector
  • TABLE 19: China Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 20: China Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 21: China 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
EUROPE
  • Market Overview
  • COVID-19 Crisis Favors Growth in E-Learning Market
  • TABLE 22: Europe Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 23: Europe Historic Review for E-Learning by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 24: Europe 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
  • TABLE 25: Europe Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 26: Europe Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 27: Europe 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
FRANCE
  • Market Overview
  • TABLE 28: France Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 29: France Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 30: France 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
GERMANY
  • TABLE 31: Germany Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 32: Germany Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 33: Germany 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
ITALY
  • TABLE 34: Italy Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 35: Italy Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 36: Italy 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
UNITED KINGDOM
  • Market Overview
  • Corporate/Government e-Learning on the Growth Curve
  • TABLE 37: UK Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 38: UK Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 39: UK 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
REST OF EUROPE
  • TABLE 40: Rest of Europe Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 41: Rest of Europe Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 42: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
ASIA-PACIFIC
  • An Overview
  • The e-Learning Curve
  • Corporate e-Learning Holds Significant Growth Potential
  • Australia
  • Factors Driving Adoption of e-Learning Programs
  • e-Learning in Primary and Secondary Education (K-12)
  • e-Learning in Higher Education
  • Corporate & Government Training Programs
  • India
  • Government Initiatives to Spur Demand for e-Learning in India
  • COVID-19 Pandemic Spurs the Indian E-Learning Market in India
  • Pandemic Showcases Disparities in Access to Education in India
  • E-Learning Opportunities
  • E-Learning in Higher Education
  • Growing Significance of e-Learning in Corporate Sector
  • South Korea
  • TABLE 43: Asia-Pacific Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 44: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 45: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
REST OF WORLD
  • Latin America
  • Underdeveloped Traditional Education System Provides Greater Growth Opportunities in Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Digitization Initiatives to Shape Growth in Africa
  • Kenya
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia - Increasingly Focused on e-Learning
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • TABLE 46: Rest of World Current & Future Analysis for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for the Years 2020 through 2027 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 47: Rest of World Historic Review for E-Learning by Segment - Academic and Corporate & Government Markets - Independent Analysis of Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2012 through 2019 and % CAGR
  • TABLE 48: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for E-Learning by Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Academic and Corporate & Government for the Years 2012, 2020 & 2027
IV. COMPETITION
  • Total Companies Profiled: 290
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Absorb Software Inc.
  • Adobe Systems Inc.
  • Aptara Inc.
  • Articulate Global, Inc.
  • bit media e-solution GmbH
  • Blackboard, Inc.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc.
  • Coursera Inc.
  • D2L Corporation
  • edX Inc.
  • Fischer, Knoblauch & Co.
  • GetSmarter
  • Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
  • Hurix Systems Private Ltd.
  • Inspired eLearning, LLC.
  • International Business Machines Corporation
  • Intralearn Software Corporation
  • Macmillan Learning
  • McGraw-Hill
  • NYIF.com
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Pearson Education
  • Persona Learning
  • SAP SuccessFactors, Inc.
  • Skillsoft Limited
Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown
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