Status : Published Published On : Apr, 2024 Report Code : VRICT5178 Industry : ICT & Media Available Format : Page : 210

Global Digital Education Market – Analysis and Forecast (2025-2030)

Industry Insights By Type (Self-Paced Online Education and Instructor-Led Online Education), By Course Type(Entrepreneurship and Business Management Courses, Science and Technology and Other Courses), By End-User (Academic Institutions and Enterprises & Public Sector) and By Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East And Africa)

Industry Overview

The Global Digital Education Market is anticipated to grow from USD 18.9 billion in 2023 to USD 79.5 billion in 2030 at a CAGR of 27.6 % during the forecast period from 2025 to 2030.

Innovative incorporation of advanced technology and digital tools in the process of learning and teaching is known as digital education which is also known as e-learning or digital learning. Digital education is the way forward to seeking education through the means of technology and digital devices. The concept of digital learning very old and it gained importance in the COVID-19 pandemic where face-to-face teaching was restricted. Digital learning has made learning engaging, motivating, interactive and handy. Governments of many countries are also taking initiatives to boost the digital education market. The involvement of digital platforms, augmented reality, the virtual world, webinars and online libraries are the new chalk and board of our education system.

Market Segmentation

Insight byType

On the basis of Type, the Digital Education Market is divided into self-paced online education and instructor-led online education. Among these, instructor-led online education segment has the largest share as it involves instructor delivered content.

Insight by Course Type

Based on course type, the Digital Education Market is segmented into entrepreneurship and business management courses, science and technology and other courses. Science and technology division dominated the market.

Insight by Enduser

The Digital Education Market is classified into academic institutions and enterprises & public sector. based on end-user. Academic institutions accounted for the largest share and are anticipated to dominate the market during the forecast period as they adopt digital education as one of their offerings.

Global Digital Education Market Report Coverage

Report Metric


Historical Period

2018 - 2023

Base Year Considered


Forecast Period

2025 - 2030

Market Size in 2023

U.S.D.  18.9 Billion

Revenue Forecast in 2030

U.S.D.  79.5 Billion

Growth Rate


Segments Covered in the Report

By Type, By Course Type, By End-User

Report Scope

Market Trends, Drivers, and Restraints; Revenue Estimation and Forecast; Segmentation Analysis; Impact of COVID-19; Companies’ Strategic Developments; Market Share Analysis of Key Players; Company Profiling

Regions Covered in the Report

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East And Africa

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

The major growth driver of the Digital Education Market is the  technological advancements in the market where education is not anymore limited to textbooks and classrooms. The internet has become accessible and affordable. The government is also taking necessary steps to come forward with policies that shall boost the digital education market. The efforts are being made to uplift the standard of digital infrastructure to help assist the utilization of innovative educational tools. In near future, digital education shall witness noticeable amendments in the way educational institutions function.


Post pandemic, students have become addicted to mobile phones, tablets, laptops in the name of digital learning. Parents are worried about their children health as they spend so much time staring at the screen. The increased screen time is the major concern and disadvantage of e-learning. Excessive screen time can lead to various health issues like bad posture, headaches.  Instructors should understand different approaches to teaching and learning and shouldn’t miss out the advantages offered by online learning.

Geographic Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Asia Pacific dominates the Digital Education Market during the forecast period. Due to growing internet penetration and electronic appliances uses, distance education, education system, correspondence courses, vocational courses and e-learning have become more popular.

Key Players Covered in the Report

Some of the key players in this market are Coursera, Pluralsight, Adobe, Udacity, Aptara, McGraw Hill, Udemy, Alison, CreativeLive, Byju’s, Datacamp, Edmodo, FutureLearn, Edureka, Novoed, Treehouse, edX, LinkedIn Learning, Khan Academy, Intellipaat

Recent developments by Key Players

Pluralsight and Elice have collaborated speed up digital skills development and technology expertise in Korea. Elice will leverage Pluralsight's hands-on, immersive and domain-specific technology learning content as a strategic complement to Elice's existing online learning offerings currently available in Korea. Through Elice's LXP platform, Pluralsight content shall be offered and translated.

The state government of Andhra Pradesh and edX signed MoU for e-learning platform that offers university courses. Through this MoU, new technologies and teaching methods for teaching and learning experience are being developed by the e-learning platform and state higher education department.  Over 12 lakh as students would be able to pursue free 2,000+ edX online courses offered by leading universities and other educational institutions, along with their current and get certificates.

The global Digital Education Market report offers a comprehensive market segmentation analysis along with estimation for the forecast period 2025–2030.

Segments Covered in the Report

  • By Type
    • Self-Paced Online Education
    • Instructor-led Online Education
  • By Course type
    • Science and Technology
    • Entrepreneurship and Business Management
    • Other
  • By End-user
    • Academic Institutions
    • Enterprises & Public Sector

Region Covered in the Report

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • U.K.
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia-Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • India
    • Australia
    • Rest of APAC
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
    • Turkey
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA

Digital Education Market Size

Source: VynZ Research

Digital Education Market Analysis

Source: VynZ Research

Frequently Asked Questions

Recent collaborations and initiatives include Pluralsight and Elice partnering to enhance digital skills development in Korea, and the MoU between the state government of Andhra Pradesh and edX to offer e-learning platforms for university courses.
Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period due to growing internet penetration, increased use of electronic devices, and the popularity of distance education and e-learning.
One of the main restraints is the concern over increased screen time and potential health issues associated with excessive use of digital devices for learning. It is important for instructors to understand different teaching approaches and utilize the advantages of online learning effectively.
Technological advancements, increased accessibility to the internet, government initiatives, and the adoption of innovative educational tools are the major growth drivers of the market.
The market is segmented based on type (self-paced online education and instructor-led online education), course type (entrepreneurship and business management courses, science and technology, and other courses), and end users (academic institutions and enterprises & public sector).
Digital education, also known as e-learning or digital learning, involves the innovative use of technology and digital tools in the learning and teaching process. It has gained importance, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is anticipated to grow significantly in the coming years.

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  •  Build Market Size Model
  •  Research and Analysis
  •  Final Deliverabvle


Key Takeaways