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Blockchain Technology Market Size & Share, 2025 | Industry Report

Blockchain Technology Market Analysis Report By Type, By Component By Application, By Enterprise Size, By End Use, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17620139  |  Published: October 2020  |  No of Pages: 150
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Computing & Technology  |  Publisher: Grand View Research

Industry Insights

The global blockchain technology market size was accounted for USD 1,590.9 million in 2018. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 69.4% over the forecasted period, 2019 to 2025. Blockchain technology is an upcoming technology anticipated to be widely adopted across industry verticals, especially in IT domain. This technology enables ledger which can be accessed by the different parties for transactions involved and also act as an irrefutable depository for all transactions between various parties.

Several benefits associated with the adoption of this technology is attracting companies from finance & technology sector. Technological solution not only disrupts the financial sector but also help in development of various industries such as media & telecom, consumer goods, and others.

U.S. blockchain technology market

Blockchain technology is also used for bitcoin transactions. This technology is also incorporated in various cryptocurrencies like Mintchip, Ripple, and Litecoin. Several banks and financial institutions are interested in adopting this technology owing to its innovative structure with regulatory boards including the Bank of England, and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Thus, various players in the finance sector are focusing on investing in this technology to develop their services. However, the market is projected to struggle with regulatory & security concerns in the next few years.

Beside the finance sector, blockchain technology is projected to offer ample opportunities for the public sector and healthcare industry. Earlier the technical knowledge was limited with the BFSI domain, but with advanced technology development, the blockchain technology is now used across different applications.

Type Insights

The blockchain technology market is fragmented into hybrid cloud, private cloud, and public cloud depending on the type. Public network cloud is projected to dominate owing to the growing adoption of these solutions in governmental institutions for efficient transactions. For example, Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is planning to introduce the blockchain platform in their transactions settlement, & clearing systems.

Private cloud segment helps companies to reverse transactions and rules modification at affordable transaction rates. Private networks also help in fixing faults by manual interventions. Thus, the private cloud segment is anticipated to grow at a significant rate in the next few years.

End Use Insights

End use segment include government, media & entertainment, healthcare, retail, financial services, travel, transportation & logistics, and others. Blockchain technology offers various benefits to financial industry by enabling integration with internet and mobile devices. Financial services sector is expected to dominate the market over the forecast duration. For example, in 2019, Bank of America has partnered with Marco Polo Network for digitizing their finance solutions.

Europe blockchain technology market

In financial services sector, the transactional & regulatory offerings of expertise are aligned with BFSI sector for efficient finance management. Thus, several industries like healthcare, transportation, media & telecom, and consumer goods are expected to get benefits from this technology.

Component Insights

Protocols & infrastructure providers develop software blocks which are required for blockchain network. Growing demand for protocols including Hyperledger, BigChainDB, Openchain, and Ethereum are mainly supporting market growth. These protocols help application developer for constructing customized distributed ledger networks.

Development of open source based distributed ledger technology offer greater data transparency, high throughput, low latency, and support to private and public ledgers. In addition, increasing demand for blockchain protocol for developing games like EtherWarfare, Spells of Genesis, CryptoKitties and others is projected to bolster the market growth.

Application Insights

In 2018, the payment application segment accounted for USD 723.3 million in the overall market. Blockchain technology’s ability to offer transparency, reduced operational cost, and enhanced payment system efficiency is boosting the segment growth.  Additionally, the growing adoption of this technology in the company’s payment processes is projected to drive the market growth.

Financial services utilize blockchain solutions to provide cross border payment transactions at lower costs. For example, in 2017, SWIFT has introduced proof of concept for exploring distributed ledger technologies for efficient monitoring in banks. Several banks including the ANZ banking group, RBC Royal Bank, DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank have joined SWIFT’s payment solutions.

Enterprise Size Insights

The small & medium enterprise type segment is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Moreover, SMEs are using solutions driven by artificial intelligence and machine learning that help to access high-quality information at lower costs. These key benefits are expected to positively impact on the market growth.

Rising adoption of blockchain solutions by SMEs for enabling digital services is projected to spur the growth of the segment. Moreover, these solutions helps in automating financial transactions and provide data security to SMEs.

Regional Insights

In 2018, North America accounted for USD 612.3 million in the overall market. This growth is contributed to the rapid adoption of innovative solutions in the countries such as Canada, and U.S. Blockchain technology is widely used in government, retail, and BFSI sector for payment transactions, smart contracts, and digital identity detection solutions.

Asia Pacific is projected to grow at a significant rate owing to the rising financial sector across countries like India, and China. In banks, for managing Know Your Customer (KYC) document, blockchain technology is utilized. Furthermore, growing research initiatives for developing blockchain solution is predicted to support market growth. For example, in 2018, the Chinese academy of sciences has announced the development of a new lab in the country.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

The outbreak of COVID-19 has negatively impacted the global blockchain technology market. COVID-19 crisis has disrupted supply chains network of all industries and their commerce business. Blockchain technology is expected to be critical for potential rebuilding of disrupted network. This technology provide transparent and secured data on transactions and goods services.

Amid COVID-19 blockchain in finance sector is expected grow at faster pace than other industries. Data storage, goods authentication, and food tracking applications involve financial transactions, which are projected to contribute to market growth.

Furthermore, online gaming trend is on rise during the coronavirus pandemic, as the people are staying in home. These online gaming applications are expected to proliferate the digital currency usage, which, in turn, is boosting the need for blockchain technologies.

Blockchain Technology Market Share Insights

Leading players in the market include, Microsoft Corporation; Linux Foundation; IBM Corporation; Deloitte; BTL Group; R3; Chain Inc.; Global Arena Holding, Inc. (GAHI); Circle Internet Financial Limited; Eric Industries; Ripple; and Post-Trade Distributed Ledger.

Companies are engaged in investment for new technology development and collaborations to increase their presence across the world. For instance, in 2019, Icertis have collaborated with Microsoft Corporation to develop enhanced blockchain framework to deliver high efficiency.

Report Scope



Market size value in 2020

USD 3.84 million

Revenue forecast in 2025

USD 57.64 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 69.4% from 2019 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Billions, & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Report coverage             

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments covered

Type, component, application, enterprise size, end use, region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Germany, U.K., China, Japan, India, and Brazil.

Key companies profiled

IBM Corporation; Microsoft Corporation; Linux Foundation; and R3. Some other key players in the market include BTL Group; Chain Inc.; Deloitte; Circle Internet Financial Limited; Global Arena Holding, Inc. (GAHI); Post-Trade Distributed Ledger; Ripple; and Eric Industries.

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis on the latest industry trends and opportunities in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Million Insights has segmented the global blockchain technology market report on the basis of type, component, application, enterprise size, end-use and region:

• Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Public
    • Private
    • Hybrid

• Component Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Application & Solution
    • Infrastructure & Protocols
    • Middleware

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Digital Identity
    • Exchanges
    • Payments
    • Smart Contracts
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Others

• Enterprise Size Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Large Enterprises
    • Small & Medium Enterprises

• End Use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Financial Services
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Retail
    • Transportation & Logistics
    • Travel
    • Others

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Canada
        • Mexico
    • Europe
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • France
    • Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
        • Japan
        • Australia
    • South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
        • Saudi Arabia
        • UAE

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