Blockchain Market Size and Growth Analysis by 2028

Blockchain Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis By Component (Solutions and Services), Application (Payments, Exchanges, Smart Contracts, Documentation, Digital Identity, Governance, Risk and Compliance, and Others), and Industry Vertical (BFSI, Retail, Government, Transportation and Logistics, Healthcare, Automotive, Media and Entertainment, and Others)

Publication Month : Jan 2022

  • Report Code : TIPTE100002172
  • Category : Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 190
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The blockchain market is expected to grow from US$ 4,935.0 million in 2021 to US$ 227,996.6 million by 2028; it is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 72.9% from 2021 to 2028.

Blockchain technology and its applications in the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector have attracted a lot of attention in the past few years, majorly due to its ability to transform existing industries' foundations and business models. Presently, apart from cryptocurrency applications, the other major practical applications of Blockchain are still in the banking and financial sector; however, various companies and institutions are now rapidly developing Blockchain-based solutions to solve complex business problems. In general terms, Blockchain is a subset of a broader distributed ledger technology (DLT), and it combines three significant concepts – cryptography, smart contracts, and distributed ledger design. Distributed ledger technology (DLT) is a fast-emerging approach that records and shares data across various data stores/ledgers. DLT facilitates the recording, sharing, and synchronization of transactions and data across a distributed network of different network participants.

The global Blockchain market is anticipated to exhibit very high growth in the near future. Major driving factors contributing to the market growth include extensive adoption of Blockchain solutions in the BFSI sector; advantages such as higher transparency, higher operational efficiency, and substantial cost savings; and an increase in the number of innovative startups. During the forecast period, trends such as rising government support and initiatives and a combination of Blockchain and artificial intelligence for advanced applications are expected to provide exciting opportunities for the players operating in the Blockchain market.

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Blockchain Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 4,935.0 Million in 2021
Market Size Value byUS$ 227,996.6 Million by 2028
Growth rateCAGR of 72.9% from 2021 to 2028
Forecast Period2021-2028
Base Year2021
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Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Blockchain Market

While the COVID-19 pandemic has posed significant issues for organizations worldwide, the Blockchain market has grown steadily during the crisis. Most crucially, throughout the epidemic, healthcare workers have moved to use chats, emails, phones, and video conversations to treat patients remotely, preventing the virus from spreading. The use of penetration testing tools for safe online transactions and conversational data increased due to this. The adoption of the Blockchain market by various firms to give optimal security during a chaotic environment is also a crucial element driving the Blockchain market vertical. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all aspects of society, including individuals and corporations. The internet ecosystem has become increasingly important globally. The reliance on online enterprises has expanded dramatically due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The internet is being used by BFSI, healthcare and life sciences, manufacturing, retail, transportation and logistics, and other industries to provide critical services to consumers. The demand for a Blockchain has surged among vendors. Various governments and regulatory agencies have forced both public and private organizations to accept new techniques of teleworking and preserving social distance in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, digital business practices and the use of emails on home servers have become the new business continuity plan (BCP) for a variety of enterprises.

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Blockchain Market Insights

All the major industries worldwide, including BFSI, retail, logistics & transportation, healthcare, automotive, media & entertainment, and government, are embracing and investing in disruptive technologies such as Blockchain, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and predictive analytics. The rising adoption of Blockchain technology is driven by the successful use cases and proof of Blockchain concepts in various industries that resulted in increased transparency, enhanced operational efficiency, and reduced costs. The nature of businesses is becoming very competitive in every industry worldwide, and to compete efficiently, enterprises nowadays rely on technology integration into various business functions to increase operational transparency and efficiency.

Blockchain has several applications in the financial sector, including payments, capital markets, trade services, investment & wealth management, and securities & commodities exchanges. Substantial cost savings is one of the main drivers for the rising adoption of Blockchain in this sector.

The use of Blockchain technology made transactions more transparent across major industries. This transparency helps prevent fraud and unauthorized activities in industries, such as financial services, government, and healthcare, where sensitive data is shared among participants. Blockchain streamlines and automates the traditional, paper-heavy processes, which are time-consuming and prone to human error. This makes transactions fast and efficient, thus, increasing operational efficiency.

Cost reduction and cost savings are major priorities for any business. Blockchain eliminates unnecessary third parties or intermediaries to reduce time and costs. With all these advantages, Blockchain enables businesses to improve operational efficiency, transparency, lower operating costs, and thus, helps them enhance service quality and customer experience.

Component Segment Insights

Based on component, the blockchain market can be bifurcated into services and solution. The solution segment led the blockchain market. The increasing adoption of blockchain solutions due to their capacity to provide more transparency in financial transaction management in bitcoin, as well as increasing digitization, is propelling the blockchain market forward. Customers can use the market's blockchain platform to create private, public, and consortium-based blockchain environments and construct their own blockchain applications and solutions. People, products, apps, and services can interact across the blockchain network, cloud providers, and enterprises using these platforms.

Blockchain Market, by Component (% Share)

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Application Segment Insights

The global blockchain market is segmented into payments, exchanges, smart contracts, documentation, digital identity, governance, risk & compliance, and others. The payment segment led the blockchain market. The others segment includes digital voting, ride-sharing, advertising, and many others. Blockchain reduces cost, increases security, increases transparency, and decreases transaction time while reducing the need for a trusted third party. Blockchain handles a varying set of rules and configurations. An application such as smart contracts, can greatly improve process efficiency, reliability, transparency, and reduce risk. The prospective uses of blockchain are varied and wide, and the technology is becoming more prevailing.

Industry Vertical Type Segment Insights

Blockchain is a distributed ledger capable of automatically verifying and recording a high volume of digital transactions, regardless of location. As startups use blockchain technology to drive greater transparency across the digital information network, they are increasing the awareness of blockchain technology in various sectors. Based on industry vertical, the global Blockchain market is categorized into BFSI, retail, government, transportation & logistics, healthcare, automotive, media & entertainment, and others. The others segment includes manufacturing, real estate, power and utilities, telecom, and sports.


The Blockchain market players focus on new product innovations and developments by integrating advanced technologies and features to compete. For instance, in 2019, Carrefour and Nestle Partnered with IBM to use blockchain technology in food categories. The partnership would enable a rapid expansion of a blockchain-based network that brings more transparency to the global food supply chain of retailers, growers, wholesalers, processors, distributors, and manufacturers.

Blockchain Market – Company Profiles

  • IBM Corporation
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • SAP Se
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP (HPE)
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
  • Ripple
  • Bitfury Group
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Component, Application, and Industry Vertical

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the driving factors responsible for the growth of Blockchain market?

Extensive Adoption of Blockchain Solutions in BFSI Industry Vertical
High Transparency and Operational Efficiency with Substantial Cost Savings

What is the market opportunity for Blockchain market?

The rising Government Support and Initiatives Worldwide is anticipated to offer ample future growth opportunity to the Blockchain market solution providers over the forecast period of 2021 to 2028. The adoption of Blockchain technology is still in its nascent stages worldwide, and it is growing at different speeds in different geographies. The adoption of Blockchain in particular geography depends on government support and a favorable business environment. Blockchain technology has immense potential to transform businesses and government services. For sustainable growth of the Blockchain market, a unified regulatory framework is crucial, and it depends on the governments' will. The opportunities in various countries will grow exponentially depending on the supportive government initiatives worldwide. Various governments worldwide are coming at the forefront to help the fast adoption of Blockchain. For instance, the European Commission has recently supported signing a 27-country pact on Blockchain, known as the European Blockchain Partnership. This partnership will look into EU-wide collaboration on various regulatory and technical matters related to the Blockchain market. The EU is also planning to invest EUR 300 million in Blockchain over the next three years. On similar lines, the UAE in the Middle East has also formulated an ideal strategy for Blockchain. The focus of this strategy is to do 50% of all government transactions on Blockchain technology by 2021. Also, Sweden has announced its Blockchain-based land registry project. Moreover, the rising use cases of Blockchain in government applications is another positive sign for companies operating in this market. Some of the most common public sector use cases include digital identity, digital voting, inter & intragovernmental transactions, documentation records, and supply chain traceability. The most active governments adopting, investing, and exploring Blockchain include Japan, South Korea, Switzerland, Singapore, Australia, Russia, Canada, Chile, and the Republic of Georgia. All these examples of Blockchain use cases in the government sector and an increase in government support in various geographies are expected to provide ample opportunities to market players operating or planning to enter the Blockchain market

Which component-based segment has the largest Blockchain market share in 2020?

Based on component, the global Blockchain market is segmented into Services, and Solution. The solution segment led the Blockchain market with a market share of 67.2% in 2020. It is expected to account for 69.1% of the total market in 2028.

What is the future trend for Blockchain market?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and its applications such as machine learning and deep learning have grown tremendously over the last few years. AI is being utilized extensively in numerous areas, ranging from cloud computing applications to digital assistants and self-driving/autonomous vehicles. With some of the most prominent tech players from the US and China, such as Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, IBM, Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent, at the forefront of artificial intelligence research and development, this technology is expected to change the face of every industry in the coming future. Blockchain technology and Artificial intelligence are two breakthrough technologies, and they work very well in unison. Combining these two technologies helps build and organize massive databases, strengthen various cybersecurity protocols, and perform tasks in less time than humans. Artificial intelligence works on the data gathered from multiple sources to extract valuable insights related to various business processes and customer preferences while saving costs and increasing operational efficiency for companies. Using AI to collect information is the most common way to use artificial intelligence technology. This data collection and its ethical use pose difficulties in the wide adoption of AI. In this matter, Blockchain can help by storing the AI mechanisms that process data on a distributed and decentralized registry which will help in securing personal information. In Blockchain, users can determine themselves who should be given access to their personal information by using private and public keys. Artificial intelligence-powered blockchains can provide decentralized identification to protect user identity. Various companies are using Blockchain and AI together in diverse applications. For instance, VIA uses Blockchain and AI to help large energy companies conceptualize and use their data more effectively. AlphaNetworks is a Blockchain-powered entertainment platform that uses Artificial Intelligence to improve audience analytics and viewership algorithms. NetObjex is a smart city infrastructure platform that uses Blockchain, IoT, and AI to power connected devices and cloud-based products.

Who are the major vendors in the Blockchain market?

Key companies in the Blockchain market include IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, Accenture, Amazon Web Services, SAP Se, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP (HPE), Oracle Corporation, Intel Corporation, Ripple, and Bitfury Group.

Which country has the largest market share in the Blockchain market?

The US is a significant contributor to the blockchain market in 2020. The US accounts for the largest market share in the blockchain market. The rapid evolution of blockchain technology is witnessing the developments of new platforms, partnerships, and applications in the country. Many companies in the U.S are collaborating with blockchain startups and some of the large players. Also, with the increased digitalization of business, maintaining trust can become expensive, inefficient, and time-consuming. Blockchain improves the reliability of data and reduced chances of fraud. These factors would fuel the demand of blockchain technology in the U.S.

The List of Companies - Blockchain Market

  1. IBM Corporation
  2. Microsoft Corporation
  3. Accenture
  4. Amazon
  5. SAP SE
  6. Bitfury Group Limited
  7. Ripple Labs Inc.
  8. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP (HPE)
  9. Oracle Corporation
  10. Intel Corporation

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  1. Data Collection and Secondary Research:

As a market research and consulting firm operating from a decade, we have published many reports and advised several clients across the globe. First step for any study will start with an assessment of currently available data and insights from existing reports. Further, historical and current market information is collected from Investor Presentations, Annual Reports, SEC Filings, etc., and other information related to company’s performance and market positioning are gathered from Paid Databases (Factiva, Hoovers, and Reuters) and various other publications available in public domain.

Several associations trade associates, technical forums, institutes, societies and organizations are accessed to gain technical as well as market related insights through their publications such as research papers, blogs and press releases related to the studies are referred to get cues about the market. Further, white papers, journals, magazines, and other news articles published in the last 3 years are scrutinized and analyzed to understand the current market trends.

  1. Primary Research:

The primarily interview analysis comprise of data obtained from industry participants interview and answers to survey questions gathered by in-house primary team.

For primary research, interviews are conducted with industry experts/CEOs/Marketing Managers/Sales Managers/VPs/Subject Matter Experts from both demand and supply side to get a 360-degree view of the market. The primary team conducts several interviews based on the complexity of the markets to understand the various market trends and dynamics which makes research more credible and precise.

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  • Provides first-hand information on the market size, market trends, growth trends, competitive landscape, and outlook
  • Validates and strengthens in-house secondary research findings
  • Develops the analysis team’s expertise and market understanding

Primary research involves email interactions and telephone interviews for each market, category, segment, and sub-segment across geographies. The participants who typically take part in such a process include, but are not limited to:

  • Industry participants: VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers and national sales managers
  • Outside experts: Valuation experts, research analysts and key opinion leaders specializing in the electronics and semiconductor industry.

Below is the breakup of our primary respondents by company, designation, and region:

Research Methodology

Once we receive the confirmation from primary research sources or primary respondents, we finalize the base year market estimation and forecast the data as per the macroeconomic and microeconomic factors assessed during data collection.

  1. Data Analysis:

Once data is validated through both secondary as well as primary respondents, we finalize the market estimations by hypothesis formulation and factor analysis at regional and country level.

  • 3.1 Macro-Economic Factor Analysis:

We analyse macroeconomic indicators such the gross domestic product (GDP), increase in the demand for goods and services across industries, technological advancement, regional economic growth, governmental policies, the influence of COVID-19, PEST analysis, and other aspects. This analysis aids in setting benchmarks for various nations/regions and approximating market splits. Additionally, the general trend of the aforementioned components aid in determining the market's development possibilities.

  • 3.2 Country Level Data:

Various factors that are especially aligned to the country are taken into account to determine the market size for a certain area and country, including the presence of vendors, such as headquarters and offices, the country's GDP, demand patterns, and industry growth. To comprehend the market dynamics for the nation, a number of growth variables, inhibitors, application areas, and current market trends are researched. The aforementioned elements aid in determining the country's overall market's growth potential.

  • 3.3 Company Profile:

The “Table of Contents” is formulated by listing and analyzing more than 25 - 30 companies operating in the market ecosystem across geographies. However, we profile only 10 companies as a standard practice in our syndicate reports. These 10 companies comprise leading, emerging, and regional players. Nonetheless, our analysis is not restricted to the 10 listed companies, we also analyze other companies present in the market to develop a holistic view and understand the prevailing trends. The “Company Profiles” section in the report covers key facts, business description, products & services, financial information, SWOT analysis, and key developments. The financial information presented is extracted from the annual reports and official documents of the publicly listed companies. Upon collecting the information for the sections of respective companies, we verify them via various primary sources and then compile the data in respective company profiles. The company level information helps us in deriving the base number as well as in forecasting the market size.

  • 3.4 Developing Base Number:

Aggregation of sales statistics (2020-2022) and macro-economic factor, and other secondary and primary research insights are utilized to arrive at base number and related market shares for 2022. The data gaps are identified in this step and relevant market data is analyzed, collected from paid primary interviews or databases. On finalizing the base year market size, forecasts are developed on the basis of macro-economic, industry and market growth factors and company level analysis.

  1. Data Triangulation and Final Review:

The market findings and base year market size calculations are validated from supply as well as demand side. Demand side validations are based on macro-economic factor analysis and benchmarks for respective regions and countries. In case of supply side validations, revenues of major companies are estimated (in case not available) based on industry benchmark, approximate number of employees, product portfolio, and primary interviews revenues are gathered. Further revenue from target product/service segment is assessed to avoid overshooting of market statistics. In case of heavy deviations between supply and demand side values, all thes steps are repeated to achieve synchronization.

We follow an iterative model, wherein we share our research findings with Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) until consensus view of the market is not formulated – this model negates any drastic deviation in the opinions of experts. Only validated and universally acceptable research findings are quoted in our reports.

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