In 2022 & 2023, market players expected to sail in rough waters; might incur losses due to huge gap in currency translation followed by contracting revenues, shrinking profit margins & cost pressure on logistics and supply chain. Further, U.S. economy is expected to grow merely by 3% in 2022. Purchasing power in the country is expected to fell nearly by 2.5%.
On the other hand, European countries to see the worst coming in the form of energy crisis especially in upcoming winters!! Right after COVID-19, inflation has started gripping the economies across the globe. Higher than anticipated inflation, especially in western world had raised concerns for national banks and financial institutions to control the economic loss and safeguard the interest of the businesses. Increased interest rates, strong USD inflated oil prices, looming prices for gas and energy resources due to Ukraine-Russia conflict, China economic slowdown (~4% in 2022) disrupting the production and global supply chain and other factors would impact each industry negatively.
June 1st, 2021: Mitek Systems, Inc. announced that it has acquired ID R&D, a company that provides AI-based voice and face biometrics and liveness detection. The acquisition would help Mitek to increase its capabilities for identity theft and other dangerous fraud techniques.
August 25th, 2021: One of the subsidiaries of RELX, LexisNexis Risk Solutions UK Limited, announced that it has acquired TruNarrative. The acquisition would help LexisNexis to expand its services for the prevention of financial crime and fraud.
The global identity verification market is estimated to garner a revenue of USD 33189.19 Million by the end of 2030, by growing at a CAGR of 16.32% over the forecast period, i.e., 2021 – 2030. Moreover, in the year 2020, the market generated a revenue of USD 7632.60 Million. The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing number of fraudulent activities, such as identity theft & cyberattack worldwide, and the rising awareness amongst businesses as well as governmental institutions for the adoption of identity theft protection services to avoid such fraudulent activities. According to the statistics by the Consumer Sentinel Network of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of the United States, the total number of identity theft cases recorded in the United States in the year 2020 was 1387615 cases, registering the highest share of 29.39% amongst all other categories. Besides this, with the surge in internet use globally, and the rise in the number of users using online banking services, there is a growing need amongst individuals to safeguard their personal data, which also includes loads of financial information. The identity verification systems provide cyber security by helping businesses safeguard their customer’s personal data, such as names, addresses, email IDs, passwords, and others from cyber criminals and also help in fraud detection and prevention. Such factors are therefore anticipated to drive the growth of the global identity verification market in the coming years.
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The market is also anticipated to grow on account of the growing initiatives of the government of countries worldwide to form stringent policies and address the rising prevalence of online security. Several nations around the globe are increasingly opting for solutions, such as know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML). Moreover, with the increasing trends of bring your own device (BYOD), organizations are working on formulating policies and standards to adopt zero trust security features.
Regionally, the global identity verification market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in North America region is anticipated to register the largest revenue of USD 12661.67 Million by the end of 2030, up from a revenue of USD 2855.35 Million in the year 2020. The growth of the market in the region can primarily be attributed to the availability of stringent government norms and policies to reduce cybercrime activities, as well the growing prevalence of identity thefts in the region. In the other statistics by the Consumer Sentinel Network of the FTC, the total number of frauds, identity theft and other reports recorded in the United States grew from 325519 cases in the year 2001 to 4720743 cases in the year 2020.
On the other hand, the market in the Asia Pacific is anticipated to grow with the highest CAGR of 17.44% during the forecast period. The market in the region is further segmented by country into China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and the Rest of Asia Pacific. Out of these, the market in China is expected to generate the largest revenue of USD 3550.32 Million by the end of 2030, up from a revenue of USD 677.93 Million in the year 2020.
The study further incorporates Y-O-Y Growth, market opportunities, demand & supply and forecast future opportunity in North America (United States, Canada, Mexico), South America, Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, BENELUX [Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg], NORDIC [Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland], Poland, Russia, Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific), Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC [Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman], North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa).
The global identity verification market is segmented by component type into solutions, and services, out of which, the services segment is anticipated to grow with the highest CAGR of 16.80% during the forecast period. Further, by verification type, the market is segmented into knowledge-based authentication, SMS-based two factor authentication, IC chip-based authentication, database solutions, AL/ML-based authentication, biometric authentication, and others. Out of these, the biometric authentication segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 11702.06 Million by the end of 2030, up from a revenue of USD 2634.46 Million in the year 2020. By deployment type, the market is segmented into cloud, and on-premise, out of which, the cloud segment is anticipated to grow with the highest CAGR of 17.08% during the forecast period. By organization size, the market is segmented into small & medium enterprises, and large enterprises. Out of these, the small & medium enterprises segment is anticipated to grow with the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The market is also segmented on the basis of end-user industry into BFSI, government & defense, retail, healthcare, IT & telecom, entertainment & gaming, transportation, logistics, & mobility, energy & utility, hospitality, and others. Out of these, the BFSI segment is anticipated to register the largest revenue of USD 9852.40 Million by the end of 2030, up from a revenue of USD 2180.38 Million in the year 2020.
Ans: The rising incidences of identity theft and cyberattack, and the increasing initiatives by the government to promote cyber security are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the market growth.
Ans: The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 16.32% over the forecast period, i.e., 2021 – 2030.
Ans: The high cost of deployment is one of the major factors estimated to hamper the market growth.
Ans: The market in North America region is anticipated to register the largest revenue of USD 12661.67 Million by the end of 2030 and display significant business opportunities.
Ans: The major players in the market are Experian plc, Mastercard International Incorporated, Equifax, Inc., Mitek Systems, Inc., LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group, and others.
Ans: The company profiles are selected based on the revenues generated from the product segment, geographical presence of the company which determine the revenue generating capacity as well as the new products being launched into the market by the company.
Ans: The market is segmented by component type, verification type, deployment type, organization size, end-user industry, and by region.
Ans: The biometric authentication segment is anticipated to garner the largest revenue of USD 11702.06 Million by the end of 2030 and display significant growth opportunities.