Essential eLearning Statistics and Trends for 2022

Are you interested in a snapshot of essential eLearning Statistics and Trends for 2022? Technological advancements are revolutionizing the global eLearning industry. Online learning is opening new windows of opportunities to everyone interested in learning. Statistics show that the eLearning industry’s growth is gradually skyrocketing.

Learning institutions, course instructors, students, and all interested parties should harness the incredible potential of online learning in 2022 and beyond.

The post presents a snapshot of essential online learning statistics and trends for 2022. The highlighted statistics include K-12 eLearning statistics, Tertiary eLearning statistics, Corporate eLearning statistics, the effectiveness of eLearning, and educators’ attitudes toward online learning.

Essential online learning statistics and trends 2022.

What is the projected value of eLearning market?

According to GlobeNewswire, the eLearning market will reach $457.8 billion by 2026. A critical driving force for this growth is the increase of institutions offering online learning opportunities. The value of the global eLearning market in 2021 was approximately US$ 253.3 Billion.

What are the key factors driving the growth of global e-learning market?

  • Increased penetration of wireless communication technologies
  • Extensive use of online learning programs in learning institutions and corporates
Wireless communication facilitating faster online learning in 2022.
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  • COVID-19 pandemic triggered a faster shift from traditional to online learning methods

Highlights: K-12 eLearning Statistics

Statistics Description
64% of online learning opportunitiesDesigned to provide courses not available in a specific school
57% of online learning opportunitiesDesigned to help students recover from missed or failed courses
87% increase Use of remote management apps in academics in 2021
57% US studentsEquipped with digital learning tools in 2021

Highlights: Tertiary eLearning Statistics

Statistics Description
46% of institutions Offered remote learning options
32% of students in public institutionsEnrolled for atleast 1 online course
98% of Universities Operate online learning classes
5% of undergraduatesTook atleast one online course

Highlights: Corporate eLearning Statistics

Statistics Description
77% of US CompaniesProvide online learning opportunities
67% of CompaniesOffered online learning via mobile devices

Highlights: eLearning Effectiveness

  • 48% of undergraduate and graduate students rate online learning than face-to-face learning
  • 42% of graduate students prefer online learning
  • 30% of undergraduate students prefer online learning
  • Online learning requires 40-60% less time compared to face-to-face learning
48% of undergraduate and graduate students rate online learning than face-to-face learning.
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Highlights: Attitude of Educators towards Online Learning

  • 49% of professors consider eLearning more effective than face to face learning
  • Increasing engagement in online classes is a concern for 71% of professors
  • 39% of educators want accessibility to online learning resources improved
  • Improving student collaboration is a concern for 31% of educators


Online Course and MOOC Statistics

  1. The global MOOC market is projected to grow by 29% annually from 2020-2025
  2. The global MOOC market is expected to reach $21.4 billion by 2025
  3. 67% of students use mobile devices to complete online course tasks
  4. 79% of MOOC learners possess Bachelor’s degree or higher

What are the Barriers to Online Learning?

  • Lack of access to high speed internet – 50% of rural and low-income schools more likely to have low speed internet.
  • Lack of access to a computer
  • Prohibitions of online learning enrollments
  • 1 in 3 households lack adequate space for proper learning experience.
Lack of access to high speed internet is a barrier to online learning.
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Are you interested in more intriguing and detailed eLearning statistics and trends for 2022 and beyond?

How about graphs and more explanations of what the statistics and trends mean?

Read the following reports:

100 Essential E-Learning Statistics for 2022 – Click here.

eLearning Statistics by THINK IMPACT – Click here.

Global E-Learning Market to Reach $457.8 Billion by 2026 by GlobeNewswire – Click here.

E-Learning Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2022-2027 by imarc Group – Click here.

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