Online Learning Platforms - Norway

  • Norway
  • Revenue in the Online Learning Platforms market is projected to reach US$50.11m in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 12.75%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$80.99m by 2028.
  • In the Online Learning Platforms market, the number of users is expected to amount to 1.0m users by 2028.
  • User penetration will be 13.7% in 2024 and is expected to hit 17.9% by 2028.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) is expected to amount to US$65.19.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in China (US$40.60bn in 2024).
  • With a projected rate of 21.0%, the user penetration in the Online Learning Platforms market is highest in China.

Key regions: Germany, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, India

Region comparison

Analyst Opinion

The Online Learning Platforms market in Norway has been experiencing significant growth in recent years, driven by a number of factors.

Customer preferences:
Norwegian customers have shown a strong preference for online learning platforms due to their convenience and flexibility. With busy lifestyles and limited time, many individuals are opting for online courses that can be accessed at any time and from any location. Additionally, the ability to learn at one's own pace and choose from a wide range of course offerings has also contributed to the popularity of online learning platforms in Norway.

Trends in the market:
One of the key trends in the Online Learning Platforms market in Norway is the increasing demand for professional development and upskilling courses. As the job market becomes more competitive, individuals are seeking opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge in order to stay relevant and advance in their careers. Online learning platforms offer a wide range of courses in various fields, allowing professionals to acquire new skills or deepen their expertise in their respective industries. Another trend in the market is the growing popularity of language learning courses. Norway has a high level of English proficiency, but there is still a strong demand for language learning, particularly for languages such as Spanish, German, and French. Online learning platforms provide a convenient and cost-effective way for individuals to learn a new language, with interactive lessons and personalized learning plans.

Local special circumstances:
Norway has a well-developed education system and a high literacy rate, which has created a favorable environment for the growth of online learning platforms. The country also has a strong digital infrastructure, with high internet penetration and access to reliable broadband connections. This has made it easier for individuals to access online courses and participate in virtual classrooms. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online learning platforms in Norway. With the closure of schools and universities, many students and professionals turned to online platforms to continue their education and training. This shift in behavior is expected to have a long-lasting impact on the market, as more individuals recognize the benefits and convenience of online learning.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
Norway has a strong economy and a high standard of living, which has contributed to the growth of the Online Learning Platforms market. The country's focus on innovation and technology has also created a favorable environment for the development of online learning platforms. Additionally, the government has been supportive of online education initiatives, providing funding and resources to promote digital learning. In conclusion, the Online Learning Platforms market in Norway is experiencing significant growth due to customer preferences for convenience and flexibility, as well as the increasing demand for professional development and language learning courses. Local special circumstances, such as a well-developed education system and a strong digital infrastructure, have also contributed to the growth of the market. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online learning platforms, creating a long-lasting impact on the market.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) and represent what consumers pay for these products and services. The user metrics show the number of customers who have made at least one online purchase within the past 12 months.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined through a bottom-up approach, building on predefined factors for each market segment. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use annual financial reports of the market-leading companies, third-party studies and reports, as well as survey results from our primary research (e.g., the Statista Global Consumer Survey). In addition, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as GDP, GDP per capita, and internet connection speed. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the relevant market. For example, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing. The main drivers are internet users, urban population, usage of key players, and attitudes toward online services.

Additional notes:

The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level. GCS data is reweighted for representativeness.


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