Office Software - Worldwide

  • Worldwide
  • Revenue in the Office Software market is projected to reach US$29.00bn in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 3.59%, resulting in a market volume of US$33.40bn by 2028.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in the United States (US$14,770.00m in 2024).

Key regions: China, Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, Australia

Region comparison

Analyst Opinion

The Office Software market has been rapidly developing worldwide, with a high demand for productivity software and cloud-based services.

Customer preferences:
Customers have been shifting towards cloud-based office software solutions as they offer more flexibility and accessibility. The demand for mobile and remote work has also increased, leading to an increased demand for software that can be accessed from anywhere. Additionally, customers are looking for software that offers collaboration and communication features to enhance productivity and workflow.

Trends in the market:
In the United States, the Office Software market has been dominated by Microsoft Office Suite, with Google Workspace gaining popularity among small and medium-sized businesses. In Europe, there has been a rise in open-source office software such as LibreOffice and OpenOffice. The Asia Pacific region has seen a surge in cloud-based office software solutions, with Microsoft Office 365 and Google Workspace being the most popular choices. In Latin America, Microsoft Office Suite remains the most widely used office software.

Local special circumstances:
In China, there has been a push towards developing domestic office software solutions, such as WPS Office, due to government restrictions on foreign software. In India, the government's push towards digitalization has led to an increase in demand for office software solutions. In Africa, the high cost of traditional office software has led to a rise in open-source solutions.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
The global shift towards remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increased demand for cloud-based office software solutions. Additionally, the increasing adoption of mobile devices and the rise of the gig economy have contributed to the growth of the Office Software market. The increasing need for data security and privacy has also led to a shift towards cloud-based solutions that offer better security measures. Furthermore, the rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning has led to the development of office software solutions that offer advanced features such as predictive analytics and natural language processing.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2B, B2G, and B2C enterprises. Figures are based on the allocation to the country where the money was spent at manufacturer price level (excluding VAT).

Modeling approach / Market size:

The segment size is determined through a top-down approach. We use financial statements such as annual reports, quarterly earnings, and expert opinions to analyze the markets. To estimate the segment size for each country individually, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific industry associations such as GDP, level of digitization, GDP sector composition, and observed level of software piracy.


We use a variety of forecasting techniques, for instance, advanced statistical methods, depending on the behavior of the relevant segment. The main drivers are the GDP and the level of digitization.

Additional notes:

The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level.


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