Statistics report on eSIM


This report presents a range of statistics on eSIM (embedded SIM) technology. It opens with a market overview, before exploring the various benefits and challenges associated with eSIM technology. It also includes adoption metrics, a spotlight on key players, and IoT (internet of things) device forecasts.

Table of contents


  • Premium Statistic Embedded SIM (eSIM) global market size 2023-2027
  • Premium Statistic Smartphone revenues worldwide 2011-2023
  • Premium Statistic Smartphone shipments worldwide 2011-2023
  • Basic Statistic IoT global revenue 2020-2030, by use case
  • Premium Statistic Semiconductor market revenue worldwide 2020-2025, by end market

Benefits and challenges

  • Premium Statistic eSIM benefits ranked by mobile network operators (MNOs) worldwide in 2021
  • Premium Statistic Top challenges for adopting eSIM in IoT solutions worldwide 2022
  • Premium Statistic eSIM: Consumers' most expected features 2022
  • Premium Statistic Consumer familiarity with eSIM in the United States, UK, and Australia 2022
  • Premium Statistic SIM and eSIM emissions in 2022, by life cycle phase
  • Premium Statistic Global average lifetime spend for IoT SIM, eSIM, and iSIM use 2022
  • Premium Statistic Average lifetime costs for SIM, eSIM, and iSIM across technologies 2022


  • Premium Statistic Cumulative number of eSIM device shipments worldwide 2021-2030
  • Premium Statistic Penetration rate of eSIM by cellular device 2030
  • Premium Statistic Leading industries for eSIMs according to telecommunications business worldwide 2021
  • Premium Statistic Plans for adopting eSIMs by 2025 within telecommunications business worldwide 2021


  • Premium Statistic Ranking of eSIM provisioning companies worldwide 2022
  • Premium Statistic Revenue of the Thales Group 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Thales Group: revenue 2013-2022, by operating segment
  • Premium Statistic Giesecke+Devrient net sales 2018-2022
  • Premium Statistic Giesecke+Devrient net sales 2018-2022, by segment

Special focus: IoT device outlook

  • Basic Statistic Number of IoT connected devices worldwide 2019-2030, by vertical
  • Premium Statistic Cellular IoT connections worldwide 2022-2028, by connection technology
  • Premium Statistic Global figure of connected devices 2014-2028, by device
  • Premium Statistic Wide-area and short-range IoT device installed base worldwide 2014-2027

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