Europe smart card market was valued at $ 3,414.5 million in 2021 and will grow by 5.2% annually over 2021-2031, driven by the rising popularity and adoption of these smart cards in various sectors, the high penetration of smart cards in access control and personal identification applications, expansion in the Europe mobile network and enhancements in its infrastructure, and the surging demand for contactless payments amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Highlighted with 71 tables and 52 figures, this 146-page report “Europe Smart Card Market 2021-2031 by Component (Hardware, Software, Services), Interface (Contact-based, Contactless, Dual, Hybrid), Card Type (Memory-based, MPU Microprocessor), Function (Transaction, Communication, Security & Access Control, Others), Industry Vertical, and Country: Trend Forecast and Growth Opportunity” is based on a comprehensive research of the entire Europe smart card market and all its sub-segments through extensively detailed classifications. Profound analysis and assessment are generated from premium primary and secondary information sources with inputs derived from industry professionals across the value chain. The report is based on studies on 2018-2021 and provides forecast from 2022 till 2031 with 2021 as the base year. (Please note: The report will be updated before delivery so that the latest historical year is the base year and the forecast covers at least 5 years over the base year.)

In-depth qualitative analyses include identification and investigation of the following aspects:

  • Market Structure
  • Growth Drivers
  • Restraints and Challenges
  • Emerging Product Trends & Market Opportunities
  • Porter’s Fiver Forces


The trend and outlook of Europe market is forecast in optimistic, balanced, and conservative view by taking into account of COVID-19. The balanced (most likely) projection is used to quantify Europe smart card market in every aspect of the classification from perspectives of Component, Interface, Card Type, Function, Industry Vertical, and Country.

Based on Component, the Europe market is segmented into the following sub-markets with annual revenue ($ mn) for 2021-2031 included in each section.

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services



Based on Interface, the Europe market is segmented into the following sub-markets with annual revenue ($ mn) for 2021-2031 included in each section.

  • Contact-based Smart Cards
  • Contactless Smart Cards
  • Dual-interface Smart Cards
  • Hybrid Smart Cards



By Card Type, the Europe market is segmented into the following sub-markets with annual revenue ($ mn) for 2021-2031 included in each section.

  • Memory-based Smart Cards
  • MPU Microprocessor-based Smart Cards



By Function, the Europe market is segmented into the following sub-markets with annual revenue ($ mn) for 2021-2031 included in each section.

  • Transaction
  • Communication
  • Security & Access Control
  • Other Functions



By Industry Vertical, the Europe market is segmented into the following sub-markets with annual revenue ($ mn) for 2021-2031 included in each section.

  • BFSI
  • IT and Telecom
  • Government
  • Transportation
  • Healthcare
  • Retail Industry
  • Education
  • Other Industry Verticals



Geographically, the following national/local markets are fully investigated:

  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Rest of Europe (further segmented into Netherlands, Switzerland, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland, Norway, Denmark, and Finland)


For each key country, detailed analysis and data for annual revenue ($ mn) are available for 2021-2031. The breakdown of all regional markets by country and split of key national markets by Interface, Function, and Industry Vertical over the forecast years are also included.

The report also covers current competitive scenario and the predicted trend; and profiles key vendors including market leaders and important emerging players.

Selected Key Players:

  • ABCorp (American Banknote Corporation)
  • Alioth LLC
  • Bundesdruckerei GmbH
  • CardLogix Corporation
  • CPI Card Group Inc.
  • Eastcompeace Technology Co., Ltd. (Potevio Group)
  • Fingerprint Cards AB
  • Gemalto NV (Thales Group)
  • Giesecke & Devrient GmbH (MC Familiengesellschaft mbH)
  • HID Global Corporation (Assa Abloy AB)
  • IDEMIA France SAS
  • Identiv, Inc.
  • Infineon Technologies AG
  • IntelCav
  • Inteligensa SA de CV
  • KONA I Co., Ltd.
  • NXP Semiconductors NV
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
  • Secura Key
  • VISA Inc.
  • Watchdata Technologies

(Please note: The report will be updated before delivery so that the latest historical year is the base year and the forecast covers at least 5 years over the base year.)