Parental Control Software Market Research Report– Global Forecast to 2027

Global Parental Control Software Market Research Report: Information By Device Type (Computer & Video Games, Mobiles and Digital Television), By Platform (iOS, Android and Windows), By Deployment (On-Cloud and On-Premise), By Application (Residential and Education Institutes) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/3132-CR | August 2019 | Region: Global | 94 pages

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Parental Control Software Market Analysis 


Global Parental Control Software Market is predicted to develop at a healthy 9.54% CAGR between 2018- 2023, reveals the latest Market Research Future (MRFR) report. The strong parental control software market demand is due to the increasing use of media devices.


COVID-19 Analysis 


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has imposed lockdowns and social distancing, due to which educational institutions have been shut down. This means children are spending all their time at home and as a result, more time surfing the net. There are ample ways in which kids can use connected devices to play and learn, but unfortunately, it also entails risks. So it is essential for carers and parents to guide and support their little ones and also teens to prevent online risks as well as have safer experiences. During these times of uncertainty, kids may feel anxious or isolated as they are away from school and their friends and their usual study and playtime. This has led to the burgeoning demand for online learning modules, with students getting educational lessons through Zoom and other online platforms. The increasing adoption of online learning is likely to boost the parental control software market size. This software helps to restrict access to any content which may impact the child’s mental balance by enabling parents to filter desired content. The best part regarding this software is it filters and blocks content, restricts their time online, and records activities with complete access to parents both to their browsing history as well as communication.


Market Dynamics 



  • Drivers


Increasing Access to Media Devices May Bolster Market Growth 


Increasing access to media devices connected to the internet, such as smartphones, computers, laptops, and tablets, may bolster the parental control software market share over the forecast period.


Additional factors adding to the parental control software market revenue include an increase in the social media platforms practice by children, controlling the disadvantages of social media channels such as anti-social behavior, sexting, and others, use of this software to monitor children’s social media mistreat and online activities, teen and pre-teen addiction to the internet, growing access to age-inappropriate contents by kids, growing awareness among parents about online risks concerning kid abuse, increasing modernization in technology and growing technological advances, rising R&D activities, and growing number of cyberbullying cases in different parts of the world



  • Parental Control Software Market Opportunities


Growth in Mobile Infrastructure to Offer Robust Opportunities 


Increasing robust growth in the internet and mobile infrastructure is likely to offer robust opportunities to market players in the upcoming days.



  • Restraints


Lack of Awareness to Restrict Market Growth 


The lack of awareness among users regarding parental control software may restrict the global parental control software industry growth over the forecast period.



  • Challenges


Lack of Technological Infrastructure to Act as Market Challenge 


The lack of adequate technological infrastructure in most countries for the applicability of this software may act as a major flaw for industry players in the upcoming days. 


Parental Control Software Market Segments


Global Parental Control Software Market, according to the MRFR’s parental control software market statistics report, has been segmented based on application type, deployment, platform, and device type. 


Computer and Video Games Segment to Lead Parental Control Software Market 


By device type, the global parental control software market is segmented into digital television, mobiles, and computer and video games. Of these, the computer and video games segment will lead the market over the forecast period. It is likely to develop at a 7.82% CAGR. Parental controls are offered for computer and video games in order to limit the activities of children. Generally, parents deploy this software when kids have complexity restricting the time that they spend playing games.


Android Segment to Dominate Parental Control Software Market 


By platform type, the global parental control software market is segmented into Windows, iOS, and Android. Of these, the Android segment will dominate the market over the forecast period


On-Cloud Segment to Spearhead Parental Control Software Market 


By deployment type, the global parental control software market is segmented into on-premise and on-cloud. Of these, the on-cloud segment will spearhead the market over the forecast period.


By application, the global parental control software market is segmented into education institutes and residential.


Regional Analysis


North America to Lead Parental Control Software Market 


Geographically, the global parental control software market is segmented into North America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW). Of these, North America will lead the market over the forecast period. It is likely to grow at an 8.63% CAGR by 2023. Increasing use of the internet by children, rising adoption of tablets and smartphones among kids, rise in cyberbullying, the emergence of harmful games like the Blue Whale Challenge that asked recruited children to commit suicide in the final task, growing use of social media sites and platforms, growing investments from key players in R&D of parental control software solutions, increasing adoption of tablets and smartphones by children, and expansion of the business of internet service providers are adding market growth.


Europe to Hold Second-Largest Share in Parental Control Software Market 


The global parental control software market in Europe is predicted to hold the second-largest share over the forecast period. Strict regulations about child’s privacy, increasing investments by key players, and an increasing number of IT and service companies are adding to the global parental control software market growth in the region. It is likely to develop at a 10.23% CAGR.  


Competitive Landscape 


The parental control software market is competitive and fragmented in nature due to the presence of several key players. These players have encompassed several strategies to remain ahead, such as mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, joint ventures and collaborations, and others.


Parental Control Software Market Key Players 


Prominent players profiled in the global parental control software market report include Trend Micro Inc. (Japan), Mobicip LLC (US), Verizon Communications Inc. (US), Content Watch Holdings, Inc. (US), Webroot Inc. (US), Symantec Corporation (US), SaferKid (US), Bitdefender (Romania), Avanquest (France), and McAfee LLC (US).


Recent Developments



  • January 2021- TCL has introduced its latest child-friendly tablets under the brand Alcatel TKEE. This comprises the Alcatel TKEE MID and the Alcatel TKEE MAX. They have been specially designed for inspiring kids in embracing learning through play with the inbuilt KIDOMI, the award-winning software. They also come with parental controls that are easy to use. 

  • January 2021- TCL has launched its upcoming TCL 20 smartphones- TCL 20 SE and TCL 20 5G. Their specialty is they come with key features that help parents in managing their kid’s time online. They have an independent parental control interface & remote control that offers parents the chance of managing their kid’s rest time and study and also control third-party apps, if any, that is being utilized on the device.


Report Scope 


Global Parental Control Software Market report by Market Research Future throws light on the current trends and niches in the industry. The report also lays emphasis on the various market drivers, opportunities, market restraints, and challenges, as well as offers insights for the forecast period. It also throws light on the different market segments for a comprehensive understanding of the reader.


By Device Type 



  • Computer and Video Games 

  • Mobiles 

  • Digital Television


By Platform Type 



  • Android 

  • iOS

  • Windows 


By Deployment 



  • On-Cloud 

  • On-Premise


By Application 



  • Residential 

  • Education Institutes


By Region



  • North America

  • Europe

  • The Asia Pacific (APAC)

  • Rest of the World (RoW)



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


The global parental control software market is likely to be dominated by the computer and video games which accounts for a 53.3% share of the market.

The global parental control software market is expected to register a CAGR of 9.54% during forecast period.

Rising incidences of cyberbullying and catfishing on the internet is the primary factor driving the global parental control software market.

North America boasts the dominant share in the global parental control software market and is anticipated to ascend at 8.63% CAGR during forecast period.

Based on device type, the computer and video games segment is accounting for the largest market share. Based on region, the prime position is secured by North America, in the global parental control software market.