Translation Service Market Research Report - Forecast 2030

Global Translation Service Market Research by Service Type (Written Translation Services, Interpretation Service), By Operation Type (Technical Translation, Machine Translation), By Component (Hardware and Software) Application - Forecast to 2030

ID: MRFR/ICT/0891-HCR | 110 Pages | Author: Aarti Dhapte | October 2023         

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Translation Service Market

Translation Service Market Research Reports USD 47.21 billion at CAGR of 2.60% by the year 2030.

By Service Type Written Translation Services Interpretation Service
By Operation Type Technical Translation Machine Translation
By Component Hardware Software
Key Players
Companies Profiled   TransPerfect    Lionbridge    LanguageLine    SDL    RWS    WELOCALIZE    Yamagata Corporation    Semantix    Logos Group    Lingotek
Market Driving Forces   Raw data and information are available all around us in bulk
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Market Overview:

The Translation Service Market industry is projected to grow USD 47.21 Billion by 2030, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.60% during the forecast period (2022 - 2030). Language translators have been around the corner earning money by working for business officials across the country translating meaningful meetings as per base language globally. We live in the world of many languaganotheriginating from different parts of the world and coping up with these has been tough thus, giving an open market for Language translation services worldwide. The International Standard Organization is responsible for maintaining the track of all the linguistics and vocal transformation of one language into another. Earlier humans worked as translators but with the introduction of artificial language and machine learning computers were programmed to translate different languages into our desired language.

Many industries are using translation services. Majorly media and entertainment and Industrial companies have used translation services. Audio and video subtitles translation has been creating jobs in the media industry, dubbing and interpretation is also part of the media industry. Big data analytics has been the major reason for language translation services by joining similar raw data as one and assessing this data into insightful meaning. Many big companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Oracle, IBM have invested in the Translation Service Industry by creating a mode of communication between humans and smart devices using cloud computing algorithms, big data statistics, machine learning and artificial intelligence

Industry News of Translation Service Market

  • On Feb.28, 2023, LanguageWire (Denmark), a leading language service provider, announced the acquisition of A.D.T. (Agence De Traduction) International, a French Translation Agency. The acquisition aligns with LanguageWire's international growth and M&A strategy.

  • The French market for translation and localization is attractive for the company, and the acquisition will further position LanguageWire as a leading L.S.P. in France and Europe. A.D.T. has a strong footprint and many long-term customer relationships with leading brands in the French market. Moreover, from a vertical perspective, A.D.T. has deep expertise in legal competencies matching LanguageWire's.

  • On Mar.03, 2023, The Translation People, a leading language services provider, announced its plan to expand with the recent private equity investment. The translation company has already expanded its footprints in Birmingham, Kent, and London, as well as Germany, France, and the U.S. The company further plans to continue to capitalize on opportunities in the large and fast-paced translation market, implementing ambitious growth plans.

COVID-19 Analysis:

COVID-19 shook the world in last year by causing human life loss, unrepairable business losses and impacting world economy. The virus came as a threat to the world as no-one was prepared for the effects of the virus. With treatment and symptoms unknow world health workers were helpless in finding adequate solutions, but they tried to provide adequate amount of aid to affected people and keeping tracks of patients and medicines followed to fix and treat other patents with similar symptoms. Since, colleges, offices, universities etc. have diverse people race throughout the world Translation Service was successful in translating the different languages bridging the gap between patients and doctors and the government officials maintaining ethics to treat infected people better. Translation Service Market Size grew by 40% in COVID-19 times than it was pre COVID giving people edge over the disease helping the people around the world in these tough times.

Market Dynamics:


Raw data and information are available all around us in bulk. Understanding this data and having a useful insight about this is the main target these days. Thus, the digital world of communication i.e. the combination of Translation Service tools, machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data as service acts as one global system to make translation of codes, texts, voice note, languages better. Finance and banking industry, tech industry, Healthcare, travel and transport, media and entertainment industry and educational fields are the key drivers of the Translation Service Industry. Service operators from all the sectors use internet security and technology to perform this translation in small bytes and transfer them to digital signals and humans under stable format.


The Common Sense Advisory has predicted that the Translation Service Market could face challenges in coping up with the latest advancements in technology due to increased globalization, increase in the traffic of raw data available on-premise and on cloud (offline and online) and the revolution in e-commerce sector. With the increased data traffic amendment should be made to increase the number of words translated per second thus modifying the existing algorithms up to the mark of latest data. Since new companies have been formed lately, thus artificial intelligence and manpower should be more proactive to meet the increased needs of society to see exponential growth in upcoming years.

Value Chain Analysis:

The Translation Service Market Research Report shows sustainable growth in all the industries around. With increased customer traffic artificial intelligence with the help of Translation Service technology has helped carter the needs of customers better and give appropriate and quicker responses. The Translation Service Market has boomed in the last decade as now different algorithms and translating apps were built with different customer requirements for fast delivery of the demands. Most of Content based industries have seen a high market value in building language compatible algorithms that regulate market upgrading the supply of services. Media, entertainment and gaming industries have seen most established advancements when it comes to the use of Translation Services deploying the translators in our handheld devices making more jobs for people who translate subtitles for movies, add voice effects in games, etc. e-commerce especially the online comments and reviews can now be easily translated by single click with the help of translational services available on the webpages o social media pages. Overall Translation Service Market has attracted more than 65million people in the past decade and earned a profit of 68 billion US dollars through it.

Segment Overview:

By Service:

Majorly interpretation and translation services are the part of my service segmentation of Translation Services. Translation services are used in media and entertainment departments such as the subtitles we read for different origin movies, or the translation services used to do business deals with people from different origins and different languages. Interpretation services are majorly used daily by common people as well as interpreted the meaning of words and sentences in different languages as per their requirement.

By Type:

Translation Service Market is segmented as hardware and software by type. Hardware consists of speakers, mike, earphones, computers and other smart devices that act as the siphons to the human commands. Software like Hadoop (Big Data), Artificial Intelligence and machine learning that take inputs from hardware devices and translate them to requirements using complex algorithms.

By Vertical:

The Vertical Translation Service Market is segmented as all the industrial sectors that use translation and interpretation methods for customer satisfaction like medical and healthcare, automotive, media and entertainment, IT and many more.

Regional Insights:

The Translation Service Market has shown exponential growth in recent years in rural, urban areas and government organizations to maintain customer satisfaction. America is the world leader of the Translation Service Market because of the increased usage of translation and interpretation services. Europe has come around and increased the use of Translation Services due to the increased terror and crime around the world. European government has become cautious about decoding the messages floating through the government network. Many startups from Asia-Pacific regions like China, Japan, Australia, New-Zealand and India have added about 60% of revenue to the Translation Service Market.  Low enterprises have sired with the larger enterprises to understand the customer requirement and develop new and faster methods to decode the problems and provide optimal solutions.

Competitive Landscape:

America is the most advanced country than all the others that make use of Translation Service utmost in collaboration with artificial intelligence understating the needs and demands of today’s world and enhancing methods to develop efficient methods to have better and quicker results. Europe has just behind the US by holding 60% of the market of Translation Services by investing in local start-ups and bigger industries. China, Japan, Australia and India have also upped their technology advancement by growing statistical and analytical translation and interpretation services making increased deployments of complex algorithms and better customer satisfaction.

Recent Developments:

Language Line Solutions (US) is the major stakeholder of the Translation Service Market that has added more value to the translation and interpretation area. Google, Amazon and Apple have added value to their customers by introducing translation services in smart phones embedding them in the Operating system that helped attract more customers. Babylon Software LTD (Israel), CLS Communications (Switzerland), SDL (UK), Ingco International (US) are the key players of the Translation Service Market that have shown promising advancements and are expected to add more than 80 billion US dollars by the year 2023.

Report Overview:

Translation Service Market Size has been growing effectively in recent years with the advancement of data science statistics like big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence. The Translation Service Industry has changed the language translation industry by introducing job opportunities for people around. Audio and video subtitles translation has been creating jobs in the media industry, dubbing and interpretation is also part of the media industry. Big data analytics has been the major reason for language translation services by joining similar raw data as one and assessing this data into insightful meaning. To keep up with the advancements of the languages and command posed Translation Service Industry must introduce more algorithms and interpreters for better understanding and customer satisfaction.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 47.21 billion
  CAGR   2.6%
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Geographies Covered   By Service Type, Component
  Key Vendors   TransPerfect Lionbridge LanguageLine SDL RWS WELOCALIZE Yamagata Corporation Semantix Logos Group Lingotek
  Key Market Opportunities   
  Key Market Drivers   Raw data and information are available all around us in bulk.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The translation service market is expected to be worth USD 47.21 billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 2.60%.

The translation service industry is driven by the finance and banking industries, technology industries, healthcare, travel and transportation, media and entertainment industries, and educational fields.

Common Sense Advisory are the biggest challenge in translation.

According to an MRFR study, a language barrier is one of the causes of communication problems. The need to bridge such communication gaps is encouraging the use of translation services, which is likely to be the primary driver of the global translation services market's growth. The proliferation of different businesses across different countries that require translation services for effective business communication is a secondary factor that can drive market growth.

Translation services are in high demand in Asia Pacific countries such as Japan. APAC is a multilingual region with tremendous growth potential for various businesses. As a result, the Asia Pacific translation service market is expected to generate significant revenue during the forecast period.

Well-known translation service providers, including TransPerfect, Lionbridge, LanguageLine, SDL, RWS, WELOCALIZE, Yamagata Corporation, Semantix, Logos Group, Lingotek

Changes in technical translation operations are noted to alter market growth statistics during the assessment period. Whereas the technical mode of translation service operations is expected to propel the market, the rise in the adoption of machine translation service is expected to add to the global market's momentum.

Key Questions Answered

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  • Comparison of major players’ financial performance.
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