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Global Smart City Market Expands with Service Segment at a robust CAGR of 25.42% thorugh 2029

The increasing global smart city market is driven by urbanization and population growth, environmental sustainability and climate change mitigation during the forecast period 2025-2029.

According to TechSci Research report, “Smart City Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast 2019-2029". The Global Smart City market is experiencing rapid growth, fueled by urbanization, technological advancements, and the need to tackle modern urban challenges effectively. Smart cities embody a comprehensive approach to urban development, leveraging technology, data, and innovation to create more efficient, sustainable, and livable urban environments. This market comprises hardware, software, and various services like consulting, implementation, and management. Smart mobility solutions play a crucial role in addressing issues like traffic congestion, enhancing public transportation, and promoting sustainable travel modes. Elements such as traffic management, public transportation innovation, electric and autonomous vehicles, smart parking solutions, and multi-modal transportation integration contribute to improved urban mobility, reduced emissions, and enhanced convenience. In addition to smart mobility, smart cities focus on developing intelligent infrastructure, integrating advanced technologies in utilities, waste management, and environmental monitoring. Smart grids, water management systems, and waste optimization are essential for resource conservation and sustainable urban living. Environmental sustainability drives the adoption of renewable energy sources, green buildings, and eco-friendly practices. The global trend of increasing urbanization and population growth is a significant driver of the smart city market. As more people migrate to urban areas seeking better opportunities, cities face challenges like congestion, pollution, and strained infrastructure. Smart city initiatives leverage technologies such as IoT, AI, data analytics, and cloud computing to address these challenges effectively. However, the smart city market encounters challenges, including the complexity and fragmentation of ecosystems involving multiple stakeholders such as government agencies, private companies, and community organizations. Coordinating these stakeholders and integrating diverse systems into interoperable ecosystems can be challenging. Privacy and security concerns regarding citizens' data collection and analysis also pose significant challenges, necessitating collaborative efforts to develop strategies, policies, and frameworks ensuring transparency, accountability, and data protection. Addressing these challenges and investing in digital literacy and community engagement are essential to empower citizens and drive the sustainable development of smart cities. Through collaboration and innovation, the smart city market can continue to grow and contribute to building more resilient, efficient, and inclusive urban environments for future generations.


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The global smart city market is segmented into component, functional area, and region. Based on component, the market is segmented into Hardware, Software, Service. Based on functional area, the market is segmented into smart infrastructure, smart governance & smart education, smart energy, smart mobility, smart healthcare, smart buildings, others. Based on region, the market is further bifurcated into North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, South America, Middle East & Africa. Based on region, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in the global Smart City market in 2023 because the Asia Pacific region is home to some of the world's fastest-growing cities, with a significant influx of people migrating from rural areas to urban centers in search of better economic opportunities and living standards. This rapid urbanization has led to increased pressure on urban infrastructure and services, prompting governments and city authorities to explore smart city solutions to address the resulting challenges.

Many countries in the Asia Pacific region have prioritized smart city development as a strategic goal to support economic growth, enhance competitiveness, and improve quality of life for citizens. Governments are actively investing in smart city infrastructure, policies, and initiatives, providing funding, incentives, and regulatory support to accelerate deployment and adoption. For example, countries like Singapore, South Korea, Japan, and China have launched ambitious smart city programs and initiatives, driving significant investments in technology and innovation.

Rapid urbanization in the Asia Pacific region has led to a host of urban challenges, including traffic congestion, pollution, inadequate infrastructure, and public safety concerns. Smart city solutions offer a means to address these challenges by leveraging data-driven insights, automation, and connectivity to optimize resource allocation, improve service delivery, and enhance urban resilience. As cities strive to become more livable, sustainable, and resilient, the demand for smart city solutions is expected to continue growing in the Asia Pacific region. 

Based on functional area, Smart Mobility segment dominates in the global smart city market in 2023. The management of urban traffic is a core component of smart mobility, encompassing traffic signal optimization, real-time monitoring, and intelligent transportation systems. Smart cities use data from sensors and cameras to optimize traffic flow, reduce congestion, and enhance road safety. These solutions offer residents and visitors more efficient and convenient means of getting around the city, improving their overall quality of life. Smart mobility initiatives prioritize the enhancement of public transportation systems. This includes the implementation of digital payment solutions, real-time arrival information, and the integration of different modes of transportation, such as buses, trams, subways, and shared mobility services like ride-sharing and bike-sharing. Improved public transportation options reduce reliance on private vehicles, leading to reduced traffic and emissions.

The shift towards electric and autonomous vehicles is a critical component of smart mobility. Electric vehicles (EVs) are integral to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality. Autonomous vehicles hold the promise of safer and more efficient transportation. Cities are investing in charging infrastructure for EVs and exploring autonomous vehicle pilots to stay at the forefront of transportation innovation.

Key market players in the global Smart City market are: -

  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • IBM Corporation
  • Siemens AG
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Hitachi Ltd.
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Intel Corporation
  • ABB Group
  • Honeywell International Inc.


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“The Global Smart City market is rapidly expanding, driven by the pressing need to address urbanization challenges. Smart cities integrate technology and data to enhance urban living. They prioritize smart mobility, utilizing technology to optimize traffic, public transportation, and sustainable transportation modes. Smart infrastructure encompasses efficient resource management through smart grids, waste optimization, and environmental monitoring. Smart governance and education empower citizens through digital engagement, while healthcare solutions improve public health with real-time data and telemedicine. Sustainable smart buildings promote energy efficiency and comfort. Collaboration between governments, technology companies, and startups fuels innovation and investment in smart city initiatives.” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research-based global management consulting firm.

“Smart City Market – Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, Segmented By Component (Hardware, Software, Service), By Functional Area (Smart Infrastructure, Smart Governance & Smart Education, Smart Energy, Smart Mobility, Smart Healthcare, Smart Buildings, Others), By Region, and By Competition, 2019-2029F,” has evaluated the future growth potential of Global Smart City Market and provides statistics & information on market size, structure, and future market growth. The report intends to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and help decision makers take sound investment decisions. Besides the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with essential drivers, challenges, and opportunities in Global Smart City Market.


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