Global security screening market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 6% during the forecast period. The global security screening market was valued at over $ 6 billion in 2018 and is expected to witness progressive growth through 2024. The growth of the market is led by rising concerns for security at public places such as airports, railway stations and others, introduction of technologically advanced scanners, and growing terrorist attacks worldwide. However, high installation costs and fear of privacy interruption are the factors that might hamper the growth of the market in the forthcoming years.

Global security screening market can be segmented based on device type, application, and regional analysis. Based on device type, the market can be segmented into X-Ray Systems, Liquid Scanners, Biometric Scanners, Explosive Trace Detectors, Metal Detectors, Computed Tomography system (CT) and Others. Among them, X-Ray Systems segment is highly popular and is predicted to report the highest CAGR during the forecast period as they are widely used in defense sectors. Vendors are continuously innovating their products in order to stay competitive in the market. Based on application, market is segregated into Government Buildings, Airports, Hotels, Borders, Educational Institutions, Public Transport, Public Places and Others. Airport security segment holds the major share of the market and is poised to grow at high rate during the next five years owing to increasing passenger traffic in aircraft.

The major players operating in the global security screening market include Analogic Corporation, Aware Inc., Digital Barriers Plc, Argus Global Pty Ltd, Magal Security Systems Ltd, Safran SA, American Science and Engineering Inc., Implant Sciences Corporation, OSI Systems Inc, among others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies in order to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2014-2017

Base Year: 2018

Estimated Year: 2019

Forecast Period: 2020–2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global security screening market
  • To classify and forecast global security screening market based on device type, application, and regional distribution
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global security screening market
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global security screening market
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for global security screening market
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the global security screening market


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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of service providers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the service providers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the service offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major service providers across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global security screening market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end-user segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • Security screening service providers
  • Research organizations and consulting companies
  • Trade Associations, organizations, forums and alliances related to security screening
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Industry associations

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as service providers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global security screening market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, by Device Type:
    • X-Ray Systems
    • Liquid Scanners
    • Biometric Scanners
    • Explosive Trace Detectors
    • Metal Detectors
    • Computed Tomography system (CT)
    • Others
  • Market, by Application:
    • Government Building
    • Airport
    • Hotel
    • Border
    • Educational Institution
    • Public Transport
    • Public Places
    • Others
  • Market, by Region:
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • Europe
      • Germany
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
    • Asia-Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
    • Middle East & Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global security screening market

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Company Information

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Global Security Screening Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Device Type (X-Ray Systems, Liquid Scanners, Biometric Scanners, Explosive Trace Detectors, Metal Detectors, Computed Tomography system (CT), Others)

5.2.2.     By Application (Government Buildings, Airports, Hotels, Borders, Educational Institutions, Public Transport, Public Places, Others)

5.2.3.     By Region

5.2.4.     By Company (2018)

5.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

6.    North America Security Screening Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Device Type

6.2.2.     By Application

6.2.3.     By Country (United States; Canada; Mexico and Rest of North America)

6.3.  North America: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     United States Security Screening Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Device Type

6.3.1.2.2.             By Application

6.3.2.     Canada Security Screening Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Device Type

6.3.2.2.2.             By Application

6.3.3.     Mexico Security Screening Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Device Type

6.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.    Europe Security Screening Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Device Type

7.2.2.     By Application

7.2.3.     By Country (France; Germany; UK; Italy; Spain and Rest of Europe)

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Security Screening Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Device Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Application

7.3.2.     Germany Security Screening Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Device Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Application

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Security Screening Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Device Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Application

7.3.4.     Italy Security Screening Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Device Type

7.3.4.2.2.             By Application

7.3.5.     Spain Security Screening Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Device Type

7.3.5.2.2.             By Application

8.    Asia-Pacific Security Screening Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Device Type

8.2.2.     By Application

8.2.3.     By Country (China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; and Rest of Asia Pacific)

8.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     China Security Screening Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Device Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Application

8.3.2.     India Security Screening Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Device Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Application

8.3.3.     Japan Security Screening Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Device Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Application

8.3.4.     South Korea Security Screening Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Device Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Application

8.3.5.     Australia Security Screening Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Device Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Application

9.    Middle East and Africa Security Screening Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Device Type

9.2.2.     By Application

9.2.3.     By Country (UAE; Saudi Arabia; South Africa and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

9.3.  MEA: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     South Africa Security Screening Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Device Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Application

9.3.2.     Saudi Arabia Security Screening Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Device Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Application

9.3.3.     UAE Security Screening Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Device Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Application

10.  South America Security Screening Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Device Type

10.2.2.  By Application

10.2.3.  By Country (Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; and Rest of South America)

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Security Screening Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Device Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Application

10.3.2.  Argentina Security Screening Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Device Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Application

10.3.3.  Colombia Security Screening Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Device Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Application

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              Competition Outlook

13.2.              Company Profiles

13.2.1.  Company Details

13.2.2.  Financials (As reported)

13.2.3.  Key Market Focus and Geographical Presence

13.2.4.  Pricing of Target Products

13.2.5.  Market positioning

13.3.              Global Players Profiled (Leading Companies)

13.3.1.  Analogic Corporation

13.3.2.  Aware Inc.

13.3.3.  Digital Barriers plc

13.3.4.  Argus Global Pty Ltd

13.3.5.  Magal Security Systems Ltd

13.3.6.  Safran SA

13.3.7.  American Science and Engineering Inc.

13.3.8.  Implant Sciences Corporation

13.3.9.  OSI Systems Inc.

13.3.10. SmithSecs Group plc

14.  Strategic Recommendations

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