The Europe Creator Economy Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 10.35 billion in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 21.8% over the forecast period 2023-2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
The Europe creator economy market comprises various online platforms that help content creators and influencers monetize their digital content and skills. These platforms allow creators to publish content, build an audience, and earn income through advertising, subscriptions, tips and donations. The platforms provide creators the ability to earn a living using their skills and talents through mediums like videos, blogs, podcasts and more.
Market key trends:
One of the key drivers of the Europe creator economy market is the rising popularity of social media platforms. Nearly 60% of European internet users are active on social media daily. Social platforms have become an essential engagement and monetization tool for creators. Creators are leveraging platforms like YouTube, Instagram, Twitch and TikTok to grow their audience and monetize through ads, subscriptions and tips. The huge time spent on social media by Europeans has made it lucrative for creators to develop unique and engaging content regularly for platforms in order to build a following and maximize income. This growing dependence on social media is expected to significantly drive the revenue opportunities for creators in Europe over the forecast period.
Threat of new entrants: New entrants need high capital requirements to compete with existing players. Bargaining power of buyers: Buyers have moderate power given fragmented presence of content creators. Bargaining power of suppliers: Creators leverage several platforms to monetize content and have bargaining power. Threat of new substitutes: Platforms continue introducing new features to engage creators and customers. Competitive rivalry: Intense rivalry exists between platforms to attract high-profile creators.
Strengths: Diversified revenues streams and growing digital influence of creators.
Weaknesses: Monetization challenge for niche creators and dependency on few dominant platforms.
Opportunities: Emergence of new digital technologies and expanding creator economy.
Threats: Stricter data privacy regulations and increasing dependency on algorithms.
Europe Creator Economy Market Size is expected to reach US$ 24.05 billion by 2030, expanding at a CAGR of 21.8% during the forecast period. Platforms are introducing new monetization tools and subscription plans to boost creator revenues. The UK dominates with over 30% revenue share supported by influencer culture and early adoption of streaming platforms. Germany and France also emerged as high potential markets.
Key players in the Europe creator economy market include Patreon, OnlyFans, Teachable, Thinkific, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, DeviantArt, Twitch, YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, Etsy, Spotify, Substack, Buy Me a Coffee, Ko-fi, and Gumroad. Platforms are focusing on enhancing social features, exploring AR/VR technologies and expanding to new geographies and verticals to attract high-profile creators.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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