14 Must-Know e-Learning Stats

Countless reports, surveys, and studies have shown that the e-Learning industry isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, an increasing number of individuals, corporations, and institutions are turning to e-learning due to its effectiveness and its convenience. We’ve pulled together some of the top e-learning statistics available to help illuminate how critically important it is. As, an e-learning professional, here are the top statistics you need to know!

  1.  The number of learning technologies available has doubled in the last five years.
  2.  42% of leading learning companies say online learning has led to an increase in revenue.
  3. 81% of learners are responsible for managing their own personal development.
  4. 91% of Learning and Development (L&D) leaders think learning technologies should enable a quicker response to changing business conditions and organizational change.
  5. 3/5 of organizations cannot implement a technology that enables learning strategy due to lack of skills.
  6. Only 49% of organizations have the Instructional Design skills they need.
  7. By 2016, 98% of organizations are predicted to use video as part of their digital learning strategy.
  8. This year alone, 50% of organizations use “gamification”—including game strategies and complex simulations—as part of their e-learning.
  9.  35% of viewers are watching more video on their smartphones compared to last year (ReelSeo).
  10.  And, 74% of people use mobile devices for e-learning.
  11.  Learning companies are 33% more likely to use more varied and interesting media in their e-learning design.
  12.  Learning companies are twice as likely to encourage knowledge sharing and create knowledge repositories.
  13.  The compound annual growth rate of the worldwide self-paced e-Learning market is 4% and is set to be worth $53 billion by 2018.
  14.  By 2019, 50% of all classes will be delivered online. (The E-Learning Revolution)

[Source: Unless otherwise noted, all statistics attributed to Ambient Insight 2012-2017 Worldwide Mobile Learning Market.]

So, if you found these e-learning stats eye-opening, it is time to jump on board the learning revolution and take advantage of this proven method to boost your knowledge and your business!

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