BIIA member Outsell Inc. predicts that the information content industry will reach US$ 448 billion by 2010, accounting for a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% from 2007 to 2010.  The third largest segment, Credit & Financial Information (C&F) is expected to outpace the industry average with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4%.

Outsell expects the information industry continue to grow steadily through 2010.  However, the growth rate will be somewhat slower than the 6.2. CAGR generated between 2002 and 2006.

Fast Track Segments:

Lead by Google, Outsell predicts that Search will continue to drive industry growth, generating a 21.8% CAGR from 2007 to 2010 and US$ 75 billion in revenue by 2010.  HR Information, IT Research, Credit & Financial Information and Market Research segments are also expected to grow strongly from 2007 to 2010, CAGRs of 15.4%, 9.5%, 8.4% and 8.2% respectively.

Source:  The data was provided courtesy of BIIA member Outsell Inc., who is the only worldwide market research company and consulting company who delivers must-have intelligence and advice to publishers and information providers.

BIIA Newsleter November 2007 Issue