Security Screening Market Anticipated $17,073.60 Million By 2032 CAGR 7.2%

Security Screening Market Size Worth $17,073.60 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 7.2%

The global Security Screening market size is expected to reach USD 17,073.60 million by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Security Screening Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Technology (Biometrics, X-ray Screening, Electromagnetic Metal Detection, Others); By Application; By End Use; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024- 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.  

The security screening market experiences growth driven by a heightened focus on public safety and infrastructure protection. Governments, critical infrastructure facilities, transportation hubs, and commercial establishments prioritize implementing robust security screening measures to safeguard people, assets, and infrastructure against various threats, including terrorism, smuggling, and illegal activities. With increasing security concerns globally, there's a growing demand for advanced screening technologies such as baggage and cargo screening systems, metal detectors, explosive trace detectors, and biometric identification systems.

Airports globally face heightened security challenges, leading authorities to allocate significant resources to enhance screening capabilities. With rising air travel and evolving threats, there's a growing demand for advanced screening technologies and procedures to ensure passenger safety and prevent security breaches. Governments and airport operators invest in state-of-the-art screening equipment and infrastructure, including advanced imaging technologies and biometric authentication solutions. Regulatory requirements and international standards mandate stringent security measures at airports, further driving investments in screening technologies.

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The security screening market is also driven by the increasing adoption of smart technologies. With the rise of smart cities and IoT, intelligent systems are integrated into screening processes, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness. Smart sensors detect anomalies, triggering alerts for further investigation, while data analytics provide predictive insights. Connectivity solutions enable real-time communication among security personnel, facilitating swift responses to potential threats. Integration of these technologies improves operational workflows, reduces manual intervention, and enhances overall security.

Traditional methods, involving physical pat-downs or invasive searches, are increasingly replaced by non-intrusive technologies like millimeter-wave scanners and advanced imaging systems. These solutions swiftly and accurately detect threats without compromising privacy or causing inconvenience. Particularly crucial in crowded areas such as airports and stadiums, non-intrusive screening enhances security while maintaining the passenger experience. As the emphasis on security grows alongside the need for streamlined screening processes, the market for non-intrusive screening solutions continues to expand globally, driving innovation and adoption in the security screening market.

Security Screening Market Report Highlights

  • In 2023, the biometrics segment held significant revenue share owing to enhanced security, integration with other security systems, and regulatory requirements.
  • In 2023, the people screening held significant revenue share owing to wide use of security screening solutions in airports & transportation hubs, and government & public facilities.
  • In 2023, the transportation segment held significant revenue share owing to high volumes of passengers, regulatory compliance, and operational efficiency.
  • Asia-Pacific region is expected to experience significant growth during the forecast period due to rapid economic development, growing terrorism threats, and expansion of aviation industry.
  • The market is highly competitive owing to the existence of market players with a global presence, including Analogic Corporation, Astrophysics Inc., Autoclear LLC, Honeywell International Inc., Leidos Holdings, Inc., NEC Corporation, Raytheon Company, and Smiths Group plc among others.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the Security Screening market report based on technology, application, end use, and region:

Security Screening, Technology Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Biometrics
  • X-ray Screening
  • Electromagnetic Metal Detection
  • Others

Security Screening, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Baggage and Cargo Screening
  • People Screening
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Others

Security Screening, End Use Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • Commercial
  • Transportation
  • Retail
  • Government
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Others

Security Screening, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • France
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • South Korea
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Security Screening Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 9,756.84 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 17,073.60 million


7.2% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

  • By Technology
  • By Application
  • By End Use
  • By Region

Regional scope

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Competitive Landscape

  • Security Screening Market Share Analysis (2023)
  • Company Profiles/Industry participants profiling includes company overview, financial information, product/service benchmarking, and recent developments

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