Global Parental Control Software Market size was valued at USD 1.9 Billion in 2022 and is expected to reach USD 4.6 Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 8.6% during the forecast period 2023 – 2032.

Parental Control Software Market: Overview

Parental control software is a software program or tool that enables parents to track, handle, and limit their children’s access to digital devices, websites, applications, and online material.

These software solutions consist of a variety of functions to help parents safeguard their children from unsuitable or hazardous internet content, limit screen time, and monitor their online activity.

Throughout the globe parental control software industry is experiencing many prominent trends, driven by the rising digitization of children’s activities and growing worries about online safety. In the beginning, there is a move toward complete solutions that provide multi-platform compatibility for a wide range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, and game consoles.

Furthermore, the rise of AI and machine learning technologies is improving the efficacy of content filtering and activity monitoring, allowing for more accurate identification of possible threats.

Moreover, there is a rising emphasis on configurable features, which enable parents to set restrictions based on their children’s age, hobbies, and specific requirements. Besides, with the advent of remote learning and digital education, there is a greater demand for educational content filtering and time management functions in parental control software.

By platform, the androids segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Android parental control software features comprise rising demand for app-based solutions, improved remote surveillance and administration features, and integration with digital well-being tools to ensure total family safety.

By deployment mode, the cloud segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Cloud-based solutions have begun to gain traction in the parental control software market because of their scalability, multi-device accessibility, real-time updates, and centralized management, which improve parental supervision and control.

By application, the residential segment held the highest market share in 2022 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2032. Several noteworthy developments in the residential parental control software market include a greater emphasis on AI-powered monitoring, mobile app integration for remote control, and configurable content filtering to meet the demands of varied families.

In North America, major trends in the parental control software market include a rise in interest in mobile-centric solutions, the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence for filtering content, and a greater focus on data protection features.

Net Nanny is a content-control software package offered largely to parents as a means of monitoring and controlling their children’s internet and phone usage. ranked Net Nanny number one in Internet Filter Software and fourth in Parental Control Software in 2017.

Report Scope

Feature of the ReportDetails
Market Size in 2023USD 1.9 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2032USD 4.6 Billion
Market Size in 2022USD 1.5 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate8.6% CAGR
Base Year2023
Forecast Period2024-2033
Key SegmentBy Platform, Deployment Mode, Application and Region
Report CoverageRevenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional ScopeNorth America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Parental Control Software market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict the in-depth scenario of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Parental Control Software industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Parental Control Software Market 2023–2032 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Parental Control Software Market:

  • Qustodio
  • Symantec Corporation
  • Kaspersky Safe Kids
  • Net Nanny
  • McAfee Safe Family
  • Bark Technologies Inc.
  • FamilyTime
  • Mobicip LLC
  • ESET Parental Control
  • OurPact
  • Covenant Eyes
  • Screen Time Labs
  • Kidslox
  • Circle Media Labs Inc.
  • KidLogger
  • SafeDNS
  • Boomerang Parental Control
  • WebWatcher
  • Familoop
  • Family Orbit
  • Others

The Parental Control Software Market is segmented as follows:

By Platform

  • Android
  • iOS
  • Windows

By Deployment Mode

  • On-Premise
  • Cloud

By Application

  • Residential
  • Educational Institutes

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America