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Body Fat Measurement Market - By Product (Bioimpedance Analyzers, Calipers, Hydrostatic Weighing, Air-Displacement Plethysmography, Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)), By End-use (Hospitals, Clinics, Fitness Centers) & Global Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI772
  • Published Date: Mar 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Body Fat Measurement Market Size

Body Fat Measurement Market size crossed USD 860 million in 2022 and is anticipated to exhibit more than 7% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, on account of the rising incidence of obesity worldwide.

Body Fat Measurement Market

There has been a substantial increase in obesity cases in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, especially among children and young adults. Lifestyle changes during lockdowns have contributed to the growing disease burden. Based on the World Obesity Federation’s report, by 2030 end, obesity is projected to impact nearly 1 billion people worldwide. Since the global population is gaining awareness about the health implications of excess body weight including cancer, stroke, and other chronic conditions, the demand for body fat measurement equipment is likely to surge over the foreseeable future.

With the growing number of obese people, the establishment of fitness centers to address the needs of people with high body mass indexes will also rise. These factors, alongside the high prevalence of metabolism-related disorders, will create lucrative opportunities for developers of medical electronics such as BMI calculators. However, large initial investment costs may hinder industry expansion to some extent.

Body Fat Measurement Market Analysis

Global Body Fat Measurement Market Share By Product

Body fat measurement market share from the bioimpedance analyzers product segment is poised to depict over 7.5% CAGR through 2023-2032. This is driven by the emergence of bioelectrical impedance analysis as a reasonably accurate method for body fat estimation. Product miniaturization and other technological advancements are also bolstering product adoption in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings. Furthermore, key benefits including the delivery of precise body fat readings will boost the sales of bioimpedance analyzers.

Body fat measurement market from the fitness centers end-use segment is projected to be valued at more than USD 450 million by 2032, given the mobility and affordability offered by the products. As gym visits rebound from the COVID-19-associated setbacks, many fitness brands are eying expansion worldwide. The introduction of weight management programs and the rising health concerns are further boosting the requirement for accurate fat measurement. Several landlords are also courting fitness tenants for shopping centers and malls. Additionally, the increased obesity burden is expected to augment device demand in these centers.

Global Body Fat Measurement Market Size By Region

North American body fat measurement market is anticipated to cross USD 510 million by 2032, considering the increasing incidence of overweight and obese people. The Trust for America’s Health 2022 report, for example, revealed a 35% surge obesity rate in over 19 states across the nation. In order to address this issue, multiple weight management programs are being introduced in the region. Moreover, the growing acceptance of body analysis and treatment modalities, sophisticated healthcare infrastructure, and the expansion of fitness centers will drive body fat measurement device demand in the region.

Body Fat Measurement Market Share

The strategic landscape of the body fat measurement market comprises companies such as :

  • Tanita Corporation
  • Omron Healthcare
  • L'Acn Srl.
  • InBody Pvt. Ltd.
  • Hologic, Inc.
  • GE Healthcare
  • DMS Imaging
  • Cosmed
  • Beurer GmbH
  • and AccuFitness, LLC

These companies are focusing on product range expansions and other strategies to reinforce their foothold and expand their customers in the global market.

Impact of global inflation on body fat measurement industry trends

Inflation is creating major challenges for consumers worldwide, particularly in terms of making healthy food choices. Due to food insecurities and price hikes, people have been gravitating toward energy-dense, cheap meals that pose negative health impacts. The intake of such low-quality meals may lead to an increase in a person’s weight, in turn escalating the obesity burden. These factors are expected to stimulate the sales of body weight measurement devices and assert a positive influence on the market outlook.

The body fat measurement market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Product

  • Bioimpedance analyzers
  • Calipers
  • Hydrostatic weighing
  • Air-displacement plethysmography
  • Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)
  • Others

By End-use

  • Hospitals
  • Fitness centers
  • Clinics
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Poland
    • Switzerland
    • Sweden
    • Denmark
    • The Netherlands
    • Belgium
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Colombia
    • Chile
    • Peru
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Israel
    • Iran


Authors: Mariam Faizullabhoy

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for body fat measurement crossed USD 860 million in 2022 and is set to exhibit over 7% CAGR between 2023 and 2032, on account of the rising incidence of obesity.

Bioimpedance analyzers product segment is poised to depict over 7.5% CAGR through 2023-2032, due to its emergence as a reasonably accurate method for body fat estimation and high application potential in hospitals and clinics.

North American body fat measurement market is anticipated to cross USD 510 million by 2032, considering the increasing population of overweight and obese individuals in the region.

Key manufacturers of body fat measurement equipment include Tanita Corporation, Omron Healthcare, L'Acn Srl., InBody Pvt. Ltd., Hologic, Inc., GE Healthcare, DMS Imaging, Cosmed, Beurer GmbH, and AccuFitness, LLC, among others.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 10
  • Tables & Figures: 211
  • Countries covered: 32
  • Pages: 120
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