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Body Fat Measurement Market Size By Product (Bioimpedance Analyzers, Calipers, Hydrostatic Weighing, Air-Displacement Plethysmography, DEXA), By End-use (Hospitals, Clinics, Fitness Centres), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • Report ID: GMI772
  • Published Date: Jul 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Body Fat Measurement Market size was valued at USD 630 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 6.8% from 2021 to 2027. Body fat measurement machines are used to quantify person’s weight and body composition. These devices can measure amount of muscle mass, water and fat percentage of the person’s body. Growing obese and overweight population base will spur the demand for fat measurement devices.

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Increase in number of people facing complications of obesity has led to rise in adoption of various fitness activities. Excess weight can result in cardiovascular disorders, diabetes, osteoarthritis and stroke among others, that may further result in death. Thus, with growing awareness about weight management tools and rising establishment of fitness centers, the demand for body composition analyzers is poised to significantly increase during the forecast timeline.

Advancements in body fat measurement devices will fuel their acceptance rate in future

Improvements in body analysis machines have offered options to better examine body composition. Innovations in technology have allowed manufacturers to develop devices with several in-built measurement capabilities. For instance, MyFiziq Ltd. made advances in its novel in-device technology’s competences. The innovations are intended to maximize the accuracy of the device in a precise analysis of body’s composition and tissues. Moreover, several market players are launching novel technologies that will enhance market potential during the forecast timeframe.

However, high cost of some capital body analysis devices can hamper the market growth up to certain extent. Further, COVID-19 pandemic has had negative impact on the market due to delays and restrictions on non-emergent procedures as well as lockdowns in the initial period of the pandemic. However, decline in infections in several parts of the world will offer market recovery and aid in impelling the market expansion.

Wide range of measurement capabilities in DEXA will influence its demand

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DEXA segment held more than 20% of the body fat measurement market share in 2020. It helps the customers to get a detailed analysis of a patient’s body composition including visceral fat. With acquisition of in-depth body analysis reports, physicians can provide appropriate consultation to the patients for fat loss or gain accordingly. Thus, with plenty of benefits provided by DEXA, its usage will substantially boost.

Increasing number of clinic settings will augment the segment growth

Clinics segment is estimated to register a growth of around 7% by 2027. Growing number of clinics in emerging economies has influenced the demand for fat measurement devices. Also, the accessibility and convenience of weight loss clinics along with spending have increased which will substantially contribute to the segment expansion during the forecast period.

Presence of large obese population base in the U.S. will offer attractive opportunities for the North America region

North America body fat measurement market accounted for over 31% of revenue share in 2020. High prevalence of obesity in the U.S. has surged adoption of weight management programs, body analysis and treatment modalities. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the prevalence of obesity among American adults was around 42% in 2017-18. Furthermore, sophisticated infrastructure, spending and numerous fitness & weight management centers in the region will create momentous product demand in the coming years.

Market competitors are adopting product introduction strategy in order to propel their business growth

The global market has several competitors; a few of which are InBody, Omron, Tanita, Hologic, GE Healthcare and Hitachi among others. These companies are undertaking various business growth strategies including expansion of product portfolio to fortify their market presence and customer base.

The market research report on body fat measurement includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:


Market, By Product

  • Bioimpedance Analyzers
  • Calipers
  • Hydrostatic Weighing
  • Air-displacement Plethysmography
  • DEXA
  • Others

Market, By End-use

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Fitness Centres
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa


Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Body fat measurement market size had reached USD 630 million in 2020 and will register a CAGR of over 6.8% through 2027.
DEXA segment had captured over 20% market share in 2020 on account of increasing product demand as it helps users get detailed analysis of a patient’s body composition.
Clinics segment will observe CAGR of around 7% through 2027 owing to heightened product demand driven by increasing number of clinics across emerging economies.
North America body fat measurement market had held over 31% share in 2020 owing to increased adoption of weight management programs due to rising prevalence of obesity in the region.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 11
  • Tables & Figures: 126
  • Countries covered: 14
  • Pages: 110
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