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Egg Donation Market Size By Type (Fresh, Frozen), By Service Provider (Hospitals, Fertility Clinics), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • Report ID: GMI5072
  • Published Date: Jul 2021
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry trends

Egg Donation Market size was valued at over 1 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 19.4% from 2021 to 2027. Egg donation is cycle that includes removal of donor’s egg for fertilization process. Fertile women donate eggs as part of assisted reproductive technology. The procedure typically involves egg removal, fertilization and embryo transfer into the recipient’s uterus. This has helped number of infertile couples to conceive child with high success rate. Improving acceptability and regulations associated with fertility procedures has positively impacted the overall market growth.

Egg Donation Market Overview

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COVID-19 pandemic has hampered the number of fertility procedures throughout the globe due to restrictions on non-emergency services. Increasing risk of infection during oocyte donation and transfer has led to decline in population preference. This has resulted in procedural deferral during pandemic. However, with decreasing number of COVID-19 cases in some countries, the procedures regained traction and the industry is anticipated to foresee robust grow during the forecast timeline.

Improving regulatory scenario with growing concern of infertility will fuel the market expansion

According to the World Health Organization, about 48 million couples and 186 million individuals experience infertility concerns globally. Infertility issues with female reproductive system owing to abnormalities of the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, and the endocrine system among others drive the demand for advanced reproductive treatments. Moreover, the use of next generation DNA sequencing technologies has helped professionals to increase procedural success rates.

Improving regulatory scenario in emerging countries will foster patient preference for such procedures. Amendment of regulatory standards ensure safety and ethical practices during IVF and other ART treatments. For instance, the Government of India has approved The Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill intended to provide ethical and safe reproductive procedures to infertile couples accessing fertility treatment in clinics. As per the regulations, the oocyte donor needs to be supported by an insurance cover.

Procedural advancements improving success rate will benefit the egg donation market progression

The frozen segment accounted for USD 420 million in 2020 led by expanding number of egg banks in developed and developing regions. Growing use of frozen eggs with its benefits including reduced time and lower cost has influenced the segment growth. As per the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART), number of frozen eggs thawed were more than fresh donor egg cycles in 2018. Thus, with growing procedural volume with use of frozen eggs, the market will witness considerable revenue growth in the coming years.

Infrastructure development to offer advanced fertility treatment in clinics will spur patient preference

Fertility clinics segment is poised to observe more than 19.7% growth rate by 2027 owing to the expanding network of fertility centers to cater to increasing concern of infertility. Collaborations between these specialty clinics and egg banks allow clinicians to reduce procedural time. Further, improved infrastructure has helped them to fortify service portfolio, thereby driving patient preference. In addition, increased accessibility with business investments will augment the industry growth during the forecast timeframe.

Awareness regarding advanced reproductive therapies in developed countries will stimulate the growth for North America region

North America Egg Donation Market

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North America egg donation market is estimated to attain a CAGR of 13.3% through 2027 impelled by the improving regulatory scenario in developed countries. Additionally, awareness regarding advanced reproductive technologies and increasing spending ability on high-cost procedures will accelerate the North America industry expansion. The aforementioned factors have also contributed to the rising number of reproductive procedures in the region. Furthermore, expansion of IVF facilities and diagnostic centers across the region will foster the regional growth.

Strategic collaborations help service providers in their business expansion

The global market consists of numerous players. Few of the service providers operating in the market are Virtus Health, Monash IVF Group, Southend Fertility and IVF, Morpheus Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., Bourn Hall International, Boston IVF, Medfem Fertility Clinic and Aevitus Fertility Clinic among various others. These companies are actively involved in service development and strategic collaboration to expand their service portfolio.

Some of the recent industry developments:   

  • In February 2021, Virtus Health and CooperSurgical collaborated to develop digital platforms for reproductive services. This will allow firm to integrate innovative technologies in fertility treatments.
  • In September 2019, Monash IVF Group announced the acquisition of Fertility Solutions, a fertility service provider. Such acquisitions offer business and service expansion opportunities to the company.

The egg donation market research report includes an 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 Type

  • Fresh
  • Frozen

Market, By Service provider

  • Hospitals
  • Fertility clinics
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Spain
    • Czech Republic
    • Ukraine
    • Greece
    • Poland
    • France
    • Portugal
    • Russia
    • Belgium
    • Finland
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    • Columbia
    • Others
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Egypt
    • Nigeria
    • Others


Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The egg donation industry size exceeded USD 1 billion in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of 19.4% between 2021 and 2027.

Frozen eggs recorded a revenue of USD 420 million in 2020 and will depict substantial growth owing to the surging number of egg banks in developed and developing countries.

Fertility clinics will exhibit a growth rate of over 19.7% from 2021 to 2027 due to the expanding network of fertility centers for catering to the rising concern of infertility.

The North America egg donation industry will register a CAGR of 13.3% between 2021 and 2027 propelled by the improving regulatory scenario in developed countries.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 12
  • Tables & Figures: 152
  • Countries covered: 23
  • Pages: 100

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