Medical Gloves Market Size By Product (Latex Gloves, Nitrile Gloves, Vinyl Gloves, Neoprene Gloves), By Form (Powder-free Gloves, Powdered Gloves), By Application (Examination Gloves, Surgical Gloves), By Usage (Disposable Gloves, Reusable Gloves), By Sterility (Sterile Gloves, Non-sterile Gloves), By Distribution Channel (Brick and Mortar, E-commerce), By End-use (Hospitals, Clinics, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Diagnostic Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Mar 2020  |  Report ID: GMI4593  |  Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 850   |   Base Year: 2019

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Medical Gloves Market size exceeded USD 7 billion in 2019 and is poised to grow at a CAGR of over 10% between 2020 and 2026.

Rise in incidences of chronic and acute diseases, growing concerns regarding safety, sanitation, and hygiene are some of the major factors driving the medical gloves market growth. Also, strict regulations related to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and increase in number of healthcare facilities will boost the global market revenue.

Medical Gloves Market

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The consumption rate of medical gloves has rapidly increased over the past few years owing to rise in hygiene and safety concerns. The healthcare professionals are at high risk of coming in contact with infected patients and hospitals acquired infections (HAIs). According to the statistics published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in American hospitals, around 1.7 million infections and over 99,000 deaths are associated with HAIs.

Medical Gloves Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: USD 7.07 Billion
Historical Data for: 2015 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2026
Forecast Period 2020 to 2026 CAGR: 10% 2026 Value Projection: USD 13.5 Billion
Pages: 850 Tables, Charts & Figures: 2289
Geographies covered (71): U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Russia, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Switzerland, Poland, Turkey, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Ireland, Greece, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, Belarus, Georgia, Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine, Japan, China, India, Australia, South Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Qatar, Kuwait, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan
Segments covered: Product, Form, Application, Usage, Sterility, Distribution Channel and End-use
Companies covered (16): Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd., Cardinal Health, Inc., Ansell Limited, Akzenta International Sa, Berner International GmbH, Erenler Medikal, SHIELD Scientific, Robinson Healthcare, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Medline Industries, Inc., Leboo Healthcare Products Limited, Sun Healthcare Sdn Bhd (Adventa Berhad), Rubberex Corp M. Berhad
Growth Drivers:
  • Growing awareness regarding safety and hygiene
  • Rapid growth in the number of surgeries across the globe
  • Increasing number of healthcare facilities in developing countries
  • Growing number of contagious diseases
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Health effects associated with nitrile gloves • Competitive pricing by local manufacturers

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Several advantages portrayed by latex gloves will augment its demand

Medical Gloves Market By Product

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The latex medical gloves market valued at USD 3.2 billion in 2019 attributed to the advantages such as high elasticity and better touch sensitivity. Also, owing to its flexibility and sensitivity, the latex gloves are highly preferred for sensitive applications such as surgical procedures.

Several benefits offered by the powdered medical gloves will drive the segment growth

The powdered gloves segment held around 20% medical gloves market share in 2019. These gloves have corn-starch added that allows the easy donning and removal of the gloves. Moreover, it helps to avoid the gloves from sticking together. However, in 2017, the U.S. FDA banned the use of powdered medical gloves due to air borne allergic reactions that may affect the healthcare workers health.

Increasing number of infectious diseases across the globe will boost the demand for examination gloves

Medical Gloves Market By Application

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The examination gloves segment valuation was over USD 5 billion in 2019 and will witness significant growth during the forecast period. A large patient pool with infectious and contagious diseases will majorly contribute to the segment growth. Moreover, detection and diagnosis of various diseases will increase the demand for examination gloves.

Advantages offered by the reusable medical gloves will result in its rapid adoption

The reusable medical gloves market is estimated to exhibit a growth of 7.8% through 2026 impelled by the advantages of reusable gloves such as better hand protection and enhanced durability as compared to standard latex gloves. Also, reusability of the gloves will help in cost savings and waster generation.

Increase in number of surgical procedures across the globe will propel the sterile medical gloves market demand

The sterile gloves segment revenue crossed USD 2.9 billion in 2019 on account of the factors such as strict packaging standards and higher quality offered by the sterile gloves. Also, the use of sterile gloves is high and preferred during surgical procedures.

High cost effectivity and product accessibility will enhance the brick and mortar segment growth

The brick and mortar segment is anticipated to witness more than 9.2% growth rate till 2026. Ability to check for quality of medical gloves in person will contribute to the segment growth. Moreover, brick and mortar play a vital role in avoiding the shipping costs. Hence, easy accessibility and availability provided by brick and mortar will drive the market expansion.

Trained professionals and availability of advanced technologies will enhance the medical gloves market value

The ambulatory surgical centers segment size was worth USD 1.9 billion in 2019. Currently in U.S. there are more than 9,000 ambulatory surgical centers are estimated to increase in the future. Increase in preference for outpatient surgical procedures growing number of surgeries that spread infections will result in significant market growth.

High consumption rate of medical gloves in the U.S. will augment the regional market share

Asia Pacific Medical Gloves Market By Country

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U.S. medical gloves market size surpassed USD 2 billion in 2019 led by recent enhancements in healthcare facilities structure, increase in number of chronic and acute diseases, rise in hospital admissions. The demand for medical gloves will increase in near future owing to recent disease outbreaks such as coronavirus (COVID-19) and swine flu that are highly transmittable. In order to avoid cross contamination and reduce the risk of spreading infection the use of medical gloves will play a vital role.

Germany medical gloves market held significant revenue size in 2019, accounting for more than USD 380 million. Growing geriatric population prone to chronic disease coupled with rising hospital admissions will fuel the market value. Moreover, increase in number of surgical procedures across the country will boost the demand and adoption rate of medical gloves.

Implementation of several strategies such as collaborations and partnerships by the key market players will boost the market growth

Some of the major players in the medical gloves market include Ansell Healthcare, Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, and Supermax Corporation Berhad. These major industry players are focusing on several strategic initiatives such as new product development, product launch, mergers, acquisitions partnerships and collaborations.

The medical gloves market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD and volume in Units from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

Market, By Product

  • Latex Gloves
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Vinyl Gloves
  • Neoprene Gloves
  • Others

Market, By Form

  • Powder-free Gloves
  • Powdered Gloves

Market, By Application

  • Examination Gloves
  • Surgical Gloves

Market, By Usage

  • Disposable Gloves
  • Reusable Gloves

Market, By Sterility

  • Sterile Gloves
  • Non-sterile Gloves

Market, By Distribution Channel

  • Brick and Mortar
  • E-commerce

Market, By End-use

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Diagnostic Centers
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Austria
    • Sweden
    • ungae
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • Hungary
    • Norway
    • Switzerland
    • Poland
    • Turkey
    • Belgium
    • Bulgaria
    • Czech Republic
    • Ireland
    • Greece
    • Croatia
    • Latvia
    • Lithuania
    • Netherlands
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Slovenia
    • Slovakia
    • Belarus
    • Georgia
    • Macedonia
    • Serbia
    • Ukraine
  • Asia Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Taiwan
    • Indonesia
    • Bangladesh
    • Kazakhstan
    • New Zealand
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • Malaysia
    • Singapore
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Columbia
    • Peru
    • Venezuela
    • Chile
    • Cuba
    • Ecuador
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt
    • Qatar
    • Kuwait
    • Israel
    • Iran
    • Iraq
    • Jordan

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of medical gloves exceeded USD 7 billion in 2019.
The industry share of medical gloves is poised to grow at a CAGR of over 10% between 2020 and 2026.
The reusable gloves segment is estimated to exhibit a growth of 7.8% through 2026, according to the analysts at Global Market Insights, Inc.
The demand for medical gloves will increase in the U.S. owing to recent disease outbreaks such as coronavirus (COVID-19) and swine flu that are highly transmittable. In order to avoid cross contamination and reduce the risk of spreading infection the use of medical gloves will play a vital role.
Some of the major players in the market include Ansell Healthcare, Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, and Supermax Corporation Berhad.

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  • Published Date: Mar 2020
  • Pages: 850
  • Tables: 2266
  • Charts / Figures: 23
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Countries covered: 71

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