Surgical Gloves Market Size By Product (Latex Gloves, Nitrile Gloves, Vinyl Gloves, Neoprene Gloves), By Form (Powder-free Gloves, Powdered 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: GMI4534 | Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain
Surgical Gloves Market size exceeded USD 2 billion in 2019 and is projected to grow at over 10.5% CAGR between 2020 and 2026. Increase in number of surgical procedures across the globe along with rise in incidences of several chronic and acute diseases and growing concerns regarding cross contamination are some of the major factors enhancing the market growth. Growing geriatric population prone to chronic diseases and their subsequent need to undergo surgery will drive the demand for surgical gloves, fueling the market growth.
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|Base Year:||2019||Market Size in 2019:||USD 2.02 Billion|
|Historical Data for:||2015 to 2019||Forecast Period:||2020 to 2026|
|Forecast Period 2020 to 2026 CAGR:||10.5%||2026 Value Projection:||USD 4.01 Billion|
|Pages:||700||Tables, Charts & Figures:||1971|
|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, Usage, Sterility, Distribution Channel and End-use|
|Companies covered (11):||Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Semperit AG Holding, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd., Cardinal Health, Inc., Ansell Limited, Berner International GmbH, Erenler Medikal, Medline Industries, Inc., Leboo Healthcare Products Limited, Sun Healthcare Sdn Bhd (Adventa Berhad)|
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Increase in concerns regarding hygiene and safety among the healthcare professionals will enhance the market growth
Increasing safety concerns and growing number of surgical procedures such as coronary angioplasty, heart valve replacement and coronary artery bypass graft will result in high consumption of surgical gloves. Also, rise in cases of bone fractures and increasing healthcare facilities are some of the significant factors driving the growth of surgical gloves market.
The adoption rate of gloves has increased rapidly owing to the rising number of surgical operations and procedures across the globe.
The procedures majorly include nervous system surgeries, digestive system surgeries and musculoskeletal system surgeries that spread contaminations across the healthcare facility. Hence, to prevent transfer of infection, the demand for surgical gloves will increase in the upcoming years.
For instance, as per the statistics by the World Health Organization (WHO), over 234.2 million major surgeries are conducted worldwide on an annual basis. The increase in number of surgeries will in turn boost the market growth. Moreover, increasing awareness on safety and hygiene during surgeries will boost the market growth in the projected years.
Increase in consumption of latex surgical gloves owing to their advantages will boost the product demand
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The latex surgical gloves market was valued at around USD 930 million in 2019. The significant share is owing to the factors such as better elasticity and improved touch sensitivity. Also, the latex gloves are highly used for conducting several complicated surgical procedures.
Moreover, the growth can be attributed to the advantages such as flexibility and durability of latex gloves as compared to other gloves. Hence, the abovementioned factors will enhance the market growth over the forecast period.
Better ergonomic features provided by the powder-free surgical gloves will drive the growth
The powder-free surgical gloves held a market share of around 80% in 2019. Powder-free gloves undergo a process called as chlorination that helps in putting on and removing the gloves easily. Moreover, it provides a better dextricity that helps in increasing comfort and flexibility of surgeons at the time of surgery.
Furthermore, owing to the ban of powdered gloves in the U.S., the surgeons will start to use powder-free gloves, thereby enhancing the market growth.
Growing cross contamination and infection cases in the healthcare facilities will augment the use of disposable surgical gloves
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The disposable surgical gloves segment is estimated to exhibit a 11% CAGR over the forecast period. The disposable gloves play a vital role in preventing the pathogens from spreading on a regular basis. Also, these gloves protect the healthcare professionals in hospitals, medicals and veterinary offices from unknown hazards by preventing risk of cross contamination. Hence, these advantages will increase the product demand, fostering the surgical gloves market growth.
Significant use of sterile surgical gloves in the surgical procedures will boost the market growth
The sterile surgical gloves segment was valued at USD 1,834.3 million in 2019. Owing to the factors such as better quality and stringent packaging laws, the adoption of sterile gloves will increase over the analysis timeframe. Also, the sterile surgical gloves are highly preferred in surgical procedures to protect the wearer and patient from cross contamination. Therefore, the rapid growth in the number of surgeries will increase the need for sterile gloves thereby, enhancing the market growth.
Product availability and accessibility will boost the brick and mortar segment growth
The brick and mortar segment is predicted to exhibit a 9.7% CAGR during the projected years. It provides customers a benefit to check for the quality of gloves. Moreover, brick and mortar helps to avoid the delivery costs and other product related costs, reducing the overall cost of the product. Hence, availability and convenience in acquiring the gloves from brick and mortar will augment the market growth over the forecast period.
Growing preference of the patients for day surgeries will enhance the surgical gloves market growth
The ambulatory surgical centers segment was valued at USD 542.5 million and will witness significant growth over the analysis timeframe. Presently in the U.S. there are over 9,000 ambulatory surgical centers that are projected to escalate in the upcoming years. The segment growth is attributed to the factors such as convenience and lower cost as well as quality of care provided by ambulatory surgical centers. Hence, rise in the number of surgeries across the world will result in lucrative market growth over the forecast period.
Rise in number of surgeries in the U.S. will augment the regional market growth
U.S. dominated the North America surgical gloves market share and was valued at USD 594.5 million in 2019. Increasing number of cardiovascular and musculoskeletal system surgeries and rise in the number of ambulatory surgical centers are some of the major factors contributing to the market growth. The demand for surgical gloves will increase owing to the rising number of surgical impatient procedures in the U.S. thereby, enhancing the industry growth.
As per the recent data from National Center for Health Statistics, more than 50 million surgeries are performed in the U.S. on an annual basis and are estimated to increase in the forthcoming years. Hence, in order to prevent cross contamination during the surgery and to reduce the risk of transmission of disease between surgeons and patients, the demand for surgical gloves will increase thereby, augmenting the market growth.
Germany surgical gloves industry held substantial revenue share in 2019 and is estimated to witness 8.9% CAGR over the forecast period. Improving healthcare facilities coupled with increasing number of hospital admissions will fuel the market growth. Increase in number of surgical operations and procedures across the country will boost the demand and adoption rate of surgical gloves thereby, enhancing the market growth.
For instance, as per the recent data published by Eurostat, in 2017, over 237,000 cesarean deliveries were carried out in Germany. Hence, high risk operations and surgeries performed in the hospitals across the country will augment the industry growth.
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 surgical gloves market share include Top Glove, Kossan Rubber Industries, Supermax, Cardinal Health, Semperit AG Holding, and Ansell Limited among others. These major industry players are focusing on several strategic initiatives such as new product development, product launch, acquisitions, mergers, partnerships and collaborations.
Recent industry developments:
- In January 2020, Medline acquired Médi-Sélect in Quebec, a distributor of dental and medical supplies such as defibrillators, surgical gloves, IV catheters and many more. This acquisition will allow Medline Canada to acquire the leading position in the market.
- In October 2018, Ansell acquired the Digitcare business from Digitcare Corporation, that provides exam and specialty gloves. This strategic move strengthened the company’s portfolio of disposable surgical gloves and company’s industry position.
The surgical gloves industry 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:
- Latex Gloves
- Nitrile Gloves
- Vinyl Gloves
- Neoprene Gloves
- Powder-free Gloves
- Powdered Gloves
- Disposable Gloves
- Reusable Gloves
- Sterile Gloves
- Non-sterile Gloves
By Distribution Channel
- Brick and Mortar
- Ambulatory Surgery Centers
- Diagnostic Centers
The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:
- North America
- Czech Republic
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- New Zealand
- Latin America
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Saudi Arabia
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