Disposable Incontinence Products Market size to exceed $15bn by 2025

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market is set to exceed USD 15 billion by 2025; according to a new research study published by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Increase in number of people suffering from incontinence will result in high demand and adoption rate of disposable incontinence products. As per the National Health Service (NHS), around 3 to 6 million people in the UK suffer from some or the other form of urinary incontinence. Also, around 1.4% of the general population aged above 40 suffer from fecal incontinence. Hence, growing number of incontinence patients will act as a major disposable incontinence products market growth impact rendering factor.


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Recent technological advancements and new product developments will spur the market growth in the near future. Introduction of several new products and new product formats will help in addressing unmet needs and demand of the patients. Moreover, new product developments in traditional product types, such as guards, underwear and undergarment pads, will dominate the male’s incontinence products market. Development of new incontinence products to address the fecal as well as urinary incontinence will enhance the industry growth over the forecast period.

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market

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However, presence of several reusable incontinence products in the market will impede the industry growth. These kind of products offer several benefits such as wash ability, reusability and comfort. Hence, availability of the reusable products will hamper the growth of disposable incontinence products market growth in the future.

Browse key industry insights spread across 800 pages with 1,520 market data tables & 14 figures & charts from the report,Disposable Incontinence Products Market Size By Product (Protective Incontinence Garments {Disposable Adult Diaper, Disposable Protective Underwear, Cloth Adult Diaper, Disposable Pads and Liners [Male Guards, Bladder Control Pads, Incontinence Liners (Belted and Beltless Under Garments, Disposable Under Pads)]}, Urine Bag {Leg Urine Bag, Bedside Urine Bag}, Urinary Catheter {Indwelling (Foley) Catheter, Intermittent Catheter, External Catheter}), By Application (Urine Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Dual Incontinence) By Incontinence Type (Stress, Urge, Mixed), By Disease (Feminine Health {Pregnancy and Child Birth, Menopause, Hysterectomy}, Chronic Disease, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Bladder Cancer, Mental Disorders), By Material (Plastic, Cotton fabrics, Super Absorbents, Latex), By Gender (Male, Female), By Age (Below 20 years, 20 to 39 years, 40 to 59 years, 60 to 79 years, 80+ years), By Distribution Channel (Retail Stores, E-commerce), By End-use (Hospital, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Nursing Facilities, Long Term Care Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands, Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, Poland, Austria, Greece, Norway, Czech Republic, Hungary, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, New Zealand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Venezuela, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Qatar), Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025” in detail along with the table of contents:


Protective incontinence garments will witness 7.1% CAGR during the projected period. Increasing application of these products in treatment of conditions including urinary incontinence and loss of control of urine will drive demand for protective incontinence garments. Furthermore, growing geriatric population base, product development and increasing application over other products will boost the demand and adoption rate of protective incontinence garments during the forecast timeframe.

Based on application, the disposable incontinence products market has been segmented into urine incontinence, fecal incontinence and dual incontinence. The application of disposable incontinence products in treatment of urine incontinence was valued at around USD 5.4 billion in the year 2018 and will witness significant growth during the analysis period. The growth is attributed to growing incidence of urine incontinence problem. Increasing prevalence of neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease are responsible for urine incontinence that will significantly drive the segment growth over the coming years.

Stress incontinence market will grow at 6.9% over the upcoming years. Factors responsible for rising incidence of stress incontinence are pregnancy, menopause, hysterectomy and other surgical procedures along with age and obesity that are expected to drive stress incontinence market growth lucratively over the forecast period.

Disposable incontinence products in feminine health held majority market share and was valued at USD 2.8 billion in the year 2018 and is expected to witness significant growth in the foreseeable future. Increasing adoption of urinary incontinence products including liners, pads and disposable garments among women population will provide growth opportunities for disposable incontinence products in feminine health over the projected timeframe.

Super absorbents disposable incontinence products market is estimated to show significant growth at 6.3% over the forecast period. Currently, manufacturers have made tremendous progress in making absorbents that will accommodate several range of products with different symptoms and sizes. Products vary by total volume and absorption speed, offering odor protection, maximum breathability, comfort, varying waist heights and multiple sizes of leg openings. Hence, various advancements in product will enhance the industry growth. Several new product launched in the market offering maximum absorbency will boost the business growth in the near future.

Use of disposable incontinence products in female will hold maximum market share and was valued at USD 6.9 billion in the year 2018. As per the recent study, majority of females suffer from urinary incontinence as compared to males. In U.S. around 75% of the total incontinence patient population is female. Hence, growing incontinence problems among the female population will augment the disposable incontinence products market growth in near future.

Use of disposable incontinence products in the age group 40 to 59 years held maximum market share and was valued at USD 3.9 billion in the year 2018. Rise in incontinence prevalence due to aging, menopause and other feminine health disorders will enhance the business growth.

Hospitals accounted over 30% disposable incontinence products market share in 2018 and is estimated to grow at significant rate over the foreseeable future. Increasing customer preference due to developing infrastructure and availability of wide range of healthcare services in hospitals will witness lucrative growth over the foreseeable future.

U.S. disposable incontinence products market held USD 2.3 billion in the year 2018. Growing awareness towards personalized care and hygiene, technological advancements in the material used for disposable incontinence products and a robust distribution channel for these products will drive industry growth over the coming years.

Prominent industry players in the disposable incontinence products market include Attends Healthcare Products, Inc., B.Braun, C.R. Bard, Cardinal Health, Coloplast, DSG International, Fu Burg Industrial, HARTMANN, Kimberly Clark, Medline Industries, Inc., Nippon Paper Crecia, Ontex, Prevail, Procter & Gamble, TENA, Tranquility, and UniCharm, Vlesi. The industry participants use strategies such as enhancing their manufacturing footprint, acquisition, new product launch and geographical expansion for improving their market position and competing with existing players to incur maximum sales and revenue.

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Disposable incontinence products market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2014 to 2025, for the following segments:

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Product, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Protective incontinence garments
    • Disposable adult diaper
    • Disposable protective underwear
    • Cloth adult diaper
    • Disposable pads and liners
      • Male guards
      • Bladder control pads
      • Incontinence liners
        • Belted and beltless under garments
        • Disposable under pads
  • Urine bag
    • Leg urine bag
    • Bedside urine bag
  • Urinary catheter
    • Indwelling (Foley) catheter
    • Intermittent catheter
    • External catheter

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Application, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Urine incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Dual incontinence

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Incontinence Type, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Stress
  • Urge
  • Mixed
  • Others

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Disease, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Feminine health
    • Pregnancy and childbirth
    • Menopause
    • Hysterectomy
    • Others
  • Chronic disease
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Bladder cancer
  • Mental disorders
  • Others

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Material, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Plastic
  • Cotton fabrics
  • Super absorbents
  • Latex
  • Others

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Gender, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Male
  • Female

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Age, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Below 20 years
  • 20 to 39 years
  • 40 to 59 years
  • 60 to 79 years
  • 80+ years

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By Distribution Channel, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Retail stores
  • E-commerce

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market, By End-use, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

  • Hospital
  • Ambulatory surgical centers
  • Nursing facilities
  • Long term care centers
  • Others

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Denmark
    • Netherlands
    • Ireland
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Poland
    • Austria
    • Greece
    • Norway
    • Czech Republic
    • Hungary
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • New Zealand
    • Indonesia
    • Vietnam
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Columbia
    • Chile
    • Venezuela
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt
    • Qatar


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