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Disposable Incontinence Products Market size worth over $17.6bn by 2027

  • Published Date: February 10, 2021

Disposable Incontinence Products Market size is set to surpass USD 17.6 billion by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Growing prevalence of incontinence across the globe is uplifting the market growth. As per a recently published article, approximately, 4% to 8% of the global population is affected by incontinence i.e. approximately 440 million people are affected, worldwide. In addition, according to a report published in 2018, urinary incontinence is most increasingly prevalent in women and affects around 23% to 55% of women across the globe. Patients undergoing surgeries experience incontinence. Thus, increasing number of surgeries and the aforementioned factors are contributing to the rising demand for disposable incontinence products. Furthermore, prevalence of incontinence is growing due to increasing prevalence of bladder, gastrointestinal and bowel disorders, thereby growing the demand for incontinence products.

Growing demand for urine bag will the propel market expansion

Global Disposable Incontinence Products Market By Product

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Urine bag segment accounted for USD 337 million in 2020 owing to increasing number of people suffering from renal diseases and growing number of people undergoing surgeries. Several companies are also engaged in manufacturing various types of urine bags that is contributing to the growth of the segment.

Prevalence of urine incontinence will boost the market value

Urine incontinence segment in the disposable incontinence products market is anticipated to witness 7.3% growth rate till 2027 led by growing prevalence of urinary incontinence. The demand for disposable incontinence products is increasing due to rising prevalence of neurological disorders that lead to urine incontinence.

Increasing prevalence of urge incontinence will enhance the business growth

Urge incontinence segment is projected to expand at a CAGR of 8.3% through 2027 impelled by prevalence of urge incontinence. Urge incontinence is majorly prevalent in men and affects 40% to 80% of the males. According to a report, the overall prevalence of overactive bladder with urge incontinence is 9% in men above the age of 65 years. This is leading to the growing demand for disposable incontinence products.

Rising incidences of benign prostatic hyperplasia will foster the market revenue

Benign prostatic hyperplasia segment was valued at more than USD 1.08 billion in 2020. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is associated with urine incontinence. It is common in men and increases with age. Therefore, significant growth in population worldwide is giving rise to higher incidences of BPH, thereby creating a demand for disposable incontinence products.

Browse key industry insights spread across 819 pages with 1,669 market data tables & 28 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, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027in detail along with the table of contents:

Growing preference for plastic material owing to comfort will fuel the market demand

Plastic material segment accounted for USD 2.26 billion in 2020 propelled by the affordability of incontinence products made with plastic material. The material also improves the thermophysical comfort of the incontinence garments. Thus, products made with plastic material are widely used and are in huge demand.

Increasing number of female population will augment the industry growth

Female segment crossed USD 7.50 billion in 2020 on account of high prevalence of incontinence in females due to certain factors such as childbirth and menopause. The growing number of pregnancies across the globe is influencing the incidence rate of incontinence among the female population, thereby leading to significantly growing demand for disposable incontinence products.

Rising aging population will spur the market expansion

60 to 79 years of age segment is estimated to attain a CAGR of7.5% during 2021 to 2027. The significantly growing aging population suffering from neurological disorders that results in higher incidences of fecal incontinence. Therefore, growing number of people in 60 to 70 years of age is contributing to the demand for incontinence products.

Growing customer inflow in retail stores will enhance the market growth

Retail stores segment expected to register growth rate of 6% till 2027 driven by increasing preference for retail purchase. Retail stores provide customer gratification. Retail stores also offer customers immediate availability of product and inventory options. Thus, retail stores are widely preferred to access incontinence products.

Increasing preference for surgical centers will boost the industry expansion

Ambulatory surgical centers segment is anticipated to grow at 7.5% CAGR through 2027 led by rise in number of ambulatory surgical centers. Ambulatory surgical centers are more economical to the patient, offer shorter hospitals stays and provide a pleasant environment for surgical procedures to the patient.

Rising geriatric population in Japan is poised to fuel the market revenue

Japan held significant share in the Asia Pacific disposable incontinence products market and accounted for USD 820 million in 2020 owing to the increasing geriatric population that is leading to huge demand for adult diapers and other disposable incontinence products. The growing geriatric population base is compelling established manufacturers to develop technologically advanced incontinence products.  Rise in number of hysterectomy cases and number of surgical procedures sis contributing to the demand.

Companies are focusing on strategies and launch of innovative products to expand customer base

Some of the major players operating in the market are Abena, Attends Healthcare Products, Inc., B. Braun Melsungen AG, Cardinal Health, Coloplast, Domtar Corporation, Kimberly-Clark, Essity and Unicharm Corporation among others. These companies are proposing strategies in order to generate significant revenue and maintain a competitive edge over their peers.

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

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