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Hospital Gowns Market worth over $3.3bn by 2027

  • Published Date: May 3, 2021

Hospital Gowns Market size is set to surpass USD 3.3 billion by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

Growing number of people suffering from chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular and other ailments coupled with increasing aging population will foster the demand for hospital gowns across the globe. Key players in the industry are focusing on developing high protection hospital gowns with special materials and product launches. Rise in the number of overall surgeries across the world will further boost the adoption of surgical and patient gowns in the market. The increase in healthcare infrastructure spending due to COVID-19 outbreak will augment the demand and acceptance rate of hospital gowns rapidly in 2020.

Rise in number of surgeries across the world will drive the hospital gowns market growth

Factors such as rising geriatric population, increasing focus on improving healthcare facilities and growing availability of health coverage across several countries are among the primary pointers responsible for rise in surgeries around the world. As per the recent research article, there is a notable rise in the number of surgical procedures across domains. For instance, in North America there were more than 377,000 cardiovascular surgeries performed in 2014 which is projected to cross 461,000 by the end of 2021. Similarly, there is a growing trend of caesarean section (C-section) surgeries performed every year globally. The increased surgeries in turn will need more surgical gowns than earlier, thereby witnessing an upwards trajectory in the hospital gowns demand.

High adoption of disposable gowns owing to cost-effectiveness will propel the market expansion

Global Hospital Gowns Market By Usability

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The disposable segment in the hospital gowns market accounted for more than USD 1.80 billion in 2020. Disposable gowns are preferred choice in several countries due to their cost-effective nature. As they are intended for single use, thus provide required protection from bodily fluids and micro-organisms. Stain resistance and appropriate flammable standards are other factors promoting increased usage of disposable hospital gowns.

Browse key industry insights spread across 200 pages with 190 market data tables & 16 figures & charts from the report, “Hospital Gowns Market Size By Usability (Disposable, Reusable), By Gown Type (Surgical Gowns, Non-surgical Gowns, Patient Gowns), By Protection Level (Minimal, Low, Moderate, High), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027” in detail along with the table of contents:


Increase in consumption of surgical gowns will fuel the market revenue

The surgical gowns segment valuation exceeded USD 1.63 billion in 2020. Rise in number of surgical procedures is among the primary growth factor for the high acceptance of surgical gowns. Surgical gowns provide safety to the users from microbial and fungal transmissions. They also play an important role in protection from disease and several other types of contaminants. Research and development activities for the progress of more advanced surgical gowns will further influence the industry growth during the forecast period.

Rise in awareness coupled with mandatory visitor uniform will augment the hospital gowns market value

The minimal level hospital gowns segment valued at USD 334 million in 2020. These type of gowns are generally used as cover gowns for hospital visitors and also in the research and laboratory as well as for academic purpose. These types of gowns find applications in standard isolation as well as basic care unit along with general medical units. The minimal protection level hospital gowns reduce the risk of contamination for the user by a significant margin.

Growing demand for advanced products will spur the industry expansion

Germany held the majority revenue share in the Europe hospital gowns market and accounted for over USD 153 million in 2020. Germany is among the leading countries in terms of per capita healthcare spending in the European union as well as across the globe. German hospital gown companies have a substantial demand throughout the world. Rising preferences for reusable gowns in the country in conjunction with increasing healthcare spending for providing better health infrastructure and advanced product line-up to its citizens will contribute to the market progression. For instance, in November 2020, Hollingsworth & Vose, a non-woven material producer, unveiled a new material for the manufacturing of non-surgical medical gowns. The material underwent all the required regulatory approvals from concerned authorities and will help the company to impel its sales during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Moreover, the stricter regulatory approvals in the country will further improve the quality of gowns used by the surgeons and patients. The rise in in-patient admissions will enhance the usage of hospital gowns in the country.

Key players are adopting various business strategies to capture significant market share

Standard Textile Co., Inc., Cardinal Health, Aramark, Medline Industries, Inc., 3M Company, Stryker and PRIMED Medical Products, Inc. among others are some of the major players operating in the hospital gowns market. Companies are involved in agreement partnerships, and product launch to gain an edge over their competitors.

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain