Global Market Study on Disposable Incontinence Products: Rising Demand for Protective Incontinence Garments Expected to Boost Market Growth by 2024


  • Published On : Aug-2016 |
  • Pages : 217 Pages |
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This Persistence Market Research (PMR) report examines the global disposable incontinence products market for the period 2016–2024. The primary objective of the report is to offer updates and information related to market opportunities in the global disposable incontinence products market.

The global disposable incontinence products market report offers insights about protective incontinence garments, urine bags, and urinary catheters used for patients suffering from bladder leakage. Revenue from the global disposable incontinence products market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.4% over the forecast period (2016–2024) and reach a value of US$ 12,250.8 Mn by 2024.

To understand and assess opportunities in this market, the report is categorically split into four sections namely market analysis by product, raw material, distribution channel, and region. The report analyses the global disposable incontinence products market in terms of market value (US$ Mn) and volume (Units Mn).

The report starts with an overview of the global disposable incontinence products market along with product categories used to control urine incontinence. In the same section, PMR covers the global disposable incontinence products market performance in terms of revenue. This section includes PMR’s analysis of key trends, drivers, and restraints from the supply and demand perspective.

This section of the report analyses the market on the basis of product and presents the forecast in terms of value for all years till 2024.

Products covered in the report is segmented as follows:

  • Protective Incontinence Garments
    • Cloth Adult Diapers
    • Disposable Adult Diaper
    • Disposable Protective Underwear
    • Disposable Pads And Liners
      • Bladder Control Pads
      • Male Guards
      • Incontinence Liners
    • Belted And Beltless Under Garments
    • Disposable Underpads/Sheet
  • Urine Bags
    • Leg Urine Bags
    • Bedside Urine Bags
  • Urinary Catheter
    • Foley Catheter
    • Intermittent Catheter
    • External Catheter

The next section of the report analyses the market on the basis of raw material and presents the forecast in terms of value for the following eight years.

Raw material is segmented based on the following categories

  • Plastic
  • Cotton Fabrics
  • Super Absorbents
  • Cotton Fiber
  • Latex

The next section of the report analyses the market on the basis of distribution channels and presents the forecast in terms of value from 2016 to 2024.

Distribution channels covered in the report include:

  • Institutional Sales
    • Hospitals
    • Long Term Care Centers
    • Nursing Facilities
  • Retail Sales
    • Pharmacy & Drug Stores
    • Home Care
    • Online & e-Commerce

The section that follows analyses the market on the basis of regions and presents the forecast in terms of value for the forecast period.

Regions covered in the report are as follows:

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa

To arrive at the market size, the report considers revenue from sales of disposable incontinence products in markets across the mentioned geographies. The forecast presented here assesses the total revenue generated by disposable incontinence product manufacturing companies. When developing the market forecast, the starting point involves sizing the current market, which forms the basis for the forecast regarding how the market is anticipated to take shape in the near future. For this, PMR referred to several subject matter experts (SMEs) in the disposable incontinence products domain. Given the characteristics of the market, we triangulated the outcome based on different analysis such as supply side, demand side, and dynamics of the market. We have also considered regulations and government guidelines during the analysis. Quantification of data has been considered along with provision of quality insights collected directly from the market through discussions with product managers, marketing managers, and SMEs.

We have also taken into consideration the year-on-year growth based on regional market growth analysis in order to understand predictability of the market and to identify right opportunities in the global disposable incontinence products market.

As previously highlighted, the market for global disposable incontinence products is segmented on the basis of product, raw material, distribution channel, and region. All these segments have been analyzed in terms of Basis Point (BPS) to understand the individual segments’ relative contribution to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identification of various key trends in the global disposable incontinence products market.

Another key feature of this report is the analysis of the global disposable incontinence products market by region, which is further segmented on the basis of countries and revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar opportunity. Regional trends have been introspected, identified, and applied while forecasting growth rates in the market. Absolute dollar opportunity provided in the report is critical and is expected to help in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve from a sales perspective in the global disposable incontinence products market.

PMR has developed the market attractiveness index for all four segments namely, regional, product type, raw material, and distribution channel segments. This index helps in identifying the real opportunities in the market.

In the final section of the report, the global disposable incontinence products market landscape is included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view, based on categories of providers in the global disposable incontinence products product portfolio; their key developments and strategies have also been included wherever possible. Key market participants covered in the report include Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA), Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Unicharm Corporation, C. R. Bard, Inc., ConvaTec Inc., PAUL HARTMANN AG, Medtronic, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Medline Industries, Inc., Theos Medical Systems, Inc., Fujian Yifa Healthcare Products Co., Ltd., Abena Group, Mega Soft (Fujian) Hygiene Products Co., Ltd., Fujian Hengan Group Ltd., and Ontex

Disposable incontinence products are designed to absorb urine, block odor, and maintain a moisture barrier from the skin of patients suffering from incontinence and other urological disorders. These products are designed for both men and women. The global disposable incontinence products market has been segmented on the basis of product type, raw material, distribution channel, and regions.

Factors such as increasing prevalence of chronic kidney diseases, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and end-stage renal diseases are expected to drive the growth of the global disposable incontinence products market over the forecast period. However, adverse impact on the environment owing to a disposal of waste material, consumer reluctance to purchase incontinence products, and urinary tract infections associated with urinary catheters are factors expected to hamper the growth of the global disposable incontinence products market over the forecast period.

The global disposable incontinence products market was valued at US$ 8,361.3 Mn in 2015 and expected to reach US$ 12,250.8 Mn by 2024 end, expanding at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.

On the basis of product type, the global incontinence products market has been segmented into protective incontinence garments, urine bags, and urinary catheter. Protective incontinence garments segment is sub-segmented into cloth adult diaper, disposable adult diaper, disposable protective underwear, disposable pads and liners, belted & beltless under garments, and disposable underpads/sheets. Disposable pads and liners sub-segment are further categorized into bladder control pads, male guards, and incontinence liners. Urine bags segment is sub-segmented into leg urine bags and bedside urine bags. Urinary catheter segment is further sub-segmented into Foley catheter, intermittent catheter, and external catheter. The protective incontinence garments product type segment is expected to account for the maximum revenue share of the global disposable incontinence products market by 2024. In terms of value, a protective incontinence garments product type segment is expected to account for 82.6% share of the global market by 2024 end. This segment is expected to remain dominant and be the most attractive segment during the forecast period.

On the basis of raw material, the market has been segmented into plastic, cotton fabrics, super absorbents, cotton fiber, and latex. Super absorbents segment accounted for a highest revenue share of 35.4% in 2015 and is expected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period.

On the basis of the distribution channel, the global disposable incontinence products market has been segmented into institutional sales and retail sales. Institutional sales segment is sub-segmented into hospitals, long-term care centers, and nursing facilities. Retail sales segment is sub-segmented into pharmacy & drug stores, home care, and online & e-Commerce. In terms of value, institutional sales segment revenue is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.3% over the forecast period. Retail sales segment is expected to register a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period in terms of value. This is attributed to increasing adoption of disposable incontinence products in home care settings.

The global disposable incontinence products market has been segmented into five major regions namely North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and the Middle East & Africa (MEA). In terms of value, North America dominated the global market with 38% revenue share of the overall disposable incontinence products market in 2015. In terms of value, North America is expected to be the fastest-growing market, registering a CAGR of 5.8% over the forecast period. Asia Pacific is also expected to be an attractive market in terms of opportunities for disposable incontinence products manufacturers during the forecast period.

Some key players identified in the global disposable incontinence products market report are Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget SCA, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Unicharm Corporation, C. R. Bard, Inc., ConvaTec Inc., PAUL HARTMANN AG, Medtronic, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Medline Industries, Inc., Theos Medical Systems, Inc., Fujian Yifa Healthcare Products Co., Ltd., Abena Group, Mega Soft (Fujian) Hygiene Products Co., Ltd., Fujian Hengan Group Ltd., and Ontex.

The report is enriched through identification of company-specific strategies related to product development, market consolidation initiatives, and analyses of various market players’ specific strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

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Company Profiled

  • Unicharm Corporation
  • PAUL HARTMANN AG
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation 
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG
  • Medtronica
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • THEOS MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
  • Abena Group
  • SCA Hygiene Products AB 
  • Medline Industries
  • Ontex International N.V. 
  • C. R. Bard, Inc.
  • Mega Soft (Fujian) Hygiene Products Co., Ltd.
  • Fujian Yifa Healthcare Products Co., Ltd. 
  • Fujian Hengan Group Ltd.
  • Other
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