|Status : Published||Published On : Mar, 2020||Report Code : VRHC1222||Industry : Healthcare||Available Format :||Page : 185|
The global facial/surgical mask market is growing at a CAGR of 20.0% during 2020-2025. The global facial/surgical mask market is growing at a significant rate, due to the mounting occurrence of respiratory diseases, increasing prevalence of infectious diseases, increasing level of air pollution, and growing awareness of wearing masks among people in their day-to-day life, mainly during their travel.
Insight by Product Type
On the basis of product type, the global facial/surgical mask market is divided into surgical and respiratory. Between these, the surgical segment held the larger share in the market in 2019, due to the escalating sales and high usage of these masks, as they are mostly disposed of after each surgical operation or patient encounter by medical professionals.
Insight by Distribution Channel
Based on distribution channel, the global facial/surgical mask market is segmented into retail stores, online, and hospitals/clinics. Of all, the facial/surgical mask market is expected to register high growth in the online purchase category during the forecast period (2020 – 2025), due to the higher comfort and easily availability of these masks at discounted prices for bulk purchases at e-commerce websites. Also, ease of delivering the orders directly at the doorsteps boosting the sale of the masks via online portals.
Insight by End User
When segmented on the basis of end user, the global facial/surgical mask market is categorized into healthcare professional and individual. Between these, the global facial/surgical mask market is expected to register faster growth in the individual category during the forecast period (2020 – 2025), mainly due to the mounting occurrence of infectious diseases, airborne diseases, air pollution, and increasing need for prevention among the people. For example, the COVID-19 outbreak in most of the countries, such as China, U.S., Italy, Iran, Spain, Germany, the U.K., India, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea has led to a surge in the demand and purchase of these masks by individuals, in the current year.
Increasing spending on the healthcare products like sanitizers and masks, and more cautious towards their health are the major trends witnessed in the facial/surgical mask market.
Growing panic due the recent corona virus (COVID-19) outbreaks, alarming level of air pollution, increasing occurrence of respiratory diseases, cancer and cardiovascular diseases, increasing occurrence of infectious diseases, and increasing public awareness related to healthcare and environmental implications of air pollution are the primary growth drivers for facial/surgical mask market. For instance, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) air pollution is the major environmental risk to health. Moreover, globally in 2016, approximately 4.2 million premature deaths were caused due to outdoor air pollution in cities and rural area.
The surging pollution levels in various major cities has forced daily travelers to use these masks, which is expected to further drive the growth of the global facial/surgical mask market during the forecast period (2020 – 2025).
Government interventions in the form of regulation of the prices and limitation of exports to other countries at the time of virus outbreaks are the major challenges for the growth of the facial/surgical mask market.
Geographically, Asia-Pacific is observed to witness the fastest growth in the global facial/surgical mask market during the forecast period (2020 – 2025), due to large-scale industrialization, mounting occurrence of respiratory diseases, cancer and cardiovascular diseases, and rising awareness among people about the potential outbreak of airborne diseases.
Geographically, the facial/surgical mask market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), and Rest of the World (RoW).
Honeywell International Inc., Kowa Company Ltd., 3M Company, Moldex-Metric Inc., UVEX ARBEITSSCHUTZ GmbH, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, SAS Safety Corp., Prestige Ameritech, and Dynarex Corporation are the key players offering facial/surgical mask.
VynZ Research conducts extensive primary research to understand the market dynamics, validate market data and have key opinions from the industry experts. The key profiles approached within the industry includes, CEO, CFO, CTO, President, Vice President, Product Managers, Regional Heads and Others. Also, end user surveys comprising of consumers are also conducted to understand consumer behaviour.
Source: VynZ Research
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