Consumer Health in Costa Rica

  • ID: 2568135
  • Report
  • Region: Costa Rica
  • 72 pages
  • Euromonitor International
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A large base of the local population continues to be driven by fast-paced modern lifestyles, which requires them to handle additional levels of emotional stress, whilst having little time for planning their weekly meals.

The Consumer Health in Costa Rica report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2012-2016, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2021 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional Products, OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?
  • Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Health market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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CONSUMER HEALTH IN COSTA RICA

List of Contents and Tables
  • Executive Summary
  • An Expanding Base of Consumers Are Realising the Important Role That Lifestyle and Dietary Habits Play in Their Health
  • Growing Awareness Along With Continued Stress Bolster Consumer Health Performance in 2017
  • Major International Players Remain Ahead in Sales
  • Modern Grocery Retailers and Warehouse Clubs Gain Additional Momentum
  • Lifestyle Improvements and Natural Alternatives Are Expected To Grow in Relevance
  • Market Indicators
  • Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2012-2017
  • Market Data
  • Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2012-2017
  • Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2017
  • Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Appendix
  • OTC Registration and Classification
  • Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Registration and Classification
  • Self-medication/self-care and Preventive Medicine
  • Switches
  • Definitions
  • Sources
  • Summary 1 Research Sources
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Performance Expectations Along With More Specialised Product Claims Set the Pace in Analgesics Sales in 2017
  • Format Preferences Vary Depending on Need for Convenience and Affordability Or for More Localised Pain Relief
  • Issues Related To Ageing and Obesity Will Keep Analgesics Relevant Whilst Demand for More Natural, Less Invasive Analgesics Will Create New Opportunities
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Popular and Affordable Brands Continue To Lead in Value Sales, Whilst Specialised Products Will Gain Momentum Over the Coming Five Years
  • Cooperation Between Pharmaceutical Companies and Healthcare Specialist Retailers Will Be Key To Promoting Emerging Analgesics Proposals
  • Category Data
  • Table 11 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 13 Sales of Topical Analgesics/Anaesthetic by Format: % Value 2012-2017
  • Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 17 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Tropical Weather Conditions Continue To Influence Cold and Allergy Seasons in 2017
  • Mass Marketing and Wide Availability Ensure Demand From Most Socioeconomic Segments
  • Combination Formulas and Further Segmentation Keep Setting the Sales Pace, Whist Generics Benefit From Increased Awareness of the Active Ingredients
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Affordable Mass-orientated Proposals Continue To Dominate Value Sales in 2017
  • Strongly Recognised Must Increasingly Compete With Generics That Are Seeing Wide Distribution
  • Products With Natural/functional Claims Expected To Offer Growth Opportunities
  • Category Data
  • Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 19 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Dieting Habits and Tropical Weather Conditions Kept Driving Demand for Antifungals in 2017
  • Low Innovation Will Continue To Characterise Most Dermatological Categories in Costa Rica, With New Developments Focusing on Women- and Child-targeted Beauty and Therapeutic Products
  • Continuing Demand, Increasing Availability, Lower Prices and Different Packaging Options Sure To Sustain Modest Growth of Dermatologicals
  • Competitive Landscape
  • International Players Continue To Benefit From the Sales of Flagship Brands, Whilst Local Competitors Follow With Affordable Generic Proposals
  • Local Companies Focus on Value-for-money Nappy (diaper) Rash Treatments, Segmentation and Natural/functional Offers
  • New Added-value Developments Should Set the Pace
  • Category Data
  • Table 24 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 25 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 28 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Modern Life Demands Characterised by Additional Stress Levels and A Poor Diet Boost Chronic Digestive Disorders Throughout the Country
  • Consumers Continue To Treat Symptoms Rather Than Address the Cause of Digestive Disorders
  • Lifestyle Changes and Prevention Are Anticipated To Gain Relevance Over the Forecast Period
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Availability and Brand Awareness Continue To Boost Sales of Digestive Remedies
  • Generic Products Maintain Popularity for People With Chronic Conditions
  • Probiotics and Digestive Support Supplements Have Good Growth Prospects Over the Forecast Period
  • Category Data
  • Table 30 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 31 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 34 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 35 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Additional Levels of Segmentation Continue To Characterise Wound Care Offer
  • Packaging Updates Using Popular Characters From Cartoons and Films Drive Sales of Child-orientated Would Care Products
  • Innovation in the Shape of Multiple Functional Claims and Addressing More Specific Buyers' Needs Through Added-value Features
  • Competitive Landscape
  • International Manufacturers Continue To Dominate in Sales
  • Local Players Focus on Offering Affordable and Generic Alternatives
  • in Spite of Overall Maturity, New Players Should Continue To Bring Dynamism To This Category Over the Forecast Period
  • Category Data
  • Table 36 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 37 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 38 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 39 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 40 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 41 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Sports Nutrition Demand Driven by Further Awareness and Product Availability
  • Main Players Opt for Deeper Segmentation Whilst Wider Choice and Better Prices Target Middle-income Men With Traditional Body-building Goals
  • Millennials With Money and Sports Fitness Adepts Will Be Attracted by Plant-based, Natural Products, New Formats and Ongoing Specialisation
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Price-based Competition and Brand Recognition Are Main Sales Drivers for Most Sports Nutrition Categories
  • Consolidate Brands Have Distinct Advantages in the Competitive Landscape
  • Product Specialisation and Plant-based Formulations Expected To Keep Gaining Traction
  • Category Data
  • Table 42 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 43 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 44 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 45 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 46 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 47 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Functional Developments Keep Boosting Sales of Dietary Supplements in Costa Rica
  • Demand Is Supported by Wider Availability of Broader Range of Supplements
  • Combination Products and More Integrated Health Approaches Will Continue To Gain Momentum
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Gnc Brand Remains Popular But Buyers' Recommendations and Internet-based Research Create Interest in Multiple Types of Dietary Supplements
  • Local Players Expand Sales Potential Through New Launches Whilst Herbalife and Other International Direct Sellers Recruit New Associates
  • Further Innovation and Brand Fragmentation Will Characterise Category Performance Over the Forecast Period
  • Category Data
  • Summary 2 Dietary Supplements: Brand Ranking by Positioning 2017
  • Table 48 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 49 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 50 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2012-2017
  • Table 51 Sales of Fish Oils/Omega Fatty Acids by Type: % Value 2012-2017
  • Table 52 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 53 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 54 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 55 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Middle- and High-income Consumers With Demanding Lifestyles Use Vitamins To Compensate for Lack of Nutrition in Their Daily Dining Habits
  • Deeper Segmentation Combined With Broader Levels of Availability Cater To Higher Expectations and Demand
  • Affordability Combines With Appealing Flavours and Formats and Other Added-value Formulas To Increase Penetration
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Major Global Brands Such As Centrum and Gnc Keep Their Momentum, Based on Their Capacity To Compete at Modern Grocery Retailers and Amongst Healthcare Specialists
  • Strong Focus on Segmentation Helps Gnc Strengthen Its Position in Vitamins
  • Both Generic and Affordable Alternatives Along With More Specialised Options Set To Help Increase Vitamins Penetration by 2022
  • Category Data
  • Summary 3 Multivitamins: Brand Ranking by Positioning 2017
  • Table 56 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 57 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 58 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2012-2017
  • Table 59 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 60 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 61 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 62 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Brands Keep Targeting Middle-income Consumers Looking To Maintain A Balance Between Modern and Healthier Lifestyles
  • Approaches To Dietary Intervention Vary Widely Whilst Becoming Less Traditional
  • More Natural Proposals and New Phytochemical Breakthroughs on Horizon
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Players Strive To Widen Their Offer To Attract People With Widely Varying Goals
  • Total Natural Shows How Manufacturers Are Responding To Increased Awareness and Related Demand for New Approaches
  • Major Players Continue To Set the Pace, Benefiting From Wide Brand Recognition and Exposure
  • Category Data
  • Table 63 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 64 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 65 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 66 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 67 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 68 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Rising Consumer Awareness and Broader Product Availability Benefits Herbal/traditional Products
  • the Perception That Herbal/traditional Projects Are Safer To Use and Perhaps More Effective for Particular Disorders Is Strengthened by Word of Mouth and Wider Access To the Internet
  • Health Food Shops and Other Healthcare Specialists Continue To Offer the Most Options, Although the Offer Through Both Drugstores and Supermarkets Is Gaining Traction
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Brand Fragmentation Continues To Characterise Category Performance, Although Recognised Global Brands Keep Building Momentum
  • Himalaya Drug Company Products Make Inroads With Affordable Value Proposals, Segmentation and Widening Distribution
  • New Brand Proposals Should Keep Gaining Momentum Over the Forecast Period
  • Category Data
  • Table 69 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 70 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 71 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2013-2017
  • Table 72 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 73 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 74 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2017-2022
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Product Safety and Brand Recognition Continue To Set the Pace in Paediatric Products Demand
  • Once Familiar With the Various Recommended Remedies Parents Tend To Ask for Them Directly
  • Income Level Often Determines How and Where Parents Seek Solutions for More Serious Conditions
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Major International Players Continue To Dominate in Value Sales, Based on Product Availability and Brand Awareness
  • Lower-income Consumers With Chronic Conditions Seek Out Generics in Order To Keep Restocking Their Necessary Supplies
  • Category Data
  • Table 75 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2012-2017
  • Table 76 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
  • Table 77 Sales of Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements by Type: % Value 2014-2017
  • Table 78 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
  • Table 79 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
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