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Consumer Health in South Africa

  • ID: 2640631
  • Report
  • February 2020
  • Region: South Africa, Africa
  • 89 pages
  • Euromonitor International
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Consumer health is benefiting from a rise in self-medication, with this linked to economic uncertainty and declining disposable income levels. Inadequacies in the public health system and the high cost of private healthcare are encouraging more consumers to take their health into their own hands, while this increasingly proactive approach is also being driven by consumers becoming increasingly likely to research health concerns and potential solutions online.

The Consumer Health in South Africa report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2015-2019, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth.

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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List Of Contents And Tables
  • Executive Summary
  • Economic Uncertainty And Increasing Internet Use Encourage Self-Medication
  • Declining Disposable Income Levels Result In Higher Price-Sensitivity
  • Adcock Ingram Maintains Lead While Gsk Leaps To Second Place
  • Drugstores/Parapharmacies Benefit From Offering Value For Money
  • Slower Growth Ahead Due To Ongoing Price-Sensitivity
  • Market Indicators
  • Table 1 Consumer Expenditure On Health Goods And Medical Services: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 2 Life Expectancy At Birth 2014-2019
  • Market Data
  • Table 3 Sales Of Consumer Health By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 4 Sales Of Consumer Health By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 5 Nbo Company Shares Of Consumer Health: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 6 Lbn Brand Shares Of Consumer Health: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 7 Penetration Of Private Label In Consumer Health By Category: % Value 2014-2019
  • Table 8 Distribution Of Consumer Health By Format: % Value 2014-2019
  • Table 9 Distribution Of Consumer Health By Format And Category: % Value 2019
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales Of Consumer Health By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 11 Forecast Sales Of Consumer Health By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Appendix
  • Otc Registration And Classification
  • Vitamins And Dietary Supplements Registration And Classification
  • Self-Medication/Self-Care And Preventive Medicine
  • Switches
  • Summary 1 Otc: Switches 2018-2019
  • Definitions
  • Sources
  • Summary 2 Research Sources
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Diminishing Per Capita Incomes Encourage Discounting And Boost Low-Priced Options
  • Analgesics Used To Self-Medicate Due To Inadequate Public Healthcare
  • Smaller Packs Used To Attract Low-Income Consumers
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Adcock Ingram, Gsk And Reckitt Benckiser Cater To Low-Income Consumers With Smaller Packs
  • Private Label Gains Interest Due To Increased Price-Sensitivity But Remains Minor
  • Glaxosmithkline And Pfizer Merge To Create Gsk Consumer Healthcare
  • Category Data
  • Table 12 Sales Of Analgesics By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 13 Sales Of Analgesics By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 14 Nbo Company Shares Of Analgesics: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 15 Lbn Brand Shares Of Analgesics: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 16 Forecast Sales Of Analgesics By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 17 Forecast Sales Of Analgesics By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Prescription Sleep Aids And Traditional Alternatives Limit Interest In Otc Options
  • Concerns Over Prescription Sleep Aids' Side Effects Encourage Growing Number To Opt For Herbal/Traditional Products
  • Rising Stress Levels Interfere With Sleep
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Aspen Benefits From Established Appeal But Also Bolsters Sales Via Price Promotions
  • Smaller Brands Benefit From Consumers' Curiosity In Herbal/Traditional Products
  • Herbal/Traditional Brands Benefit From Discounting
  • Category Data
  • Table 18 Sales Of Sleep Aids: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 19 Sales Of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 20 Nbo Company Shares Of Sleep Aids: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 21 Lbn Brand Shares Of Sleep Aids: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 22 Forecast Sales Of Sleep Aids: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 23 Forecast Sales Of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Economic Uncertainty Benefits Sales, With Many Reluctant To Take Time Off Work
  • Antihistamines/Allergy Remedies (Systemic) Benefit From Rising Pollution And Global Warming
  • Cough Remedies See Strong Growth Despite Addiction Concerns But Legislation May Tighten Further
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Adcock Ingram Remains Strong Leader, Benefiting From Strength Of Allergex
  • Procter & Gamble Turns Back On Pgt And Looks To Merck
  • Gsk Consumer Healthcare Created By Glaxosmithkline And Pfizer Merger
  • Category Data
  • Table 24 Sales Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 25 Sales Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 26 Nbo Company Shares Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 27 Lbn Brand Shares Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 28 Forecast Sales Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales Of Cough, Cold And Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Dr Google Benefits Sales By Offering Discreet Advice
  • Spending Likely To Be Impacted By Economic Insecurity And Competition From Low-Priced Traditional Medicine
  • Dermatophytosis Incidence Boosted By Poverty, Hiv And Crowded Residential Areas
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Multinationals Lead Fragmented Shares With Consumers Seeking Trusted Brands
  • Niche Players Hold A Significant Share Of Sales
  • Sanofi-Aventis Benefits From Strength Of Phenergan In Topical Allergy Remedies/Antihistamines
  • Category Data
  • Table 30 Sales Of Dermatologicals By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 31 Sales Of Dermatologicals By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 32 Nbo Company Shares Of Dermatologicals: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 33 Lbn Brand Shares Of Dermatologicals: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 34 Lbn Brand Shares Of Hair Loss Treatments: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 35 Forecast Sales Of Dermatologicals By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 36 Forecast Sales Of Dermatologicals By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Rise In Self-Medication Continues To Benefit Antacids
  • Urbanisation, Stress And Sedentary Lifestyles Boost Incidence Of Digestive Disorders
  • Rise In Cases Of Diarrhoea Drives Demand For Remedies
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Gsk Consumer Healthcare Emerges At Top Following Merger
  • Domestic Player Adcock Ingram Remains A Strong Second Thanks To Wide Range And Popularity Of Citro-Soda
  • Price Promotions Key In Wooing Cost-Conscious Consumers
  • Category Data
  • Table 37 Sales Of Digestive Remedies By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 38 Sales Of Digestive Remedies By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 39 Nbo Company Shares Of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 40 Lbn Brand Shares Of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 41 Forecast Sales Of Digestive Remedies By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 42 Forecast Sales Of Digestive Remedies By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Ageing Population And Rise In Average Screen Time Support Sales
  • Rise In Allergy Incidence Boosts Allergy Eye Care
  • Rise In Contact Lens Wearers Slows Due To Economic Uncertainty But Shift To Frequent Replacement Lenses Benefits Eye Care
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Adcock Ingram Benefits From Pharmacists' Recommendation
  • Strong Consumer Preference For Well-Established Global Brands
  • Price Promotions Remain Significant During Time Of Economic Uncertainty
  • Category Data
  • Table 43 Sales Of Eye Care By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 44 Sales Of Eye Care By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 45 Nbo Company Shares Of Eye Care: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 46 Lbn Brand Shares Of Eye Care: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 47 Forecast Sales Of Eye Care By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 48 Forecast Sales Of Eye Care By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • More Smokers Quitting But Little Interest In Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids
  • Vapour Products Pose Heavy Competition Despite Health Concerns
  • Range Shrinks With Interest Dwindling
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Johnson & Johnson Lonely At The Top
  • Category Indicators
  • Table 49 Number Of Smokers By Gender 2014-2019
  • Category Data
  • Table 50 Sales Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 51 Sales Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 52 Nbo Company Shares Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 53 Lbn Brand Shares Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 54 Forecast Sales Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 55 Forecast Sales Of Nrt Smoking Cessation Aids By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Maturity Results In Slow Growth, With Sales Driven By Mid- And High-Income Groups
  • Rising Hygiene Awareness Counterbalanced By Budgetary Concerns
  • Increasing Participation In Sports And Exercise Increases Chance Of Minor Injuries
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Elastoplast Remains Clear Leader Thanks To Appeal To Affluent Consumers
  • Skin-Flex Launch Does Little To Boost Johnson & Johnson's Share Against Backdrop Of Consumer Price-Sensitivity
  • Private Label Benefits From Cost-Consciousness And Growing Trust
  • Category Data
  • Table 56 Sales Of Wound Care By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 57 Sales Of Wound Care By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 58 Nbo Company Shares Of Wound Care: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 59 Lbn Brand Shares Of Wound Care: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 60 Forecast Sales Of Wound Care By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 61 Forecast Sales Of Wound Care By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Focus On Health Boosts Interest But High Prices Limit Demand To Affluent Consumers
  • Men Remain Key Consumer Group, Often Seeking Advice From Personal Trainers, Peers And Sales Staff
  • Economic Recovery To Support Stronger Growth In Forecast Period
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Ultimate Sports Nutrition Benefits From Wide Range And Word-Of-Mouth Recommendations
  • Dis-Chem Sees Strong Performance For Private Label Biogen
  • Prize Competitions Used To Boost Profile And Engage Consumers
  • Category Data
  • Table 62 Sales Of Sports Nutrition By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 63 Sales Of Sports Nutrition By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 64 Nbo Company Shares Of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 65 Lbn Brand Shares Of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 66 Forecast Sales Of Sports Nutrition By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 67 Forecast Sales Of Sports Nutrition By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Consumers' Confidence In Selecting Dietary Supplements Boosted By Online Research
  • Probiotic Supplements Benefit From Being Viewed As Boosting Digestive And Immune Health
  • Tighter Regulations Boost Sales Across Wide Range Of Distribution Channels
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Fragmentation Increases Due To Impact Of Internet Retailing And Online Research
  • Mergers And Acquisitions Shake Up Shares
  • Private Label Benefit From Growing Consumer Trust And Focus On Cost
  • Category Data
  • Table 68 Sales Of Dietary Supplements By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 69 Sales Of Dietary Supplements By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 70 Sales Of Dietary Supplements By Positioning: % Value 2014-2019
  • Table 71 Nbo Company Shares Of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 72 Lbn Brand Shares Of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 73 Forecast Sales Of Dietary Supplements By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 74 Forecast Sales Of Dietary Supplements By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Vitamins Used To Boost Health, With Vitamin C Also Used To Alleviate Colds
  • Cams Classification Boosts Confidence In Vitamins
  • Multivitamins Taken In The Hope Of Alleviating Stress And Boosting Health
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Gsk Consumer Healthcare The New Leader Following Pfizer Merger
  • Question Marks Over Future Of Pharma Natura Due To Ascendis Bioscience Sale
  • Generics And Private Label Benefit From Rising Price-Sensitivity
  • Category Data
  • Table 75 Sales Of Vitamins By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 76 Sales Of Vitamins By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 77 Sales Of Multivitamins By Positioning: % Value 2014-2019
  • Table 78 Nbo Company Shares Of Vitamins: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 79 Lbn Brand Shares Of Vitamins: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 80 Forecast Sales Of Vitamins By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 81 Forecast Sales Of Vitamins By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Sugary Beverages Levy Results In Intensified Focus On Dangers Of Excess Weight
  • Government Campaigns Focus On Lifestyle Changes But Also Support Growth In Weight Management
  • Social Media Shaping Consumer Attitudes To Weight
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Herbalife Gains Share Despite Poor Performance For Direct Selling Overall
  • Herbex's Attack The Fat Attacked By Asa But The Company Maintains Marketing Momentum
  • Dis-Chem And Clicks Vie For Private Label Success
  • Category Data
  • Table 82 Sales Of Weight Management And Wellbeing By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 83 Sales Of Weight Management And Wellbeing By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 84 Nbo Company Shares Of Weight Management And Wellbeing: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 85 Lbn Brand Shares Of Weight Management And Wellbeing: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 86 Forecast Sales Of Weight Management And Wellbeing By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 87 Forecast Sales Of Weight Management And Wellbeing By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Concerns Over Side Effects Of Systemic Medicines And Quality Of Unpackaged Alternatives Boost Sales
  • Unpackaged Traditional Medicine Poses Heavy Competition
  • Regulation Of Traditional Healers Could Reduce Competition From Unpackaged Products But May Be Unworkable
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Established Players Bayer And Pharma Natura Struggle To Maintain Share As Competition Increases
  • Vicks Offers Procter & Gamble Effective Relief
  • Tighter Regulations Hinder Innovation
  • Category Data
  • Table 88 Sales Of Herbal/Traditional Products By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 89 Sales Of Herbal/Traditional Products By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 90 Nbo Company Shares Of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 91 Lbn Brand Shares Of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 92 Forecast Sales Of Herbal/Traditional Products By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 93 Forecast Sales Of Herbal/Traditional Products By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
  • Headlines
  • Prospects
  • Self-Medication Trend Offers Few Benefits For Paediatric Consumer Health
  • Parents Are More Willing To Opt For Paediatric Cough/Cold Remedies Due To Safe Image
  • Reassurance Of Pharmacist Advice Often Sought When Buying Paediatric Consumer Health
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Adcock Ingram Offers Wide Range But Suffers Due To Limited Presence In Paediatric Cough, Cold And Allergy Remedies
  • Johnson & Johnson Benefits From Safe Appeal Of Benylin
  • Private Label Could Emerge Further In Forecast Period
  • Category Data
  • Table 94 Sales Of Paediatric Consumer Health By Category: Value 2014-2019
  • Table 95 Sales Of Paediatric Consumer Health By Category: % Value Growth 2014-2019
  • Table 96 Sales Of Paediatric Vitamins And Dietary Supplements By Type: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 97 Nbo Company Shares Of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2015-2019
  • Table 98 Lbn Brand Shares Of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2016-2019
  • Table 99 Forecast Sales Of Paediatric Consumer Health By Category: Value 2019-2024
  • Table 100 Forecast Sales Of Paediatric Consumer Health By Category: % Value Growth 2019-2024
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