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Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

  • ID: 5176025
  • Report
  • August 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 115 Pages
  • Mordor Intelligence


  • Abena AS
  • Cardinal Health
  • Coloplast Ltd
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • Hollister Incorporated
The disposable incontinence products (DIPs) market is expected to witness a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period. The key factors propelling the growth of this market are rising prevalence of renal diseases and nephrological injuries, technological advancements in the material used for disposable products and catheters, and increasing awareness about personalized care and hygiene.
  • The decreased renal function, primarily age-related, is one of the major indicators of hospitalizations, which may be accelerated due to several chronic diseases, such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, among other diseases, often leading to different stages of kidney diseases. These diseases are health burdens globally, with high economic costs. The excretions by the kidney into the urine formation may vary drastically and cause variations in the urinary pH and composition, leading to urinary incontinence (UI) problems. Adult diapers are significantly necessary in such cases, including mobility impairment, severe diarrhea, or dementia. The recently published research data by the World Health Organization (WHO) validates the huge demand for incontinence products. As per the WHO Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) guidelines and specific population-based studies released in 2017, the prevalence of UI was observed to be in the range of 9.9%-36.1%, in different patient pools.

Key Market Trends

The Leg Urine Bag Sub-segment is Expected to Hold the Largest Market Share in the Urine Bag Segment

In the urine bag segment of the disposable incontinence products (DIPs) market, the leg urine bag sub-segment is expected to have the largest market size.

The growth of this segment is primarily attributed to the rising awareness about personalized care and hygiene. Furthermore, there is an increasing number of people suffering from renal diseases. Also, there are several small companies that are manufacturing the leg urine bags and making them easily available for use, which is the reason for its increasing adoption in the developing countries, and ultimately, the overall segment is witnessing growth.

The Asia-Pacific Region Indicates Large Growth Opportunities for the Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market

The countries in the Asia-Pacific region, such as Japan, China, South Korea, and Australia, were observed to possess higher awareness about health and hygiene, which is expected to reinforce growth prospects over the forecast period. In addition, countries, such as China, India, and Japan, have a large base of geriatric population, rising urban cities, and high hospitalization rates, which prompted the global players to actively invest in the adult disposable incontinence market in this region. Several middle-high income populations, particularly in China and Japan, are increasing their demand for high value-added products. Unicharm Company is one of the major dominant players in Southeast Asian countries, such as Thailand and Indonesia. Additionally, several companies are adopting in-store sales strategies, often tied with government campaigns and television advertisements. Thus, Asian countries are expected to promise large growth opportunities over the forecast period.

Competitive Landscape

The disposable incontinence products (DIPs) market is highly competitive and consists of several major players. In terms of market share, few of the major players currently dominate the market. However, with technological advancements and product innovation, mid-size to smaller companies are increasing their market presence by introducing new products with fewer prices. Companies, like Becton Dickinson and Company, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Medline, Cardinal Health, and Coloplast Ltd, hold substantial market shares in the disposable incontinence products (DIPs) market.

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  • Abena AS
  • Cardinal Health
  • Coloplast Ltd
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • Hollister Incorporated

1.1 Study Deliverables
1.2 Study Assumptions
1.3 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Overview
4.2 Market Drivers
4.2.1 Rising Prevalence of Renal Diseases and Nephrological Injuries
4.2.2 Technological Advancements in the Material Used for Disposable Products and Catheters
4.2.3 Rising Awareness About Personalized Care and Hygiene
4.3 Market Restraints
4.3.1 Severity of Side Effects Associated with Continuous Usage of Incontinence Products
4.3.2 Limited Reimbursement
4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 By Type of Product
5.1.1 Protective Garments Disposable Adult Diaper Disposable Under Pads Disposable Pull Up Pants Other Garments
5.1.2 Urine Bag Leg Urine Bag Bedside Urine Bag
5.1.3 Urinary Catheter Indwelling (Foley) Catheter Intermittent Catheter External Catheter
5.2 By Application
5.2.1 Chronic Kidney Failure
5.2.2 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
5.2.3 Bladder Cancer
5.2.4 Kidney Stone
5.2.5 Other Applications
5.3 Geography
5.3.1 North America United States Canada Mexico
5.3.2 Europe Germany United Kingdom France Italy Spain Rest of Europe
5.3.3 Asia-Pacific China Japan India Australia South Korea Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa GCC South Africa Rest of Middle-East and Africa
5.3.5 South America Brazil Argentina Rest of South America
6.1 Company Profiles
6.1.1 Becton, Dickinson and Company (C R Bard Inc.)
6.1.2 Cardinal Health
6.1.3 Coloplast Ltd
6.1.4 Kimberly Clark
6.1.5 Abena AS
6.1.6 Hollister Incorporated
6.1.7 ConvaTec Inc.
6.1.8 First Quality Enterprises Inc.
6.1.10 Medline Industries Inc.
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Becton, Dickinson and Company (C R Bard Inc.)
  • Cardinal Health
  • Coloplast Ltd
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Abena AS
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • First Quality Enterprises Inc.
  • Medline Industries Inc.
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