Urinary Catheters Market to Grow at a CAGR of 8.6% to reach US$ 4,811.0 Mn Million from 2017 to 2025

Urinary Catheters Market Forecast to 2025 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Product (Intermittent, Foley, and Condom), Application (Urinary Incontinence, Benign Prostate Hyperplasia, Bladder Dysfunction, and Spinal Cord Injury), Gender (Male and Female), End User (Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities, and Others)

Publication Month : Mar 2018

  • Report Code : TIPHE100000833
  • Category : Medical Device
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 205
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The urinary catheters market is expected to grow from US$ 2,888.1 million in 2019 and is expected to reach US$ 4,811.0 million by 2025; it is estimated to record a CAGR of 8.6% from 2020 to 2025.

Urinary catheters are long hollow flexible tube needed for emptying the bladder and collecting the urine in a drainage bag. The material of the tube can be rubber, plastic, or silicone. If the bladder is not emptied, pressure is created in the kidney tissues, which, under severe conditions, may lead to kidney failure.

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Urinary Catheters Market: Strategic Insights

Market Size Value inUS$ 2,888.1 million in 2019
Market Size Value byUS$ 4,811.0 million by 2025
Growth rateCAGR of 8.6% from 2020 to 2025
Forecast Period2020-2025
Base Year2019
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Urinary Catheters Market Insights

Increase In the Number of Surgical Procedures to Drives Growth of Urinary Catheters Market

In recent years, there has been a considerable development in the field of medicine. The increasing number of surgical procedures have increased the demand of urinary catheterization. Urinary catheters are used to keep the bladder empty during and after the surgical procedure. In urological surgery or other surgery on contiguous structures of the genitourinary tract, the prolonged duration of the surgery, usage of large-volume infusions or diuretics during surgery, and need of monitoring of intraoperative urinary output are the major factors increasing the demand of urinary catheters during the surgical procedures.

According to a report published by the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (2015), approximately 28-32% of the burden of disease can be attributed to the surgically treatable conditions globally and 143 million additional surgical procedures are required to reduce the mortality every year. Moreover, according to a report of Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), in 2014, a patient population of 17.2 million visited the hospital for various surgeries including invasive and therapeutic surgeries. The increasing awareness of the patient population is driving the demand of surgical procedures to treat sudden unmet medical conditions. This is expected to propel the urinary catheters market growth.

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Product -Based Insights

Based on product, the urinary catheters market is segmented intermittent, foley, and condom catheters. In 2017, the intermittent segment held the largest share of the market, by product. This segment is also expected to grow at the fastest rate during the coming years owing to the its ease of use, cost-effective nature, reduced risk of urinary tract infections, and increasing demand of it as an effective solution among the patient population. Intermittent catheters are thin tube catheters majorly composed of rubber, vinyl, and silicone. These catheters are designed to empty the bladder for the patients who need short-term catheter-based management or effective bladder management required due to idiopathic or neurogenic bladder dysfunction. Intermittent catheters are inserted through the urethra and into the bladder to withdraw the urine from bladder. These intermittent catheters are majorly used for the patient population in hospitals, nursing homes, and home-care environments. The growth of this intermittent catheters is expected to grow significantly in the coming years. This is primarily attributed to its ease of use, cost-effective nature, reduced risk of urinary tract infections, and increasing demand of it as an effective solution among the patient population.

Global Urinary Catheters Market, by Product – 2017 and 2025

Global Urinary Catheters Market, by Product – 2017 and 2025
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Application-Based Insights

Based on application, the urinary catheters market is segmented into urinary incontinence, bladder dysfunction, benign prostate hyperplasia, and spinal cord injury in 2017. Urinary incontinence segment held the largest share of the market, by application and is expected to grow at the fastest rate during the coming years owing to the increasing incidences of urinary incontinence in the geriatric population. Urinary incontinence also known as involuntary urination is a medical condition which cause uncontrolled leakage of urine. This is a symptom associated with various other health related problems. Urinary incontinence is more common among women than men. According to a study by the American Urological Association (AUA) it was estimated that 30% of females of the age group 30-60 suffered from urinary incontinence compared to 1.5-5% of males. Moreover, urinary incontinence is one of the major problems affecting the geriatric population. According to a report of United Nation (2017), the number of people aged 60 or over were 962 million in 2017 which was estimated to reach 2.1 billion by 2050. The rapid growth in the geriatric population is also expected to increase the burden of urinary incontinence. This also expected to fuel the growth of the overall urinary catheters market.

Gender-Based Insights

Based on gender, the global urinary catheters market is divided into female urinary catheters. In 2017, the male urinary catheters segment held the largest share of the market, by gender. In addition, this segment is also expected to grow at the fastest rate during the coming years due to the increasing prevalence of urinary incontinence and BPH and reduced chances of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTIs) among male population due to catheterization.   

End Users-Based Insights

Based on end users, the global urinary catheters market is divided into hospitals, long-term care facilities, and others. In 2017, the hospitals segment held the largest share of the market, by end user. In addition, the long-term care facilities segment is also expected to grow at the fastest rate during the coming years owing to the increasing prevalence of various chronic diseases associated with the geriatric population and increasing demand of the urinary catheters in the long-term care facilities. Hospitals serves a significant role by providing extensive range of medical services to the patient population suffering from wide variety of diseases. Most of the surgeries are also performed in the hospitals. Rising prevalence of various diseases, increasing number of hospitals across the globe, and rapid growth of various surgical procedures are primarily attributed the growth of this segment in the urinary catheters market in the coming years.

Inorganic and organic strategies such as mergers and acquisitions are highly adopted by companies in the urinary catheters market. A few recent key market developments are listed below:

  • In May 2017, B. Braun Medical Inc. launched the single-use Actreen Mini Catheter and the Actreen Mini Set catheters. The catheters are small, lightweight and developed for the women who have urine retention or a voiding dysfunction and need an intermittent catheter. The launch expanded the urinary catheters product portfolio of the company.
  • In November 2016, Coloplast acquired Comfort Medical, a US supplier of the catheters and ostomy products. The acquisition enhanced the Coloplast’s mission of enhancing the products and services to the US market.
  • In November 2016, The Coloplast started its business for the continence care business in the South Korea. The company in the South Korea was made for the many people suffering from the disorders such as spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease. The population may be able to use the more recent catheters.  

Company Profiles   

  • Coloplast
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • Boston Scientific Corporation
  • Medtronic
  • Urocare Products, Inc.
  • BD (C.R. Bard)
  • ConvaTec Inc.
  • Cure Medical, LLC
  • B. Braun, Melsungen AG
  • Bactiguard
Report Coverage
Report Coverage

Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

Segment Covered
Segment Covered

Product, Application, Gender, End User

Regional Scope
Regional Scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

Country Scope
Country Scope

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Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the most influencing segment growing in the Urinary Catheters market report??

The intermittent catheter segment is poised to grow with a largest market share of 52.5% in 2017. The segment is growing due to its ease of use, cost-effective nature, reduced risk of urinary tract infections, and increasing demand of it as an effective solution among the patient population. Owing to these factors, the market for urinary catheters is anticipated to surge during the forecast period from 2016 to 2025, at a significant rate.

Which end-user held the largest share in the Urinary Catheters market?

Global urinary catheters market, based on the end user was segmented into hospitals, long-term care facilities, and others. In 2017, the hospitals segment held the largest share of the market, by end user.

Which region will provide more business opportunities for Urinary Catheters market in coming years?

Asia Pacific provides enormous opportunity to expand its customer base as the demand from the growing economies is said to be increasing substantially in the years to come. With increasing investments in the infrastructure, sales and distribution channel, the industry would be able to expand its customer base in Asia Pacific in the future years.

The List of Companies

1. Boston Scientific Corporation
2. Medtronic
3. Urocare Products, Inc.
4. ConvaTec Inc.
5. Cure Medical, LLC
6. Medical Technologies of Georgia
7. Bactiguard
8. Braun Melsungen AG
9. Coloplast
10. Hollister Incorporated

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