Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2022 - 2027)

The Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market is segmented by Type of Product (Protective Garments, Urine Bag, and Urinary Catheter), Application, and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2021
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: Asia Pacific
CAGR: 5 %

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Market Overview

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.

Scope of the Report

In incontinence, there is a lack of voluntary release of contents from the urinary bladder muscles, for which a range of disposable incontinence products (DIP) is manufactured by leading global medical devices companies. Its market is primarily boosted by the rising prevalence of a range of renal diseases and injuries.

By Type of Product
Protective Garments
Disposable Adult Diaper
Disposable Under Pads
Disposable Pull Up Pants
Other Garments
Urine Bag
Leg Urine Bag
Bedside Urine Bag
Urinary Catheter
Indwelling (Foley) Catheter
Intermittent Catheter
External Catheter
By Application
Chronic Kidney Failure
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Stone
Other Applications
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East and Africa
South America
Rest of South America

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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.

Urinary tract

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.

Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market - Growth Rate by Region

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.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Rising Prevalence of Renal Diseases and Nephrological Injuries

      2. 4.2.2 Technological Advancements in the Material Used for Disposable Products and Catheters

      3. 4.2.3 Rising Awareness About Personalized Care and Hygiene

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Severity of Side Effects Associated with Continuous Usage of Incontinence Products

      2. 4.3.2 Limited Reimbursement

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type of Product

      1. 5.1.1 Protective Garments

        1. Disposable Adult Diaper

        2. Disposable Under Pads

        3. Disposable Pull Up Pants

        4. Other Garments

      2. 5.1.2 Urine Bag

        1. Leg Urine Bag

        2. Bedside Urine Bag

      3. 5.1.3 Urinary Catheter

        1. Indwelling (Foley) Catheter

        2. Intermittent Catheter

        3. External Catheter

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Chronic Kidney Failure

      2. 5.2.2 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

      3. 5.2.3 Bladder Cancer

      4. 5.2.4 Kidney Stone

      5. 5.2.5 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 Geography

      1. 5.3.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.3.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.3.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. South Korea

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.3.4 Middle-East and Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East and Africa

      5. 5.3.5 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Becton, Dickinson and Company (C R Bard Inc.)

      2. 6.1.2 Cardinal Health

      3. 6.1.3 Coloplast Ltd

      4. 6.1.4 Kimberly Clark

      5. 6.1.5 Abena AS

      6. 6.1.6 Hollister Incorporated

      7. 6.1.7 ConvaTec Inc.

      8. 6.1.8 First Quality Enterprises Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 HARTMANN USA Inc.

      10. 6.1.10 Medline Industries Inc.

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market is growing at a CAGR of 5% over the next 5 years.

Asia Pacific is growing at the highest CAGR over 2021- 2026.

Asia Pacific holds highest share in 2020.

Kimberly Clark Corporation, Medline Industries, Inc, Cardinal Health Inc., Coloplast Ltd, Becton, Dickinson and Company. are the major companies operating in Disposable Incontinence Products (DIPs) Market.

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