Surgical Gloves Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Surgical Gloves market is segmented By Product Type (Nitrile Gloves, Vinyl Gloves, Latex Gloves, Neoprene Gloves, Others), Usage, Form, End-User and Geography.

Market Snapshot

Market Snapshot
Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 10.5 %

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Market Overview

The surgical gloves market is expected to register a CAGR of aorund 10.5% over the forecast period, 2020 – 2025. The major contributors in the market are increasing awareness about workplace hygiene and increasing number of surgical procedures. Healthcare associated infections are one of the major causes for morbidity. According to the study, ‘Nosocomial Pneumonia’, about 90% of hospital acquired pneumonia are caused to those patients which are mechanically ventilate. Nosocomal pneumonia is usually affected to the patients after being hospitalized. So, to avoid such infections gloves are of utmost important. Hence, it is expected to drive the demand of surgical gloves.

Scope of the Report

Surgical Gloves acts as a protective layer to avoid any transmission of diseases, especially during surgical procedures.

By Product
Latex Gloves
Vinyl Gloves
Nitrile Gloves
Neoprene Gloves
By Usage
Disposable Gloves
Reusable Gloves
By Form
By End-User
Hospitals & Clinics
Diagnostic Centers
North America
United States
United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
South Korea
Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle-East & Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle-East & Africa
South America
Rest of South America

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Key Market Trends

Disposable Surgical Gloves Segment is Expected to Exhibhit a Significant Market Growth in the Surgical Gloves Market

Disposable Surgical Gloves segment is expected to show a significant growth in the surgical gloves market owing to the increasing infections in the hospitals. According to World Health Organization, surgical site infection and urinary tract infections are one of the major hospital acquired infections.

Furthermore, the growing number of surgical procedures also aids the growth. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare every year, a large number of emergency admissions in the hospitals are related to the surgeries in Australia. Similar scenario is found in other countries from Asia-Pacific region.

Disposable gloves involves minimal or no risk of transmitting of infections when compared with reusable gloves. Hence, it is expected to be dominant in the surgical gloves market.

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North America is Expected to Hold a Significant Share in the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period

North America is expected to be a dominant region in the Surgical Gloves market owing to rising awareness of hygiene among healthcare professionals and growing number of admissions in the hospitals. According to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 out of 25 patients get infected due to hospital acquired-infections. Furthermore, according to the Definitive Healthcare's platform on surgery centers, around 9,280 ambulatory surgical centers are present in the United States as of 2019. Thus, these factors are expected to accelerate the Surgical Gloves market growth in the North America.

Surgical Gloves Market - Growth Rate by Region

Competitive Landscape

Companies are taking initiatives to grow their presence in the Surgical Gloves market. Key players that are expected to be dominant in Surgical Gloves market are Top Glove Corporation Berhad, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Sempermed, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd, Cardinal Health Inc., Ansell Ltd., Berner International GmbH, Erenler Medikal, Medline Industries, Inc. and Shield Scientific.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Growing Burden of Hospital Acquired Companies

      2. 4.2.2 Increasing Surgical Procedures

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Lack of Awareness Regarding Hospital Acquired Infections and Hygiene Standards

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force 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 Product

      1. 5.1.1 Latex Gloves

      2. 5.1.2 Vinyl Gloves

      3. 5.1.3 Nitrile Gloves

      4. 5.1.4 Neoprene Gloves

      5. 5.1.5 Others

    2. 5.2 By Usage

      1. 5.2.1 Disposable Gloves

      2. 5.2.2 Reusable Gloves

    3. 5.3 By Form

      1. 5.3.1 Powdered

      2. 5.3.2 Powder-free

    4. 5.4 By End-User

      1. 5.4.1 Hospitals & Clinics

      2. 5.4.2 Diagnostic Centers

      3. 5.4.3 Others

    5. 5.5 Geography

      1. 5.5.1 North America

        1. United States

        2. Canada

        3. Mexico

      2. 5.5.2 Europe

        1. Germany

        2. United Kingdom

        3. France

        4. Italy

        5. Spain

        6. Rest of Europe

      3. 5.5.3 Asia-Pacific

        1. China

        2. Japan

        3. India

        4. Australia

        5. South Korea

        6. Rest of Asia-Pacific

      4. 5.5.4 Middle-East & Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle-East & Africa

      5. 5.5.5 South America

        1. Brazil

        2. Argentina

        3. Rest of South America


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Ansell Ltd.

      2. 6.1.2 Berner International GmbH

      3. 6.1.3 Cardinal Health Inc.

      4. 6.1.4 Erenler Medikal

      5. 6.1.5 Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd

      6. 6.1.6 Medline Industries, Inc.

      7. 6.1.7 Sempermed

      8. 6.1.8 Shield Scientific

      9. 6.1.9 Supermax Corporation Berhad

      10. 6.1.10 Top Glove Corporation Berhad

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies and Recent Developments

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Surgical Gloves Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Surgical Gloves Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.5% over the next 5 years.

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

North America holds highest share in 2020.

Ansell Ltd., Cardinal Health Inc., Sempermed, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd are the major companies operating in Surgical Gloves Market.

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