Syringes and Needles Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026)

The Syringes and Needles Market is segmented by Type (Syringes and Needles), Application, and Geography

Market Snapshot

Study Period: 2018 - 2026
Base Year: 2020
Fastest Growing Market: Asia Pacific
Largest Market: North America
CAGR: 6.8 %

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Market Overview

The market for syringes and needles is growing owing to factors such as high and rising burden of chronic diseases and infectious diseases, increased adoption of the injectable drugs and technological advancements in syringes by medical device companies.

There is a global burden due to the increasing prevalence of chronic illnesses like cancer, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. As per American Heart Association 2019 report, CVD is the leading global cause of death, accounting for more than 17.6 million deaths per year in 2016, a number that is expected to grow to more than 23.6 million by 2030. Diabetes is also expected to rise in the future. As per International Diabetes Federation 2019 report, the number of people living with diabetes is expected to increase from 463 million in 2019 to nearly 578.4 million in 2030. Syringes and needles are vital for therapies and treatments for these diseases. Increasing prevalence of these illnesses is expected to increase the demand for syringes and needles, which will boost the market growth.

Scope of the Report

As per the scope of the report, The syringe is a device used by medical professionals to transfer liquids into or out of the body. A needle is a thin, hollow tube with a sharp tip that contains a small opening at the pointed end, used to transfer fluids from the syringe.

By Type
By Syringes
Sterilizable/Reusable Syringes
Disposable Syringes
By Needles
By Application
Insulin administration
Human Growth Hormone
Other Applications
Blood Collection
Ophthalmic Procedures
Other Applications
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

Insulin Administration is expected to Register High Growth in the Forecast Period

Insulin is a hormone that your pancreas makes to allow cells to use glucose. When your body isn't making or using insulin correctly, you can take man-made insulin to help control your blood sugar. Many types can be used to treat diabetes. Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. Diabetes can lead to blindness, kidney failure, heart problems, neuropathic pain and amputations. The vast majority have type 2 diabetes, the kind linked to obesity and lack of exercise, and cases are spreading particularly rapidly in the developing world as people adopt more Western, urban lifestyles.

Moreover, the incidence of this disorder has increased globally over the years. Furthermore, many reports have suggested that this incidence is expected to increase in future as well. As per a 2019 report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in 2019, 9.3% of the population aged between 20 and 79 years of aged had diabetes. This incidence is expected to increase to 10.2% of the global population by 2030.

Increaisng incidence of diabetes is expected to boost the market growth.


North America is Expected to Dominate the Market

The North American region is expected to dominate primarily due to the market in the United States.

As per 2019 report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States (US). 1 person dies every 37 seconds in the US from cardiovascular disease. About 647,000 Americans die from heart disease each year, which accounts to nearly 1 in every 4 deaths in the United States. Needles and syringes are essential for CVD therapies and treatment. As a result high prevalence of the disease is expected to help the market growth.

Incidence diabetes is also high and increasing in the country. As per a 2019 report by the International Diabetes Federation, there were 31 million people in the US living with diabetes. This number is expected to increase to 34.4 million by 2030 and 36 million by 2045. Insulin pens and syringes are used for diabetes therapy. Hence increasing prevalence of diabetes suggests market growth.

These factors are expected to help the market growth in the region.


Competitive Landscape

The majority of the open system syringes and needles are being manufactured by some of the major key players. Market leaders with more funds for research and a better distribution system have established their position in the market. Moreover, Asia-pacific is witnessing the emergence of some small players due to the rise of awareness. This has also helped the market grow.

Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 High and Rising Burden of Chronic Diseases and Infectious Diseases

      2. 4.2.2 Increased Adoption of the Injectable Drugs

      3. 4.2.3 Technological Advancements in Syringes by Medical Device Companies

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Growing Cases of Needle-stick Injuries and Risk of Cross Contamination

      2. 4.3.2 Availability of Alternate Drug Delivery Methods

    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

      1. 5.1.1 By Syringes

        1. Sterilizable/Reusable Syringes

        2. Disposable Syringes

      2. 5.1.2 By Needles

        1. Hypodermic

        2. Intravenous

        3. Intramuscular

        4. Others

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Syringes

        1. Insulin administration

        2. Botox

        3. Osteoarthritis

        4. Human Growth Hormone

        5. Other Applications

      2. 5.2.2 Needles

        1. Blood Collection

        2. Ophthalmic Procedures

        3. Dental

        4. 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 & Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East & 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.

      2. 6.1.2 B. Braun Melsungen AG

      3. 6.1.3 Gerresheimer AG

      4. 6.1.4 Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Limited

      5. 6.1.5 Terumo Corporation

      6. 6.1.6 Nipro Corporation

      7. 6.1.7 Schott AG

      8. 6.1.8 Cardinal Health Inc.

      9. 6.1.9 Smiths Medical

      10. 6.1.10 Catalent Inc

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Syringes and Needles Market market is studied from 2018 - 2026.

The Syringes and Needles Market is growing at a CAGR of 6.8% over the next 5 years.

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

North America holds highest share in 2020.

B. Braun Melsungen AG, Smiths Medical, Inc, Terumo Medical Corporation, Cardinal Health, Becton, Dickinson and Company are the major companies operating in Syringes and Needles Market.

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