Global Healthcare Workwear Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Analysis -

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The "Healthcare Workwear Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis by Product (Coveralls, Gowns, and Others), and End-Use (Hospitals, Home Healthcare, Outpatient/Primary Care Facilities, and Others)" report has been added to's offering.

According to this report the market was valued at US$ 2,365.96 million in 2019 and is projected to reach US$4,747.36million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.2% from 2020 to 2027. The report highlights key factors driving the market growth and prominent players along with their developments in the market.

Healthcare workwear protects medical professionals from pathogens. Coveralls, gowns, safety glasses or face shields, masks, gloves, lab coats, scrubs, shoes, and boot covers are among the types of healthcare workwear are available in the market, which cover almost every part of the body. Medical professionals choose healthcare workwear according to the requirements of their job. Safety glasses or face shields are plastic goggles that provide protection against sudden splashes of fluids such as blood, vomit, and excrement.

Covering mouth and nose with masks prevents exhalation of microorganisms in sterile environment. Healthcare workwear such as masks, gowns, and face shields help prevent the spread of virus and provide protection to the healthcare workers, including doctors, nursing professionals, and other hospital staff. Thus, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is a major current driver of the healthcare workwear market growth. Also, ongoing innovations, combined with various advancements in surgery, such as procedure standardization, technical advancements, and high-reliability organization, are expected to further fuel the growth of the hospital industry, thereby driving the demand for healthcare workwear.

Rapid developments in the healthcare sector in developed and developing countries are primarily driving the healthcare workwear market. For instance, the US, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, the UK, China, and Australia are the key contributors to the market. According to data provided by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 2018, the US ranked first in healthcare spending among the world's developed nations. Canada spends ~11.2% of GDP on healthcare. Moreover, Germany is among the leading healthcare markets in Europe in terms of the number of patients, healthcare providers, and medical technology manufacturers present in the country.

The COVID-19 outbreak was first reported in Wuhan (China) in December 2019, and since then, it has spread worldwide at fast pace. China, Italy, India, Brazil, Russia, Spain, Iran, France, Germany, and the US are among the most affected countries in terms of confirmed cases and reported deaths as of September 2020. According to the latest WHO figures, ~30,949,804 confirmed cases and ~959,116 total deaths have been reported globally. This has further led to high demand for healthcare workwear such as personal protective equipment (PPE), gloves, masks, and face shields.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the rise in demand for healthcare PPE to protect healthcare workers at COVID-19 treatment centers. Companies have redirected their operations to produce healthcare workwear such as masks, gowns, and PPE kits. For instance, Ford Motor Company started the designing and production of urgently required medical equipment including respirators, face masks, medical gowns, and collection kits (for COVID-19 tests).

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Market Dynamics


  • Growing Demand for Healthcare Workwear due to Coronavirus Outbreak

  • Rapid Development in the Healthcare Sector in Developed and Developing Countries


  • Stringent Government Regulations Pertaining to Healthcare Workwear


  • Rising Adoption of Eco-Friendly Gloves

Future Trends

  • Development of Reusable Personal Protective Equipment

Companies Mentioned

  • 3M

  • Alpha Pro Tech


  • Cardinal Health

  • Derekduck Industry Corp

  • O&M Halyard

  • International Enviroguard

  • Tronex International, Inc

  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

  • Surgeine Healthcare (India) Pvt. Ltd

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