Global hand sanitizer market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15% during 2020 -2025 as sanitizer use is now being treated as a major preventive measure to avoid spread of communicable diseases, especially COVID-19. Growing consumer inclination towards health & wellness, rising awareness about health and hygiene, increasing per capita income, improvement in living standards and rise in health expenditure are few of the major factors leading to increasing inclination towards hand sanitization, globally. Consumers prefer hand sanitizers as they are more convenient and handier to use when compared to soap and hand wash. The reason behind this is that they do not require the usage of water and evaporate after disinfecting the hands. Apart from hygiene, some hand sanitizers also help in hand moisture retention.

The global hand sanitizer market is segmented based on product type, distribution channel, end user, region and company. Based on product type, the market is segmented into gel, foam, spray and others. Out of them, gel hand sanitizer accounted for more than half of the market share in global hand sanitizers market in 2019 and the segment is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period as well. Gel hand sanitizers require comparatively lesser time for effectively eradicating germs and are easily available across various distribution channels. Gel hand sanitizers are also available in several pack size, owing to which this category has been witnessing significant growth.

Years considered for this report:

  • Historical Years: 2015-2018
  • Base Year: 2019
  • Estimated Year: 2020
  • Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global hand sanitizers market, in terms of value
  • To classify and forecast global hand sanitizers market based on product type, distribution channel, end user, company and regional distribution
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global hand sanitizers market
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions etc. in global hand sanitizers market
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for global hand sanitizers market
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the global hand sanitizers market

Key Target Audience:

  • Hand sanitizers manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and stakeholders
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to hand sanitizers market
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as sanitizer manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:
In this report, global hand sanitizers market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

Market, By Product Type
  • Gel
  • Liquid
  • Spray
  • Foam
Market, By Distribution Channel
  • Pharmacy Stores
  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Departmental/Convenience Stores
  • Others
Market, By End User
  • Households
  • Hospitals
  • Others
Market, By Region:

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • South Korea


  • France
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • Italy
  • Spain

North America

  • United States
  • Mexico
  • Canada

South America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Colombia

Middle East and Africa

  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE