The disposable incontinence products market is slated to witness considerable revenue growth over the coming years owing to rising awareness pertaining to health and hygiene among the global population, increasing prevalence of various chronic diseases, and growing cases of urine incontinence. Higher incidences of incontinence in females due to menopause will also surge the overall industry demand.

Urinary incontinence encompasses a wide range of bladder control problems that are known to be affecting approximately 12 million people. At present there are a variety of disposable incontinence products available in the market for both male and females.

The disposable incontinence products market is bifurcated into numerous segments in terms of product, application, incontinence type, disease, material, gender, age, distribution channel, end-use, and regional landscape.

With respect to product, the market for disposable incontinence products is classified into urinary catheter, urine bag, and urinary catheter. In 2020, protective incontinence garments segment was valued at more than $8,727 million and is likely to expand at a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast time period. The growth is majorly ascribed to their ease of wear and removal. The garments come in a wide range of colors, styles, sizes, and absorbencies. The most common products include plastic pants, disposable underwear, and incontinence panties and briefs.

In terms of application the overall market is categorized into dual incontinence, fecal incontinence, and urine incontinence. Among these, urine incontinence segment was valued at around $5,939 million in 2020 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of more than 7.3% over the projected time period owing to increasing prevalence of urine incontinence.

With respect to incontinence type the market for disposable incontinence products is bifurcated into mixed, urge, stress, and others. In 2020, stress incontinence segment was valued at more than $5,082 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a respectable CAGR of 7.3% through the forthcoming timespan owing to the prevalence of stress incontinence in female population.

Stress incontinence is mainly caused by a chronically or temporarily weakened bladder neck or any kind of prolonged stress on the abdomen. This type of incontinence often happens while lifting heavy objects and exercise.

Based on disease the market is categorized into mental disorders, bladder cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia, chronic disease, feminine health, and others. In 2020, mental disorders segment was valued at around $1,613 million and is likely to grow at a CAGR of more than 7.6% over the forecast time period. This growth is majorly ascribed to the growing number of people suffering with incontinence associated with mental disorders.

With respect to material the disposable incontinence products is classified into latex, super absorbents, cotton fabrics, plastic, and others. In 2020, latex segment was valued at around $1,612 million and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 7.6% over the forthcoming time period owing to their superior durability.

Based on gender the overall market is divided into female and male. In 2020, female segment was valued at more than $7,501 million in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 7.3% over the estimated time p[period. This anticipated growth is attributed to the higher incidences of incontinence in females due to menopause.

With respect to age the disposable incontinence products market is segmented into 80+ years, 60 to 79 years, 40 to 59 years, 20 to 39 years, and below 20 years. Among these, in 2020, 20 to 39 years of age segment was valued at over $2,230 million and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of about 7.5% over the projected time period. This estimated growth is ascribed to the rising awareness pertaining to health and hygiene among the adult population.

Based on distribution channel the disposable incontinence products market is divided into E-commerce and retail stores. Retail stores segment held around $7,266 million in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 6.0% over the forecast time period owing to easy availability of the products.

In terms of end-use, the overall disposable incontinence products market is classified into long term care centers, nursing facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, hospitals, and others. In 2020, long term care centers segment was valued at more than $2,152 million in 2020 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of more than 7.7% over the forthcoming time period owing to rising preference for treatment in long-term care as incontinence condition requires a long duration for treatment.

From a regional frame of reference, Disposable incontinence products market in Middle East & Africa was valued at more than $292 million in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of about 7.9% over the forecast timeframe. This estimated growth is ascribed to the increasing prevalence of various chronic diseases across the region.