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Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2018

Published 21 August 2013

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Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2018

The report provides US dollar / Euro values and listings for the medical equipment market in 67 countries, split into 49 categories. This data is also presented as a global overview, and as 5 regional subsections. The countries covered in this report cover around 95% of the total world market. As many countries as possible have been included; those omitted either have negligible markets, or insufficiently comprehensive (expanded category) data for inclusion at this time.

Note the final 5 individual categories (blood pressure monitors, endoscopy apparatus, dialysis apparatus, transfusion apparatus and anaesthetic apparatus & instruments) do not comprise the entire subcategory of OTHER INSTRUMENTS & APPLIANCES. They are merely a more detailed selection of products from this subcategory. All other totals or subtotals will add up to the individual categories.

This analysis report – The Worldwide Medical Market Forecasts to 2018 (published August 2013) – is an essential resource for business forecasters, marketing planners, the investment community and anyone looking to understand the future outlook for the dynamic medical device and equipment industry. With this report you have instant access to thousands of market projections and rankings to inform and direct your future operations.

You benefit from:

  • Growth forecasts to 2018 for 67 key country markets
  • Comparative data on a regional and global basis
  • Rankings by indicators allowing ‘at a glance’ benchmarking of countries
  • Detailed information on each market
  • PDF delivery with a complementary interactive data tool
  • Easily exported data and graphs to enhance your business plans

The report, compiled by Espicom’s medical market experts with 30 years’ experience in the industry, provides you with global, regional and national views on the worldwide medical market to reveal key insights into the future outlook.

The report contains:

  • A global overview of key rankings
  • Five regional sections allowing comparative assessment of countries within a geographic region: • Americas • Asia/Pacific • Central/Eastern Europe • Middle East/Africa • Western Europe
  • Individual country markets providing detail and forecasts at a national level
  • 56 key product areas forecasted globally, regionally and by country


The report contains a range of rankings by key economic and market indicators listed globally and by region and country, allowing you to benchmark and cross reference by key statistics:

  • World summary: total medical equipment market by category US$ millions)
  • World summary: total medical equipment market per capita by category (US$)
  • World summary: total medical equipment market by category (% of total)
  • World summary: total medical equipment market by category (% change over previous year)
  • Global medical equipment market by category, 2013 (%)
  • Global market by region, 2009-2018 (US$ million)
  • Global market per capita by region, 2009-2018 (US$)
  • Global market by region, 2009-2018 (% of total)
  • Global market by region, 2009-2018 (% change over previous year)
  • Regional market by category, 2009-2018 (US$ million)
  • Population by country, 2009-2018 (million)
  • % Population aged 65+ by country, 2009-2018
  • GDP by country, 2009-2018 (US$ billion)
  • GDP per capita by country, 2009-2018 (US$)
  • Total health expenditure by country 2009-2018 (US$bn)
  • Total medical equipment market by country, 2009-2018 (US$million)
  • Total medical equipment market per capita by country, 2009-2018 (US$)

The report gives you the following data for 2009-2018, covering each country market individually, allowing you to compare and contrast performance and prospects:

  • Basic economic and demographic data
  • Medical Device Market by category (US$ millions)
  • Medical Device Market by category per capita (US$)
  • Medical Device Market by category (% of total)

Statistics and ranking tables for leading medical product areas

The report provides forecasts for 56 key categories (including specific high value sectors) identifying:

  • Sector by country, 2009-2018 (US$ millions)
  • Sector per capita by country 2009-2018 (US$)
Bandages & dressings· Medical dressings (adhesive)
· Medical dressings (non-adhesive)
Suturing materials

Syringes, needles & catheters· Syringes (with/without needles)
· Tubular metal needles/needles
· for sutures
· Other needles, catheters,
· cannulae etc
Other consumables· Blood-grouping reagents
· First-aid boxes & kits
· Ostomy products
· Surgical gloves
Orthopaedics & Prosthetics
Fixation devices
Artificial joints
Other artificial body parts
Diagnostic Imaging
Electrodiagnostic apparatus· Electrocardiographs
· Ultrasound
· Scintigraphic apparatus
· Other electrodiagnostic apparatus
Radiation apparatus· CT scanners
· Other medical x-ray apparatus
· A, B, C ray apparatus
Imaging parts & accessories· Contrast media
· Medical x-ray film (flat)
· Medical x-ray film (rolled)
· X-ray tubes
· Other imaging parts & accessories
Patient Aids
Portable aids· Hearing aids
· Pacemakers
· Other portable aids
Therapeutic appliances· Mechano-therapy apparatus
· Therapeutic respiration apparatus
Dental Products
Capital equipment· Dental drills
· Dental chairs
· Dental x-ray
Instruments & supplies
Dental cements
Dental instruments
Teeth & other fittings
Artificial teeth
Other dental fittings

Wheelchairs· Wheelchairs, not mechanically
· propelled
· Wheelchairs, mechanically
· propelled
Ophthalmic instruments

Hospital furniture

Medical, surgical sterilisers

Ultra-violet or infra-red ray apparatus

Other instruments & appliances

The new edition of The World Medical Markets Fact Book (published August 2013) brings together a range of often difficult to source business information in one single, convenient and comprehensive publication.

The Fact Book provides:

  • Key economic, demographic and health statistics on 67 markets around the world
  • Five years of historical data for markets, GDP & healthcare spending, demographics and healthcare statistics
  • World/regional overviews plus statistics on individual countries
  • Over 500 tables and charts delivered in a single PDF report
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