Bathroom & Toilet Assist Devices is Gaining Lot of Importance Due to Rising Aging Population

2022-04-25 10:29:34 UTC | Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
Bathroom & Toilet Assist Devices is Gaining Lot of Importance Due to Rising Aging Population

The global bathroom & toilet assist devices market is segmented into product type and geography. Based on product type, this market is segmented into shower chairs & stools, bath lifts, toilet seat raisers, toilet aids, commodes, handgrips & grab bars, and bath aids. The shower chairs & stools segment is further sub segmented into shower chairs, shower stools, bathtub seats, and transfer benches. The bath lifts segment is sub segmented into fixed bath lifts, reclining bath lifts, lying bath lifts, and others. 

The large share of this region can primarily be attributed to the increasing adoption of technologically equipped devices in North American countries as compared to other regions. Besides, increasing patient pool, greater adoption of better technology, growing rate of awareness about assistive devices, increasing life expectancy, presence of key players in the region, and rise in aging population are some of the other factors propelling the growth of this market. 

According to market research report,  "Bathroom & Toilet Assist Devices Market by Product Type (Chairs & Stools, Bath Lifts, Toilet Seat Raisers, Toilet Aids, Commodes, Handgrips & Grab Bars, Bath Aids), Region (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Row) - Global Forecast to 2020", The global bathroom & toilet assist devices market is expected to reach USD 4.68 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2015 to 2020. 

The report on the global bathroom & toilet assist devices market analyzes and segments the concerned market on the basis of product type and geography. It analyzes the competitive developments, such as alliances, joint ventures, and mergers & acquisitions in this market. This market is also studied with an explicit focus on the high-growth applications and fastest-growing market segments.

Due to rising disabled and geriatric population, especially in the emerging economies, there is a need for assistive devices, such as bathroom & toilet assist devices. These devices include commodes, shower chairs & stools, bath lifts and others. 

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Factors such as increasing aging population and rise in the disabled population are propelling the growth of this market. However, high costs of bathroom & toilet assist devices may restrict the growth of this market. A number of factors such as healthy growth of commodes and shower chairs & stools market, high growth potential of emerging economies, and acquisitions have opened an array of opportunities for the market to grow in the coming years.

According to United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the global percentage share of the aging population (aged 60 years or above) has increased from 9.2% in 1990 to 11.7% in 2013, and is anticipated to reach 21.1% by 2050.