Size and Growth of Global Wound Care Segments, 2012-2020

The global market for wound care is, in the aggregate, growing at modest pace of just under 6% through 2020.  However, there is widely variable growth among the product segments contributing to the total, with well established wound care markets essentially flat and novel wound care technologies growing at much more robust rates.

The major segments of the wound care market include the following:

  • Traditional Adhesive Bandages
  • Traditional Gauze Bandages
  • Non-Adherent Bandages
  • Film Dressings
  • Foam Dressings
  • Hydrogels
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Alginate Dressings
  • Antimicrobial Dressings
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Bioengineered Skin & Skin Substitutes

Below is illustrated the global wound care market comprised of segments, with the “bubble” sizes and position on the vertical representing the current (2012) sales and the position on the horizontal axis representing the compound annual growth rate for each segment from 2012 to 2020.

s249-size-growthSource: MedMarket Diligence, LLC; Report #S249


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