Insights on the Worldwide Disposable Face Mask Industry to 2025 - The COVID-19 Pandemic Outbreak Caused a Surge in Demand -

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The Disposable Face Mask Market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period.

This is attributed to rising pollution levels, rapid industrialization, rising awareness about health protection. In addition, the rising number of surgeries performed on a daily basis across the world with the unprecedented spread of coronavirus promotes the adoption of disposable face masks, as a disposable face mask acts as a protective barrier between the surgical teams and patients. It also helps in preventing germs and reduces the chances of being affected by environmental contaminants.

As per State of Global Air 2018, a report was published by the Health Effects Institute and the Institute for Health Metrics, around 95% of the world's population resides in areas which do not meet the minimum levels of PM 2.5 set by World Health Organization guidelines for healthy air. Thus, the surging pollution levels across the globe will result in triggering the disposable face mask market. Furthermore, rising airborne diseases, increasing consumption of masks for personnel use, increase in cases of hospital-acquired infections will also create a lucrative opportunity for disposable face masks.

Companies Mentioned

  • 3M
  • BUNZL PLC (SAS Safety Corp.)
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Kowa Company Ltd
  • Moldex-Metric Inc.
  • The Gerson Company
  • uvex Group

Key Market Trends

Based on product, Protective face mask is Estimated to Witness a Healthy Growth in Future.

The protective face mask market is estimated to witness healthy growth in the future attributed to several benefits associated with these masks. These protective masks are made in such a way that they can be used by respiratory patients such as asthmatic patients, lung disease patients and cardiovascular disease patients. Examples of protective masks are N95. These are widely adopted by healthcare professionals as these masks are providing superior protection.

In addition, the global COVID-19 pandemic outbreak will surge the demand for the disposable face mask and propel the market growth.

Asia Pacific is Expected to Hold a Significant Share in the Market and Expected to do Same in the Forecast Period

The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold a significant market share in the global Disposable Face Mask Market due to increasing air pollution, the presence of a large customer base, an increasing number of manufacturers operating for disposable masks. Moreover, rising awareness about health and personal hygiene among the population is also going to fuel the market in the future.

North America will also show steady growth throughout the forecast period. This growth can be attributed to the rising aging population, increasing awareness among the population, and the coronavirus outbreak. Moreover, favorable regulatory scenarios, healthcare expenditure and presence of well-established healthcare infrastructure are also fueling the growth of the overall regional market to a large extent.

Key Topics Covered:





4.1 Market Overview

4.2 Market Drivers

4.2.1 Rising Pollution Levels

4.2.2 Rapid Industrialization

4.2.3 Rising Awareness about Health Protection

4.3 Market Restraints

4.3.1 Higher Raw Material Cost

4.4 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

4.5 Analyst's Perspective - The Impact of COVID-19 on the Market


5.1 By Product

5.1.1 Non-woven Masks

5.1.2 Dust Masks

5.1.3 Protective Masks

5.2 By Application Type

5.2.1 Industrial

5.2.2 Personnel

5.3 By Distribution Channel

5.3.1 Online

5.3.2 Offline

5.4 By Geography

5.4.1 North America

5.4.2 Europe

5.4.3 Asia-Pacific

5.4.4 Rest of the World



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