Personal Protective Equipment Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Respiratory Protection, Protective Clothing), By End-use (Healthcare, Manufacturing) - Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Regional Outlook and Forecasts, 2021-2027

The global Personal Protective Equipment market gathered revenue around USD 76.9 Billion in 2020 and market is set to grow USD 110 Billion by the end of 2027 and is estimated to expand at a modest CAGR of 7.0% during the prediction period 2021 to 2027.

Growth Factors:

The market upgrading of the public healthcare system and infrastructure coupled with investments in new facilities in developing economies is anticipated to drive the product demand over the coming years.

The stringent regulations imposed by the U.S. Department of Labor and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the country have a positive impact on product demand from the end-use industries. In addition, the growing employee awareness related to personal safety has a significant influence on the increased penetration of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the country.

Constant innovations, in terms of production, such as the development of lighter, comfortable industrial protective equipment using premium-quality fabric, are projected to propel market growth. High demand for PPE, which combines safety with improved aesthetics and technological innovation, is further estimated to augment market growth.

Various countries implemented Covid-19 related acts, such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act by the U.S., for protecting public health workers, establishing free testing, providing paid leaves, and important benefits to children and families in 2020 to curb the spread of the virus. Increasing domestic production coupled with restraints on imports and exports of PPE surged the product demand in 2020.

This research report purposes at stressing the most lucrative growth prospects. The aim of the research report is to provide an inclusive valuation of the Personal Protective Equipment market and it encompasses thoughtful visions, actualities, industry-validated market findings, historic data, and prognoses by means of appropriate set of assumptions and practice. Global Personal Protective Equipment market report aids in comprehending market structure and dynamics by recognizing and scrutinizing the market sectors and predicted the global market outlook.

Report Coverage

Report Scope Details
Market Size USD 110 Billion by 2027
Growth Rate CAR 7.0% From 2021 to 2027
Base Year 2020
Forecast Period 2021 to 2027
Largest Market North America
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Segments  Covered Product, End-use and Region
Report coverage Growth Factors, Revenue Status, Competitive Landscape,  and Future Trends 
Companies Mentioned Honeywell International, Inc.; Lakeland Industries, Inc.; DuPont; 3M; Ansell Ltd.; Avon Rubber plc; COFRA S.r.l.; Uvex Safety Group; Lindstrom Group; BartelsRieger Atemschutztechnik GmbH; Rock Fall (U.K.) Ltd.; Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) Company.

COVID-19 Impact Assessment on Market Landscape

The report comprises the scrutiny of COVID-19 lock-down impact on the income of market leaders, disrupters and followers. Since lock down was instigated differently in diverse regions and nations, influence of same is also dissimilar across various industry verticals. The research report offers present short-term and long-term influence on the market to assist market participants across value chain makers to formulate the framework for short term and long-lasting tactics for recovery and by region.

Personal Protective Equipment market Report empowers readers with all-inclusive market intelligence and offers a granular outline of the market they are operational in. Further this research study delivers exceptional combination of tangible perceptions and qualitative scrutiny to aid companies accomplishes sustainable growth. This report employs industry-leading research practices and tools to assemble all-inclusive market studies, intermingled with pertinent data. Additionally, this report also emphases on the competitive examination of crucial players by analyzing their product portfolio, pricing, gross margins, financial position, growth approaches, and regional occurrence.

Regional analysis:

Led by the U.S., North America accounted for the largest revenue share of over 34% in the global market in 2020 owing to developed end-use industries along with high product adoption in the healthcare sector. High product penetration in the U.S. is attributed to a stringent regulatory scenario coupled with hefty penalties for non-compliance with the standards that are forcing employers to adopt PPE.

Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing regional market at a CAGR of 8.0% over the forecast period on account of economic growth and rapid industrialization across the region. Furthermore, huge compensation costs associated with workplace fatalities are expected to force employers in various end-use sectors to use protective equipment aiding product demand.

The upgrading of the public healthcare system and infrastructure, coupled with investments in new facilities, are part of the reform plan in Russia. These developments are expected to drive the demand for medical equipment and devices. The demand for hand protection equipment, such as disposable and durable gloves, is anticipated to witness significant growth owing to the rapidly expanding medical sector in the country.

The recovery of the manufacturing sector in Malaysia, in the second half of 2019, positively influenced the market growth. The steady growth of the chemical industry coupled with increasing penetration of PPE in chemical manufacturing owing to rising awareness regarding employee safety is expected to drive the market over the forecast period.

Competitive Rivalry

Foremost players in the market are attentive on adopting corporation strategies to enhance their market share. Some of the prominent tactics undertaken by leading market participants in order to sustain the fierce market completion include collaborations, acquisitions, substantial spending in R&D and the improvement of new-fangled products or reforms among others.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

  • Company Overview
  • Company Market Share/Positioning Analysis
  • Product Offerings
  • Financial Performance
  • Recent Initiatives
  • Key Strategies Adopted by Players
  • Vendor Landscape
  • List of Suppliers
  • List of Buyers

Some of the prominent players in the Personal Protective Equipment Market include:  Honeywell International, Inc.; Lakeland Industries, Inc.; DuPont; 3M; Ansell Ltd.; Avon Rubber plc; COFRA S.r.l.; Uvex Safety Group; Lindstrom Group; BartelsRieger Atemschutztechnik GmbH; Rock Fall (U.K.) Ltd.; Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) Company; Radians, Inc.; Polison Corp.; Gateway Safety, Inc.

Unravelling the Critical Segments

This research report offers market revenue, sales volume, production assessment and prognoses by classifying it on the basis of various aspects including product type, application/end-user, and region. Further, this research study investigates market size, production, consumption and its development trends at global, regional, and country level for period 2017 to 2027 and covers subsequent region in its scope:

  • By Product
    • Head, Eye & Face Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Protective Clothing
      • Heat & Flame Protection
      • Chemical Defending
      • Cleanroom Clothing
      • Mechanical Protective Clothing
      • Limited General Use
      • Others
    • Respiratory Protection
      • Air-purifying Respirators
      • Supplied Air Respirators
    • Protective Footwear
      • Leather
      • Rubber
      • PVC
      • Polyurethane
      • Others
    • Fall Protection
    • Hand Protection
      • Disposable Gloves
        • By Type
          • General Purpose
          • Chemical Handling
          • Sterile Gloves
          • Surgical
          • Others
        • By Material
          • Natural Rubber
          • Nitrile
          • Neoprene
          • Vinyl
          • Others
      • Durable Gloves
        • Mechanical Gloves
        • Chemical Handling
        • Thermal/Flame Retardant
        • Others
    • Others
  • By End-use
    • Construction
    • Manufacturing
    • Oil & Gas
    • Chemicals
    • Food
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Healthcare
    • Transportation
    • Mining
    • Others

By Geography

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • United Kingdom
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America

Middle East & Africa (MEA)

  • GCC
  • North Africa
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Highlights of the Report:

  • Market Penetration: Comprehensive information on the product portfolios of the top players in the market.
  • Product Development/Innovation: Detailed insights on the upcoming technologies, R&D activities, and product launches in the market
  • Competitive Assessment: In-depth assessment of the market strategies, geographic and business segments of the leading players in the market
  • Market Development: Comprehensive information about emerging markets. This report analyzes the market for various segments across geographies
  • Market Diversification: Exhaustive information about new products, untapped geographies, recent developments, and investments in the market

Research Methodology

In the study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the Personal Protective Equipment market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters of the market. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the production of the Personal Protective Equipment market study are as follows - statistics from government organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have also interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of this report as a primary resource.

Comprehensive information acquired from primary and secondary resources acts as a validation from companies in the market, and makes the projections on the growth prospects of the Personal Protective Equipment markets more accurate and reliable.

Secondary Research

It involves company databases such as Hoover's: This assists us recognize financial information, structure of the market participants and industry competitive landscape.

The secondary research sources referred in the process are as follows:

  • Governmental bodies, and organizations creating economic policies
  • National and international social welfare institutions
  • Company websites, financial reports and SEC filings, broker and investor reports
  • Related patent and regulatory databases
  • Statistical databases and market reports
  • Corporate Presentations, news, press release, and specification sheet of Manufacturers

Primary Research

Primary research includes face-to face interviews, online surveys, and telephonic interviews.

  • Means of primary research: Email interactions, telephonic discussions and Questionnaire based research etc.
  • In order to validate our research findings and analysis we conduct primary interviews of key industry participants. Insights from primary respondents help in validating the secondary research findings. It also develops Research Team’s expertise and market understanding.

Industry participants involved in this research study include:

  • CEOs, VPs, market intelligence managers
  • Procuring and national sales managers technical personnel, distributors and resellers
  • Research analysts and key opinion leaders from various domains

Key Points Covered in Personal Protective Equipment market Study:

  • Growth of Personal Protective Equipment in 2021
  • Market Estimates and Forecasts (2017-2027)
  •  Brand Share and Market Share Analysis
  •  Key Drivers and Restraints Shaping Market Growth
  •  Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  •  Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  •  Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies
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