Wound Care - Worldwide

  • Worldwide
  • Revenue in the Wound Care market amounts to €3.15bn in 2024. The market is expected to grow annually by 0.44% (CAGR 2024-2029).
  • In global comparison, most revenue is generated in the United States (€961m in 2024).
  • In relation to total population figures, per person revenues of €0.41 are generated in 2024.

Key regions: Philippines, India, Europe, United States, United Kingdom

Comparaison de régions

Analyst Opinion

The Wound Care market in Worldwide is experiencing significant growth and development.

Customer preferences:
Customers in the Wound Care market are increasingly seeking products that offer advanced wound healing and faster recovery. They are looking for products that are easy to use and provide effective results. Additionally, there is a growing demand for wound care products that are cost-effective and can be used in home care settings.

Trends in the market:
One of the key trends in the Wound Care market is the increasing adoption of advanced wound care products. These products, such as dressings with antimicrobial properties and negative pressure wound therapy systems, are designed to promote faster healing and reduce the risk of infection. The demand for these advanced products is being driven by the growing prevalence of chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers, as well as the increasing aging population worldwide. Another trend in the market is the shift towards outpatient wound care. With advancements in wound care technology, many procedures that were previously performed in a hospital setting can now be done in outpatient clinics or even at home. This trend is driven by the desire to reduce healthcare costs and improve patient convenience.

Local special circumstances:
In different countries and regions, there are specific factors that are influencing the development of the Wound Care market. For example, in developed countries with aging populations, there is a higher demand for wound care products due to the higher prevalence of chronic wounds. In emerging economies, the Wound Care market is driven by factors such as increasing healthcare expenditure, improving healthcare infrastructure, and rising awareness about wound care management.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
Several macroeconomic factors are contributing to the growth of the Wound Care market worldwide. These include increasing healthcare expenditure, rising prevalence of chronic diseases, and technological advancements in wound care products. Additionally, the growing aging population is also driving the demand for wound care products, as older adults are more prone to developing chronic wounds. In conclusion, the Wound Care market in Worldwide is experiencing significant growth and development, driven by customer preferences for advanced wound care products, the shift towards outpatient wound care, and the specific circumstances and macroeconomic factors in different countries and regions.


Data coverage:

Data encompasses B2C spend. Figures are based on the OTC Pharmaceuticals market values, representing revenues generated by both product sales which take place exclusively in pharmacies and products which can be purchased elsewhere. Sales by hospitals are not included.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a combined top-down and bottom-up approach, based on a specific rationale for each market market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use data from national statistical offices, international institutions, trade associations, and self-medication associations. Next, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as consumer healthcare spending, out-of-pocket healthcare expenditure, health system accessibilities, and GDP. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. For example, forecasts are based on historical developments, current trends, and key market indicators, using advanced statistical methods.

Additional notes:

Data is modeled in US$ using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice per year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level. Whereas this market covers only OTC drugs, the Statista Pharmaceuticals market covers both OTC and prescription drugs.

Vue d’ensemble

  • Revenue
  • Analyst Opinion
  • Global Comparison
  • Methodology
  • Key Market Indicators
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