Catheter Market Size to Reach Around US$ 36.7 Billion by 2030

Published Date : 01 Jun 2022

The global catheter market size is projected to reach around US$ 36.7 billion by 2030 and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.54% from 2022 to 2030, pertaining to the advanced technology used in manufacturing and development of advanced catheter for interventional surgeries. The major industry players are focusing on developing precise, cost-effective catheters and efficient catheters that would help in the growth of the catheter market. They will help in cutting off the time required for hemostasis and reduce the blood loss after the interventional surgeries. As there is a rise in the patients suffering from the chronic diseases, the use of catheters is anticipated to drive the market growth during the forecast. The growing geriatric population prevalence of cardiovascular illnesses have increased the demand for technologically advanced products related to the interventional procedures.

Regional snapshot

The North American market has dominated the catheters market till 2021 and the factors are the rising prevalence of chronic disorders, increasing awareness and availability of high skilled physicians, support from government policies. The well-established health care facilities have also promoted the growth of this market. Constant R&D of innovative devices are influencing the market growth in the North American region. Asia Pacific market is also expected to witness a good growth during the forecast period as there is a growth in the disposable income presence of large untapped opportunities in emerging economies and rising healthcare expenditure. In the nations like China and India, a large patient pool is suffering from various cardiovascular and kidney problems. It's a lead to a substantial market growth in this region. Product launches and approvals innovations in the field and favorable government policies are expected to further boost the market growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Scope of the Report

Report Attributes Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 17.55 Billion
Revenue Forecast by 2030 USD 36.7 Billion
CAGR 8.54% from 2022 to 2030
Market Segmentation
  • Type
  • Product
  • Distribution Channel
  • End User
  • Lumen
  • Applications
  • Region
Compabnies Covered B. Braun Melsungen AG, Coloplast A/S, Hollister Incorporated, Teleflex Incorporation, Bard, Medtronic plc, ConvaTec Group plc, Cook Group, Abbott Laboratories, and Boston Scientific Corporation


Market Dynamics


An increase in the geriatric population in the developed as well as the developing nations is expected to stimulate the market size. The prevalence of chronic diseases such as the aortic disease and other urethral diseases etc are expected to propel the market growth. The number of people aged 60 and above is expected to rise to 1.4 billion by the year 2050. Competitors are emphasizing on partnerships collaboration and product launches in order to have a significant market position.


Various complications associated with the catheterization and availability of the alternatives is a major restraint in the growth of the market. Catheterization is a painful process. The insertion and removal of a poorly lubricated catheter can cause friction which is a very painful thing for the patients. It could lead to the narrowing of the urethra. It could lead to infections and bleeding. Special care is required in order to prevent any urinary tract infections. As many other alternatives are in place for the treatment of temporary incontinence, the use of catheters could be limited.


In the emerging economies like China, India, South Korea, Mexico and Brazil, growth opportunities are provided for the major market players. Due to low regulatory barriers and improvements in the healthcare infrastructure these markets are expected to grow with an increasing patient population and rising health care expenditure by public and private sectors in these regions. As an increased competition in the developed nations it is drawing the attention of the market players in the emerging countries.


There are increasing incidences of urinary track infections which are associated with the catheters. It is becoming a major challenge for the group of the catheters market. The catheters could create diseases, blockages and bladder spasm which pose another challenge for the growth of the market.

Report Highlights

  • On the basis of the type, the catheters market is bifurcated into uncoated catheters and coated catheters. The coated catheters market as expected to have a larger share during the forecast. It is due to the various reasons like, easy and comfortable insertion, low risk of the associated urinary track infection, any urethral damage and improved patient satisfaction. All these factors are expected to Increase the growth of the catheters market during the forecast.
  • On the basis of application, the global urinary catheters market could be bifurcated into benign prostatic hyperplasia general surgeries, urinary incontinence and other applications. Out of all these subsegments, urinary incontinence segment is accounted for the largest share in the catheters market and it is expected to witness the highest CAGR during the forecast. The high growth of this segment is due to the increasing geriatric population, various incidences of urinary incontinence and obesity.

Recent Developments

  • ConvaTec Group acquired South Lake medical supplies in 2019 which helped to strengthen the distribution of catheter related supplies in US.
  • Boston Scientific Corp launched DIRECTSENSE technology in 2020 which is a tool installed at the top of the cutters for detection, monitoring and examining the radio frequency during cardiac ablation procedures.

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