Adult Diapers Market

2019 Analysis and Review Adult Diapers Market by End-User - Male, Female, Unisex for 2019 2029

Global Adult Diapers Market to Reach ~US$ 24,512.1 Mn by 2029

The global adult diapers market is projected to reach ~US$ 24,512.1 Mn by the end of 2029. The market was valued at ~US$ 12,354.0 Mn in 2019. If these figures hold true, the market will exhibit a CAGR of ~7.1% between 2019 and 2029. Regionally, North America is expected dominate the adult diapers market.

However, during the forecast period, East Asia will exhibit more lucrative growth opportunities. In terms of product type, the adult diapers market can be classified into reusable diapers and disposable diapers. The disposable diapers segment holds the major market share as compared to reusable diapers.

Reusable Diapers Segment to Present Lucrative Market Opportunities

The global adult diapers market is primarily dominated by disposable diapers category as this type of diaper requires minimal care and are mostly preferred by consumers. The disposable diapers segment holds the largest market share as compared to reusable diapers due to high absorption capacities as compared to reusable diapers. The disposable diapers segment which contribute most of the revenue as they are made from cotton and non-women material.

However, the reusable diapers segment is expected to expand at highest CAGR over the forecast period due to increasing demand for recyclable, compostable, and plant-based diapers among consumers across the globe. Additionally, companies in the market are continuously reinvesting in diapers portfolio to reduce the burden of waste diapers in landfills coupled with developing innovative flushable adult diapers to overcome the problem associated with sanitary care in hospitals and long term care centres will fuel the global adult diapers market for further sales during the forecast.

How will Growth Unfold?

Adult diapers market is primarily dominated by North America owing to owing high consumption of personal disposable hygiene products among adult population in the region. Key companies in the adult diapers market are significantly investing in research and development activities for introduce novel product in the market.

The North America market holds major value share in the global footprint followed by Europe due to frequently launch of innovative adult diapers and high consumer awareness among consumers.Developing regions such as South Asia is also expanding at significant CAGR. East Asia is anticipated to grow at highest CAGR during the forecast owing to rise in government activities to increase the adoption of incontinence products among aging population.

Moreover, companies are taking initiatives to overcome the reluctance of people to discuss about incontinence problem, especially among men will also boost the adult diapers market to a new height. E-retailers are expected to grow with highest CAGR during the forecast and will contribute a significant revenue share to the global adult diapers market. 

Market Segmentation

The global adult diapers market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present complete market intelligence to readers.

Product Type

  • Reusable Diapers
  • Disposable Diapers


  • Pants/Pull-Up Style
  • Pad Style
  • Flat Style
  • Others

Material Type

  • Cotton
  • Non-Woven Fabric
  • Micro Fabric
  • Fluff Pulp
  • Others


  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2XL


  • Male
  • Female
  • Unisex

Price Range

  • Economy
  • Mid-Range
  • Premium

Sale Channel

  • Wholesalers/ Distributors
  • Supermarkets/Hypermarkets
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Specialty Outlets
  • Independent Small Stores
  • E-Retailers
  • Other Sales Channel


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East & Africa

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