Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market by Vertical (Pharmaceutical Industry, Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Nursing/Healthcare, Paramedical Staff, Others), Candidature (Biological and Medical Scientists, Compounders, Health Information Technicians, Others), Service and Country - Market Forecast 2022 to 2028
Medical Recruitment Market - Analysis, Outlook, Growth, Trends, Forecasts
- January 2022
- 195 pages
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market Outlook (2022-2028)
[195 Pages Report] The Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market is anticipated to be valued at US$ 22.8 Bn in 2022 and progress at a steady CAGR of 5.2% from 2022 to 2028 reach a valuation of US$ 29.3 Bn by the end of 2028.
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market Size (2022)
US$ 22.8 Bn
Estimated Market Value (2028)
US$ 29.3 Bn
Global Market Growth Rate (2022-2028)
Country With Largest Market Share
Western Europe medical recruitment market revenue accounts for around 12% share of the recruitment industry. Just like any other profession, healthcare jobs such as hospital doctors, nurses, dentists, etc., also are sourced through medical recruitment processes.
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Demand Analysis (2014 to 2021) Vs Market Outlook (2022 to 2028)
The healthcare industry has become one of the most prominent and profitable industries in the world, and this has created a lot of new opportunities in the market for individuals as well as major companies. The most in-demand healthcare jobs are hospital doctors, nurses, dentists, surgeons, etc.
As the importance of healthcare increases so does the need for individuals to deliver healthcare services, and this is what majorly drives the medical recruitment market across the world, including Western Europe.
The healthcare sector in Western Europe is expected to see some major developments as it has been seeing a substantial rise over the past few years. Medical recruitment demand in Western Europe increased at a CAGR of 6.2% from 2014 to 2021 and ended up with a net worth of US$ 21.6 Bn in 2021.
Medical recruitment demand growth in Western Europe is expected to be driven by factors such as increasing prevalence of chronic diseases, growth in the pharmaceutical sector, emergence of new pharmaceutical facilities in the region, rising research & development, increasing demand for employment, etc.
A competitive healthcare education system and a long medical curriculum might lower student enrolment, and this could adversely affect the medical recruitment industry in the region.
Overall, the Western Europe medical recruitment market is slated to rise at a steady CAGR of 5.2% from 2022 to 2028.
How Will the Medical Recruitment Market Perform Across Western Europe?
Western Europe medical recruitment industry insights provide market statistics for countries such as Germany, the U.K., France, Sweden, BENELUX, Norway, and Denmark.
Of all the countries covered in the Western Europe medical recruitment market research report, the U.K. leads with the highest market share and is expected to keep up the dominance through the forecast period. Government initiatives and the presence of major recruitment providers are expected to favor the medical recruitment space in the U.K.
Followed by the U.K. is medical recruitment demand in Germany, which provides a lucrative setting for medical recruitment services. Demand is expected to be significantly higher from the rural regions of Germany as compared to their urban counterparts. The market for medical recruitment in France is expected to be the third-largest in the Western European region.
Medical recruitment in the BENELUX region is expected to exhibit moderate growth over the forecast period. The Sweden and Norway medical recruitment markets are expected to rise at similar CAGRs, but Sweden is predicted to have a larger market presence in Europe.
The Denmark medical recruitment market is expected to hold the lowest market share of all, but is expected to provide good growth opportunities for medical recruitment providers over the coming years.
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What is the Outlook for Medical Recruitment in the U.K.?
The U.K. accounts for more than 30% of the Western Europe medical recruitment market share in terms of volume, and is expected to grow its market presence over the forecast period as well. The medical recruitment market in the U.K. is majorly driven by favourable government initiatives that promote recruitment on an international scale and increase the number of professionals hired substantially.
Mass recruitment drives and the presence of key recruitment providers in the nation are also expected to fuel market potential in the country.
Where Does Germany Stand in the Western Europe Medical Recruitment Industry?
Germany is the second-largest market in Western Europe for medical recruitment, and the country is expected to see an increase in demand for medical recruitment over the forecast period. The nation is experiencing a shortage of skilled healthcare professionals and demand for medical recruitment is expected to be majorly driven from rural areas of the country.
Demand for hospital doctors, general physicians, nurses and surgeons is especially high in the rural regions of Germany.
What is the Demand Outlook for Medical Recruitment Services in Western Europe?
Recruitment services are expected to account for 64.7% of Western Europe medical recruitment market revenue. This dominance is expected to continue over the forecast period as well, which can be attributed to factors such as increasing demand for healthcare professionals, rising chronic diseases, shortage of healthcare staff for new facilities, increasing demand for better healthcare services, etc.
The lowest market share of 5.6% in the Western Europe medical recruitment industry is held by the specialist care services sub-segment.
COVID-19 Pandemic Analysis
The world saw a major pandemic rise in the first quarter of 2020 and it has not been the same ever since. Coronavirus infections spread across the world and created a demand for healthcare like never seen before. The healthcare institutions saw workload like never before and the demand for medical recruitment skyrocketed in the pandemic.
The workload on healthcare institutions has substantially increased in the pandemic and is expected to follow a similar trend in the post-pandemic era as well. Western Europe medical recruitment market is expected to see steady progress over the forecast period as the region sees more need of medical professionals to keep its healthcare infrastructure functioning at its best capabilities.
Medical recruitment providers are expected to have more opportunities as new healthcare facilities and institutions are established across Western Europe. The shortages of healthcare workers and professionals in the region are also expected to help boost the medical recruitment services demand.
Key medical recruitment providers in Western Europe are focusing on CSR strategies and are focusing on contracts to increase their recruitment potential and increase their market presence. Medical recruitment companies in Western Europe are also expected to focus on setting up new offices in order to increase their reach across different countries and expand their business scope.
- In December 2021, the National Health Service (NHS) Department has been allotted £700 Mn to better the healthcare infrastructure. Some part of this would be invested to recruit 18,000 staff members which includes nurses, medical support staff, etc. Especially with the new Omicron variant of coronavirus spreading rapidly the recruitment is expected to pace up to avert any issues to treat the virus.
- In May 2020, a German healthcare start-up called Medwing announced that it had secured US$ 30 Mn in its Series B funding round. The start-up aims to solve the issue of shortages of job in the European healthcare industry. The company has built an automated system that matches healthcare workers and professionals with hospitals and medical institutions.
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Industry Report Scope
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Key Segments of Western Europe Medical Recruitment Industry Survey
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market by Vertical:
- Pharmaceutical Industry
- Medical Devices
- Medical Capital Equipment
- Medical Consumables
- Surgical Manufacturing & Distribution
- Paramedical Staff
- Scientific Research
- Medical Research / Clinical Research
- Regulatory and Quality
- Animal Health
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market by Candidature:
- Biological and Medical Scientists
- Health Information Technicians
- Healthcare Professionals
- Anaesthesiologist Technicians
- General Physicians
- Lab Assistants
- Mental Health Specialists
- Nurses and Paramedical Staff
- Medical Social Workers
- Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs
- Veterinary Physicians
- Medical Representatives
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market by Service:
- Medical Recruitment for Homecare Services
- Medical Recruitment for Managed Services
- Consulting Services
- Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
- Vendor Management
- Medical Recruitment for Specialist Care Services
- Medical Recruitment Services
- Permanent Positions
- Temporary Positions
Western Europe Medical Recruitment Market by Country:
- Germany Medical Recruitment Market
- France Medical Recruitment Market
- U.K. Medical Recruitment Market
- Benelux Medical Recruitment Market
- Sweden Medical Recruitment Market
- Norway Medical Recruitment Market
- Denmark Medical Recruitment Market