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Consumer Health in Costa Rica

Consumer Health in Costa Rica

A large base of the local population continues to be driven by fast-paced modern lifestyles, which requires them to handle additional levels of emotional stress, whilst having little time for planning their weekly meals. In such context a large portion of low- and middle-income buyers keep adapting to an increasing consumption of ultra-processed and fast foods, usually lacking the nutrients found in natural whole foods, whilst consuming large amounts of sugars, fats and refined carbohydrates as...BRBREuromonitor International's Consumer Health in Costa Rica report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2012-2016, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2021 illustrate how the market is set to change.BRBRProduct coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional , OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing. BRBRData coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.BRBRWhy buy this report?ULLI Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Health market;/LILI Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;/LILI Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;/LILI Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop./LI/ULBRBREuromonitor International has over 40 years' experience of publishing market research reports, business reference books and online information systems. With offices in London, Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai, Vilnius, Dubai, Cape Town, Santiago, Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore and a network of over 800 analysts worldwide, Euromonitor International has a unique capability to develop reliable information resources to help drive informed strategic planning.


CONSUMER HEALTH IN COSTA RICA
Euromonitor International
October 2017
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Executive Summary
An Expanding Base of Consumers Are Realising the Important Role That Lifestyle and Dietary Habits Play in Their Health
Growing Awareness Along With Continued Stress Bolster Consumer Health Performance in 2017
Major International Players Remain Ahead in Sales
Modern Grocery Retailers and Warehouse Clubs Gain Additional Momentum
Lifestyle Improvements and Natural Alternatives Are Expected To Grow in Relevance
Market Indicators
Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2012-2017
Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2012-2017
Market Data
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2013-2017
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2014-2017
Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2017
Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Appendix
OTC Registration and Classification
Vitamins and Dietary Supplements Registration and Classification
Self-medication/self-care and Preventive Medicine
Switches
Definitions
Sources
Summary 1 Research Sources
Headlines
Prospects
Performance Expectations Along With More Specialised Product Claims Set the Pace in Analgesics Sales in 2017
Format Preferences Vary Depending on Need for Convenience and Affordability Or for More Localised Pain Relief
Issues Related To Ageing and Obesity Will Keep Analgesics Relevant Whilst Demand for More Natural, Less Invasive Analgesics Will Create New Opportunities
Competitive Landscape
Popular and Affordable Brands Continue To Lead in Value Sales, Whilst Specialised Products Will Gain Momentum Over the Coming Five Years
Cooperation Between Pharmaceutical Companies and Healthcare Specialist Retailers Will Be Key To Promoting Emerging Analgesics Proposals
Category Data
Table 11 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 13 Sales of Topical Analgesics/Anaesthetic by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2013-2017
Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2014-2017
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Tropical Weather Conditions Continue To Influence Cold and Allergy Seasons in 2017
Mass Marketing and Wide Availability Ensure Demand From Most Socioeconomic Segments
Combination Formulas and Further Segmentation Keep Setting the Sales Pace, Whist Generics Benefit From Increased Awareness of the Active Ingredients
Competitive Landscape
Affordable Mass-orientated Proposals Continue To Dominate Value Sales in 2017
Strongly Recognised Must Increasingly Compete With Generics That Are Seeing Wide Distribution
Products With Natural/functional Claims Expected To Offer Growth Opportunities
Category Data
Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 19 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2013-2017
Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2014-2017
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Dieting Habits and Tropical Weather Conditions Kept Driving Demand for Antifungals in 2017
Low Innovation Will Continue To Characterise Most Dermatological Categories in Costa Rica, With New Developments Focusing on Women- and Child-targeted Beauty and Therapeutic Products
Continuing Demand, Increasing Availability, Lower Prices and Different Packaging Options Sure To Sustain Modest Growth of Dermatologicals
Competitive Landscape
International Players Continue To Benefit From the Sales of Flagship Brands, Whilst Local Competitors Follow With Affordable Generic Proposals
Local Companies Focus on Value-for-money Nappy (diaper) Rash Treatments, Segmentation and Natural/functional Offers
New Added-value Developments Should Set the Pace
Category Data
Table 24 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 25 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2013-2017
Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2014-2017
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Modern Life Demands Characterised by Additional Stress Levels and A Poor Diet Boost Chronic Digestive Disorders Throughout the Country
Consumers Continue To Treat Symptoms Rather Than Address the Cause of Digestive Disorders
Lifestyle Changes and Prevention Are Anticipated To Gain Relevance Over the Forecast Period
Competitive Landscape
Availability and Brand Awareness Continue To Boost Sales of Digestive Remedies
Generic Products Maintain Popularity for People With Chronic Conditions
Probiotics and Digestive Support Supplements Have Good Growth Prospects Over the Forecast Period
Category Data
Table 30 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 31 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2013-2017
Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2014-2017
Table 34 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Additional Levels of Segmentation Continue To Characterise Wound Care Offer
Packaging Updates Using Popular Characters From Cartoons and Films Drive Sales of Child-orientated Would Care Products
Innovation in the Shape of Multiple Functional Claims and Addressing More Specific Buyers' Needs Through Added-value Features
Competitive Landscape
International Manufacturers Continue To Dominate in Sales
Local Players Focus on Offering Affordable and Generic Alternatives
in Spite of Overall Maturity, New Players Should Continue To Bring Dynamism To This Category Over the Forecast Period
Category Data
Table 36 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 37 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 38 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2013-2017
Table 39 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2014-2017
Table 40 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 41 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Sports Nutrition Demand Driven by Further Awareness and Product Availability
Main Players Opt for Deeper Segmentation Whilst Wider Choice and Better Prices Target Middle-income Men With Traditional Body-building Goals
Millennials With Money and Sports Fitness Adepts Will Be Attracted by Plant-based, Natural Products, New Formats and Ongoing Specialisation
Competitive Landscape
Price-based Competition and Brand Recognition Are Main Sales Drivers for Most Sports Nutrition Categories
Consolidate Brands Have Distinct Advantages in the Competitive Landscape
Product Specialisation and Plant-based Formulations Expected To Keep Gaining Traction
Category Data
Table 42 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 43 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 44 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2013-2017
Table 45 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2014-2017
Table 46 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 47 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Functional Developments Keep Boosting Sales of Dietary Supplements in Costa Rica
Demand Is Supported by Wider Availability of Broader Range of Supplements
Combination Products and More Integrated Health Approaches Will Continue To Gain Momentum
Competitive Landscape
Gnc Brand Remains Popular But Buyers' Recommendations and Internet-based Research Create Interest in Multiple Types of Dietary Supplements
Local Players Expand Sales Potential Through New Launches Whilst Herbalife and Other International Direct Sellers Recruit New Associates
Further Innovation and Brand Fragmentation Will Characterise Category Performance Over the Forecast Period
Category Data
Summary 2 Dietary Supplements: Brand Ranking by Positioning 2017
Table 48 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 49 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 50 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2012-2017
Table 51 Sales of Fish Oils/Omega Fatty Acids by Type: % Value 2012-2017
Table 52 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2013-2017
Table 53 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2014-2017
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Middle- and High-income Consumers With Demanding Lifestyles Use Vitamins To Compensate for Lack of Nutrition in Their Daily Dining Habits
Deeper Segmentation Combined With Broader Levels of Availability Cater To Higher Expectations and Demand
Affordability Combines With Appealing Flavours and Formats and Other Added-value Formulas To Increase Penetration
Competitive Landscape
Major Global Brands Such As Centrum and Gnc Keep Their Momentum, Based on Their Capacity To Compete at Modern Grocery Retailers and Amongst Healthcare Specialists
Strong Focus on Segmentation Helps Gnc Strengthen Its Position in Vitamins
Both Generic and Affordable Alternatives Along With More Specialised Options Set To Help Increase Vitamins Penetration by 2022
Category Data
Summary 3 Multivitamins: Brand Ranking by Positioning 2017
Table 56 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 57 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 58 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2012-2017
Table 59 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2013-2017
Table 60 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2014-2017
Table 61 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 62 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Brands Keep Targeting Middle-income Consumers Looking To Maintain A Balance Between Modern and Healthier Lifestyles
Approaches To Dietary Intervention Vary Widely Whilst Becoming Less Traditional
More Natural Proposals and New Phytochemical Breakthroughs on Horizon
Competitive Landscape
Players Strive To Widen Their Offer To Attract People With Widely Varying Goals
Total Natural Shows How Manufacturers Are Responding To Increased Awareness and Related Demand for New Approaches
Major Players Continue To Set the Pace, Benefiting From Wide Brand Recognition and Exposure
Category Data
Table 63 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 64 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 65 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2013-2017
Table 66 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2014-2017
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Rising Consumer Awareness and Broader Product Availability Benefits Herbal/traditional Products
the Perception That Herbal/traditional Projects Are Safer To Use and Perhaps More Effective for Particular Disorders Is Strengthened by Word of Mouth and Wider Access To the Internet
Health Food Shops and Other Healthcare Specialists Continue To Offer the Most Options, Although the Offer Through Both Drugstores and Supermarkets Is Gaining Traction
Competitive Landscape
Brand Fragmentation Continues To Characterise Category Performance, Although Recognised Global Brands Keep Building Momentum
Himalaya Drug Company Products Make Inroads With Affordable Value Proposals, Segmentation and Widening Distribution
New Brand Proposals Should Keep Gaining Momentum Over the Forecast Period
Category Data
Table 69 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2012-2017
Table 70 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 71 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2013-2017
Table 72 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2014-2017
Table 73 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: Value 2017-2022
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Headlines
Prospects
Product Safety and Brand Recognition Continue To Set the Pace in Paediatric Products Demand
Once Familiar With the Various Recommended Remedies Parents Tend To Ask for Them Directly
Income Level Often Determines How and Where Parents Seek Solutions for More Serious Conditions
Competitive Landscape
Major International Players Continue To Dominate in Value Sales, Based on Product Availability and Brand Awareness
Lower-income Consumers With Chronic Conditions Seek Out Generics in Order To Keep Restocking Their Necessary Supplies
Category Data
Table 75 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 76 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 77 Sales of Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements by Type: % Value 2014-2017
Table 78 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 79 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022

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