Consumer Health in the Czech Republic

Consumer Health in the Czech Republic


In 2022, consumer health in the Czech Republic was challenged by medicine shortages, which, to some degree, continued in Q1 2023. The lack of some medicines in the Czech Republic and throughout Europe was caused by the disruption of global supply chains, due to the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the war in Ukraine. Combined with an unusually high demand for drugs like antibiotics or analgesics, this creates a tough and uncertain operating environment. Pharmaceuticals are glob...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Health in Czech Republic report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2018-2022, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2027 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional Products, OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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Consumer Health in the Czech Republic
Euromonitor International
September 2023
List Of Contents And Tables
CONSUMER HEALTH IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Consumer health in 2023: The big picture
2023 key trends
Competitive landscape
Retailing developments
What next for consumer health?
MARKET INDICATORS
Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2018-2023
Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2018-2023
MARKET DATA
Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2019-2023
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2020-2023
Table 7 Penetration of Private Label in Consumer Health by Category: % Value 2018-2023
Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2018-2023
Table 9 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2023
Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
APPENDIX
OTC registration and classification
Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine
Switches
Summary 1 OTC: Switches 2022-2023
DISCLAIMER
DEFINITIONS
SOURCES
Summary 2 Research Sources
ANALGESICS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Shortage of some paediatric analgesics causes alarm among Czech consumers
Fast-acting formulations receive a positive reception
Generics and private label are on an upward trajectory
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Analgesics set to see stable evolution
Adult naproxen has an uncertain future
The competitive landscape is unlikely to see major change
CATEGORY DATA
Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 13 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2019-2023
Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2020-2023
Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 17 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
COUGH, COLD AND ALLERGY (HAY FEVER) REMEDIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies sees stabilisation at the end of the review period
Prolonged pollen season drives antihistamines/allergy remedies
Strong players amid a fragmented competitive landscape
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Paediatric cough/cold remedies set to see lower levels
Pharmacies to remain the first choice for cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies
Tendency towards herbal/natural products to strengthen with new launches
CATEGORY DATA
Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 19 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2019-2023
Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2020-2023
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DIGESTIVE REMEDIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Digestive remedies receives a boost from the revival of tourism flows towards the end of the review period
Paediatric digestive remedies remains a fragile area
Stabilisation as consumers return to pre-pandemic habits, but higher prices favour value over volume sales development
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Indigestion and heartburn-related demand to provide momentum to digestive remedies as a whole
Demand for probiotics is likely to hinder OTC digestive remedies
E-commerce reach is set to develop and grow through express delivery services
CATEGORY DATA
Table 24 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 25 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2019-2023
Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2020-2023
Table 28 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 29 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DERMATOLOGICALS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Dermatologicals sees strong retail value growth amid an inflationary climate but also solid demand trends
Antiparasitics/lice (head and body) treatments sees recovery as society reopens
Vaginal antifungals stabilises after unexpected spike
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Thinning hair and scalp problems to continue to drive hair loss treatments
Common skin problems to spur the demand for dermatologicals
The competitive landscape to remain fragmented due to the wide range of ailments and product types
CATEGORY DATA
Table 30 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 31 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2019-2023
Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2020-2023
Table 34 LBN Brand Shares of Hair Loss Treatments: % Value 2020-2023
Table 35 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 36 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
NRT SMOKING CESSATION AIDS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Rising cost of smoking drives the demand for NRT smoking cessation aids, but alternatives dampen growth potential
Marketing activities and stronger visibility influence category’s performance
Highly consolidated competitive landscape acts as an entry barrier
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Smoking alternatives threaten sales of NRT products
NRT patches to continue to lag behind
E-commerce retailers to leverage price advantages to gain some ground on pharmacies
CATEGORY INDICATORS
Table 37 Number of Smokers by Gender 2018-2023
CATEGORY DATA
Table 38 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 39 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 40 NBO Company Shares of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2019-2023
Table 41 LBN Brand Shares of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2020-2023
Table 42 Forecast Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 43 Forecast Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SLEEP AIDS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Herbal/traditional dominates sleep aids but standard gains some ground
Alternative products continue to challenge the growth of sleeps aids
Stada Pharma offers a strong natural portfolio in sleep aids
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Consumers are likely to continue to take sleep aids to improve their general health
Gummies could emerge to add novelty and boost category growth
Physical pharmacies set to continue to dominate the distribution of sleep aids
CATEGORY DATA
Table 44 Sales of Sleep Aids: Value 2018-2023
Table 45 Sales of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 46 NBO Company Shares of Sleep Aids: % Value 2019-2023
Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Sleep Aids: % Value 2020-2023
Table 48 Forecast Sales of Sleep Aids: Value 2023-2028
Table 49 Forecast Sales of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2023-2028
EYE CARE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Climate change and the reopening of society underpin allergy eye care’s strong rebound
Consumers show increasing tendency towards natural ingredients
Visine Rapid enjoys success in allergy eye care
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The outlook remains positive for eye care
Prolonged screen time to support the demand for standard eye care
Blue lens glasses to threaten standard eye care
CATEGORY DATA
Table 50 Sales of Eye Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 51 Sales of Eye Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 52 NBO Company Shares of Eye Care: % Value 2019-2023
Table 53 LBN Brand Shares of Eye Care: % Value 2020-2023
Table 54 Forecast Sales of Eye Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 55 Forecast Sales of Eye Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
WOUND CARE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Private label gains force branded players to maintain prices at reasonable levels
Drugstores expand range and leverage accessibility to gain ground on pharmacies
Hartmann-Rico continues to hold a clear lead in wound care
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Wound care is set to gain momentum through the full return to active lifestyles
Added-value products with additional or improved features to add some dynamism to wound care
Wound care to embrace sustainability
CATEGORY DATA
Table 56 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 57 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 58 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2019-2023
Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2020-2023
Table 60 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 61 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
VITAMINS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Demand for vitamins continues to fall in 2023
Functional teas offer popular alternatives to vitamins
Rising prices make private label and e-commerce more attractive propositions
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Vitamins to benefit from lifestyle and demographic trends alongside economic stabilisation
Increasing competition from functional/wellness products
Players need to differentiate to stand out to consumers
CATEGORY DATA
Table 62 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 63 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 64 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2018-2023
Table 65 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2019-2023
Table 66 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2020-2023
Table 67 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 68 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Stabilisation hits dietary supplements as the threat of the virus eases and consumers prioritise spending
Mushroom ingredients are gaining popularity in dietary supplements
Consumers turn to products with mental health and beauty positioning
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Dietary supplements that promote hydration to penetrate the category
E-commerce is set to continue to develop and grow as a channel
Ageing population trend and beauty positioning to drive rebound
CATEGORY DATA
Table 69 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 70 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 71 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2018-2023
Table 72 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2019-2023
Table 73 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2020-2023
Table 74 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 75 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND WELLBEING IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
The average Czech is getting heavier
Inflation continues to exert upward pressure on average unit prices
Limited consumption of supplement nutrition drinks while relatively affordable slimming teas gains ground
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Healthy lifestyle trend set to continue to pique interest in weight management and wellbeing
E-commerce to make further gains as online offer expands
Ongoing positive trend for slimming teas and meal replacement
CATEGORY DATA
Table 76 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 77 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 78 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2019-2023
Table 79 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2020-2023
Table 80 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 81 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SPORTS NUTRITION IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Inflationary pressure boosts value sales but slows retail volume growth
Demand for alternative sports nutrition is growing
Functional sports nutrition gains consumers’ interest
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Sports nutrition set to develop towards healthier, less artificial ingredients
Sports nutrition to compete with dietary supplements and functional soft drinks
Environmental issues and lack of space may limit sports protein RTD
CATEGORY DATA
Table 82 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 83 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 84 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2019-2023
Table 85 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2020-2023
Table 86 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 87 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
HERBAL/TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Herbal/traditional dietary supplements slows as immunity focus ebbs
Herbal/traditional rebounds as consumers seek milder cough and cold solutions in 2023
Possible ban on sales of food and dietary supplements with cannabidiol (CBD)
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
The interest in herbal and natural products is expected to grow
Competitive landscape is likely to remain highly fragmented
Manufacturers to shift away from immunity and prevention focus
CATEGORY DATA
Table 88 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 89 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 90 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2019-2023
Table 91 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2020-2023
Table 92 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 93 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
PAEDIATRIC CONSUMER HEALTH IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC
KEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
Consumers focus on quality instead of quantity
Dermatologicals sees retail volume and current value growth as parents prioritise treating children’s skin conditions
Stabilisation of paediatric cold/cough remedies after dynamic growth in 2022
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
Rising incidence of skin problems and food allergies present growth spaces
Natural products to drive demand in paediatric consumer health
Popular gummies raise overdosing fears
CATEGORY DATA
Table 94 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2018-2023
Table 95 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
Table 96 NBO Company Shares of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2019-2023
Table 97 LBN Brand Shares of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2020-2023
Table 98 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2023-2028
Table 99 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028

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