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World Infection Prevention Products

World Infection Prevention Products

The study presents historical data (2002, 2007, and 2012) and forecasts for 2017 and 2022 in millions of US dollars for infection prevention product demand by type, geographical region, and selected countries. The term demand refers to apparent consumption and is defined as shipments (also referred to variously as “production,” “output,” or “supply”) plus imports minus exports. It is used interchangeably with the terms “market,” “sales,” and “consumption.” Global, regional, and selected national statistics are also provided for key market indicators, including gross domestic product, population and age distribution, health expenditures, hospital beds, physicians, dentists, hospital admissions, surgical procedures, outpatient episodes, dental visits, pharmaceutical shipments, medical supply and device shipments, medical and life science research expenditures, and incidences of various health careassociated infections.

Throughout the study, various references are made to indicators, demand patterns, and other variables in the “developed” and “developing” countries. The “developed” countries include Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, the United Arab Emirates, the United States, and the West European countries and territories. All remaining countries and territories are classified as “developing."

Macroeconomic and demographic indicators presented in this study were obtained from The Freedonia Group Consensus Forecasts dated January 2013. Gross domestic product (GDP) historical data are derived from the national income and products accounts from the Organisation for Economic Co- Operation and Development (OECD) for its member countries, from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) for its member countries, and from the International Monetary Fund for its member countries that are not part of the OECD or EBRD. Sources of GDP estimates for other countries are based on information from the World Bank and a variety of sources including the countries’ statistical bureaus. GDP forecasts are developed from a consensus of public agencies and private firms.

All estimates of gross domestic product and components of GDP are done in terms of constant purchasing power parity in a benchmark year (2011) that is one year before the base year (2012) used in this study. Purchasing power parity GDP estimates for the benchmark year are obtained from the OECD; Eurostat; the World Bank; the International Monetary Fund; the US Central Intelligence Agency; and selected other sources. These purchasing power parity GDP estimates for the benchmark year are based on gross domestic product data expressed in the individual countries’ local currency, which are then converted to US dollars by valuing each country’s output at US prices in the benchmark year. This approach values the same physical output at a consistent price for all countries, thereby reducing the distorting influence of different price levels in the different countries. The alternative approach of using exchange rates to convert local currency GDP to US dollars would tend to overvalue the output of countries with high average price levels and undervalue the output of countries with low average price levels, because exchange rate conversions only partially reflect the relative prices for goods and services that are domestically consumed and invested. Furthermore, factors other than relative prices, such as demand and supply in currency markets, interest rates, and capital flows, affect exchange rates.

Once the GDP values for a country are estimated for the benchmark year, we then calculate inflation-adjusted GDP for all other years for that country based on historical and forecast growth rates of GDP expressed in inflationadjusted units of that country’s local currency. This approach ensures that the GDP series for any given country is an accurate index of changes in inflationadjusted GDP for that country. However, it also implicitly assumes that the price structures across countries do not change from those of the benchmark year. Therefore, caution should be used in comparing the relative GDP of countries in years other than the benchmark year. If the ratio of prices across two countries in a given year differs from the ratio of prices across those countries in the benchmark year, then the change in the relative sizes of those two economies as measured will not accurately reflect changes in output.

The benchmark year is chosen to be one year prior to the base year for the study for reasons of data availability. One benefit of that choice is that the ratio of prices across countries in the base year is usually similar to that in the benchmark year. Therefore, the ratio of real GDP between two countries in the base year of 2012 is generally a reasonably accurate representation of the relative sizes of their economies.

Corporate information and data appearing in Section VIII, “Industry Structure,” are based on estimates derived from published company reports and personal interviews with competitors, industry experts, and sources within the companies themselves. World demand for infection prevention products was derived from a variety of primary and secondary sources including government and trade associations, industry participants, online databases, and other Freedonia studies. Primary information was obtained through consultations with officers and marketing/technical personnel of participating companies and other industry specialists.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Recent Historical Trends
        • Table WORLD MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion 2011 dollars)
    • World Demographic Trends
      • Total Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION (million)
      • Age Distribution
        • Table WORLD POPULATION 50 YEARS & OLDER BY REGION (million)
        • Table WORLD POPULATION 65 YEARS & OLDER BY REGION (million)
    • World Health Care Trends
      • World Health Expenditures
        • Table WORLD HEALTH EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)
      • World Medical Providers
      • Hospital Beds
        • Table WORLD HOSPITAL BEDS BY REGION (thousand)
      • Physicians
        • Table WORLD PHYSICIANS BY REGION (thousand)
      • Dentists
        • Table WORLD DENTISTS BY REGION (thousand)
      • Outpatient Facilities
        • Table WORLD OUTPATIENT FACILITIES BY REGION (thousand)
    • World Patient Activity
      • Hospital Activity
        • Table WORLD HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS BY REGION (million)
      • Surgical Procedures
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL PROCEDURES BY REGION (million)
      • Outpatient Episodes
        • Table WORLD OUTPATIENT EPISODES BY REGION (million)
      • Dental Visits
        • Table WORLD DENTAL VISITS BY REGION (million)
    • World Life Science Trends
      • Pharmaceutical Production
        • Table WORLD PHARMACEUTICAL SHIPMENTS BY REGION (billion dollars)
      • Medical Supply & Device Production
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL SUPPLY & DEVICE SHIPMENTS BY REGION (billion dollars)
      • Medical & Life Science Research Activity
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL & LIFE SCIENCE RESEARCH EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)
    • World Infection Prevention Market Overview
      • Health Care-Associated Infections
      • Regulatory Considerations
  • PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    • General
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Protective Apparel & Textiles
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD PROTECTIVE APPAREL & TEXTILE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD PROTECTIVE APPAREL & TEXTILE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL DRAPE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL GOWN DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL & STAFF FACE MASK DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD OTHER PROTECTIVE APPAREL & TEXTILE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Safety Enhanced Medical Devices
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED MEDICAL DEVICE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED MEDICAL DEVICE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED CATHETER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED SYRINGE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED BLOOD COLLECTION TUBE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SAFETY ENHANCED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD OTHER SAFETY ENHANCED MEDICAL DEVICE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Disinfectants
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD DISINFECTANT PREPARATION & EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD DISINFECTANT PREPARATION & EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURFACE DISINFECTANT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL DISINFECTANT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD INSTRUMENT DISINFECTANT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD HAND SANITIZER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD DISINFECTING EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Sterilization Products
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD STERILE CONTAINER DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION WRAP DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD STERILIZATION INDICATOR DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Medical Gloves
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL GLOVE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD MEDICAL GLOVE DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD EXAMINATION & LABORATORY GLOVE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD SURGICAL GLOVE DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
    • Infectious Waste Disposal Products
      • World Demand by Region
        • Table WORLD INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL PRODUCT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
      • World Demand by Type
        • Table WORLD INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL SUPPLY DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
        • Table WORLD INFECTIOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EQUIPMENT DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Market Environment
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
    • North America: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • United States
      • United States: Market Environment
        • Table UNITED STATES: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • United States: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table UNITED STATES: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Canada
      • Canada: Market Environment
        • Table CANADA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Canada: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table CANADA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Market Environment
        • Table MEXICO: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Mexico: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table MEXICO: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Market Environment
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
    • Western Europe: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • France
      • France: Market Environment
        • Table FRANCE: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • France: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table FRANCE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Germany
      • Germany: Market Environment
        • Table GERMANY: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Germany: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table GERMANY: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Italy
      • Italy: Market Environment
        • Table ITALY: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Italy: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table ITALY: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Spain
      • Spain: Market Environment
        • Table SPAIN: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Spain: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table SPAIN: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Market Environment
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • United Kingdom: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Market Environment
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Other Western Europe: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Other Western Europe: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Market Environment
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
    • Asia/Pacific: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Australia
      • Australia: Market Environment
        • Table AUSTRALIA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Australia: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table AUSTRALIA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million US dollars)
    • China
      • China: Market Environment
        • Table CHINA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • China: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table CHINA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • India
      • India: Market Environment
        • Table INDIA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • India: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table INDIA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Japan
      • Japan: Market Environment
        • Table JAPAN: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Japan: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table JAPAN: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Market Environment
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • South Korea: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Market Environment
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Country
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Market Environment
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Central & South America: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
        • Table BRAZIL: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Market Environment
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Eastern Europe: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Russia
        • Table RUSSIA: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
        • Table RUSSIA: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Other Eastern Europe
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
        • Table OTHER EASTERN EUROPE: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Market Environment
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: HEALTH CARE & LIFE SCIENCE INDICATORS
      • Africa/Mideast: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Type
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
      • Africa/Mideast: Infection Prevention Product Demand by Country
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT DEMAND BY COUNTRY (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table WORLD INFECTION PREVENTION PRODUCT SALES BY COMPANY, 2012 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Licensing & Related Agreements
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Manufacturing
    • Company Profiles
      • Ahlstrom Corporation
      • Ansell Limited
      • Bard (CR) Incorporated
      • Becton, Dickinson, and Company
      • Bemis Company Incorporated
      • Braun (B.) Melsungen AG
      • Cantel Medical Corporation
      • Cardinal Health Incorporated
      • CareFusion Corporation
      • Clorox Company
      • Coloplast A/S
      • Contec Incorporated
      • Covidien plc
      • Danaher Corporation
      • Ecolab Incorporated
      • Getinge AB
      • GOJO Industries Incorporated
      • Hollister Incorporated
      • Johnson & Johnson
      • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
      • Medline Industries Incorporated
      • Mölnlycke Health Care AB
      • Purdue Pharma LP
      • Sealed Air Corporation
      • Semperit AG Holding
      • Smiths Group plc
      • STERIS Corporation
      • Terumo Corporation
      • 3M Company
      • Unilife Corporation
    • Additional Infection Prevention Product Companies Mentioned in the Study

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