Outlook on the Disposable Gloves Global Market to 2026 – by Material Type, End-user, Form, Distribution Channel and Geography

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The disposable gloves market is growing at a CAGR of 10.84% during the forecast period.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for the examination glove has increased amongst physicians and front-line workers worldwide. As a result, the production cost has gone up immensely, creating an imbalance between demand and supply. The medical industry is the biggest market for vinyl exam gloves. Due to COVID-19, the logistics were affected immensely because country borders were sealed all over the world.

The following factors are likely to contribute to the growth of the disposable gloves market during the forecast period:

  • With an increasing number of chronic diseases among people, more surgeries are happening
  • Due to increasing awareness of self-health & hygiene in developing countries
  • People in the construction, automotive, and manufacturing industries are also wearing gloves to prevent harmful toxins, chemicals, and other harsh substances.
  • The growth in cleanroom technology is expected to directly impact the sales of disposable gloves.

The study considers a detailed scenario of the present disposable glove market and its market dynamics for the period 2021?2026. It covers a detailed overview of several market growth enablers, restraints, and trends. The report offers both the demand and supply aspects of the market. It profiles and examines leading companies and other prominent ones operating in the market.

Key Highlights

  • The rising number of surgery practices is one of the key driving factors of the higher uptake of medical gloves globally. Growing demand for double gloving, mostly while performing surgeries, is another driving growth factor for the global medical gloves market.
  • Vendors are increasing focus on enhancing production capacity for medical gloves due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to the current spike in sales of these products.
  • The nitrile segment witnessed an incremental growth of USD 6.46 billion by 2026 due to its increasing medical applications.
  • The impact of medical tourism is expected to boost the sales of disposable gloves by 15% during the forecast period.
  • In 2021, the latex powder-free segment accounted for 20%, followed by latex powdered with 13% of its revenue.

Vendor Analysis

The global medical gloves market is consolidated, with key players contributing to most of the market share. Key players that dominate the market are Top Gloves, Ansell, Kossan, Hartalega Holdings, Rubberex, and other players. These key players account for more than 65% of the share (Tier I), and the other regional and local players are accounting for the remaining share (Tier II) in the market. Established and emerging players develop or commercialize disposable hand gloves with advanced features such as antimicrobial property, temperature-resistant, and more. For instance, in June 2019, Top Glove launched its Biogreen Biodegradable Nitrile Gloves. Moreover, most of the leading players focus on implementing various strategies such as establishing strategic collaborations, increase R&D investment, new product launches and strengthening their distribution networks, and enhancing their profits, share, and presence in the market.


1. At what CAGR is the disposable gloves market projected to grow in the forecast period (2021-2026)?

2. What are the factors driving the disposable gloves market?

3. Which region is expected to have the highest market share?

4. What are the top trends for the disposable gloves market?

5. What is the COVID-19 impact on the global disposable gloves market?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage

4.1 Market Definition

4.1.1 Inclusions

4.1.2 Exclusions

4.1.3 Market Estimation Caveats

4.2 Base Year

4.3 Scope of the Study

4.3.1 Market Segmentation by Material Type

4.3.2 Market Segmentation by End-User

4.3.3 Market Segmentation by Form

4.3.4 Market Segmentation by Distribution Channel

4.3.5 Market Segmentation by Geography

5 Report Assumptions & Caveats

5.1 Key Caveats

5.2 Currency Conversion

5.3 Market Derivation

6 Market at a Glance

7 Introduction

7.1 Overview

7.2 Impact of COVID-19 on Disposable Gloves Market

7.2.1 Overview

7.2.2 Unparalleled Logistics Disruptions & Market Conditions

7.2.3 Impact Of COVID-19 on Cost of Gloves

7.3 Supply Chain Impact on Disposable Gloves Market

8 Market Opportunities & Trends

8.1 Trend of Double Gloving

8.2 Increased Use of Gloves in Food & Beverage Industry

8.3 Preference for Nitrile Gloves

8.4 Growth in Clean Room Technology

9 Market Growth Enablers

9.1 Rising Number of Infectious Diseases & HAI

9.2 High Demand for Gloves in Emerging & Developed Countries

9.3 Concern Towards Personal Hygiene

9.4 Rise in Medical Tourism

10 Market Restraints

10.1 Pricing & Supply Issues Due to COVID-19

10.2 Shift to Usage of Synthetic Gloves

10.3 Rising Environmental Impacts

10.4 Stringent Manufacturing Regulations

11 Market Landscape

11.1 Market Overview

11.2 Market Size & Forecast

11.2.1 Revenue & Unit Shipment

11.2.2 Material Type Insights

11.2.3 Form Insights

11.2.4 End-user Insights

11.2.5 Distribution Channel Insights

11.2.6 Geographic Insights

11.3 Five Forces Analysis

11.3.1 Threat of New Entrants

11.3.2 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

11.3.3 Bargaining Power of Buyers

11.3.4 Threat of Substitutes

11.3.5 Competitive Rivalry

12 Material Type

13 Form

14 End-User

15 Medical Gloves

16 Non-Medical Gloves

17 Distribution Channel

18 Geography

18.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Revenue)

18.2 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine (Unit Shipment)

18.3 Geographic Overview

19 North America

20 Europe


22 Latin America

23 Middle East & Africa

24 Competitive Landscape

24.1 Competition Overview

24.2 Market Share Analysis

24.2.1 Top Glove

24.2.2 Kossan

24.2.3 Hartalega

24.2.4 Rubberex

24.2.5 Ansell

25 Key Company Profiles

25.1 Top Glove

25.1.1 Business Overview

25.1.2 Product Offerings

25.1.3 Key Strategies

25.1.4 Key Strengths

25.1.5 Key Opportunities

25.2 Kossan

25.2.1 Business Overview

25.2.2 Product Offerings

25.2.3 Key Strategies

25.2.4 Key Strengths

25.2.5 Key Opportunities

25.3 Hartalega

25.3.1 Business Overview

25.3.2 Product Offerings

25.3.3 Key Strategies

25.3.4 Key Strengths

25.3.5 Key Opportunities

25.4 Rubberex

25.4.1 Business Overview

25.4.2 Product Offerings

25.4.3 Key Strategies

25.4.4 Key Strengths

25.4.5 Key Opportunities

25.5 Ansell

25.5.1 Business Overview

25.5.2 Product Offerings

25.5.3 Key Strategies

25.5.4 Key Strengths

25.5.5 Key Opportunities

26 Other Prominent Vendors

26.1 Asma Rubber Products

26.1.1 Business Overview

26.1.2 Product Offerings

26.2 Ammex

26.3 Adenna


26.5 ADVENTA Health


26.7 AlboLand


26.9 B.Braun Melsungen

26.10 BERNER International

26.11 Body Products

26.12 Barber Healthcare

26.13 Comfort Rubber Gloves

26.14 Cardinal Health

26.15 CEABIS

26.16 Dynarex

26.17 Demophorius Healthcare


26.19 Infitec Gloves

26.20 Kimberly-Clark

26.21 Kanam

26.22 MAPA Professional

26.23 Medicom

26.24 Molnlycke

26.25 Mercator Medical

26.26 Medline

26.27 MedPride

26.28 Nulife

26.29 Neomedic

26.30 O&M Halyard

26.31 Primus Gloves

26.32 Riverstone Holdings

26.33 RFB Latex

26.34 Robinson Healthcare

26.35 Sempermed

26.36 Sara Healthcare

26.37 Shandong Xingyu Gloves

26.38 Safeshield India Rubber Products

26.39 Supermax

26.40 SAS Safety Corp

26.41 Showa

26.42 Superior Glove

26.43 Sri Trang

26.44 Tan Sin Lian Industries

26.45 The Glove Company

26.46 Unigloves

26.47 Venom Steel

26.48 WinMed Group

26.49 Wujiang Evergreen

26.50 YTY Group

26.51 Zhangjiagang Dayu Rubber Products

26.52 3M

27 Report Summary

27.1 Key Takeaways

27.2 Strategic Recommendations

28 Quantitative Summary

29 Appendix

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