Urinary Catheters Market Research Report ‚Äď Forecast till 2032

Urinary Catheters Market Report: Information; by Product (Intermittent Catheters, Indwelling Catheters), Type (Coated Catheters & Uncoated Catheters), Gender (Male Urinary Catheters), Indication (General Surgery), End User- Forecast till 2032

ID: MRFR/HC/6131-HCR | 90 Pages | Author: Kinjoll Dey | March 2024         

Global Urinary Catheters Market Overview


The Urinary Catheters Market size is expected to reach USD 2.4 Billion by 2032 at 5.1% CAGR during the forecast period 2023-2032. The system is used in the healthcare sector for patients who experience urinary issues such as urinary incontinence, urinary retention, etc. the device is a flexible tube used to drain the bladder and gather urine in a drainage pack. It is inserted into the human bladder system by the healthcare workers. It can either be inserted through a urethral catheter or a little lower mid-region opening. Several growth factors are there which are improving the market condition. Such factors include the increasing number of patients with neurological issues, the number of patients rising for hospitalization, and the usage of the Urinary Catheters by older people for a long time is having a tremendous growth effect on the market. In addition, the increasing incidence of kidney and other renal diseases provides many benefits that positively impact the market. Urinary tract infection is more in women, leading to severe illnesses. Lack of awareness and information in rural areas is a major hindrance to the market.


Urinary Catheters Market


Urinary Catheters Market Segmentation


The urinary catheters market has been segmented into type, product, gender, indication, and end user. 


By type, the market has been segmented into coated catheters and uncoated catheters.


Based on product, the market has been segmented into Intermittent catheters, indwelling catheters, and external catheters.


The market, by gender, has been segmented into male urinary catheters and female urinary catheters.


The market, by indication, has been segmented into benign prostatic hyperplasia, spinal cord injuries,


urinary incontinence, and general surgery.


The market, by end user, has been segmented into hospitals & clinics, research organization & academic institutes, and others.


The urinary catheters global market has been segmented, by region, into the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East & Africa. The urinary catheters market in the Americas has further been segmented into North America and South America, with the North American market divided into the US and Canada.


The European urinary catheters market has been segmented into Western Europe and Eastern Europe. The Western Europe market has further been classified as Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, and the rest of Western Europe.  


The market in Asia-Pacific has been segmented into Japan, China, India, South Korea, Australia, and the rest of Asia-Pacific. The market in the Middle East & Africa has been segmented into the Middle East and Africa.    


Regional Market Summary


Global Urinary Catheters Share (%), by Region


Urinary Catheters Market


Source: White Papers, Company Presentations, Annual Reports


Geographically, the Americas is anticipated to dominate the global urinary catheters market owing to the high domestic income, and presence of major market players. The rising number of catheter-associated urinary tract infections is a major factor driving the growth of the urinary catheters market. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the risk of bacteriuria is ~5% per day, and 40% of nosocomial infections occur due to catheters. Indwelling catheters should be removed as soon as to avoid the risk of CA-bacteriuria (A-I) and CA-UTI (A-II). 


Europe is expected to hold the second largest position in the global urinary catheters market. The market growth in this region is attributed to the presence of strong academic & research base and availability of funding for research in the European countries. For instance, the European Research Council (ERC) provides grants for technological and scientific research conducted within the European Union (EU).  


The urinary catheters market in Asia-Pacific region consists of countries namely China, Japan, Republic of Korea, India, Australia and Rest of Asia-Pacific. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the fastest growing region owing to increasing patient population and increasing focus of major market players in the region.  


The Middle East & Africa has the lowest share of the global urinary catheters market. Majority of the market of the region is anticipated to be held by the Middle East region owing to the growing government initiatives for the healthcare sector. 


Urinary Catheters Market Segmentation

Urinary Catheters Type Outlook



  • Coated Catheters

  • Uncoated Catheters   


Urinary Catheters Product Outlook



  • Intermittent Catheters

  • Indwelling Catheters

  • External Catheters


Urinary Catheters Gender Outlook



  • Male Urinary Catheters

  • Female Urinary Catheters  


Urinary Catheters Market Indication Outlook



  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Urinary Incontinence

  • General Surgery


Urinary Catheters End User Outlook



  • Hospitals & Clinics

  • Research organization & Academic Institutes

  • Others


Urinary Catheters Region Outlook



  • Americas

    • North America

      • US

      • Canada



    • Latin America



  • Europe

    • Western Europe

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

      • UK

      • Rest of Western Europe



    • Eastern Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • Japan

    • China

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Middle East & Africa

    • Middle East

    • Africa




Global Urinary Catheters Market, by Key Players

  • Boston Scientific Corporation

  • Coloplast A/S

  • Convatec Group PLC

  • Werkomed Pty Ltd

  • Braun Melsungen AG

  • DISA Vascular

  • Medloyd Healthcare

  • Terumo Europe NV

  • Teleflex

  • Medtronic

  • R. Bard, Inc.

  • Wellspect Healthcare (A Subsidiary of Dentsply IH Ltd.)

  • Bactiguard Holding

  • Cook Medical

  • Hollister Incorporated

  • Rochester Medical Corporation

  • Others


Recent Development


In May 2023, 


Boston Scientific announced the launch of its Symphony foley catheter, which is designed to reduce the risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs). The catheter features a proprietary silver alloy coating that has been shown to be effective in killing bacteria.


In May 2022


In a provincial government draft obtained by CBC News, the region of Ontario is considering a new policy which could see school staff perform some health services for students.


In April 2022


some Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) have deciphered a novel mechanism of Disulfiram in treating blood infections and pneumonia caused by the Metallo-beta-lactamase producing Acinetobacter baumannii, a nosocomialtop priority pathogen.


The research group from UBC(University of British Columbia) and the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has developed a silver-based coating that can easily be applied to devices such as catheters and stents. Its novel formulation, discovered by screening dozens of chemical components, overcomes the complications of silver that have challenged scientists for years.

Intended Audience



  • Urinary Catheters Manufacturers and Distributors

  • Contract Research Organizations

  • Academic and Research Institutes

  • Government Associations

Report Scope:

 Market Size   USD 2.4 billion
  CAGR   5.1%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2032
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD 2.4 Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Product, Gender, Indication and End User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Werkomed Pty Ltd, Coloplast A/S, DISA Vascular, Terumo Europe NV, Medloyd Healthcare, Medtronic, and Teleflex
  Key Market Opportunities   Government incentives and healthcare expenditure
  Key Market Drivers Increasing prevalence of various urologic diseases Increasing cases of hospitalization Increasing long term use of urinary catheters by the aged population




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Urinary Catheters Market is projected grow at approximately 5.1% CAGR during the assessment period.

The valuation of the Urinary Catheters Market is estimated to increase to USD 2.4 billion by 2032.

Rising rate of self-catheterization among geriatric population and growing numbers of hospitalizations for surgeries are the major tailwinds pushing the growth of the Urinary Catheters Market.

The Urinary Catheters Market has multiple restrictions on its growth course due to the embarrassment and stigma associated with the use of urinary catheters and catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)

Werkomed Pty Ltd, Coloplast A/S, DISA Vascular, Terumo Europe NV, Medloyd Healthcare, Medtronic, and Teleflex, are some of the major players operating in the urinary catheters market.

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