Hearing Aids Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Hearing Aids Market Research Report: By Product (Devices, Implants, Accessories), By Product Type (Wired, Wireless), Type of Hearing Loss (Sensorineural, Conductive, Others), Technology Type (Digital Hearing Aids, Analog Hearing Aids) and Distribution Channel (Retail Stores, E-Commerce, Others) - Global Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/HC/6892-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 111 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2019-2025 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data

Market Forecast


Hearing Aids Market is expected to cross USD 10.2 Billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 7%.


Market Synopsis


The technological advancements and launch of new products are expected to fuel the global hearing aids market.


Market Influencer


Technological advancements for the development of products by hearing aids manufacturers which along with improved hearing experience also have sleek appearance promoting the use of hearing aids.


Market Drivers



  • Increasing incidence of hearing loss. For instance, it is estimated that as of March 2019, there were around 466 million people with disabling hearing loss worldwide and the number is expected to reach 900 million by 2050

  • Launch of new products

  • Increasing geriatric population

  • Rising awareness about hearing loss treatment


Market Restraints



  • Low penetration of hearing aids

  • Product recalls


Segmentation


By Product



  • Devices: The largest segment of the market. For instance, in 2016, around 3.65 million hearing aids were dispensed in the US.



  • Implants: The fastest-growing segment due to technological advancements.



  • Accessories: The segment includes products such as batteries, hearing aid domes, and wireless streaming devices, amongst others, which are required for maintenance and enhancing the experience of hearing aids.


By Product Type



  • Wired: Wired technology is replaced by wireless technology, and thus the contribution of this segment to total market share is expected to further decline during the forecast period.



  • Wireless: The largest and fastest segment, as wireless hearing aids provide the ease of use and better efficiency. In 2018, the wireless hearing aids contributed around 91.6% of the total hearing aids sold in the US.


By Type of Hearing Loss



  • Sensorineural: The incidence of sensorineural hearing loss increases with age. For instance, around 5/100000 people are aged between 20 to 30 years, and 16/100000 are aged between 50 to 60 years.



  • Conductive: It occurs when there is a problem in the transfer of sound waves along the path from the outer ear to the inner ear.



  • Others: This segment includes a mixed type of hearing loss and auditory processing disorders.


By Technology Type



  • Digital Hearing Aids: The largest and fastest-growing segment. Currently, around 90% of the total hearing aids sold in the US are digital.



  • Analog Hearing Aids: Due to drawbacks like single listening mode, large in size, and lack of automatic adjustment for best sound quality determination amongst others, the market share of this segment is expected to further decline during the forecast period.


By Distribution Channel



  • Retail Stores: The largest segment, retail stores are usually the primary distribution points.



  • E-Commerce: The second largest segment.



  • Others: This segment includes research centers and senior citizen centers.


By Region



  • Europe: The largest regional market due to factors such as the rising incidence of hearing loss and sophisticated healthcare infrastructure.



  • Americas: Holds the second largest market share due to high healthcare expenditure and the presence of key market players.



  • Asia-Pacific: The fastest-growing regional market, due to increasing awareness regarding the use of hearing aids and increasing population affected by hearing disorders.



  • Middle East & Africa: The smallest market due to limited healthcare infrastructure and lack of awareness regarding hearing impairment treatment options.


Key Players



  • Sonova (Switzerland) – The group operates through its brands Phonak, Advanced Bionics, Unitron, and Hansaton

  • Cochlear Ltd (Australia)

  • GN Store Nord A/S (Denmark)

  • Sivantos Pte. Ltd (Singapore)

  • Arphi Electronics Private Limited (India)

  • Demant A/S (Denmark)

  • Starkey (US)

  • WIDEX INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (Denmark)

  • Zounds Hearing (US)

  • SeboTek Hearing Systems, LLC (US)

  • Audina Hearing Instruments, Inc. (US)

  • Microson (Spain)



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size

  • 2025: USD 10.2 Billion
  • 2027: Significant Value
  •   CAGR   7% (2019-2025)
      Base Year   2019
      Forecast Period   2020-2027
      Historical Data   2018
      Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
      Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
      Segments Covered   Product, Product Type, Type of Hearing Loss, Technology Type, Distribution Channel
      Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
      Key Vendors   Sonova (Switzerland) – The group operates through its brands Phonak, Advanced Bionics, Unitron, and Hansaton, Cochlear Ltd (Australia), GN Store Nord A/S (Denmark), Sivantos Pte. Ltd (Singapore), Arphi Electronics Private Limited (India), Demant A/S (Denmark), Starkey (US), WIDEX INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (Denmark), Zounds Hearing (US), SeboTek Hearing Systems, LLC (US), Audina Hearing Instruments, Inc. (US), Microson (Spain)
      Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
      Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing incidence of hearing loss
  • Launch of new products
  • Increasing geriatric population
  • Rising awareness about hearing loss treatment


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The global hearing aids market is projected to reach a valuation of USD 10.2 BN by 2025.

    The global hearing aids market is projected to grow at approximately 7% CAGR during forecast period (2019-2025).

    North America holds the largest share in the global hearing aids market followed by Europe and Asia Pacific, respectively.

    Cochlear Ltd. (Australia), Sonova (Switzerland), GN Store Nord A/S (Denmark), Arphi Electronics Private Limited (India), Sivantos Pte. Ltd. (Singapore), Demant A/S (Denmark), Widex India Private Limited (Denmark), Starkey (US), SeboTek Hearing Systems, LLC (US), Zounds Hearing (US), Microson (Spain), and Audina Hearing Instruments, Inc. (US), are some of the major players operating in the hearing aids market.



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