Inguinal Hernia Market Research Report - Forecast till 2030

Inguinal Hernia Market Research Report Information: By Types Direct, Indirect), Diagnosis (Physical Examination, Imaging Test), Treatment (Laparoscopy), and Hernia Mesh Type (Synthetic Mesh, Biologic Mesh) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/MED/3009-HCR | 206 Pages | Author: Rahul Gotadki | March 2024         

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Inguinal Hernia Market Overview


The Inguinal Hernia Market is projected to reach USD 4.86 Million by 2030 at 6.8% CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2030. Inguinal hernia results when a part of small intestine bulges out through a weak area in the lower abdominal wall. Two types of inguinal hernia are known- direct and indirect inguinal hernia.  Direct inguinal hernia occurs in males resulting into the weakening of the abdominal muscles around the inguinal canal. Whereas, indirect inguinal hernia is caused by the defects in the abdominal wall present at the birth. The prevalence of inguinal hernia is found to high in males, which is attributed to stress and increasing age. 


The inguinal hernia market is expected to show a healthy growth owing to increasing cases of hernia repair and increasing adoption of laparoscopic techniques across the globe. Furthermore, increasing number of hernia repair surgeries also contributes to the progress of the inguinal hernia market. Therefore, demand for hernia repair devices is found to be increasing. On the other hand, High cost of the hernia repair devices may act as a restrain for the inguinal hernia market growth.


FIGURE 1: Global Inguinal hernia Market by Region, 2016 (%) Inguinal Hernia Market


Source: World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Organization for Rare Disorders, The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Expert Interview Market Research Future Analysis, Annual report, White paper, Company Presentation


Key Players in the Inguinal hernia Market   Some of the key players in inguinal hernia market are Ethicon, Inc. (U.S.), Medtronic (U.S.), C.R. Bard, Inc. (U.S.), Atrium (U.S.), W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. (U.S.), Acelity (U.S.) and B Braun Melsungen AG (Germany).

Segments     The inguinal hernia market is segmented on the basis of type, diagnosis, treatment, and hernia mesh type.


On the basis of types, the inguinal hernia market is segmented into direct and indirect hernia.  


On the basis of diagnosis, the inguinal hernia market is segmented into physical examination and imaging test. Imaging tests is further segmented into abdominal ultrasound, CT scan, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).


On the basis of treatment, the inguinal hernia market is segmented into open hernia repair, laparoscopy, and others.


On the basis of hernia mesh type, the inguinal hernia market is segmented into synthetic mesh, and biologic mesh.


Research Methodology Inguinal Hernia Market-


Source: World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Organization for Rare Disorders, The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Expert Interview Market Research Future Analysis, Annual report, White paper, Company Presentation


Regional Analysis of Inguinal Hernia Market          America is the largest market for inguinal hernia owing to rising prevalence of inguinal hernia in the U.S. and increasing number of surgical procedures such as groin hernia repair. According to the article published in PLOS, in the U.S., groin hernia repair is commonly performed in both adults and children with inguinal hernias constituting more than 95% of all groin hernia repairs.


Europe is the second largest market owing an increase in the prevalence of inguinal hernia and extensive demand for hernia repair devices. The U.K is expected to be the largest market in Europe.  According to the New England Journal of Medicine, more than 90,000 surgical intervention for inguinal hernia were performed in Europe.


In Asia Pacific, the demand for laparoscopic procedures for inguinal hernia is increasing and China is expected to be the largest market in Asia Pacific followed by Japan and India. According to the Asia Pacific hernia society, extrapolated incidence of hernia in India is 1,957,850.


The Middle East & Africa also shows a steady rise in the market owing to extensive use of hernia mesh devices for surgeries in the Middle East. In the Middle East, Iran is expected to be the largest market followed by Saudi Arabia. In Africa, high cost of hernia repair restrained the market growth. In the past, laparoscopy was rarely performed for hernia repair in Africa.


Intended Audience



  • Medical Device Manufacturers

  • Medical Device Suppliers

  • Medical Research Laboratories

  • Research and Development (R&D) Companies

  • Market Research and Consulting Service Providers

  • Potential Investors

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 4.86 Million
  CAGR   6.8%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Type, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Hernia Mesh Type
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Ethicon, Inc. (U.S.), Medtronic (U.S.), C.R. Bard, Inc. (U.S.), Atrium (U.S.), W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. (U.S.), Acelity (U.S.) and B Braun Melsungen AG (Germany).
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing cases of hernia repair
  • Increasing adoption of laparoscopic techniques
  • Increasing number of hernia repair surgeries




  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The Inguinal Hernia Market CAGR would be 6.8% during the forecast period of 2022 to 2030.

    Inguinal Hernia Market players are Medtronic (U.S.), Ethicon, Inc. (U.S.), Atrium (U.S.), C.R. Bard, Inc. (U.S.), Acelity (U.S.), W.L. Gore & Associates Inc. (U.S.), and B Braun Melsungen AG (Germany).

    The hernia mesh types included in the report are synthetic mesh and biologic mesh.

    The types are open hernia repair, laparoscopy, and others.

    The types included in the report physical examination and imaging test.

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