Latex Gloves Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Latex Gloves Market Research Report: by Form (Powdered and Non-powdered), by Sterile Type (Sterile and Non-sterile), By End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Diagnostic Centers, Rehabilitation Centers and Others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/IA - E/8646-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 120 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2019-2026 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Scenario


Latex gloves are made out of natural material (rubber). They are disposable items used during medical examinations and procedures that are used to prevent cross-contamination between healthcare professionals and patients. Examination gloves are made in XS, S, M, and L sizes. A few brands also offer the XL size. Gloves are used by healthcare professionals, mainly for examination and surgery. Surgical gloves are sized more specifically since they are worn for a much longer period and require considerable skill. Latex gloves provide various benefits such as proper fit to the skin, good touch sensitivity, cost-effectiveness, suitability for extended use, elasticity & strength, and, most importantly, biodegradability.


Global Latex Gloves Market size is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8% between 2020 and 2026.


Global Latex Gloves Market is primarily driven by rising awareness regarding hygiene and safety among healthcare workers and patients. Latex gloves are used across various industries, including healthcare, pharmaceutical, food, biotechnology, automobile, and others. Latex gloves provide safety during several activities that include physical contact with reactive materials, toxic chemicals, or unhygienic conditions. Additionally, manufacturing procedures of specific products such as medical devices, drugs, and foods, involve a high level of hygiene and handling, which is crucial to operations but may cause product contamination if proper care is not taken. Owing to the need for workers’ safety, product quality control, hygiene, and also protection against chemicals, the demand for latex gloves is anticipated to grow in the future. Also, there has been an upsurge in the usage of latex gloves by doctors, healthcare professionals, and surgeons for avoiding infections and other complications. Furthermore, latex gloves find application in household tasks such as washing and cleaning. Thus, due to rising concerns regarding hygiene, product quality, and safety, the latex gloves market is projected to grow exponentially in the near future.


The global latex gloves market is segmented by form, sterile type, end-users, and region. Based on the form, the latex gloves market is segmented into powdered gloves and non-powdered gloves. Non-powdered gloves have more applications in surgeries and other sensitive procedures.


Based on the Sterile Type, the latex gloves market is segmented into sterile gloves and non-sterile gloves. Sterile gloves are likely to have higher demand during the forecast period due to the rising preference of healthcare providers for using sterile gloves to avoid contamination.


Based on End Users, the global latex gloves market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic imaging centers, rehabilitation centers, and others. The hospital end-user segment is likely to hold a significant share of the global market during the forecast period.


Global Latex Gloves Market is anticipated to register a CAGR of 8% between 2020 and 2026.


Market Segmentation
Latex Gloves Market


The global latex gloves market is expected to witness moderate growth during the forecast period owing to the rising awareness regarding hygiene and safety among healthcare professionals and patients. The wide scope of applications for latex gloves is likely to drive product demand in the coming years.


Based on region, the global latex gloves market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the World. In 2019, North America was the leading market for latex gloves in terms of revenue, owing to the rising prevalence of diseases and the rising demand for sterile gloves. The market in North America is expected to register significant growth during the forecast period. Emerging markets such as Asia-Pacific are expected to witness high growth from 2020 to 2026 due to the increasing patient population and growing health care industry in the region. Among developing countries, the markets in Brazil, China, and India are expected to witness robust growth between 2020 and 2026, due to growing investments by governments of these countries to improve health care facilities.


Key Players


Prominent players in the global latex gloves market include Ansell Healthcare (US), Hartalega Holdings Berhad (Malaysia), Cardinal Health (US), Top Glove Corporation Bhd (Malaysia), Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd (Malaysia), Supermax Corporation Berhad (Malaysia), Clean Q Grip (Malaysia), MREPC MARKETPLACE (Malaysia), SHIELD Scientific (The Netherlands), Rubberex (Malaysia), UG Healthcare (Malaysia), and Valutek (US).


Intended Audience



  • Government and Research Organizations

  • Consulting Companies in the Latex Gloves Market

  • Raw Material Suppliers

  • Research Consultants

  • Investors and Shareholders



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant value
  CAGR   8% (2020-2027)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Form, Sterile Type and End User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Ansell Healthcare (US), Hartalega Holdings Berhad (Malaysia), Cardinal Health (US), Top Glove Corporation Bhd (Malaysia), Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd (Malaysia), Supermax Corporation Berhad (Malaysia), Clean Q Grip (Malaysia), MREPC MARKETPLACE (Malaysia), SHIELD Scientific (The Netherlands), Rubberex (Malaysia), UG Healthcare (Malaysia), and Valutek (US).
  Key Market Opportunities   rising concerns regarding hygiene, product quality, and safety, the latex gloves market is projected to grow exponentially in the near future.
  Key Market Drivers   rising awareness regarding hygiene and safety among healthcare workers and patients.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


Global latex gloves market is projected to grow at approximately 8% CAGR during the assessment period (2020-2026).

Sterile gloves is the largest type segment in the global latex gloves market.

North America holds the largest share in the global latex gloves market, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific region, respectively.

Hartalega Holdings Berhad (Malaysia), Ansell Healthcare (US), Cardinal Health (US), Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd (Malaysia), Top Glove Corporation Bhd (Malaysia), Supermax Corporation Berhad (Malaysia), MREPC MARKETPLACE (Malaysia), Clean Q Grip (Malaysia), SHIELD Scientific (The Netherlands), UG Healthcare (Malaysia), Rubberex (Malaysia), and Valutek (US), are some of the top players operating in the global latex gloves market.

Strategic initiatives such as mergers & acquisitions, collaborations, expansion, and technology/ product launch are some of the growth strategies that players operating in the global latex gloves market adopt to gain a larger competitive advantage.