Mortuary Refrigerator Market Research Report – Global Forecast till 2030

Mortuary Refrigerator Market research report, by product type (positive & negative temperature), and application (corpses storage, forensic investigation), and end-user (forensic labs, research and academic, funeral homes) – Global forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/HC/5968-HCR | 90 Pages | Author: Kinjoll Dey | October 2023         

Mortuary Refrigerator Market Scenario

The mortuary refrigerator market is anticipated to reach USD 101.8 Million by 2030 at 4.1% CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2030.

Mortuary refrigerators are the largely used equipment in the whole mortuary equipment market. These refrigerators have available with several features such as temperature adjustable knob, multiple chambers. Mortuary refrigerators are available in both positive and negative temperature facility. The positive temperature refrigerator slows down the degradation process of dead bodies for a period of time, and the negative temperature mortuary refrigerators are used to storage the body by freezing it and prevent degradation for longer duration. The increase in technology and rising demand for automation in mortuary procedures is one of the reasons for the larger share of the market.

Mortuary refrigerators are used to keep dead bodies as a solution to maintain hygiene requirements in hospitals. The key factors contributing for the market growth are growing number of cancer patient and cancer-related research, increasing organ transplant, and growing demands for automation in mortuary procedures. Also, the increasing geriatric population, is contributing to drive the market. According to the United Census Bureau, the global-female-geriatric population is estimated to reach 4,139 million by 2030 from 3,601 million in 2015. However, the minimal awareness about mortuary equipment and fluctuating prices of raw materials and substituting products for mortuary refrigerators hinders the market growth.


The mortuary refrigerator market is segmented on the basis of product type, application, application, end user, and region.

On the basis of product type, the market is segmented into positive temperature, negative temperature refrigerators.

By application, the market is categorised into corpses storage and forensic investigation. On the basis of end-user, the mortuary refrigerator market is categorised into forensic labs, research and academics, funeral homes, hospitals and clinics, and others.

Regional Market Summary

Global Mortuary Refrigerator Market Share (%), by Region, 2017

Mortuary Refrigerator Market

Sources: United Census Bureau, Indian Brand Equity Foundation, International Journal of Women's Health, Annual Reports, Press Release, White Paper, And Company Presentation

The Americas dominates the market for mortuary refrigerator owing to the increase in cancer and cancer-related research activities, increasing number of geriatric populations with health-related problems and presence of major market players within the region boosts the market growth. According to the Administration for Community Living in 2016, the number of older women within the region was estimated to be 26.7 million. Furthermore, the presence of developed economies and regulations by various authorities in healthcare sector within the region boosts the market growth.

In 2017, it was estimated that Europe stood second in the mortuary refrigerator market. The increase in demand for mortuary refrigerator by forensic labs and hospitals to store the dead bodies for investigation increases the market growth. These equipment’s are also, used to store the entire body donated for medical research purpose, which are used in medical colleges to teach human anatomy.

Asia Pacific was the fastest growing region for the mortuary refrigerator market in 2017. Factors such as increasing awareness about the advanced and innovative mortuary refrigerator, growing regulations and policies by various authorities regarding the hygiene in hospital drives the market growth.

On the other hand, the Middle East and Africa holds a least share in the mortuary refrigerator market due to the lack of awareness about the advanced mortuary procedures and mortuary refrigerator hinders the market growth in this region.

Research Methodology

Market Research Future research is conducted by industry experts who offer insights into industry structure, market segmentation, assessment, Competitive Landscape (CL), penetration, as well as on emerging trends. Besides primary interviews (~ 80%) and secondary research (~ 20%), their analysis is based on their years of professional expertise in respective industries. Our analysts also predict where the market will be headed in the next five to ten years, by analysing historical trends and current market positions. Furthermore, the varying trends of segments and categories geographically presented are studied and are estimated based on the primary and secondary research.

  • Primary Research

Extensive primary research was conducted to gain a deeper insight of the market and the industry performance. In this particular report we have conducted primary surveys (interviews) with key level executives (VPs, CEOs, Marketing Directors, Business Development Managers, and many more) of major players who are active in the market. In addition to analyzing the current and historical trends, our analysts predict where the market is headed, over the next five to ten years.

  • Secondary Research

Secondary research was mainly used to collect and identify information useful for extensive, technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the Mortuary Refrigerator market. It was also used to obtain key information about major players, market classification, and segmentation according to industry trends, geographical markets, and developments related to the market and perspectives. For this study, analysts have gathered information from various credible sources, such as annual reports, SEC filings, journals, white papers, corporate presentations, company web sites, international organization of chemical manufacturers, some paid databases, and many others.

Intended Audience

  • Government and private laboratories

  • Research and Development (R&D) companies

  • Forensic labs

  • Medical research laboratories

  • Market research and consulting service providers

Market Segmentation and Key Market Players

Mortuary Refrigerator Market, by Product Type

  • Positive Temperature

  • Negative Temperature

Mortuary Refrigerator Market, by Application

  • Corpses Storage

  • Forensic Investigation

Mortuary Refrigerator Market, by End-User

  • Forensic labs

  • Research and Academics

  • Funeral Homes

  • Hospitals and Clinics

  • Others

Mortuary Refrigerator Market, by Key Players

  • LEEC

  • Hygeco

  • Paragon scare Ltd.

  • Thalheimer Kühlung

  • Barber Medical


  • EIHF Isofroid

  • EVERmed

  • Fiocchetti and Funeralia

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global mortuary refrigerator market is expected to exhibit a solid 4.1% CAGR over the forecast period from 2022 to 2030.

The increasing demand for organ donation is likely to be a major driver for the mortuary refrigerator market.

The rising demand for automation in mortuary procedures is also likely to be a major driver for the mortuary refrigerator market over the forecast period.

The Americas and Europe dominate the global mortuary refrigerator market.

Leading players in the mortuary refrigerator market include LEEC, Hygeco, Paragon Scare Ltd., Barber Medical, CEABIS, and EVERmed, among others.

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  • Analyze the key challenges in the market.
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  • Comparison of major players’ financial performance.
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  • Recommendations
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