Palliative Care Market Research Report – Forecast to 2027

Global Palliative Care Market, Type (Private Resident Care, Hospital Inpatient Care, Nursing Home and Residential Facility Center, and Others), by Application (Cancer, Kidney Failure, and Others), by End-User (Hospitals, Palliative Care Centers, and Others) Forecast to 2027

ID: MRFR/HS/4875-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 85 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2018-2023 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill the sample form for updated data.

Market Scenario


Global Palliative Care market is expected to grow during the forecast period (2018–2023) at a CAGR 8.1 %. Palliative care helps to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems of serious illness. The main focus of Palliative care is to provide relief from symptoms and stress of a serious illness. Their main goal is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care treats people living with a serious illness such as cancer, cardiac diseases such as congestive heath failure, kidney failure, Alzheimer’s and many more. It improves the quality of life of the patient and supports the primary physician, patient, and family. In last 15 years, the Palliative care market has a stunning growth and the factors that have led to the growth of this market are growing the aging population, increase in chronic life-threatening disease, initiative taken by the government and non- profit organization, and rise in government funding.  


However, the high cost of treatment, misuse of funding and lack of awareness are some of the factors which are hampering the growth of the market during the forecast period.


Segmental Overview


The Global Palliative Care Market is segmented into types such as private residence care, hospice inpatient care, hospital inpatient care, nursing home and residential facility care and others. On the basis of application, the market is further segmented into cancer, cardiac diseases such as congestive heart failure (CHF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), kidney failure, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and many more. On basis of end-user, the market is further segmented into hospitals, home care settings, palliative care centers, long-term care centers & rehabilitation centers.


Regional Market Summary


Global Palliative Care Market Share, by Region, 2018 (%)


Palliative Care Market Share


Source: MRFR Analysis


The market has been segmented, by region, into the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East and Africa. The Global Palliative Care 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 Market has been segmented into Western Europe and Eastern Europe. Western Europe 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 and Africa has been segmented into the Middle East and Africa.


In terms of market value, North America will dominate the Palliative care market during the forecast period. Increasing incidences of life-threatening illness such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, Alzheimer’s disease, kidney failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and many more are some of the factors which are responsible for the growth of the market during the forecast period. In 2015 on average 90 % of US hospitals containing 300 beds or more provide Palliative care services to their patients. This has led to the growth of the market in coming years. The European market is expected to be the second-largest market. The market growth in this region can be attributed to government funding and support of the healthcare sector coupled with increasing research and development. Moreover, a growing number of Palliative care centers worldwide, extending application for homecare, increasing number of qualified physicians for Palliative care center and expanding aging demographics are some of the factors responsible for the rise in the global market. Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing market during the forecast period owing to the increasing prevalence of cardiac diseases, rising investments in healthcare, increasing geriatric population, and expansions by market players in the region. Asia-Pacific is giving the strong competition in the global market by producing a cost-effective treatment that is high in demand in local as well as in the global market. The market in the Middle East and Africa is expected to account for the smallest share in the global Palliative care market due to the underdeveloped healthcare sector, lack of technical knowledge, and poor medical facilities.


Key Players


Some of the key players in the Global Palliative Care market are Vitas Healthcare Corporation, Skilled Healthcare Group Incorporated, Sunrise Senior Living LLC, Kindred Healthcare Incorporated, Gentiva Health Services Incorporated, Home Instead Senior Care Incorporated, Amedisys Incorporated, Genesis HealthCare Corporation.


Segmentation Table


Global Market, By Types



  • Private residence care

  • Hospice inpatient care

  • Hospital inpatient care

  • Nursing home

  • Residential facility care

  • Others


Global Market, By Applications



  • Cancer

  • Cardiac disease such as congestive heart failure (CHF)

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

  • Kidney failure

  • Alzheimer’s

  • Parkinson’s

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

  • Others


Global Palliative Care Market, By End-User



  • Hospitals

  • Home Care Settings

  • Palliative Care Centers

  • Long-Term Care Centers & Rehabilitation Centers


Global Palliative Care Market, by Region


Americas



  • North America

  • US

  • Canada

  • South 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 and Africa

  • Middle East

  • Africa


Intended Audience



  • Palliative Care Specialist

  • Healthcare Communities

  • Geriatricians

  • Physicians

  • Hospice Nurse

  • Medical Directors

  • Cardiologist

  • Palliative Care Nurse

  • Healthcare Facility

  • Social Workers



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant Value
  CAGR   8.1% (2018-2023)
  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   Type, Application and End-User
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Vitas Healthcare Corporation, Skilled Healthcare Group Incorporated, Sunrise Senior Living LLC, Kindred Healthcare Incorporated, Gentiva Health Services Incorporated, Home Instead Senior Care Incorporated, Amedisys Incorporated, Genesis HealthCare Corporation.
  Key Market Opportunities   Government funding and support of the healthcare sector coupled with increasing research and development
  Key Market Drivers

  • Growing the aging population
  • Increase in chronic life-threatening disease


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    The Market is projected to grow at an 8.1% CAGR between 2018-2023.

    North America is expected to lead the Market.

    Major applications of palliative care include cardiac disease, cancer, kidney failure, and others.

    Rising incidence of cardiovascular disease and increasing number of palliative care centers are adding market growth.

    High treatment cost may limit market growth.