Demand for Wearable Therapeutic Devices Accounts for over 50% of Wearable Devices Market Share

ESOMAR-certified consulting firm Future Market Insights’ report has projected the global wearable medical devices market to grow at a healthy CAGR between 2021 and 2031. Rising prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease have been fuelling the demand of wearable devices across the globe.

Innovations in biopharmaceutical industry and rising prevalence of chronic diseases such as diabetes are favoring the market growth. Surging consumer demand for health and fitness solutions and technological developments in the medical field are major factors bolstering the demand for wearable therapeutic medical devices.

Integration of artificial intelligence with the smartphones and wearable medical devices have increased the adoption, furthering the demand. Burgeoning cases of diabetes across the glove have improved the adoption of glucose monitoring devices, especially among the geriatric population.

Also, due to the penetration of online platforms and increasing awareness about health, the demand for home healthcare wearable medical devices have increased exponentially. Furthermore, increasing expenditure in the healthcare industry across countries such as India, US, China, and UK have propelled the market demand.

According to the latest insights of Future Market Insights, the global wearable devices market is poised to expand at over 7% CAGR throughout the forecast period of 2021 and 2031.

“Growing demand for portable and advanced medical devices to monitor the glucose level and heart rate, due to the increasing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes cases, has been encouraging manufacturers to incorporate technologies such as artificial intelligence and Internet of Thinking (IoT). This will pave way for the expansion of the wearable devices market over the forecast period,” says the FMI analyst

Key Takeaways

  • Wearable therapeutic medical devices accounted for more than 50% of global market share in terms of product type
  • Home healthcare wearable devices segment is expected to be the largest contributor in the market revenue, accounting for over 60% of market share
  • Clinics are anticipated to be the primary distribution channel for wearable medical devices market, followed by hospital pharmacies
  • Increased healthcare expenditure across the U.S. are expected to foster the wearable devices sales
  • Germany is expected to lead the Europe’s wearable medical devices market through 2021
  • Favorable policies and high investment in the medical field across China are expected to bolster market growth

Competitive Landscape

Future Market Insights projects the market is moderately consolidated with the leading players focused on product innovation and new launches to maintain a strong foothold in the industry. Strategic mergers, collaborations and acquisition are some of the other few strategies to solidify their position in the industry.

In May 2021, Nemaura Medical Inc. announced the purchase of 5000 sugarBEAT transmitters and 200,000 sugarBEAT sensors from a leading company in UK, DB Ethitronix Ltd., that launched sugarBEAT non-invasive daily wear glucose monitoring device in UK.

Some of the prominent wearable medical devices manufacturers profiled by FMI are:

  • Siemens AG
  • Medtronic PLC
  • Bayer AG
  • Fitbit Inc.
  • Animas Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Smiths Medical
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Owlet Baby Care
  • Koninklijke Philips NV
  • Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • OMRON Corporation
  • Rest Devices Inc.

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More Insights on the Global Wearable medical devices Market

Future Market Insights, in its latest study, provides an unbiased analysis of the wearable medical devices market, presenting historical demand data (2016-2020) and forecast statistics for the period from 2021-2031. The study divulges compelling insights on the wearable medical devices market with a detailed segmentation on the basis of:

Product Type:

  • Wearable Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices
  • Fetal and Obstetric Devices
  • Wearable Fetal Monitors
  • Infant Motion Sensing Monitors
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices
  • Cardiac Monitoring Devices
  • Wearable Heart Rate Monitors
  • Wearable Pulse Oximeters
  • Wearable Blood Pressure Monitors
  • Wearable Therapeutic Medical Devices
  • Hearing Aid
  • Insulin Pump
  • Respiratory Therapy Devices
  • Sleep Apnea Devices
  • Non-invasive Ventilation
  • Health & Fitness Devices


  • Patient Monitoring
  • Home Healthcare
  • Health and Fitness

Distribution Channel

  • Hospital Pharmacies
  • Clinics
  • Online Channels
  • Hypermarkets


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Eastern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • Japan
  • The Asia Pacific excluding Japan
  • Middle East and Africa

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Key Questions Covered in the Report

  • How will the market for wearable medical devices will expand through 2031?
  • Which top companies are leading the global wearable medical devices market?
  • What are the key drivers and trends that will stimulate the wearable medical devices sales?
  • What are the challenges that will affect the sales of wearable medical devices market?
  • Which region will remain the most lucrative throughout the forecast period?
  • What is the impact of Covid-19 on wearable medical devices market?

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