Baby Diapers are designed to provide comfort, and maximum protection to babies and allows them to safely defecate or urinate without soiling their clothes or surrounding. They are used in the form pants or tape, by infants and children. Baby Diapers are considered more beneficial over traditional diapers owing to their instant absorption, disease prevention, and disposable features. Growing awareness regarding baby products among the global population and need for personal hygiene is propelling the growth of the market for baby diapers. Another prime factor which drives the market demand is the surge of working women who are like to prefer disposable diapers and the delayed toilette training of children. Other key factors for the baby diapers market include the rise in the frequent use of diapers to prevent the occurrence of rashes in baby’s skin and rise in healthcare expenditures. Continuous technological development by key players to maximize softness, elasticity, and moisture control, is another key factor driving the growth of the global baby diapers market. Additionally, the surge in advertisements, promotions by various diaper brands, improvement in raw materials, further fuels the demand of the market globally. Additionally, technological product innovation has increased the adoption of baby diapers in developed countries and hence it is expected to augment the market growth over the forecast period of 2017-2025.
The global baby diapers market is segmented based on product type where the disposable diaper segment leads the market share owing to its instant absorbent qualities along with easy usage and disposal. Super-absorbent and ultra absorbent diapers provide comfort to the babies. However, in the foreseeable future, the biodegradable diapers segment is estimated to become more popular and witness a significant growth. The can be attributed to the less barrier entry faced with regulatory issues and environmental needs. Based on the absorption type, the high absorption diaper segment is expected to hold the major market share over the projection period. Moving forward, the rise of e-commerce has made a huge impact in the global baby diaper market. This is evident from the surge of online purchasing consumer base for baby diapers. E-commerce provides consumers with the benefits of convenience to online delivery, price comparison, and subscription services.
The global baby diapers market has been geographically segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa region. Asia-Pacific region is anticipated to be the largest and fastest growing market over the projection period. The reason may be attributed to the huge growth of birth rate, high literacy rate, and a rise in disposable incomes. The baby diapers market in Europe and North America is characterized by the presence of huge private labels and consumer base. However, both these regions are facing a decline in the birth rates in the European market experiencing a saturation owing to deep market penetration. Moving forward, rapid urbanization coupled with growing awareness about baby products is expected to create a high demand for baby diapers in the Middle East and Africa region. Increasing demand of eco-friendly baby diapers is anticipated to garnish the market growth of baby diapers over the next eight years.
Disposable diaper contains an extremely toxic by-product of paper bleaching process known as dioxin. This delays the degrading rate of disposable diapers and is considered a major restraint for the global market over the projection period.
Some of the key players in the global baby diapers market include Bumkins, Incorporated, Diapees&Wipees, Domtar Corporation, EssityAktiebolag, Johnson & Johnson Private Limited, Kao Corporation, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Nobel Hygiene Private Limited, Procter & Gamble, and Unicharm Corporation.
Global Baby Diapers Market: By Product Type
Global Baby Diapers Market: By Absorption Type
Global Baby Diapers Market: By Baby Weight
Global Baby Diapers Market: By Distribution Channel
Global Baby Diapers Market: By Geography