The study analyzes, estimates, and forecasts the Disposable Gloves Market from the demand perspective 2013 – 2019

Disposable gloves have been extensively used by various industries which include healthcare, automotive and food among other applications. They are used primarily as a protection tool while performing activities that involve chemicals, unhygienic or reactive materials and medicines. Owing to necessity for protection and workers safety the demand for disposable gloves is expected to show significant increase in future. Medical professionals generally use disposable gloves during surgical operations and when dealing with activities that may be contagious. Additionally, disposable gloves are used by consumers for various household purposes such as dishwashing and cleaning.

The global disposable gloves market is expected to be driven by growing healthcare industry and increasing awareness of hygiene among patients and healthcare providers. In addition, increasing healthcare spending and growing non-traditional end-use industries are also expected to fuel the demand for disposable gloves. However, volatile raw material price and currency fluctuations could hamper the growth of disposable gloves. The glove manufacturers have started long term projects with the buyers which could therefore reduce the loss that occurs due to price fluctuations. Therefore, key players are planning out new strategies, innovations and developments that could increase the demand for disposable gloves in the market.

Sample Copy of the Report @

Disposable gloves are primarily made of latex (natural rubber), which is the original conventional material. Due to elasticity and inexpensiveness, latex gloves have been dominant product type in the disposable gloves market. Other materials used to manufacture gloves include synthetic materials such as nitrile and vinyl. Natural rubber gloves led the market with 39.7% of the global demand in 2012 and are expected to lose market share in the next few years due to several cases of latex allergies among workers. Nitrile gloves are expected to be the fastest growing segment with an estimated CAGR of 6.8% and witness high demand due to increasing preference for nitrile gloves by the medical industry. Nitrile has been a popular alternative for latex gloves and is expected to evolve further with technological advancement. Nitrile gloves are available in powdered and non-powdered forms for various medical and industrial applications. Vinyl gloves are expected to show moderate growth in the future growing at a CAGR of 5.3% over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is the fastest growing market at a CAGR of 6.7% in terms of volume demand of disposable gloves, between 2013 and 2019. Developing healthcare sector in Asia Pacific has led to large demand of disposable gloves. North America accounted for 42.3% of the global disposable gloves market in 2012. Rapid growth in personal care, food processing and healthcare industry have been the major factors for growth and demand for disposable gloves in North America. Owing to volatile raw material prices and currency fluctuations, the disposable gloves market has shown sluggish growth. Europe market accounted for 30.8% of the global market for disposable gloves in 2012. Emergence of Asia Pacific and South and Central America is expected to push the market share of Europe down by 0.5% by 2019.

Read Complete Report @

Some of the major players producing disposable gloves include Adventa Berhad, Ansell Healthcare, Cardinal Health Inc., Dynarex Corporation, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Top Glove Corporation, Supermax, and Kossan Rubber Industries among others. These manufacturers produce disposable gloves as well as raw material required for manufacture of disposable gloves which include latex rubber and synthetic rubber.

Table of Content

1. Preface

2. Executive Summary

3. Disposable Gloves: Industry Analysis

4. Disposable Gloves Market – Product Segment Analysis

5. Disposable Gloves Market –Application Segment Analysis


MRRSE stands for Market Research Reports Search Engine, the largest online catalog of latest market research reports based on industries, companies, and countries. MRRSE sources thousands of industry reports, market statistics, and company profiles from trusted entities and makes them available at a click. Besides well-known private publishers, the reports featured on MRRSE typically come from national statistics agencies, investment agencies, leading media houses, trade unions, governments, and embassies.

Contact US:

Corporate Office

State Tower

90 State Street, Suite 700

Albany, NY 12207

United States

Tel: +1-518-730-0559


Designed by
Powered by
%d bloggers like this: