Introduction to Smart Connected Diapers
Smart diapers are referred to the type of innerwear that can sense and collect data while the diaper is wet. Moreover, the collected data are sent as a message to the assisting parent or the caretaker as a reminder to change the diaper. The presence of sensors in the diapers help to detect the leakage in the diaper by raising an alarm. The utilization of smart diapers helps in improving the skin health as it can inform the caretaker to change the diaper in correct time intervals.
Market Size and Forecast
The global smart connected diapers market is thriving on the back of rising adoption of technology with an aim to support the nuclear and working families to care for their babies, coupled with the rising geriatric population around the globe. According to the statistics by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), the total elderly population around the world increased from 7.641 (% of total population) in the year 2010 to 8.921 (% of total population) in the year 2018.
The market is anticipated to record a robust CAGR throughout the forecast period, i.e. 2021-2028. The global smart connected diapers market is segmented by end user into adults and babies. The babies segment is anticipated to hold the largest market share on the back of increasing concern amongst the parents for their babies as the health of the baby is the most essential aspect of a parent that needs to be taken care of. As smart connected diapers inform the parents about the leakage of the diaper, it helps the parents to monitor their baby, which in turn helps to maintain the skin health of the baby.
Increasing Population Around the World
According to the World Bank, population around the world increased from 6.92 billion in the year 2010 to 7.59 billion in the year 2018.
Backed by the increasing birth rate across several developed and developing nations around the world, the global population is increasing at a massive rate. As such, the number of babies born each year is also more, thereby raising the need amongst the parents to increasingly use smart connected diapers, which in turn is anticipated to drive the growth of the global smart connected diapers market.
Growing Number of Internet Users Around the Globe
Developments in the IT infrastructure over they years has massively helped in the increasing adoption of the internet amongst the individuals around the globe. Unlike any other IoT connected devices, smart connected diapers too can be connected with applications provided by the manufacturers of smart connected diapers, which allow easy monitoring of the diaper and helps to prevent from its leakage. Moreover, rising trends of IoT devices and the increasing need for smart connected devices amongst the individuals are also anticipated to drive the growth of the global smart connected diapers market.
Lack of product awareness amongst the individuals and the high price of smart connected diapers in comparison to conventional diapers are anticipated to impact negatively towards the growth of the global smart connected diapers market.
Our in-depth analysis of the global smart diapers market includes the following segments:
By Product Type
By End User
By Distribution Channel
On the basis of regional analysis, the global smart connected diapers market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region.
The smart connected diapers market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest market share on the back of growing geriatric population in several nations in the region, coupled with the presence of nations with high birth rates. Additionally, increasing number of working families in the region, who lack the support of a joint family as well as lack of proper baby care services in the region are some of the factors anticipated to drive the growth of the smart connected diapers market in Asia Pacific.
The global smart connected diapers market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:
- North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
- Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
- Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis
- Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
- Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Opportunity Analysis.
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