Active Wheelchair Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Active Wheelchair Market Overview

Active Wheelchair Market size is estimated at $2.89 million in 2030, projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% during the forecast period 2024-2030. An active wheelchair allows the specially-abled or elderly person to be more active. The tremendous selection of active wheelchairs in residences by the specially-abled and elderly populace and the choice of the active wheelchair by patients enduring spinal cord injury and other pertinent injuries are the principal determinants impelling the progress of the Active Wheelchair Market. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) is hurt or affliction of the nerves, joints, muscles, tendons, spinal discs, and cartilage. Musculoskeletal disorder may be referred to as a musculoskeletal disease. Musculoskeletal disease is typified by cartilage or bone deformities of regeneration, deficiency of curing, unrestrained/transformed generation, and so on. As per the CDC, work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) are diseases in which the work atmosphere coupled with the performance of work are conducive to the disease, and the disease is aggravated or continues for a longer duration owing to the work environment. Motor neurone disease (MND) is a rare disease that influences the brain and nerves. Motor neurone disease brings about frailty that gets worse over some time. Motor neurone disease has no cure. However, there are healing techniques to support the decrease of the effect on the everyday life of a patient. Mobility scooters are electric vehicles and mobility support counterparts or accessories to a power wheelchair but set up similarly to a motorscooter. If motorized, they are typically termed power-operated vehicles/scooters, handicap scooters, or electric scooters. Non-motorized mobility scooters are fewer in the count and are designed for wheelchair users who can utilize their legs to some extent. The constant enhancement in active wheelchair effectiveness and the rising predominance of incessant ailments are propelling the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030.

Report Coverage

The report: “Active Wheelchair Market Forecast (2024-2030)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Active Wheelchair Market.

By Product Type: Manual Wheelchairs, Power Wheelchairs.

By Indication: Alzheimer’s Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Parkinson’s Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Others.

By End Users: Hospitals, Rehab Centers, Home, Sports & Athletics.

By Geography: North America (U.S, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America) and Rest of The World (Middle East, Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Geographically, The North American Active Wheelchair Market dominated the Active Wheelchair market share of 35% in 2023 owing to the increasing geriatric populace and boost in the selection of progressive wheelchairs. Furthermore, the presence of key players like Sunrise Medical and Carex Health Brands in the North American region is fuelling the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030.

  • Active Wheelchair Market growth is being driven by the increasing cases of diseases like cerebral palsy, and motor neurone disease owing to aberrant brain growth or hurt to the growing brain and hereditary factors.

  • Active Wheelchairs are utilized by specially-abled patients with diseases like musculoskeletal disease and motor neurone disease and people from the senior age brackets owing to the enhanced mobility, freedom, heightened self-esteem, and self-confidence attained. Furthermore, better health, quality of life, admission into the community, and economic advantages gained by active wheelchairs are propelling the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030.

  • The surging demand for active wheelchairs owing to a boost in post-surgical processes is driving the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030. 

Active Wheelchair Market Segment Analysis – By Product Type:

Based on Product Type, the Manual Active Wheelchair Market accounted for the largest revenue market share in 2023 owing to the reduced cost and the lesser weight. Furthermore, the lower maintenance cost, the non-reliance on charging, and the increasing utilization of manual wheelchairs in developing economies are driving the growth of the Manual Active Wheelchair segment. Mobility scooters are utilized by people who do not have the stamina to utilize an active manual wheelchair. The Power Active Wheelchair segment is estimated to grow with the fastest CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period 2024-2030, owing to their heightening acceptance in developing economies and the cutting-edge technology employed. Power-active wheelchairs are gaining increased recognition owing to their affluent touch, and independence. Furthermore, a boost in the introduction of power-active wheelchairs by key players and expanding awareness of power-active wheelchairs are fuelling the growth of this segment during the forecast period.

Active Wheelchair Market Segment Analysis – By Indication:

Based on Indication, the Cerebral Palsy segment dominates the Active Wheelchair Market in 2020 owing to the greater reliance of patients enduring cerebral palsy on active wheelchairs. Furthermore, the hike in the count of cerebral palsy cases is estimated to drive the growth of this segment. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in 2022, Globally, 250,000 to 500,000 people annually endure spinal cord injuries, mainly from preventable incidents like violence and motor accidents. In the U.S., around 17,000 new cases arise each year, with 282,000 individuals estimated to live with SCI. Males, particularly in the 16-30 age group, dominate sports-related SCI cases. The maximum number of cases originate from avertable reasons like road traffic accidents, falls, or assaults. Motor neurone disease is another typical ailment of people utilizing an active wheelchair. The Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) segment is estimated to grow with the fastest CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period 2024-2030, owing to the increased number of falls among senior citizens and traumatic causes.

Active Wheelchair Market Segment Analysis – By Geography:

Based on Geography, the North American active Wheelchair Market accounted for the dominant revenue share of 35% in 2023 owing to the rising geriatric populace in the North American region. In 2023, an estimated 6.7 million Americans aged 65 and older have Alzheimer's dementia, with over 6 million affected overall. By 2050, projections indicate a staggering increase, with nearly 13 million individuals anticipated to be living with Alzheimer's, as reported by the Alzheimer's Association. This determinant, coupled with cases of motor neurone disease, is fuelling the progress of the Active Wheelchair market in the North-American region. Asia Pacific is estimated to grow with the fastest CAGR in the forecast period 2024-2030, owing to the boost in knowledge about wheelchairs and the rising disposable income. Furthermore, the expanding investment for the development of progressive active wheelchairs is driving the growth of the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030 in the Asia Pacific region.

Active Wheelchair Market - Drivers

Technological Innovation is Expected to Propel the Demand for Active Wheelchairs:

The design of wheelchairs on a large scale has not altered much over the last forty years. Implementing the current digital technology can enhance mobility, security, and convenience of specially-abled people enduring ailments like motor neurone disease or the elderly populace. The digital technologies constituting the Fourth Industrial Revolution promise to make ample enhancements to the quality of life of communities. In South Korea, Guru IoT, an Internet of Things organization, has developed a self-driving wheelchair utilizing the idea of digital twinning. Saved on a cloud-computing platform, a comprehensive map can be connected to, the wheelchair, permitting it to guide its way around its surroundings securely. This technique is more economical than setting it up with sensors linked to the internet, sending and accepting data in real time. It is equipped with added security technology and proximity sensors. For instance, according to the WHO, 1.3 billion people face significant disabilities, constituting 16% of the global population. These sizable demographic fuels a growing demand for the Active Wheelchair Market, seeking innovative solutions to enhance mobility and independence, address diverse needs, and improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities worldwide. Moreover, the utilization of a digital twin map rather than technology with global positioning data could turn the chair into an affordable product suitable for the mass market. The application of the most recent digital technology for recreating the wheelchair coupled with existing mobility support accessories like mobility scooters is fuelling the demand for the Active Wheelchair market during the forecast period 2024-2030.

Active Wheelchair Market – Challenges

Imbalance in Supply and Demand of Wheelchairs in Developing Economies may Pose Hindrance to Market Expansion:

In 2023, As per WHO estimates 80 million people, 1% of the global population, may need wheelchairs for mobility assistance, highlighting diverse accessibility needs. Communities needing wheelchairs are those with movability restraints and may include individuals with innate congenital irregularities and individuals with developmental and neurological ailments like muscular dystrophy cerebral palsy, and so on. Four out of five people requiring a wheelchair reside in lower-middle-income economies (LMIC), and developing nations make up the greatest unfulfilled requirement. This issue is challenging the growth of the Active Wheelchair market.

Active Wheelchair Market - Landscape:

The Active Wheelchair Market’s main strategies include innovative product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and R&D activities. Active Wheelchair Market's top 10 companies are Sunrise Medical, Mountain Trike, Numotion, Invictus Active, Karman Healthcare, Inc., PER4MAX Medical, MEYRA GmbH, Permobil, Sportaid, Carex Health Brands, Inc., among others.

Recent Developments:

  • On January 2024, Sunrise Medical introduces Switch-It Vigo head control, a wireless, proportional device by Now Technologies LTD, seamlessly enabling power wheelchair control through subtle head movements. This innovative addition enhances the Switch-It brand's comprehensive lineup of cutting-edge controls for power wheelchairs.

  • In January 2022, as per an online report, Numotion, the prominent provider of mobility solutions, partnered with Braze Mobility Inc., a leader in blind spot sensor

1. Active Wheelchair Market - Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Active Wheelchair Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends
    2.2 Key trends by Product Type
    2.3 Key trends by Indication
    2.4 Key trends by End Users
    2.5 Key trends by Geography
3. Active Wheelchair Market - Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Company Benchmarking – Key Companies
    3.2 Financial Analysis– Key Companies
    3.3 Market Share Analysis– Key Companies
    3.4 Patent Analysis
    3.5 Pricing Analysis- Average Selling Price
4. Active Wheelchair Market - Startup Companies Scenario Premium
    4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Active Wheelchair Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Active Wheelchair Market - Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes
7. Active Wheelchair Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Active Wheelchair Market – By Product Type (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Manual Wheelchairs
    8.2 Power Wheelchairs
9. Active Wheelchair Market – By Indication (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Alzheimer’s Disease
    9.2 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
    9.3 Multiple Sclerosis
    9.4 Diabetes
    9.5 Cerebral Palsy
    9.6 Muscular Dystrophy
    9.7 Parkinson’s Disease
    9.8 Spinal Cord Injury
    9.9 Others
10. Active Wheelchair Market – By End Users (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 Hospitals
    10.2 Rehab Centers
    10.3 Home
    10.4 Sports & Athletics
11. Active Wheelchair Market - By Geography (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    11.1 North America
        11.1.1 U.S.
        11.1.2 Canada
        11.1.3 Mexico
    11.2 Europe
        11.2.1 U.K.
        11.2.2 Germany
        11.2.3 France
        11.2.4 Italy
        11.2.5 Spain
        11.2.6 Russia
        11.2.7 Rest of Europe
    11.3 Asia-Pacific
        11.3.1 China
        11.3.2 India
        11.3.3 Japan
        11.3.4 South Korea
        11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    11.4 South America
        11.4.1 Brazil
        11.4.2 Argentina
        11.4.3 Rest of South America
    11.5 Rest of the World
        11.5.1 Middle East
        11.5.2 Africa
12. Active Wheelchair Market - Entropy
13. Active Wheelchair Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape Premium 
    13.1 Market Share Analysis
        13.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        13.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
        13.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
        13.1.4 Competition Matrix
        13.1.5 Best Practices for Companies
14. Active Wheelchair Market – Key Company List by Country Premium Premium
15. Active Wheelchair Market Company Analysis
    15.1 Company 1
    15.2 Company 2
    15.3 Company 3
    15.4 Company 4
    15.5 Company 5
    15.6 Company 6
    15.7 Company 7
    15.8 Company 8
    15.9 Company 9
    15.10 Company 10
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