South America Baby & Adult Diaper Market Research Report, 2027

South America Baby & Adult Diaper Market Research Report, 2027

Actual Market Research 29-08-2022 73 Pages Figures : 25 Tables : 22 Region : South America Category : Consumer Goods & Services Beauty & Personal Care

1. Procter & Gamble Co

2. Ontex Group

3. Unicharm Corporation

4. Hengan International Group Company Limited

5. Kao Corporation


The global diaper market is growing at a faster pace due to the increasing demand for the diapers. The birth rates of some nations are flourishing due to higher fertility rates while some nations experience higher life expectancy. Both these reasons can increase the demand for diapers globally. The diaper market is divided into two segments of Baby & Adult diapers. Both these segments comprise of complete range of products with satisfactory quality manufactured by the top competitors of the market. Moreover, Domestic brands with their private labels also promote their products in the market. According to the report, “South America Baby & Adult Diaper Market Research Report, 2027” published by Actual Market Research, the market stood around USD 9 Billion in 2021 which is projected to grow with more than 5% CAGR for 2022-2027.Being developing economies, South America always targeted by the prominent leaders to conquer their markets. Like other developing regions of the world, South America has traditionally been seen as a region ripe for potential growth. All these are making room for diaper manufacturer to enter the market. The key markets for diaper are in Brazil, Argentina, Chile and Colombia. Traditionally, cloth was used as diaper but due to its necessity of frequent washing and sanitizing, there emerged a demand for disposable diapers. Since recent years, the world is experiencing the growth in the diaper industry. Increased birth and fertility rate in some parts around the globe had emerged the necessity of baby diapers. On the other side, aging population has led to the necessity of adult incontinence products including adult diapers. The diaper market has always evolved in terms of innovations with respect to time. This has urged the diaper manufacturers to develop new products which can provide utmost safety and comfort. Despite the augmented usage of diapers in developed countries, the developing countries are also undergoing the growth and awareness of diapers which has led the companies to expand their business in the developing sector. The baby diaper market is expected to fall in the regions where the birth and fertility rates are comparatively low but the aging population with longer life expectancy will increase the market for adult diapers. With the technological advancements in the diaper industry, the baby diaper industry is experiencing new trends with a complete line of variable products such as disposable diapers, training pants, swim pants, cloth diapers, biodegradable diapers etc. Moreover, limited edition such as printed diapers, denim pants, etc. innovations such as fluff less, dual grip, dual strips, leak guard, etc has helped to develop a complete range of products. On the other hand, the adult diapers are improved with their absorption capacity and design such as brief diapers, flat band, pull ups, adhesive band etc which have provided a variant in accordance with comfort and fit. All these trends have helped to grow the diaper market by introducing competitive products which can help the consumer to select the best quality. With the emergence of environmental awareness among the consumers, the diaper industry developed the biodegradable diapers made from natural fibre which can decompose in a short span of time. Hence, research and development are most important for the diaper industry as the industry is dynamic in nature. The South America diaper market is primarily driven by the rising awareness regarding hygiene and the high birth rates in countries like Brazil, Peru, and Chile. An increasing number of new manufacturers has also forayed into the market due to the low production cost and high market potential. They are developing eco-friendly diapers using raw materials that decompose much faster than cloth or traditional counterparts. Furthermore, advancements in manufacturing technologies have improved the design and safety of diapers, providing a positive thrust to the market. Looking forward, the market is expected to exhibit strong growth during the forecast period (2021-2027). South America is recovering from its economic crisis and become significant destination for diapers makers in forecast period. Brazil has been the leading regional market for biodegradable diapers in South America and is expected to continue to be the dominant region within the market. The market in Brazil has been aided by the growing eco-consciousness among the country’s emerging middle class. Further, the rising awareness of the toxic chemicals present in single-use non-biodegradable diapers that might have adverse health impact with long-term use has further propelled the demand for biodegradable diapers in the country. The growing development towards the implementation of strict recycling and environmental protection laws in Brazil has increasingly led to new parents becoming more aware of the need to bring up their children more sustainably. This is projected to propel the market growth of biodegradable diapers in Brazil in the coming years. In the coming years, the growing penetration of global players and brands is expected to further catalyse the growth of the market in the coming years. The biodegradable diapers market in South America was aided by the growing adoption of sustainable products by new parents in the region who are becoming increasingly eco-conscious. The rising demand for natural ingredients and products has further propelled the market growth. The introduction of value-added products that are skin-friendly and comfortable has also been catalysing the market growth. While the market witnessed a decline in 2020 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic due to heightened price sensitivity amidst reduced purchasing power, the market is expected to recover with the reduction of COVID-19 cases and a rebounding economy. Even in the urban areas, the usage is still limited due to low awareness and low disposable income. The introduction of innovative materials such as superabsorbent fibres and engineered fabrics, coupled with advances in product design and low cost, will boost the sales of disposable baby diapers in the region during the forecast period. Major Companies considered in the report: Procter & Gamble, Kimberly & Clark Corporation, Unicharm Corporation, Ontex Group, Kao Corporation, Hengan International Group company, Johnson & Johnson, Drylock Technologies, Paul Hartmann AG Considered in the report • Geography: South America • Historic year: 2016 • Base year: 2021 • Estimated year: 2022 • Forecasted year: 2027 Covered in the report: • Global diaper market • Global baby diaper market • South America baby diaper market • Global adult diaper market • South America adult diaper market • Market trends & developments • Key facts about the leading market players How it will help solving your strategic decision-making process? • Global diaper market scenario (historical & forecast) • Global diaper market size (baby & adult) • Global diaper market share (by company, type, region, country) • Global baby diaper market scenario (historical& forecast) • Global baby diaper size( historical & forecast) • Global baby diaper market share (by country, company, type, region) • South America diaper market scenario(historical& forecast - baby & adult ) • South America diaper market size(baby & adult) • South America diaper market share (by country, company, type, region) • Global adult market scenario ( historical & forecast) • Global adult diaper size( historical & forecast) • Global adult diaper market share (by company, region, country) • Market trends & developments • Company profiles of leading companies Intended audience This report can be useful to Industry consultants, manufacturers and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry. Report Methodology The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary research. Primary research included interviews with various channel partners of diaper market. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports and proprietary databases.

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