United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wheelchair Market Research Report, 2028

United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wheelchair Market Research Report, 2028

Actual Market Research 31-03-2023 58 Pages Figures : 4 Tables : 11 Region : MEA Country : United Arab Emirates Category : Consumer Goods & Services Household Goods

The wheelchair is popular among elderly persons in the UAE since it is simple to operate and extensively accessible there. The UAE wheelchair market is anticipated to expand as a result of rising senior population demand for wheelchairs and a growing economy. Many people suffer from severe injuries either in car accidents or at home, and occasionally they are unable to move alone and need assistance. Non-traumatic spinal cord injuries and traumatic injuries that may impair a person's ability to walk are both common. The UAE Government issues health cards to people suffering from physical mobility issues who can access public transportation services for free. The ease of access to using a wheelchair while traveling and the high demand for mobility assistance at public places are expected to accelerate the demand for UAE wheelchair market growth for the forecast period. According to the research report "The UAE Wheelchair Market Research Report, 2028," published by Actual Market Research, the UAE wheelchair market is expected to grow at a rate of 7% CAGR from 2023 to 2028. The UAE wheelchair market is growing because a growing elderly population leads to an increase in health issues related to disability, such as paralysis problems, and many other health-related problems that increase the demand for wheelchairs in the UAE market. In the UAE, the wheelchair market is segmented into two types: electric wheelchairs and manual wheelchairs. In the UAE, an electric wheelchair is a mobility aid powered by an electric motor, also known as a power wheelchair. It is intended to help those who struggle to walk or move around independently due to a physical impairment, injury, or illness. Sitting in the chair and controlling the wheelchair's motions using a joystick or control panel constitutes operating an electric wheelchair. A manual wheelchair in the UAE market is a mobility aid that is moved by hand, either by the user or by a caretaker. It is intended to help those who struggle to walk or move around independently due to a physical impairment, injury, or illness. When utilizing a manual wheelchair, the user must sit in it and use their upper body strength to propel the wheels and manoeuvre the wheelchair in any direction. While the UAE has made significant strides in improving accessibility for people with disabilities, there may still be some challenges in terms of accessibility for electric wheelchairs. For example, some public spaces may not have accessible outlets for charging the electric wheelchair, or there may be limited access to elevators or ramps that can accommodate the larger size and weight of the electric wheelchair. The UAE has a hot climate for much of the year, which can be physically challenging for people using electric wheelchairs. The batteries on electric wheelchairs may not perform as well in extreme temperatures, and the heat can also be uncomfortable for the user. While the cost of electric wheelchairs has decreased in recent years, they are still generally more expensive than manual wheelchairs. Some insurance plans may not cover the cost of an electric wheelchair, which could make it more difficult for some people to afford. Increase in demand for electric wheelchairs. While manual wheelchairs are still commonly used in the UAE, there has been a noticeable increase in demand for electric wheelchairs. This is due to factors such as improved accessibility, better battery technology, and the convenience of electric wheelchairs for some users. With a greater emphasis on design and customization, wheelchair manufacturers in the UAE are increasingly focusing on design and customization to better meet the needs of individual users. This includes features such as adjustable seating, custom upholstery, and specialized controls for different types of disabilities. With the growing popularity of lightweight wheelchairs, Lightweight wheelchairs are becoming increasingly popular in the UAE due to their ease of use and portability. They are especially popular among younger users who want to maintain an active lifestyle and travel more freely. There are several wheelchair events and campaigns that take place in the UAE market to raise awareness about disability rights and promote accessibility and inclusion. AccessAbilities Expo is an annual event that takes place in Dubai and is dedicated to showcasing the latest products and technologies for people with disabilities. The expo features exhibits from various companies and organizations that offer mobility aids, assistive technologies, and other products and services for people with disabilities. The UAE has a national wheelchair basketball team that has participated in various international tournaments and events. The team also hosts local competitions and clinics to promote the sport and raise awareness about disability rights. Roll-A-Thon is an annual event that takes place in Abu Dhabi and is organized by the Emirates Wheelchair Sports Federation. Participants use wheelchairs to complete a designated course, and the event aims to promote physical activity and raise awareness about disability rights. Considered in this report • Geography: UAE • Historic year: 2017 • Base year: 2022 • Estimated year: 2023 • Forecast year: 2028 Aspects covered in this report • UAE Wheelchair Market with its value and forecast along with its segments • Various drivers and challenges • On-going trends and developments • Top profiled companies • Strategic recommendation By Product Type: • Electric & Powered Wheelchair • Manual Wheelchair By Electric & Powered wheelchair: • Central Wheel Drive • Front Wheel Drive • Rear Wheel Drive • Others (Standing Power Wheelchair, Pediatric Power Wheelchair, Portable Power Wheelchairs, Elevating-Seat Capable Power Wheelchairs, Heavy Duty Power Wheelchairs, etc.) By Categories: • Adult • Pediatric By Application: • Homecare • Hospitals • Ambulatory Surgical Center • Rehabilitation Centres By Function: • Basic Wheelchair • Sport Wheelchair • Bariatric Wheelchair • Others(Standing Wheelchair, Reclining Wheelchair, Foldable Wheelchair, Beach Wheelchairs, Three-wheeled Wheelchairs, Dog Wheelchairs, etc.) The Approach of the Report: This report consists of a combined approach of primary as well as secondary research. Initially, secondary research was used to get an understanding of the market and list out the companies that are present in the market. The secondary research consists of third-party sources such as press releases, and annual reports of companies, analyzing the government-generated reports and databases. After gathering the data from secondary sources primary research was conducted by making telephonic interviews with the leading players about how the market is functioning and then conducting trade calls with dealers and distributors of the market. Post this we have started doing primary calls to consumers by equally segmenting consumers into regional aspects, tier aspects, age groups, and gender. Once we have primary data with us we started verifying the details obtained from secondary sources. Intended audience: This report can be useful to industry consultants, manufacturers, suppliers, associations & organizations related to the Office Chair industry, government bodies, and other stakeholders to align their market-centric strategies. In addition to marketing & presentations, it will also increase competitive knowledge about the industry.

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