The global first aid kits market was valued at USD 152.8 million in 2019. Increase in number of road accidents across the globe, surging case of burn-related injuries in the developed and developing economies are key factors driving the global first aid kits market.
A first-aid kit contains critical medical supplies for delivering urgent medical attention in the event of a medical emergency. It is an emergency aid given to an individual who is injured or affected with a sudden illness. Depending on the intent, feasibility, and condition that consumers may face, the contents of these kits may differ. First aid kits are an essential part of traveling kits and are also used at home, offices, hospitals and clinics. Rashes, bruises, stings, burns, splinters, abrasions (scrapes), and sprains are treated with first aid kits available for in-home use.
The global first aid kits market is categorized based on type, end-user, and region. Based on type, the global first aid kits market is categorized into common type kits, and special type kits. Common type kits segment holds large share of the market in 2019. By end-user, fire department segment is anticipated to grow at a lucrative rate over the forecast period. Geographically, North America dominated the global first aid kits market in 2019, however, Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing region by 2028.
Key players operating in the global first aid kits market include Acme United Corporation, Canadian Safety Supplies, Certified Safety Manufacturing, DC Safety, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Cramer Products, Dynamic Safety USA, Green Guard First Aid & Safety, Lifeline, Levitt-Safety, MedTree, Northern Safety, Steroplast Healthcare, Tender Corporation, Sterimed, Paul Hartmann AG, AdvaCare, and Ready America, among others.
First Aid Kits Market Scope
|Forecast Unit||Value (USD)|
|Revenue forecast in 2028||USD 152.8 million|
|Growth Rate||CAGR of 5.1% during 2021-2028|
|Segment Covered||Type, End-user, Regions|
|Regions Covered||North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa|
|Key Players Profiled||DC Safety, Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Cramer Products, Dynamic Safety USA, Green Guard First Aid & Safety, Lifeline, Levitt-Safety, MedTree, Northern Safety, Steroplast Healthcare, Tender Corporation, Sterimed, Paul Hartmann AG, AdvaCare, and Ready America, among others.|
Key Segments of the Global First Aid Kits Market
Type Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Common Type Kits
- Special Type Kits
- CPR Kit
- Burn Care Kit
- Snake Bite Kit
End-user Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- Hospitals & Clinics
- Home & Offices
- Fire Department
Regional Overview, 2018-2028 (USD Million)
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
Reasons for the study
- Increasing number of road accidents
- Surging cases of burn injuries across the globe
- Increase in cases of falls in home and office settings
What does the report include?
- The study on the global first aid kits market includes qualitative insights such as drivers, restraints, challenges and opportunities
- Additionally, the market has been evaluated using the Porter’s Five Forces analysis
- The study covers qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market segmented on the basis of type, and end-users. Moreover, the study on first aid kits market provides similar information for the key geographies.
- Actual market sizes and forecasts have been provided for all the above-mentioned segments
- The study includes the profiles of key players operating in the market with a significant global and/or regional presence
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First aid kits are useful and convenient tools for emergency purposes. The bare minimum in first aid kits include the tools to stop bleeding, support breathing, and administer CPR. Increase in volume of road accidents and surging burn cases have fuelled the demand for first aid kits. First aid kits is used frequently in hospitals, clinics, emergency department such as fire department, and military, home care and office settings. Presence of numerous domestic and international industry players offering wide range of first aid kits will drive the growth of the market. Vendors are trying to provide optimum supplies by introducing a variety of strategies such as providing a small kit size, fancy, advanced, and convenient packaging in order to compete in the industry. Also, the vendors are providing specific first aid kits as sports, recreation, and emergency preparedness. The innovation in designing the kits is also taken up by the vendors. All these factors will provide immense growth opportunities in the next few years.
The global first aid kits market has been segmented based on type, end-user, and region. Based on type, the global first aid kits market is categorized into common type kits and special type kits. Special type kits are further sub-categorized into CPR kits, snake bite kits, burn care kits, and others. Common type first aid kits grabbed majority of the market share in 2019 and is anticipated to maintain its dominant share over the forecast period. Common type first aid kits are largely used in home care settings and offices. Gauze dressings, plasters, tweezers, sterile eye dressings, crêpe wrapped bandages, adhesive tape, scissors, alcohol-free cleansing wipes, skin rash medication, thermometer, bee bites and stings cream or spray, painkillers, cough syrup, bottled water, antihistamine cream, and eyewash are all typical items used in a first aid kit.
Based on end-user, the global first aid kits market is categorized into hospitals & clinics, homes & offices, fire department, and others. Hospitals & clinics segment accounted for the largest share in 2019. Surging number of road accidents, high volume of injuries due to falls, along with large number of snake bites in some regions will drive the demand for first aid kits in these facilities.
The global first aid kits market is cumulative to North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. North America dominated the global first aid kits market in 2019, however Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a highest pace through 2028.
Increase in prevalence of road accidents along with large number of snake bites in the U.S. are major factors expected to drive the first aid kits market in the region. For instance, according to CDC, an estimated 7,000 to 8,000 people receive venomous bites in the U.S. every year. Furthermore, according to Canadian Red Cross surveys, 40 percent of Canadians have been in an emergency requiring first aid, but only 18% of Canadians are certified to provide first aid. The demand for first aid is expected to rise as a result of these trends.
However, Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a rapid pace over the next few years. There is a strong growth potential in the emerging economies such as India, and China. The rapidly rising cases of burn injuries in countries such as India and China provide large market for first aid kits. It is estimated that, approximately 1,000,000 people in India are either moderately or severely burnt every year. Moreover, surge in number of falls leading to injuries in the developing countries will further stimulate demand for first aid kits over the coming years.