Stairlifts, including perching stairlifts and chair stairlifts, have potential demand in homes and are not suitable in public setups. These type of stairlifts are intended for residential purposes, where they can foster an individual’s need, especially where a physically disabled person needs help moving up and down the stairs.
The global stairlift market size is valued at USD 1,163.8 million in 2020. Factors such as upsurge in geriatric population, increasing number of patients with musculoskeletal and movement disabilities, coupled with incidences of accidental injuries, are driving the need of stairlifts globally. Furthermore, modifications in product design as per customer requirements and infrastructural developments in residences and care facilities are propelling the growth of stairlifts extensively. Awareness among people about stairlifts and use of such equipment helps in regaining confidence among people undergoing physical challenges to move or walk. Also, due to feasibility, infrequent maintenance, affordability and ease of use, several workplaces are encouraged to provide such facilities for their disabled employees, thus creating employment opportunities for the disabled.
Moreover, high costs of stairlifts and compromised post sale services are some of the factors hindering the growth of the global stairlift market. Also, potential risk of injury because of incorrect installation and faulty mechanism are few challenges faced by the market players and stakeholders.
Key Segments of the Global Stairlift Market
Product Overview, 2019-2028 (USD Million)
- Straight Stairlift
- Curved Stairlift
Application Overview, 2019-2028 (USD Million)
- Medicare Areas
- Public Places
Regional Overview, 2019-2028 (USD Million)
- Rest of Europe
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Rest of South America
Middle East and Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East and Africa
Reasons for the study
- The purpose of the study is to give an exhaustive outlook of the global stairlift market
- Consumers are being inclined towards customized stairlift and are demanding stairlift with more innovative technologies
- Major companies are therefore striving to offer innovative solutions coupled with the latest technological advancements to address the increasing demand
What does the report include?
- The study on the global stairlift market includes qualitative factors such as drivers, restraints, and opportunities
- The study covers a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the market segmented based on product, and application. Moreover, the study provides similar information for the key geographies.
- Actual market sizes and forecasts have been provided for all the above-mentioned segments.
- The study covers the competitive landscape of existing/prospective players in the stairlift industry and their strategic initiatives for product development.
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- This study is suitable for industry participants and stakeholders in the global stairlift market
- The report will benefit players associated in the stairlift supply chain
- Government organizations, regulatory authorities, policymakers, and organizations looking for investments in trends of the global stairlift market
- Analysts, researchers, educators, strategy managers, and government institutions looking for insights into the market to determine future strategies
Stairlifts are the type of lifting equipment which is powered by electricity and it enable people to travel up & down on staircases with the easy manner. In addition, stairlifts are equipped with a platform called chair, the selection of such devices is totally depend upon the particular person’s requirements. This equipment’s offering huge benefits to individuals who are suffering with any physical issues and not able to travel up and down the stairs in home. Stairlifts may differ in several elements such as price, size, and others depending on person needs.
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The target clients for companies manufacturing stairlifts are the dual income entities such as elder people with high disposable incomes, or advanced hospitals and nursing centers and customers who prefer stairlifts at their facilities. Their concentration is observed especially in developing and developed economies. Since several components such as electronic components, high grade metal, etc. are relatively costlier, the companies have strategized their distribution channels as per the requirements from various regions, thus focusing majorly on reducing the costs depending on the consumer needs.
Based on product, the global stairlift market has been segmented into straight stairlift and curved stairift. Straight stairlifts formed the largest segment in 2020, with approximately 54% market share and is expected to retain its dominance by 2028. However, the curved stairlift segment is expected to grow at a highest CAGR during the forecast period. Owing to the custom-made rail to follow the staircase, and more complex chair than straight-rail stairlift, curved-rail stairlift is anticipated to surpass the position of straight stairlift in the future. However, careful measurement, design, manufacturing, and the installation process in curved stairlifts usually takes longer and is expensive than the straight stairlift.
Based on application, the global stairlift market is categorized into residential, medicare areas and public places. The residential segment dominated the global stairlift market in 2020 and is also expected to be the fastest growing segment by 2028. Stairlifts are adopted more in residences to provide comfortable access of mobility to individuals suffering from mobility concerns. Growing geriatric population, swift evolution of the home healthcare market, and increasing incidences of accidental injuries or physically disabled people are augmenting the demand for stairlifts. This is further facilitated by affordability, ease of use and technologically advanced features. Correspondingly, rising number of stairlift manufacturers have led to a steady decrease in the overall prices, making it affordable to be installed at residences.
North America dominated the global stairlift market with USD 503.2 million in 2020. Moreover, North America it is expected to retain its dominance through 2028. North America will be closely followed by Europe, however Asia Pacific is expected to grow at a highest pace with a CAGR of 9.0% through the forecast period.
Asia Pacific stairlift market is driven by rapid urbanization and increasing influence of western culture in terms of spending, comfort, and technology. With the increasing consumer spending, people belonging to the middle-class population group are preferring stairlifts over wheelchairs or traditional medical crutches. Also, installation of conventional elevators and lifts is relatively costlier than installing a stairlift, which is another major aspect driving the Asia-Pacific stairlift market. Moreover, growing geriatric population across the region is expected to provide future growth opportunities for this market. For instance, by 2050, every one in four individuals is estimated to be above 60 years of age. The older population (aged over 60) in the region will triple between 2010 and 2050, reaching close to 1.3 billion people. It is being observed that older people mostly prefer stairlift installed at their residences. This could increase the installation of stairlift at residential spaces than at commercial or public spaces.