GVR Report cover Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Manual Adjustment, Automatic Adjustment), By End-use (Hospitals, Clinics), By Region (North America, Asia Pacific), And Segment Forecasts, 2023 - 2030

  • Report ID: GVR-4-68040-107-4
  • Number of Pages: 110
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Range: 2018 - 2021
  • Industry: Healthcare

Report Overview

The global bariatric medical chairs market size was estimated at USD 484.8 million in 2022 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.02% from 2023 to 2030. The primary factors contributing to the market growth include the rising obese & overweight as well as geriatric populations and technological advancements in bariatric medical chair. In addition, increasing investments in the construction of healthcare infrastructure in emerging nations, a growing number of patients admitted to hospitals, and rising government support for hospitals that are part of the healthcare industry are expected to spur market growth over the forecast period.

U.S. Bariatric Medical Chairs market size and growth rate, 2023 - 2030

The primary factor influencing product usage is the growing cases of obesity, which may lead to various chronic diseases, such as stroke, paralysis, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis. For instance, according to State of Obesity 2022, Better Policies for a Healthier America identified that four out of 10 adults are obese. This, in turn, can favor the growth of the global product market in the coming years. Moreover, the increasing geriatric population has also fueled the growth of this market. According to the statistics published by the Canadian government, in 2021, over 861,000 Canadians were aged 85 years and above, and this number is expected to increase three times by the end of 2050.

Furthermore, key players are entering the market with sophisticated technologies to meet the growing demand and capture untapped avenues of the market. For instance, in March 2023, Dynarex Corp. launched a novel Bari+Max line designed for the evolving needs of bariatric patients weighing up to 1,000 lbs. This initiative is expected to drive the market during the forecast period. In addition, growing awareness programs on older adult care are projected to contribute to the industry's growth. For instance, in January 2023 Sharp Memorial Hospital and West Health launched an initiative to develop a model of excellence for geriatric care. Such initiatives are anticipated to boost the market expansion during the forecast period.

Type Insights

The manual adjustment segment dominated the market in 2022 and accounted for the largest revenue share of 52.0% in 2022. Manually operated bariatric medical chairs offer convenience and simplicity. Manually adjusted chairs are cost-effective and affordable in emerging economies. Such applications of manual adjustment bariatric medical chairs are driving the segment's growth. Several players in the market are offering novel manual adjustment chairs to meet the rising demand for manually adjusted bariatric medical chairs.

For instance, Hill-Rom Services Inc. offers an Art of Care Manual Bariatric Recliner with a high capacity, 30-inch-wide seating surface that helps ensure users have a safe, functional, and comfortable experience. The automatic adjustment segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR of about 6.48% over the forecast period. Automatic adjustment bariatric medical chair offer convenience and comfort for obese patients. In addition, the benefits of adjustable leg rest, chairs, and backrests for patients and healthcare professionals are expected to create lucrative growth opportunities for the segment during the study period.

End-use Insights

The hospital segment captured the largest revenue share of over 45.7% in 2022 owing to the increasing hospital admissions. For instance, according to the Canadian Institute of Health Information, in Canada, there were approximately 2.9 million acute inpatient hospitalizations in 2021-2022, up from 2.7 million visits in 2020-2021. In addition, according to the American Kidney Fund, Inc., in 2020, approximately 130,000 Americans were newly diagnosed with kidney failure, and 97% of them began dialysis. In addition, the government is undertaking several investment programs for hospital infrastructure. For instance, in May 2023, the UK government announced an investment of USD 20 million in the New Hospital Programme for hospital infrastructure. Such, initiatives are further contributing to the segment growth.

Global Bariatric Medical Chairs market share and size, 2022

The clinics segment is anticipated to witness a significant CAGR over the forecast period. A growing number of patients visiting clinics for various therapies including dental treatment is expected to contribute to the growth of this segment. Bariatric medical chairs ensure perfect fit and maximum comfort for patients. The ability to lower and raise the chair enables patients to sit in normal positions, ensuring comfort and accuracy for all patients involved. These chairs are compact and lightweight, making storage and transportation simple. These, capabilities of bariatric medical chairs are anticipated to augment their demand in the clinics segment.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the market and accounted for the largest revenue share of 37.9% in 2022. This growth can be accredited to the presence of a supportive reimbursement scenario and an increasing geriatric population base in the region. The growing prevalence of lifestyle-associated disorders due to the increasing obese population is projected to drive the regional market during the forecast period. A rise in the number of ENT, dental, and ophthalmic clinics across the U.S. and Canada is also augmenting the product demand. Furthermore, the presence of key players, advanced healthcare infrastructure, and high disposable income levels are enabling regional markets to grow.

Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Trends, by Region, 2023 - 2030

In Asia Pacific, the market is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR of 7.80% over the forecast period. This high growth can be attributed to the rising geriatric population, which indicates a substantial socioeconomic burden in this region. Growing awareness about various medical conditions, improving medical access, the presence of a well-established R&D infrastructure, and increasing disposable income are among the key factors aiding the market growth. Moreover, geographic expansion by key players and major untapped opportunities in Asia Pacific are anticipated to boost the market growth during the forecast period. China, India, and Japan are major contributors to the region’s growth.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The key players are focusing on growth strategies, such as new product launches, expansions, collaborations, acquisitions, and partnerships. For instance, in June 2023, Global Furniture Group previewed its new willow seating including freestanding single and bariatric seat models at NeoCon 2023. This initiative was expected to boost the company’s bariatric medical chair during the forecast period. Some of the prominent players in the global bariatric medical chairs market include:

  • Stryker

  • K Care Healthcare Solutions

  • Winco Mfg., LLC

  • Kwalu

  • GF Health Products, Inc.,

  • Hill-Rom Services Inc.

  • KI


  • Navailles

  • Global Furniture Group

  • Herman Miller, Inc.

  • Axis Medical and Rehabilitation

  • Pride

  • IOA, Inc.

Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2023

USD 511.1 million

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 821.6 million

Growth rate

CAGR of 7.02% from 2023 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2018 - 2021

Forecast period

2023 - 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million, and CAGR from 2023 to 2030

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company ranking, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Segments covered

Type, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; MEA

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; UK; Germany; France; Italy; Spain; Denmark; Sweden; Norway; Japan; China; India; Australia; Thailand; South Korea; Brazil; Mexico; Argentina; South Africa; Saudi Arabia; UAE; Kuwait

Key companies profiled

K Care Healthcare Solutions; Stryker, Winco Mfg., LLC; Kwalu; GF Health Products, Inc., Hill-Rom Services Inc.; KI; WIELAND; Navailles; Global Furniture Group; Herman Miller, Inc.; Axis Medical and Rehabilitation; Pride; IOA, Inc.

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Global Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Report Segmentation

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest trends in each of the sub-segments from 2018 to 2030. For this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global bariatric medical chairs market report on the basis of type, end-use, and region:

Global Bariatric Medical Chairs Market Report Segmentation

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Manual Adjustment

    • Automatic Adjustment

  • End-use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • Hospitals

    • Clinics

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2018 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • UK

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

      • Denmark

      • Sweden

      • Norway

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

      • Australia

      • Thailand

      • South Korea

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

      • Argentina

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

      • UAE

      • Kuwait

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