Mammography Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Mammography Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Film Screen Systems, Digital Systems, Analog Systems, Biopsy Systems, 3D Systems), By Technology (Breast Tomosynthesis, CAD, Digital), By Application, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jan, 2017
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2015
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-353-9
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2015
  • Number of Pages: 80

Report Overview

The global mammography market size was valued at USD 1.43 billion in 2015 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.5% during the forecast period. The market is experiencing growth due to rising breast cancer cases and growing awareness pertaining to preventive checkup for breast cancer.

U.S. mammography market, by product, 2013 - 2025 (USD Million)

U.S. mammography market size

The rising healthcare expenditure, booming healthcare industry, and growing demand for regular monitoring are some of the pivotal factors expected to propel demand for mammography equipment in the coming years. Growing government initiatives to improve clinical interpretation and increase access to mammary gland cancer screening systems is one of the crucial factors expected to drive the demand over the forecast period.

In addition to these initiatives, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) had introduced Federal Consolidated Health Centers Programs to increase the screening procedures in medically underserved areas. Under Governor Cuomo, the New York State is improving access to early breast cancer screening. The abovementioned initiatives are for supporting patients with family income below the federal level.

Product Insights

Digital systems segment held the 62.1% of the revenue share in 2015. The growing demand for technologically advanced breast cancer screening and diagnostic equipment is one of the crucial factors expected to drive the market in the coming years. The presence of favorable reimbursement policies and growing government support in improving screening results are some of the key attributes that account for the largest revenue share of the global mammography market.

However, 3D mammography system market is the fastest growing product segment with a CAGR of 13.1% during 2016 to 2025. The presence of the Medical Imaging Modernization Act, 2015, is one of the pivotal factors up surging the demand for 3D systems in the coming years. The rising demand for highly specific screening equipment to reduce call-back visits, false alarm, and missed cancer diagnosis is also one of the main factors contributing to the up surging demand.

Technology Insights

Digital mammography technology held approximately 69.3% share in 2015. Rapidly changing technology is one of the key factors enhancing the adoption and utilization of digital mammography devices. The technological advancements in hybrid imaging with mammography, such as CAD with mammography & X-ray imaging with mammography and growing product approval in this segment are some of the attributes that account for the largest market size.

However, breast tomosynthesis is yet to exhibit growth with an approximate CAGR of 13.4% in the coming few years. In the recent years, breast tomosynthesis has become the biggest technological development in mammography.

Global mammography market, by technology, 2015 (USD Million)

Global mammography market share

This technology was first launched in Europe in 2008 by Hologic, Inc. The product was approved for sales in 2011 in the U.S. market. The growing demand for technologically advanced techniques with improved cancer detection and diagnostic sensitivity is one of the key attributes representing the potential market growth over the forecast period.

Regional Insights

North America held the majority of the share of about 42.8% in 2015. The region suffers from a burden of rising breast cancer cases and increasing women population of above 40 years.

North America has sophisticated healthcare facilities, and the reimbursement coverage contributes to the large share of the region. Moreover, increasing number of mammography units in the hospitals & diagnostic centers and number of units per million women population in the U.S. is also expected to drive the market.

Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing market with a CAGR of 13.5% during the forecast period. The emerging economies, such as India and China, in the region are lucrative markets due to the dynamic change in the lifestyle of the urban part of the countries, which is leading to high prevalence of breast cancer. The local presence of significant players such as Hologic, Fujifilm, Philips Healthcare is one of the crucial factors further expected to boost the market in the coming years.

Mammography Market Share Insights

Some of the major companies are Fujifilm; Hologic; Phillips Healthcare; Siemens Healthcare; Toshiba Medical Systems, Metaltronica; GE Healthcare; and I.M.S. Srl. Hologic has a wide product portfolio, which includes digital mammography, breast tomosynthesis technology, computer-aided detection, and other breast biopsy devices. Based on the investor presentations, it was stated that Hologic holds approximately 50% of the total market share of market.

Mammography Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2020

USD 2.36 billion

Revenue forecast in 2025

USD 3.8 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 10.5% from 2016 to 2025

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2014 - 2015

Forecast period

2016 - 2025

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2016 to 2025

Report coverage

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

Segments covered

Product type, application, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; UK; Germany; Japan; China; India; Brazil; Mexico; South Africa

Key companies profiled

Hologic; Fujifilm; Siemens Healthcare; Phillips Healthcare; Toshiba Medical Systems, GE Healthcare; Metaltronica; I.M.S. Srl

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis on the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2013 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global mammography market on the basis of product type, application, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2013 - 2025)

    • Film Screen Systems

    • Digital Systems

    • Analog Systems

    • Biopsy Systems

    • 3D Systems

  • Technology Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2013 - 2025)

    • Breast Tomosynthesis

    • CAD

    • Digital

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2013 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • UK

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

    • Latin America

      • Mexico

      • Brazil

    • MEA

      • South Africa

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