Smart Diapers Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Smart Diapers Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By End User (Babies, Adults), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, CSA, MEA), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Published Date: May, 2019
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2018
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-891-6
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017
  • Number of Pages: 80

Industry Insights 

The global smart diapers market size was valued at USD 7.3 billion in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 6.5% from 2019 to 2025. The global market is driven by increasing adoption of technology with an aim to support the nuclear and working families with respect to baby care. Growing geriatric population is also expected to positively impact the market growth in the next few years.

Due to the introduction of smart wearable technology, companies are focusing on developing diapers integrated with sensors, which will enable the caregiver to take effective care of the babies and old people. Smart diapers are equipped with sensors connected to mobile applications that send out alerts as they detect any leak. Besides taking proper care, these products also help in maintaining hygiene, thereby preventing any type of skin infection.

U.S. smart diapers market

Smart diapers also allow the caregivers to track baby’s health, which is expected to drive the demand among consumers. Moreover, countries with the largest geriatric population, such as Japan where 27% of the population is over 65 years and Italy with 23%, are expected to provide lucrative growth opportunities for the market. High birth rates in Asia Pacific and the Middle East countries are expected to open up new avenues for the market. Emerging economies such as China and Brazil are anticipated to dominate the market in the coming years on account of rising disposable income and population.

Moreover, growing number of internet users is supporting the e-commerce industry growth, thereby making it an effective distribution channel for all consumer goods. This, in turn, is expected to provide the global market with visible traction to the large consumer base.

End User Insights

Babies accounted for the largest market share of more than 55.0% in 2018. Baby’s health is the most essential aspect that needs to be taken care of. Therefore, smart diapers with upcoming technologies such as Alert Plus are used by various companies. Smart Pee is one of sensors with special algorithm that are used in baby’s diapers for the prior awareness, which monitors real-time temperature and humidity.Statistics could be built with the help of these diaper’s technology in applications, which track diaper usage rate and bowel activity and send alerts if diaper change is needed.

Global smart diapers market

Furthermore, old age homes, healthcare institutions, and clinics are also prominent customers expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Alert with application in smartphones is one of the emerging trends in market. P&G (U.S) is focusing on technological advancements in diapers manufactured with an improvement of zero leakage and ultimate comfort. However, these smart diapers have some restraints for adults such as prolonged dehydration, urinary tract infection, and developing kidney problems.

Regional Insights

North America was the dominant regional market in 2018, accounting for a revenue share of 34.1%, followed by Europe with a share of 25.2%. The market growth in these regions is attributed to presence of a large number of nuclear families and preference for advanced technology when it comes to health.

Asia Pacific is expected to expand at the fastest CAGR of 5.7% from 2019 to 2025. Most of the startups are coming up with new technologies applicable in sensors, thereby driving the market in the region. Increasing population and nuclear families in the region are the major drivers in the market. Taiwan, Korea, and Australia are considered to be the emerging markets for this product.

Smart Diapers Market Share Insights

Key players operating in the global market include Alphabet’s Verily, ElderSens, Pixie Scientific, SINOPULSAR, Monit Corp., Opro9, Simativa (Australia), Abena Nova, Indiegogo, and Smartipants. These companies are finding solutions with innovative technologies in order to avoid problems. Sensors attached to diapers are of low cost that apply technologies such as Alert Plus Technology, with the help of which information of excretion could be accessed through phones, tablets, and computers.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Billion & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Report coverage      

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

Country scope

U.S., U.K., China, Brazil, and UAE

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at the global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global smart diapers market report on the basis of end user and region:

  • End User Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)

    • Babies

    • Adults

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • UAE

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