Global Body Composition Market Growth To Be Driven By Growing Fitness And Health Consciousness Among Many Individuals Across The Globe

Kathleen Kinder
Kathleen Kinder

Updated · May 15, 2019

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Body composition is a method for describing the body fat and what is the body made up of? It includes protein, minerals, fat, and body water. Body composition helps in describing the weight more precisely as compared to BMI. Body composition helps in showing muscle mass, body fat percentage, and fat mass in the human body more precisely. For e.g., two persons of similar gender and weight may look totally dissimilar from each other as they have a different body composition. Body composition helps in validating services such as patient care, personal training,  and corporate wellness.

Growing population across the globe, growing fitness and health consciousness among many individuals, government initiatives for encouraging technological advancements and physical activity and money from the government and healthcare institutions including world health organization for the purpose including preventive healthcare practices are propelling the demand for body composition. Increasing number of advanced manufacturing technologies which have led towards the development of highly advanced products that cater to the need of consumers for many healthcare industries and an increasing number of health club memberships and rising health awareness among the general population are among the other factors which help to drive the growth of the target market. However, variations in the accuracy of different analyzers and high cost of equipment and lack of quality products are the factors that are hampering adoption of these body composition.

Mainly three types of body composition are available in the market currently, including bioimpedance analyzer, dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, and skinfold caliper. Demand for bioimpedance body composition is high as compared to the other two types as they have better accuracy, simple, low cost, and as compared to other body composition.

The body composition is used in various applications including clinic and gym. Demand for body composition is increasing in hospitals, due to the increasing adoption of body composition analyzers to calculate the nutritional position in patients and increasing health consciousness among individuals.

trending_up Total Revenue in 2018

$447.5 Mn

trending_up Market CAGR of the Next Ten Years

14.1 %

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Rapid technological advanced healthcare infrastructure and rising awareness regarding life hostile conditions associated with obesity such as diabetes, stroke, and heart diseases, especially in US and Canada, are the factors that are resulting in high demand for the target market in North America. Increasing demand for body composition in the region of Asia Pacific due to growing health-conscious population in this region. In addition, increasing consciousness regarding fitness and health in countries such as India and China is another factor driving growth of the market. Demand for body composition is comparatively less in regions such as Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

The body composition market worldwide is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 14.1% over the next 10 years and was valued at around US$ 447.5 Mn in 2018.

Some of the major players operating in the global body composition market are Tanita, Bodystat, RJL system, Akern, Tsinghua Tongfang, BioTekna, Inbody, Maltron, Fresenius Medical Care, Jawon Medical, Seca, EchoMRI, Donghuayuan Medical, and Beauty.

Kathleen Kinder

Kathleen Kinder

With over four years of experience in the research industry, Kathleen is generally engrossed in market consulting projects, catering primarily to domains such as ICT, Health & Pharma, and packaging. She is highly proficient in managing both B2C and B2B projects, with an emphasis on consumer preference analysis, key executive interviews, etc. When Kathleen isn’t deconstructing market performance trajectories, she can be found hanging out with her pet cat ‘Sniffles’.