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Global Personal Mobility Devices Market $19.1 Billion by 2031

The global market for personal mobility devices estimated to reach $19.1 billion by 2031, growing at a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast period, driven by increasing geriatric and disabled population worldwide.

Global Personal Mobility Devices Market

Mobility aids and devices such as prostheses, orthoses, crutches, sticks, walking frames, wheelchairs, tricycles are among the common types of assistive technologies used to improve personal mobility for people with disabilities. 

  • Personal mobility devices (PMDs) shall include kick-scooters, electric scooters, electric unicycles, electric hover boards, skateboards, roller skates and similar devices. The personal mobility devices facilitates access to quality mobility aids and devices. However, the sedentary nature of their usage may results in a decline of physical functionality and therefore reduced capabilities.
    • According to the World Health Organization, 15% of the world population has one or more disability and 80% of individuals with disabilities are living in developing countries. Rates of disability are increasing due to  ageing population and increases in chronic health conditions, among other causes.
      • The global market for healthcare mobility solutions predicted to attain $107.9 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 18.6% over the forecast period, driven by readily availability of smartphones, gadgets and wireless network worldwide.
        • Individuals with mobility limitations are more likely to be sedentary, to limit social contact, and to experience chronic conditions such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, poor cognitive function, and depression

The global personal mobility devices market report provides market size estimates ($million 2021 to 2031), market volume (number of units sold), market share, growth trends and forecast (CAGR% 2024 to 2031). 

The global market for personal mobility devices segmented by product [medical furniture & bathroom safety products (patient lifts, bars and railings, commodes and shower chairs, medical beds, others); medical mobility aids & ambulatory devices (manual and electric wheelchairs; canes & crutches, scooters, stair lifts, walkers, others)], and geography.

  • Personal mobility devices, such as skate-scooters, and motorized personal mobility devices such as electric bicycles (e-bikes) or motorized scooters (e-scooters) have rapidly increased in popularity globally. Studies have shown that the use of mobility devices can increase physical stability, confidence, and independence.
    • The largest sub-segment of this market include wheelchairs, accounting for more than 50% share of total market. The demand for wheelchairs and other personal mobility devices projected to increase over the forecast period.
      • Mobility scooters are becoming an increasingly common sight on many streets. Benefitting from improved design and image as well as a decrease in usage stigma, mobility scooters have become an increasingly popular mobility aid. 
  • Similar market growth trend for the two major product segments likely to continue in the next few years.
    • These product segments included devices designed primarily for disabled persons (wheelchairs, powered scooters, lifts and specialty elevators) and other personal mobility devices (golf cars, in-plant personnel carriers, commercial vehicles, trams and man lifts). However, different factors will drive gains in each segment.

The global market for personal mobility products research report is further divided by geography into North America (U.S., Canada), Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU), Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA), and Rest of the World.

  • Geographically, the North America region dominated the total market, followed by the Europe region, owing to presence of large medical device manufacturers and technological advancements.
    • on the other hand, markets in Asia Pacific region are expected to witness higher growth rate, due to favorable healthcare reforms, increase in disposable incomes, and growing elderly and disabled population.

The global market research report also provides the detailed market landscape and profiles of major competitors in the global market including company overview, financial snapshot, key products, technologies and/or services offered, and recent trends in strategic management.

Major competitors operating in the global market for personal mobility devices and included in this report are Amigo Mobility International, Inc., Argo Medical, Inc., ArjoHuntleigh, Drive Medical (Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare), Graham-Field Health Products, Inc., Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., Invacare Corporation, Otto Bock Healthcare GmbH, Patterson Medical Holdings, Inc., Permobil AB, Pride Mobility Products Corporation, Stryker Corporation, and Sunrise Medical LLC.

  • Product
    • Medical Furniture & Bathroom Safety Products
      • Patient Lifts
      • Bars and Railings
      • Commodes and Shower Chairs
      • Medical Beds
      • Others
    • Medical Mobility Aids & Ambulatory Devices
      • Wheelchairs
        • Manual Wheelchairs
        • Electric Wheelchairs
          • Standard
          • Rehab
          • Obese (Bariatric)
      • Canes & Crutches
      • Scooters
      • Stair Lifts
      • Walkers
      • Others
  • Geography
    • North America (U.S., Canada)
    • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of EU)
    • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Rest of APAC)
    • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Rest of LA)
    • Rest of the World
  • Company Profiles
    • Amigo Mobility International, Inc.
    • Argo Medical, Inc.
    • ArjoHuntleigh
    • Drive Medical (Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare)
    • Graham-Field Health (GF Health Products, Inc.)
    • Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.
    • Invacare Corporation
    • Otto Bock Healthcare Deutschland GmbH
    • Patterson Medical Holdings, Inc.
    • Permobil AB
    • Pride Mobility Products Corporation
    • Stryker Corporation
    • Sunrise Medical LLC (Nordic Capital)

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