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United Kingdom Wheelchair Market to be Dominated by Manual till 2027

The growing popularity of paralympic games is increasing the risk of injuries which is estimated to catalyze the growth of the wheelchair market in the forecast period, 2023-2027. 

According to TechSci Research report,
United Kingdom Wheelchair Market - By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2027, the United Kingdom wheelchair market is expected to witness growth at a significant rate in 2023-2027. Wheelchairs represent a manually operated wheeled mobility device. It is designed in a specific way for use by individuals with mobility, lower extremity, and spinal cord disabilities. The growing incidences of numerous diseases and disorders, including tetraplegia, impairment, spinal cord injuries, and others, that causes inability to walk, primarily driving the market growth. In addition to this, expanding geriatric patients that are more prone to walking disabilities, due to the obesity and cardiovascular diseases, is escalating the demand for wheelchair. Enhancements in hospital facility for in-hospital patient treatment propels the wheelchair market. The main type of wheelchair includes adult and pediatric wheelchair that are classified on the basis of their category. The selection of wheelchair is purely decided upon depending on user requirements and level of mobility. Wheelchair is best decided when the user who will be operating the chair measures their immediate needs, such as lifestyle activities, the amount of time on a daily basis that the chair will be used, and the situation and criteria of their condition. The emerging trends, which have a direct impact on the dynamics of the wheelchair industry, which include improved wheelchair efficiency to offer more comfort and convenience, along with the elevating adoption of power assistance device, and hybrid concept in wheelchair which supports the market growth. With this, the greater strength and durability of material along with less moving parts has considerably minimized the maintenance cost that leads to high adoption of adult wheelchair across United Kingdom.

However, the operational difficulties associated with wheelchairs and high cost of powered wheelchairs is expected to impede the growth of the wheelchair market over the forecast period.

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The United Kingdom wheelchair market is segmented into product, application, institutional, category, distribution channel, type, regional distribution, and competitive landscape.

Based on product type, the market is bifurcated into manual and powered. Manual segment is expected to grow at a highest rate during the forecast period. This is due to the low cost of manual wheelchair, and it assist in boosting confidence among users in overcoming the psychological fear of incapability.

Based on application, the market is divided into personal and institutional. Institutional segment is projected to hold the largest share in the market during the forecast period, 2023-2027. This is owing to the rising number of accidents, which require wheelchairs in case of medical emergencies. Furthermore, the rising requirement of wheelchairs during the post-operative care in healthcare facilities is driving the market growth in this category.

Based on institutional, the market is segmented into hospital & clinics, rehabilitation centers, others.

Based on category, the market is divided into adult and pediatric. due to high prevalence of spinal injuries, neuromuscular disorders, and trunk/neck weakness among adults, as compared to children. This has led to the higher adoption of wheelchairs by adult users.

Based on distribution channel, the market is bifurcated into retail sales and non-retail sales. Non-retail sales are expected to be the fastest growing segment in the coming years. This is ascribed as per the preference of customers to review the product before buying it online, and high availability of numerous types of wheelchairs on online websites propels the segmental growth.

Various key market players operating in the United Kingdom wheelchair market are:

  • Sunrise Medical Limited
  • Webster Wheelchairs Company
  • MobilityPlus Wheelchairs Limited
  • Invacare UK
  • Karma Mobility UK


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The escalating demand for electrical wheelchairs with technological advancements along with the increasing requirement for sturdier and durable equipment to bear the weight of obese people is fuelling the opportunities in the United Kingdom market. Several mergers or tie-up increases thee count of the R & D activities for the improvement of the existing portfolio of the company, introduction of new products, and product portfolio expansion are some of the major initiatives that are taken by key market players in United Kingdom. Presently, the growing rate of technological advancements has further led to the development of automated movement systems that have minimized the manual interventions of the caregivers which supports the growth of the market. Additionally, artificial intelligence-enabled wheelchairs have also been introduced in the market that enables especially gifted people to control the wheelchair through different facial expressions, including sticking out tongues and raising eyebrows. These advanced features of the wheelchairs are anticipated to generate avenues in the wheelchair market till 2027” said Mr. Karan Chechi, Research Director with TechSci Research, a research based global management consulting firm”.

United Kingdom Wheelchair Market - By Product Type (Manual v/s Powered), By Application (Personal v/s Institutional), By Institutional (Hospital & Clinics, Rehabilitation Centers, Others), By Category (Adult v/s Pediatric), By Distribution Channel (Retail Sales v/s Non-Retail Sales), By Type (New v/s Refurbished), By Region, Competition Forecast & Opportunities, 2027 has analyzed the future growth potential of United Kingdom wheelchair market and provides statistics & information on market size, structure and future market growth. The report intends to provide cutting-edge market intelligence and assist decision makers take sound investment decisions. Besides, the report also identifies and analyzes the emerging trends along with significant drivers, challenges, and opportunities in United Kingdom Prenatal & Neonatal Care Devices market.

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