Report Description

Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market is expected to grow at a steady rate during the forecast period. Technological advancements to upgrade the existing infrastructure and for innovations in field of diagnostic & therapeutic ultrasound imaging is fostering the ultrasound market growth in Saudi Arabia. Facility to avail reimbursements for diagnostic ultrasound procedures is driving the ultrasound market in Saudi Arabia. Increasing prevalence of target diseases which requires ultrasound imaging is on rise. Ultrasound technology is widely used in healthcare for diagnostic purposes. It is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of internal organs and tissues. Ultrasound imaging is safe and painless, making it a preferred option for many medical professionals. Additionally, ultrasound imaging is cost-effective in nature and provides the benefit of early diagnosis of diseases which is a major driver for rising demand of ultrasound systems in Saudi Arabia. Increase in life expectancy and decrease in fertility rate is resulting in a greater number of people living for years which is contributing to need for availing ultrasound procedures for ensuring sound health of the residents.

Diagnostic ultrasound consists of 2D, 3D/4D and doppler ultrasound. It is also known as sonography and captures image of internal body organs while therapeutic ultrasound is generally used to reduce pain and induce deep heating into the soft muscles for healing process. Therapeutic ultrasound comprises of focused ultrasound and shockwave lithotripsy, among others. Upon technological analysis, diagnostic ultrasound is expected to hold major market share in the forecast period, 2024-2028 due to high demand in determining women’s health and predict fetus condition inside the body. Advents in technology to increase efficiency of the ultrasound equipment is influencing the ultrasound market in Saudi Arabia.

Rising Prevalence of Chronic Diseases

Chronic disease refers to the long-term health disturbance that can be due to noncommunicable disease (NCDs). In Saudi Arabia, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, heart diseases, and asthma are reported as the common chronic diseases. According to some research studies, in Saudi Arabia, NCDs are responsible for 73% of all deaths. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of chronic deaths, accounting for 37% of total deaths, followed by cancer at 10%, then diabetes at 3%, respiratory diseases at 3% and other NCDs at 20%. The Saudi Arabia Government put forward some public health roles by empowering the community health and taking action to promote health and facing the threats. The objectives of health law in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia provides health care for all people within the country. The Saudi Ministry of Health (MoH) provides an integrated network of health-care services covering all regions of the Kingdom. The MoH in Saudi Arabia developed a plan to improve health information system (HIS) within all health-care organizations and facilities. However, According to Global Cancer Observatory, in 2020, around 27,885 new cancer cases were reported in Saudi Arabia. Breast Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Colorectum Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Leukemia Cancer were the most prevalent types of cancer cases reported in 2020. Therefore, the rising prevalence boost the growth of the Saudi Arabia ultrasound market.

Growing Awareness amongst Competitive Market Players

Several market players in the Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market start working on the development of technologically ultrasound system for best patient care and assistance. These market players hold larger shares of the market than the new market players. With the evolving technology, it is appropriate to say that the effective research and development of the technologically advanced systems and methods to satisfy consumer demands would support the market growth and benefit the market players as well as the consumers. New market players may focus on the research and development to provide such products and services that satisfies the consumer demand as well as benefits the market players in building their brand value. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new product developments results in boosting the growth of Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market. Companies may form strategic partnerships with other players in the industry to expand their market reach and gain access to new technologies and expertise. This may include partnerships with hospitals, clinics, and medical device manufacturers to co-develop new ultrasound products or services.

Technological Advancements

The rapid advancements in research and development (R&D) activities are propelling the growth of the market as new equipments and new products are developing for the treatment of chronic diseases. Ultrasound is an imaging test and uses sound waves to analyze vital body organs covering heart, kidney, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, and other significant organs. The use of ultrasound imaging is more effective than the other imaging techniques due to its affordable nature and utilizes time in an efficient way. Also, ultrasound process does not use any kind of radiation and gives accurate results. Introduction of new products in field of ultrasound system market is paving the way for business opportunities by major players in Saudi Arabia. The early diagnosis due to these ultrasound equipments, also boosts the growth of the Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market. Patients and healthcare providers are increasingly opting for non-surgical and non-invasive procedures to reduce the risks associated with invasive procedures. Ultrasound imaging is a non-invasive technique that provides real-time images of internal organs and tissues without the need for incisions or anesthesia. The market has also benefited from technological advancements in ultrasound devices, such as the introduction of 3D and 4D ultrasound imaging and portable ultrasound machines.

Growing Healthcare Expenditure

The demand for healthcare in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has continued to rise, and this has been witnessed by the increasing healthcare budget and healthcare investment made over the past 10 years. KSA accounts for 60 %of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries’ healthcare expenditure, and the sector remains a top priority for the KSA Government. According to Trade Government, in 2022, the government have spent USD 36.8 billion on healthcare and social development upto 14.4 % of its 2022 budget. Additionally, with life expectancy in KSA projected to increase from 76.4 to 81.8 years by 2050, and the Kingdom’s population expected to grow from 34.3 million in 2019 to 39.4 million by 2030, increased investment in infrastructure and innovation is expected to drive strong growth in the Kingdom’s healthcare sector.

To gain awareness for healthcare products and services, a programme namely “The Health Sector Transformation” was launched in 2022, aims to ensure the continued development of healthcare services in the Kingdom by restructuring the health sector to be a comprehensive, effective and integrated health system that is based on the health of the individual and society. The programme depends on the principle of value-based care, which ensures transparency and financial sustainability by promoting public health and preventing diseases and applying the new model of care related to disease prevention. All these initiatives contribute to the growth of Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market.

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Market Segmentation

Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market is segmented based on technology, display type, mobility, application, end user, region, and company. Based on technology, market is further bifurcated into diagnostic ultrasound and therapeutic ultrasound. Based on display type, the market is further segmented into black & white and colored. Based on mobility, the market is segmented into fixed and mobile. Based on application, the market is bifurcated into general imaging, obstetrics/gynecology, cardiology, urology, orthopedic & musculoskeletal, and others. Based on end user, the market is segmented into hospitals & clinics, diagnostic centers, ambulatory care centers, and others.

Market Players

The major players operating on the ultrasound market are GE Healthcare, Bioventus, Mindray Saudi Arabia, Siemens Ltd., Saudi Arabia, Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd., Hitachi Medical Systems Saudi Arabia, Gulf Medical Co Ltd (Medistim), Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE, Hologic, Inc., Fujifilm-Middle East, and others. Major companies are developing advanced technologies and launching new services to stay competitive in the market. Other competitive strategies include mergers & acquisitions and new service developments.



Base Year


Historical Data

2018 – 2022

Estimated Year


Forecast Period

2024 – 2028

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volume in Units and CAGR for 2018-2022 and 2023E-2028F

Report coverage

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

Segments covered

·         Technology

·         Display Type

·         Mobility

·         Application

·         End User

·         Region

·         Company

Regional scope

Western Region, Northern & Central Region, Eastern Region, Southern Region

Key companies profiled

GE Healthcare, Bioventus, Mindray Saudi Arabia, Siemens Ltd., Saudi Arabia, Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd, Hitachi Medical Systems Saudi Arabia, Gulf Medical Co Ltd (Medistim), Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE, Hologic, Inc., Fujifilm-Middle East

Customization scope

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Report Scope:

In this report, Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By Technology:
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound
    • Therapeutic Ultrasound
  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By Display Type:
    • Black & White
    • Colored
  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By Mobility:
    • Fixed
    • Mobile
  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By Application:
    • General Imaging
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Cardiology
    • Urology
    • Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal
    • Others
  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By End User:
    • Hospitals & Clinics
    • Diagnostic Centers
    • Ambulatory Care Centers
    • Others
  • Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market, By Region:
    • Western Region
    • Northern & Central Region
    • Eastern Region
    • Southern Region

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market.

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Company Information

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Table of content

1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    Saudi Arabia Ultrasound Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value & Volume

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1. By Technology (Diagnostic Ultrasound v/s Therapeutic Ultrasound)

6.2.2. By Display Type (Black & White v/s Colored)

6.2.3. By Mobility (Fixed v/s Mobile)

6.2.4. By Application (General Imaging, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cardiology, Urology, Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal, Others)

6.2.5. By End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Diagnostic Centers, Ambulatory Care Centers, Others

6.2.6. By Region (Western, Central, Eastern, Rest of Saudi Arabia)

6.2.7. By Company (2022)

6.3.  Product Market Map

7.    Saudi Arabia Diagnostic Ultrasound market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1. By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1. By Type (2D Ultrasound, 3D & 4D Ultrasound, Doppler Ultrasound)

7.2.2. By Display Type

7.2.3. By Mobility

7.2.4. By Application

7.2.5. By End User

8.    Saudi Arabia Therapeutic Ultrasound market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1. By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1. By Type (High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) v/s Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL))

8.2.2. By Display Type

8.2.3. By Mobility

8.2.4. By Application

8.2.5. By End User

9.    Market Dynamics

9.1.  Drivers

9.2.  Challenges

10.  Market Trends & Developments

11.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

12.  Pricing Analysis

13.  Import-Export Analysis

14.  Saudi Arabia Economic Profile

15.  Competitive Landscape

15.1.              Competition Outlook

15.2.              Company Profiles

15.2.1.  GE Healthcare

15.2.2.  Bioventus

15.2.3.  Mindray Saudi Arabia

15.2.4.  Siemens Ltd., Saudi Arabia

15.2.5.  Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd

15.2.6.  Hitachi Medical Systems Saudi Arabia

15.2.7.  Gulf Medical Co Ltd (Medistim)

15.2.8.  Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE

15.2.9.  Hologic, Inc.

15.2.10.                Fujifilm-Middle East

16.  Strategic Recommendations

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Frequently asked questions


Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market is expected to grow at impressive rate on account of increasing numbers of chronic disorders, and rise in geriatric population, etc.


The cardiology segment will dominate the Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market due to rising ischemic and heart strokes in the country.


GE Healthcare, Bioventus, Mindray Saudi Arabia, Siemens Ltd., Saudi Arabia, Philips Healthcare Saudi Arabia Ltd, Hitachi Medical Systems Saudi Arabia, Gulf Medical Co Ltd (Medistim), Shimadzu Middle East & Africa FZE, Hologic, Inc., Fujifilm-Middle East are some of the leading players operating in the Saudi Arabia Ultrasound market.


The highly regulated structure of this market slows down the entrance of innovative products, and thus also slows down the implementation of new technologies and their growth.


Sakshi Bajaal

Business Consultant
Press Release

General Imaging to Dominate the Saudi Arabia Ultrasound System Market till 2026

Nov, 2021

Rising awareness for benefits of early diagnosis of diseases is expected to drive the Saudi Arabia ultrasound system market through the forecast period.