Global soaps market is projected to grow from around $ 24 billion in 2019 to $ 40 billion by 2025, on account of increasing personal disposable income, rapid urbanization coupled with rising concerns for maintaining good hygiene. Moreover, expanding population, increasing consciousness and awareness about COVID-19 disease, is further boosting demand for soaps across the globe.

In terms of types, the global soaps market is categorized into bar soaps and liquid soaps. Liquid soaps category witnessed faster growth over the last five years and is projected to grow at a higher pace than solid soaps throughout the forecast period as well. The liquid soaps segment has captured the majority share in the market due to ease and comfort level which consumer get while using them than solid soaps, resulting in rising sales of liquid hand wash and bath & showers gels. Also, rising use of loofahs with shower gels, add more convenience during bathing than solid soaps owing to which the liquid soaps category has been witnessing significant growth and is anticipated to maintain its dominance in the coming years.

Regionally, the global soaps market is dominated by Asia-Pacific, followed by North America and Europe. Growth in APAC soaps market is majorly attributable to the region’s expanding population coupled with rapid urbanization and presence of major manufacturers of soaps in the region.

Some of the major players operating the global soaps market include Unilever, The Procter & Gamble Company, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Henkel AG & Company, KGaA, Colgate-Palmolive Company, among others.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021-2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global soaps market
  • To classify and forecast global soaps market based on type, by distribution channel and regional distribution
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global soaps market
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global soaps market
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global soaps market
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players involved in the global soaps market

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TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analyzed the service offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major manufacturers across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of global soaps market using a bottom-up approach, wherein data for various segments was recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analyzing historical data of product types for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company websites, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also studied by TechSci Research. 

Key Target Audience:

  • Soaps manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and stakeholders
  • Potential investors
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to soaps market
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, global soaps market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Type
    • Bar Soaps
    • Liquid Soaps
  •  Market, By Distribution Channel
    • Modern Trade
    • Traditional Trade
    • Online
  • Market, By Region:
    • Asia-Pacific
      • India 
      • China
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • Indonesia
    • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Russia
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East and Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in global soaps market. 

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  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Executive Summary

4.    Voice of Customer

5.    Global Soaps Market Outlook

5.1.  Market Size & Forecast

5.1.1.     By Value

5.2.  Market Share & Forecast

5.2.1.     By Type (Bar Soap and Liquid Soap)

5.2.2.     By Distribution Channel (Traditional Trade, Modern Trade, and Online)

5.2.3.     By Region

5.2.4.     By Company (2019)

5.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

6.    North America Soaps Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

6.1.1.     By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type

6.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

6.2.3.     By Country (United States; Canada; Mexico and Rest of North America)

6.3.  North America: Country Analysis

6.3.1.     United States Soaps Market Outlook

6.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.1.1.1.             By Value

6.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.1.2.1.             By Type

6.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

6.3.2.     Canada Soaps Market Outlook

6.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.2.1.1.             By Value

6.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.2.2.1.             By Type

6.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

6.3.3.     Mexico Soaps Market Outlook

6.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

6.3.3.1.1.             By Value

6.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

6.3.3.2.1.             By Type

6.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.    Europe Soaps Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

7.1.1.     By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Type

7.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

7.2.3.     By Country (France; Germany; UK; Italy; Spain and Rest of Europe)

7.3.  Europe: Country Analysis

7.3.1.     France Soaps Market Outlook

7.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.1.1.1.             By Value

7.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.1.2.1.             By Type

7.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.2.     Germany Soaps Market Outlook

7.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.2.1.1.             By Value

7.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.2.2.1.             By Type

7.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.3.     United Kingdom Soaps Market Outlook

7.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.3.1.1.             By Value

7.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.3.2.1.             By Type

7.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.4.     Italy Soaps Market Outlook

7.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.4.1.1.             By Value

7.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.4.2.1.             By Type

7.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

7.3.5.     Spain Soaps Market Outlook

7.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

7.3.5.1.1.             By Value

7.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

7.3.5.2.1.             By Type

7.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.    Asia-Pacific Soaps Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

8.1.1.     By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Type

8.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

8.2.3.     By Country (China; India; Japan; South Korea; Australia; and Rest of Asia Pacific)

8.3.  Asia-Pacific: Country Analysis

8.3.1.     China Soaps Market Outlook

8.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.1.1.1.             By Value

8.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.1.2.1.             By Type

8.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.2.     India Soaps Market Outlook

8.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.2.1.1.             By Value

8.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.2.2.1.             By Type

8.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.3.     Japan Soaps Market Outlook

8.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.3.1.1.             By Value

8.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.3.2.1.             By Type

8.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.4.     South Korea Soaps Market Outlook

8.3.4.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.4.1.1.             By Value

8.3.4.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.4.2.1.             By Type

8.3.4.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

8.3.5.     Australia Soaps Market Outlook

8.3.5.1.         Market Size & Forecast

8.3.5.1.1.             By Value

8.3.5.2.         Market Share & Forecast

8.3.5.2.1.             By Type

8.3.5.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.    Middle East and Africa Soaps Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast          

9.1.1.     By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Type

9.2.2.     By Distribution Channel

9.2.3.     By Country (UAE; Saudi Arabia; South Africa and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

9.3.  MEA: Country Analysis

9.3.1.     South Africa Soaps Market Outlook

9.3.1.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.1.1.1.             By Value

9.3.1.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.1.2.1.             By Type

9.3.1.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.2.     Saudi Arabia Soaps Market Outlook

9.3.2.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.2.1.1.             By Value

9.3.2.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.2.2.1.             By Type

9.3.2.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

9.3.3.     UAE Soaps Market Outlook

9.3.3.1.         Market Size & Forecast

9.3.3.1.1.             By Value

9.3.3.2.         Market Share & Forecast

9.3.3.2.1.             By Type

9.3.3.2.2.             By Distribution Channel

10.  South America Soaps Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.  By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Type

10.2.2.  By Distribution Channel

10.2.3.  By Country (Brazil; Argentina; Colombia; and Rest of South America)

10.3.              South America: Country Analysis

10.3.1.  Brazil Soaps Market Outlook

10.3.1.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.1.1.1.           By Value

10.3.1.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.1.2.1.           By Type

10.3.1.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.2.  Argentina Soaps Market Outlook

10.3.2.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.2.1.1.           By Value

10.3.2.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.2.2.1.           By Type

10.3.2.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

10.3.3.  Colombia Soaps Market Outlook

10.3.3.1.      Market Size & Forecast

10.3.3.1.1.           By Value

10.3.3.2.      Market Share & Forecast

10.3.3.2.1.           By Type

10.3.3.2.2.           By Distribution Channel

11.  Market Dynamics

11.1.              Drivers

11.2.              Challenges

12.  Market Trends & Developments

13.  Competitive Landscape

13.1.              Global Players Profiled (Leading Companies)

13.1.1.  Unilever

13.1.2.  Procter & Gamble

13.1.3.  Henkel Corporation

13.1.4.  Colgate-Palmolive Company

13.1.5.  Johnson & Johnson

13.1.6.  Galderma Laboratories, L.P.

13.1.7.  The Clorox Company.

14.   Strategic Recommendations

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    Figure 1: Global Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 2: Global Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F 

    Figure 3: Global Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 4: Global Soaps Market Share, By Region, 2015-2025F

    Figure 5: Global Soaps Market Share, By Company, 2019 & 2025F

    Figure 6: Global Soaps Market Attractiveness Index, By Type, By Value, 2020E-2025F

    Figure 7: Global Soaps Market Attractiveness Index, By Region, By Value, 2020E-2025F

    Figure 8: Asia-Pacific Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 9: Asia-Pacific Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 10: Asia-Pacific Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 11: Asia-Pacific Soaps Market Share, By Country, 2015-2025F

    Figure 12: China Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 13: China Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 14: China Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 15: Japan Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 16: Japan Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 17: Japan Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 18: Australia Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 19: Australia Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 20: Australia Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 21: India Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 22: India Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 23: India Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 24: South Korea Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 25: South Korea Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 26: South Korea Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 27: North America Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 28: North America Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 29: North America Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 30: North America Soaps Market Share, By Country, 2015-2025F

    Figure 31: United States Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 32: United States Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 33: United States Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 34: Canada Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 35: Canada Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 36: Canada Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 37: Mexico Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 38: Mexico Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 39: Mexico Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 40: Europe Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 41: Europe Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 42: Europe Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 43: Europe Soaps Market Share, By Country, 2015-2025F

    Figure 44: United Kingdom Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 45: United Kingdom Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 46: United Kingdom Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 47: Germany Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 48: Germany Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 49: Germany Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 50: Russia Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 51: Russia Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 52: Russia Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 53: France Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 54: France Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 55: France Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 56: Italy Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 57: Italy Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 58: Italy Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 59: Netherlands Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 60: Netherlands Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 61: Netherlands Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 62: South America Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 63: South America Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 64: South America Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 65: South America Soaps Market Share, By Country, 2015-2025F

    Figure 66: Brazil Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 67: Brazil Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 68: Brazil Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 69: Argentina Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 70: Argentina Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 71: Argentina Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 72: Colombia Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 73: Colombia Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 74: Colombia Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 75: Middle East and Africa Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 76: Middle East and Africa Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 77: Middle East and Africa Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 78: Middle East and Africa Soaps Market Share, By Country, 2015-2025F

    Figure 79: South Africa Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 80: South Africa Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 81: South Africa Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 82: Saudi Arabia Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 83: Saudi Arabia Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 84: Saudi Arabia Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F

    Figure 85: United Arab Emirates Soaps Market Size, By Value (USD Million), 2015-2025F

    Figure 86: United Arab Emirates Soaps Market Share, By Type, 2015-2025F

    Figure 87: United Arab Emirates Soaps Market Share, By Distribution Channel, 2015-2025F