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Condom Market by Product (Natural Condom, Synthetic Condom), By Material (Latex, PU Leather, Polyisoprene, Polyurethane), By Gender (Female, Male), By Distribution (Offline, Online), and Region - Forecast 2022 to 2027

Published: January, 2022
ID: 10638
Pages: 175

Condom Market Size & Growth (2022 - 2027):

The Condom market is foreseen to develop with a CAGR of 9.2% over the forecast period of 2022 - 2027

The condom market dates to 1857 marking the creation of rubber condoms that only cover part of the penis. Since then, the industry has seen tremendous innovations in terms of the type of material used, design, size, and use. The condom industry continued to grow until 1975. However, with the advent of other contraceptive methods such as the pill and IUDs during this period, condom sales began to decline. The condom regained its popularity a decade later, in the 1980s, due to the AIDS pandemic. Today, the industry is thriving around the world and billions of condoms are produced each year. Public and private organizations have played a key role in educating consumers. Initially dominated by latex, the industry now has many innovative products based on polyisoprene, polyurethane, lambskin, and nitrile. The increasing penetration of the Internet has made it easier to buy condoms. In such a scenario, ongoing innovations increased campaigns by government organizations and growing awareness of sexual well-being will boost the industry in the years to come.

Market Growth:

The increase in condom use by sex workers, young couples, and the LGBTQ community is expected to drive the growth in the global condom market size during the forecast period. Studies show that condoms have helped prevent 50 million new cases of HIV since the start of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The availability of a different variety of condoms around the world determines the size of the condom market. For sexually active people between the ages of 16 and 25, the market for luxury and exotic condoms is strong.

Market Drivers:

The increasing prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases will be an important factor in boosting the growth of the global condoms market. The prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis B, genital herpes and HIV / AIDS is increasing. While syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis are curable, STDs caused by HPV, HIV, hepatitis B and genital herpes remain incurable. Condoms have shown a high success rate in preventing sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy. The demand for female condoms is increasing, especially in developed countries like the United States, where the government distributes them to beauty salons, convenience stores, and clinics to control rising rates of HIV. In developing countries, such as India, where stigma limits female condom use, comprehensive female condom programs and effective family planning and HIV programs are supposed to boost condom adoption rates. Female condoms have emerged as an effective alternative to birth control pills, especially for prostitutes who may face condom rejection and women who prefer not to use hormonal methods to avoid pregnancy. The growing popularity of female condoms, which is one of the critical trends in the condom market, has encouraged market vendors such as Veru and Cupid to invest heavily in improving the design and performance of female condoms. Using female condoms will help increase the number of safer sex and minimize the number of STIs.

Market Restraints:

However, side effects like latex allergies and social stigma in developing countries will restrain the growth of the industry to some extent.

Recent Developments:

In March 2017, the condom brand Durex launched the jeans category. Condom brand Durex, owned by Reckitt Benckiser, falls under the jeans category and hires Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh to endorse the new line.

In October 2020, Durex, the world's leading sexual wellness brand, set a new benchmark in its category with the launch of India's thinnest condom, “Durex Invisible”. Through this distinctive innovation, Durex aims to encourage condom use by addressing the biggest barrier to consumer use that hinders intimacy between partners.




Market Size Available

2022 – 2027

Base Year


Forecast Period

2022 - 2027



Segments Covered

By Product, By Material, By Gender, Type, and Region

Various Analyses Covered

Global, Regional & Country Level Analysis, Segment-Level Analysis, DROC, PESTLE Analysis, Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, Competitive Landscape, Analyst Overview on Investment Opportunities

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, Middle East & Africa

Market Leaders Profiled

Church& Dwight, Fujilatex, Reckitt Benckiser Group, Veru, Okamoto Industries, Mayer, Cupid Limited, Karex Berhad, and Mankind Pharma.

Market Segmentation:

Condom Market By Product:

  • Natural Condom
  • Synthetic Condom

The natural condom market accounted for over 75% of the revenue share in 2019. They are made of latex or lambskin. The latex variant was estimated to account for the majority of the revenue share due to its low price and superior strength. The synthetic segment is expected to grow around 8% from 2021-2026. It is made up of materials such as nitrile, polyurethane, and polyisoprene. The growing adoption of synthetic variants to avoid allergic reactions associated with latex is driving the growth of the segment. The growing demand for synthetic products due to their advantages over natural products is expected to drive the growth of the segment in the coming years.

Condom Market By Material:

  • Latex
  • PU Leather
  • Polyisoprene
  • Polyurethane

Based on the type of material, the market is segmented into latex and latex-free condoms. In 2019, the latex segment held the largest market share due to its wide availability and low prices. Latex condoms have been shown to be 83% to 99% effective, which is why most brands offer latex condoms. These are more durable and flexible, provide contraception and protection against STDs, and are widely available in different brands of different shapes, sizes, colors, flavors, and textures.

Polyisoprene latex-free condoms are also gaining popularity as they are widely preferred by those with latex allergies. These are versatile and are most preferred because they are odorless, textured, and provide an enhanced feel.

Condom Market By Gender:

  • Female
  • Male

The male condom market was around $ 3.7 billion in 2019. The presence of a large number of manufacturers of male contraceptive sleeves, easy availability, and high sexual stamina among men are some of the major contributing factors to segment growth. In addition, the lower prices of male condoms, the decrease in complications as well as the arrival of superior and innovative products will increase the growth of the segment during the forecast period. The female condom segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 13% during the outlook period. The growing participation of women in sexual experiences and awareness of women's sexual rights is driving the demand for female condoms.

Condom Market By Distribution Channel:

  • Offline
  • Online

Depending on the distribution channel, the offline channels accounted for a significant share. Pharmacies are the preferred source of purchase for customers and accounted for the largest share in 2019. This growth can be attributed to factors such as easy availability and better access to pharmacies. On the other hand, e-commerce platforms are predicted to grow at the fastest rate in the market due to the increasing penetration of the internet in both developed and developing economies.

Regional Analysis:

  • North America
  • Europe 
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Asia-Pacific dominated the global condom market in 2019 due to increased demand in countries such as China, India, and Japan, large populations, favorable government initiatives carried out to control the population, and the increasing prevalence of STDs and HIV. MEA and Latin America are also expected to experience significant growth in the market.

Europe is second, followed by North America, due to the growing demand from sex workers and the LGBT community. European countries such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Italy are among the countries with the highest market shares. In these countries, government initiatives are underway to promote the use of contraceptives among young people to prevent HIV transmission. For example, in November 2019, the French Ministry of Health announced reimbursement of the costs of prescribing condoms by doctors as part of an initiative to fight HIV and AIDS.

In the United States, there has been a significant change in the sexual behavior of the young population, leading to a reduction in the use of these products between 2014 and 2018. However, the growing demand from the adolescent and age population medium lead the market during the estimated period.

Key Players involved in the Condom market: 

Some of the key players operating in the global condom market share include

  1. Church & Dwight
  2. Fujilatex
  3. Reckitt Benckiser Group
  4. Veru
  5. Okamoto Industries
  6. Mayer
  7. Cupid Limited
  8. Karex Berhad
  9. Mankind Pharma

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Scope of the report                

                1.3 Study Assumptions                 

                1.4 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods   

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Analysis Design                         

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research           

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Data Modelling      

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Study Timeline                          

3. Report Overview                                        

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferencees                       

4. Market Dynamics                                       

                4.1 Impact Analysis                         

                                4.1.1 Drivers      

                                4.1.2 Restaints  

                                4.1.3 Opportunities        

                4.2 Regulatory Environment                       

                4.3 Technology Timeline & Recent Trends

5. Competitor Benchmarking Analysis                                    

                5.1 Key Player Benchmarking                     

                                5.1.1 Market share analysis        

                                5.1.2 Products/Service  

                                5.1.3 Regional Presence               

                5.2 Mergers & Acquistion Landscape                      

                5.3 Joint Ventures & Collaborations                        

6. Market Segmentation                                              

                6.1 Condom Market, By Product                              

                                6.1.1 Natural     

                                6.1.2 Synthetic 

   6.1.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2022 - 2027)   

                                6.1.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.1.5 Market Attractiveness Index          

                6.2 Condom Market, By Material                             

                                6.2.1 Latex         

                                6.2.2 PU Leather              

                                6.2.3 Polyisoprene          

                                6.2.4 Polyurethane         

     6.2.5 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2022 - 2027)   

                                6.2.6 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.2.7 Market Attractiveness Index          

                6.3 Condom Market, By Gender                               

                                6.3.1 Male          

                                6.3.2 Female     

       6.3.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2022 - 2027)   

                                6.3.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.3.5 Market Attractiveness Index          

                6.4 Condom Market, By Distribution                       

                                6.4.1 Offline      

                                6.4.2 Online       

     6.4.3 Market Size Estimations & Forecasts (2022 - 2027)   

                                6.4.4 Y-o-Y Growth Rate Analysis             

                                6.4.5 Market Attractiveness Index          

7. Geographical Landscape                                         

                7.1 Global Identity Governance and Administration Market, by Region

                7.2 North America - Market Analysis (2022 - 2027)    

                                7.2.1 By Country              



                                7.2.2 By Product              

                                7.2.3 By Material             

                                7.2.4 By Gender               

                                7.2.5 By Distribution       

                7.3 Europe                         

                                7.3.1 By Country              






                                       Rest of Europe

                                7.3.2 By Product              

                                7.3.3 By Material             

                                7.3.4 By Gender               

                                7.3.5 By Distribution       

                7.4 Asia Pacific                  

                                7.4.1 By Country              




                                       South Korea

                                       South East Asia

                                       Australia & NZ

                                       Rest of Asia-Pacific

                                7.4.2 By Product              

                                7.4.3 By Material             

                                7.4.4 By Gender               

                                7.4.5 By Distribution       

                7.5 Latin America                             

                                7.5.1 By Country              




                                       Rest of Latin America

                                7.5.2 By Product              

                                7.5.3 By Material             

                                7.5.4 By Gender               

                                7.5.5 By Distribution       

                7.6 Middle East and Africa                           

                                7.6.1 By Country              

                                       Middle East


                                7.6.2 By Product              

                                7.6.3 By Material             

                                7.6.4 By Gender               

                                7.6.5 By Distribution       

8. Key Player Analysis                                    

                8.1 Church & Dwight                      

                                8.1.1 Business Description           

                                8.1.2 Products/Service  

                                8.1.3 Financials 

                                8.1.4 SWOT Analysis       

                                8.1.5 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.6 Analyst Overview 

                8.2 Fujilatex                       

                8.3 Reckitt Benckiser Group                       

                8.4 Veru                              

                8.5 Okamoto Industries                

                8.6 Mayer                           

                8.7 Cupid Limited                            

                8.8 Karex Berhad                             

                8.9 Mankind Pharma                     

9. Market Outlook & Investment Opportunities                                


                List of Tables                     

                List of Figures                   

  1. Global Condom Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  2. Global Condom Market By Product, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  3. Global Natural Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  4. Global Synthetic Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  5. Global Condom Market By Material, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  6. Global Latex Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  7. Global PU Leather Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  8. Global Polyisoprene Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  9. Global Polyurethane Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  10. Global Condom Market By Gender, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  11. Global Male Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  12. Global Female Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  13. Global Condom Market By Distribution, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  14. Global Offline Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )
  15. Global Online Market By Region, From 2022 - 2027 ( USD Billion )

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