Europe Knee Pads Market Research Report – Segmented By Type, Price, Application, Distribution Channel and Country (UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Netherlands, Turkey, Czech Republic & Rest of Europe) - Industry Analysis on Size, Share, Growth, Trends, COVD-19 impact and Forecast from 2024 to 2029

Updated On: January, 2024
ID: 13495
Pages: 130

Europe Knee Pads Market Size (2023 to 2028)

The knee pads market in Europe is anticipated to grow from USD 1.68 billion in 2022 to USD 1.96 billion by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 3.18% from 2023 to 2028.

YOY rise in the number of aged people suffering from knee issues is one of the major factors propelling the knee pads market in Europe. Older people suffer from knee alignment problems which require kneed pads for the stiffness of the joint and to help them walk properly. According to a recent survey in 2021, nearly 19% of the European population is aging above 60 years. Italy accounted for the largest share of the elderly population among the European countries. Osteoarthritis is arthritis that affects the knee, which increases with age. In addition, it may also be caused due to putting excess stress on the joint, like injuries and being overweight.

The growing number of people meeting accidents is another factor boosting the market growth in Europe. According to World Health Organization (WHO) report, an estimated 2.4 million people are getting injuries due to road accidents in Europe. Increasing road accidents involving bikers and cyclists due to heavy traffic in most populated areas also cause the problem. As a result, people prefer to wear knee pads to prevent knee injuries due to accidents. In addition, due to the increasing petrol rates and environmental pollution, some people are interested in using bicycles to travel short distances, requiring knee pads as safety gear for riding bicycles.  

Increasing advancements in knee pads are supporting the knee pads market in Europe. Most key manufacturers focus on manufacturing various knee pads in various shapes and sizes according to the people's interests and manufacturing personalized knee pads to increase demand and sales. Knee pads that are temperature friendly and sweat-free to increase the users' comfort are one of the recent advancements in the market. In addition, people show interest in participating in adventures, and increasing sports-related participations and hiking results in the use of knee pads to decrease or prevent injuries and pains are further promoting the growth of the knee pads market in Europe. Roller-skating / Inline Skating, Skateboarding, Polo, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, Cycling, Dancing, and Wrestling are a few of the sports in which knee pads are required to avoid injuries.

However, the feeling of discomfort in wearing some knee pads is the major restraint for market growth. Furthermore, skin irritation, redness, and swelling are some of the side effects of knee pads are another primary attribute hampering the growth rate of the European market. In addition, reducing stiffness post-usage of some knee pads is further inhibiting the market's growth rate in the European region.

This research report on the Europe knee pads market has been segmented and sub-segmented into the following categories.

By Type:

  • Basic Knee Pad
  • Industrial Knee Pad
  • Military Knee Pad
  • Sports Knee Pad

By Price:

  • Under $25
  • $25-$50
  • $51-$100
  • Above $100 

By Application:

  • Kids
  • Teenagers and Adults
  • Senior Citizens

By Distribution Channel:

  • Online
  • Offline

By Country:

  • UK
  • France
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Sweden
  • Denmark
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Turkey
  • Czech Republic
  • Rest of Europe

Europe is one of the promising regions in the global knee pads market and is anticipated to account for a substantial share of the global market during the forecast period. Increasing launches of various kinds of knee pads in Europe and growing awareness around the usage of knee pads promoting the knee pads market in Europe. Most military people use this knee pad while training and on duty in risky places in Europe. Therefore, the EU governments invested in manufacturing lightweight knee pads to feel comfortable and wear them throughout the day without feeling any weight because of them.

The European region followed several standards for the kneepads to prevent the user's knees from several damage. These knee pads are tested based on the information gathered from several users and healthcare providers. They check the airflow, pressure between the pad and the body, and resistance power by testing with any hitting object. The government only allows the certified pad to be used among users.

The UK knee pads market is anticipated to hold a promising share in the European market during the forecast period. In the UK, racers use these knee pads the most. The knee pads used by racers have several inbuilt features in the knee pads which drive the market forward in this region. A heating knee pad is a type of knee pad used frequently in this region. These heating pads improve blood circulation in the affected painful areas and provides deep tissue penetration of heat therapy. In addition, it gives fast relief from pain.


3M Company, Tommyco Knee-Pads Inc., ASICS Corporation, Bauerfeind AG, Custom Leathercraft Mfg. LLC, Decathlon S.A., Fox Head Inc., Klein Tools Inc., Mizuno Corporation, Nike Inc., and ALTA Industries are a few of the notable players in the European knee pads market.

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