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Global Electric Wheelchair Market by Type (Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs, Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs), By Application (Hospital, Home) and Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Electric Wheelchair Market by Type (Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs, Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs), By Application (Hospital, Home) and Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

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Market Overview:

The global electric wheelchair market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The growth in this market can be attributed to the increasing prevalence of disabilities, rising geriatric population, and technological advancements in electric wheelchairs. Based on type, the global electric wheelchair market is segmented into dry-battery electric wheelchairs and wet-battery electric wheelchairs. The dry-battery electric wheelchair segment is expected to grow at a higher CAGR than the wet-battery electric wheelchair segment during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. This can be attributed to factors such as lower cost and easy availability of dry batteries as compared with wet batteries. Based on application, the global Electric Wheelchair Market is divided into two segments: hospital and homecare settings. The hospital setting segment is expected to grow at a higher CAGR than homecare settings during the forecast period from 2018to 2030 owingto increase in number of surgeries being performed in hospitals across different geographiesand rising demand for technologically advanced productsin this setting .

Global Electric Wheelchair Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

An electric wheelchair, often referred to as a powerchair, is a type of chair that is propelled by electric motors. Electric wheelchairs come in a variety of forms, including standard wheelchairs, scooters and joggers.

Electric wheelchairs are important for people with mobility issues who cannot propel a manual wheelchair on their own. They provide users with the ability to travel independently and to participate in activities they may not have been able to do before.

Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs:

Dry-Battery electric wheelchairs are the most common type of battery powered wheelchair. It is also known as scooter or skateboard. The wheels are made of plastic and rubber and they can go up to 15 km/h (9 mph). These wheelchairs have a rechargeable battery that provides enough power for an average distance of 10 to 12 miles (16 - 19 km).

Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs:

Wet-battery electric wheelchairs are powered by a hybrid system that includes rechargeable batteries and sources of energy other than the wheelchair itself. The most common forms of these sources are solar power and hand-cranks. These wheelchairs have been around for many years, but only recently has their usage increased due to improved designs that make them more efficient at providing mobility assistance.

Application Insights:

The home application segment dominated the global electric wheelchair market in 2017. The growing need for mobility assistance at home has led to an increase in the adoption of electric wheelchairs at homes. Furthermore, rising awareness about the availability of advanced products with features such as smartphone connectivity and Bluetooth is expected to drive demand over the forecast period.

The hospital application segment accounted for a significant share in 2017 owing to increasing government initiatives and support for medical tourism along with developing healthcare infrastructure in emerging countries including China, India, Thailand and Brazil among others. For instance, Ministry of Health Malaysia launched ¢â‚¬Å“Malaysia Medical Tourism¢â‚¬ initiative which promotes Malaysia as a preferred destination for medical treatment by providing various benefits including income tax rebates up to 20% on foreign patients who incurred expenses above USD 8500 annually during their stay between 2015 - 2019.

Regional Analysis:

North America dominated the global market in 2017 owing to favorable government initiatives and increasing demand for mobility scooters. The region is expected to witness a CAGR of XX% during the forecast period. Europe accounted for more than 25% of the overall revenue share in 2017, which can be attributed to high acceptance of advanced wheelchairs and growing geriatric population. Moreover, presence of major companies such as Intuitive Corporation; Medline Industries; Pride Mobility Products Inc.; E-Wheels KGaA mbH; wheelchair Aids KG; Storz & Bickel GmbH & Co.; Swisstrikes S.p.A.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to register significant growth rate due its developing economies such as China, India, Japan, Singapore etc.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing geriatric population: The global elderly population is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.8% from 2016 to 2020, reaching 968 million by 2020. This will create a large pool of potential electric wheelchair users, thereby driving the market growth.
  • Rising awareness about electric wheelchairs: There is an increasing awareness among people about the benefits of using electric wheelchairs, which is propelling the market growth.
  • Technological advancements in electric wheelchairs: The technological advancements in electric wheelchairs are resulting in their becoming more user-friendly and affordable, thereby boosting their demand across the world.
  • Government initiatives for disability inclusion: Governments around the world are taking initiatives for disability inclusion through schemes such as providing subsidies and tax benefits for purchasing electric wheelchairs, which is aiding market growth significantly.

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Electric Wheelchair Market Research Report

By Type

Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs, Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs

By Application

Hospital, Home

By Companies

Permobil Corp, Pride Mobility, Invacare Corp, Sunrise Medical, Ottobock, Hoveround Corp, Merits Health Products, Drive Medical

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Electric Wheelchair Market Report Segments:

The global Electric Wheelchair market is segmented on the basis of:


Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs, Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Hospital, Home

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Permobil Corp
  2. Pride Mobility
  3. Invacare Corp
  4. Sunrise Medical
  5. Ottobock
  6. Hoveround Corp
  7. Merits Health Products
  8. Drive Medical

Global Electric Wheelchair Market Overview

Highlights of The Electric Wheelchair Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
    2. Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
  1. By Application:

    1. Hospital
    2. Home
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Electric Wheelchair Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

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

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global Electric Wheelchair Market Statistics

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Frequently Asked Questions?

An electric wheelchair is a powered wheelchair that uses electricity to move the chair.

Some of the major players in the electric wheelchair market are Permobil Corp, Pride Mobility, Invacare Corp, Sunrise Medical, Ottobock, Hoveround Corp, Merits Health Products, Drive Medical.

The electric wheelchair market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7.5%.

Chapter 1 Executive Summary
Chapter 2 Assumptions and Acronyms Used
Chapter 3 Research Methodology
Chapter 4 Electric Wheelchair Market Overview    4.1 Introduction       4.1.1 Market Taxonomy       4.1.2 Market Definition       4.1.3 Macro-Economic Factors Impacting the Market Growth    4.2 Electric Wheelchair Market Dynamics       4.2.1 Market Drivers       4.2.2 Market Restraints       4.2.3 Market Opportunity    4.3 Electric Wheelchair Market - Supply Chain Analysis       4.3.1 List of Key Suppliers       4.3.2 List of Key Distributors       4.3.3 List of Key Consumers    4.4 Key Forces Shaping the Electric Wheelchair Market       4.4.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers       4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers       4.4.3 Threat of Substitution       4.4.4 Threat of New Entrants       4.4.5 Competitive Rivalry    4.5 Global Electric Wheelchair Market Size & Forecast, 2020-2028       4.5.1 Electric Wheelchair Market Size and Y-o-Y Growth       4.5.2 Electric Wheelchair Market Absolute $ Opportunity

Chapter 5 Global  Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1 Introduction
      5.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Type
      5.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.2  Market Size Forecast by Type
      5.2.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      5.2.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   5.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type

Chapter 6 Global  Market Analysis and Forecast by Applications
   6.1 Introduction
      6.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Applications
      6.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications
      6.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications
   6.2  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      6.2.1 Hospital
      6.2.2 Home
   6.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 7 Global Electric Wheelchair Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   7.1 Introduction
      7.1.1 Key Market Trends & Growth Opportunities by Region
      7.1.2 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      7.1.3 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   7.2 Electric Wheelchair Market Size Forecast by Region
      7.2.1 North America
      7.2.2 Europe
      7.2.3 Asia Pacific
      7.2.4 Latin America
      7.2.5 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   7.3 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Region

Chapter 8 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Impact 
   8.1 Introduction 
   8.2 Current & Future Impact Analysis 
   8.3 Economic Impact Analysis 
   8.4 Government Policies 
   8.5 Investment Scenario

Chapter 9 North America  Analysis and Forecast
   9.1 Introduction
   9.2 North America  Market Size Forecast by Country
      9.2.1 U.S.
      9.2.2 Canada
   9.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   9.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   9.6 North America  Market Size Forecast by Type
      9.6.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      9.6.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   9.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   9.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   9.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   9.10 North America  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      9.10.1 Hospital
      9.10.2 Home
   9.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   9.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   9.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 10 Europe  Analysis and Forecast
   10.1 Introduction
   10.2 Europe  Market Size Forecast by Country
      10.2.1 Germany
      10.2.2 France
      10.2.3 Italy
      10.2.4 U.K.
      10.2.5 Spain
      10.2.6 Russia
      10.2.7 Rest of Europe
   10.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   10.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   10.6 Europe  Market Size Forecast by Type
      10.6.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      10.6.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   10.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   10.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   10.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   10.10 Europe  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      10.10.1 Hospital
      10.10.2 Home
   10.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   10.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   10.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 11 Asia Pacific  Analysis and Forecast
   11.1 Introduction
   11.2 Asia Pacific  Market Size Forecast by Country
      11.2.1 China
      11.2.2 Japan
      11.2.3 South Korea
      11.2.4 India
      11.2.5 Australia
      11.2.6 South East Asia (SEA)
      11.2.7 Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   11.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   11.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   11.6 Asia Pacific  Market Size Forecast by Type
      11.6.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      11.6.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   11.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   11.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   11.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   11.10 Asia Pacific  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      11.10.1 Hospital
      11.10.2 Home
   11.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   11.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   11.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 12 Latin America  Analysis and Forecast
   12.1 Introduction
   12.2 Latin America  Market Size Forecast by Country
      12.2.1 Brazil
      12.2.2 Mexico
      12.2.3 Rest of Latin America (LATAM)
   12.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   12.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   12.6 Latin America  Market Size Forecast by Type
      12.6.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      12.6.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   12.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   12.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   12.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   12.10 Latin America  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      12.10.1 Hospital
      12.10.2 Home
   12.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   12.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   12.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 13 Middle East & Africa (MEA)  Analysis and Forecast
   13.1 Introduction
   13.2 Middle East & Africa (MEA)  Market Size Forecast by Country
      13.2.1 Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2 South Africa
      13.2.3 UAE
      13.2.4 Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
   13.4 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.5 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Country
   13.6 Middle East & Africa (MEA)  Market Size Forecast by Type
      13.6.1 Dry-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
      13.6.2 Wet-Battery Electric Wheelchairs
   13.7 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type 
   13.8 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type 
   13.9 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Type
   13.10 Middle East & Africa (MEA)  Market Size Forecast by Applications
      13.10.1 Hospital
      13.10.2 Home
   13.11 Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Applications 
   13.12 Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Applications 
   13.13 Market Attractiveness Analysis by Applications

Chapter 14 Competition Landscape 
   14.1 Electric Wheelchair Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.2 Global Electric Wheelchair Market: Market Share Analysis, 2019
   14.3 Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.3.1 Permobil Corp
      14.3.2 Pride Mobility
      14.3.3 Invacare Corp
      14.3.4 Sunrise Medical
      14.3.5 Ottobock
      14.3.6 Hoveround Corp
      14.3.7 Merits Health Products
      14.3.8 Drive Medical

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