Worldwide Hearing Aid Industry to 2026 - Key Players Include Sonova Holding, Sivantos and Cochlear Ltd Among Others

Dublin, July 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Hearing Aid Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

The global hearing aid market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. A hearing aid is a small battery-powered electronic device that is used to improve hearing and is worn in or behind the ear. It is used to amplify the sounds to listen, communicate and participate in the daily activities by individuals with low hearing abilities. A hearing aid consists of an amplifier, microphone and a speaker that magnifies sound vibrations entering the ear, perceive larger vibrations and convert them into neural signals that are passed into the brain. The devices are available in a wide range of designs and are customized according to the requirements of the user. For instance, the device may have analog or digital technology for amplification of sound or have earpieces or earmolds to direct the flow of soundwaves and enhance the output quality.

The rising geriatric population across the globe is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. Old age is often characterized by a gradual hearing loss, which increases the product demand from this section of the population. Furthermore, there has been a significant increase in the incidence of hearing disabilities among the masses. A significant number of cases, especially that of infants, remain untreated, which then results in various psychological and speaking disabilities. Additionally, the introduction of aesthetically appealing designs, coupled with the launch of innovative product variations such as waterproof hearing aids, is also contributing to the market growth.

The implementation of digital technology coupled with the introduction of products that integrate cochlear implant and hearing aid technology to overcome the high-frequency hearing loss is expected to further create a positive outlook for the market. Other factors such as rising noise pollution levels, growing cases of birth complications and ear infections, increasing disposable income and enhanced focus on research and development (R&D) by manufacturers are also expected to drive the market growth. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global hearing aid market to grow at a CAGR of around 6% during 2021-2026.

Report Coverage:

  • Historical, Current and Future Market Trends

Market Breakup by Product Type:

  • Hearing Devices
  • Behind-the-Ear (BTE)
  • Receiver-in-the Ear (RITE)
  • In-the-Ear (ITE)
  • Canal Hearing Aids (CHA)
  • Others
  • Hearing Implants
  • Cochlear Implants
  • BAHA Implants

The market has been bifurcated on the basis of the type, which includes hearing devices and hearing implants, wherein hearing devices are the most popular product type, which has been further categorized as behind-the-ear (BTE), receiver-in-the ear (RITE), in-the-ear (ITE), canal hearing aids (CHA), and others.

Market Breakup by Hearing Loss:

  • Sensorineural Hearing Loss
  • Conductive Hearing Loss

Based on the hearing loss, the market has been segmented into sensorineural and conductive hearing loss.

Market Breakup by Patient Type:

  • Adults
  • Pediatrics

On the basis of the patient type, the market has been segregated into adults and pediatrics. Currently, hearing aids are most commonly bought for adult patients.

Market Breakup by Technology Type:

  • Analog
  • Digital

The report has analyzed the market according to the technology type, which mainly consists of analog and digital.

Market Breakup by End-User:

  • Hospitals
  • ENT Clinics and Audiology Centres
  • Individual
  • Others

Based on the end user, the market has been categorized as hospitals, ENT clinics and audiology centers, individual, and others.

Market Breakup by Region:

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

On the geographical front, the market has been divided into Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America. Amongst these, Europe represents the largest market for hearing aids, holding the majority of the total market share.

Competitive Landscape:

The report has also analyzed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Sonova Holding AG, Starkey, MED-EL, William Demant Holding A/S, Widex A/S, Sivantos Group, GN Store Nord A/S, Cochlear Ltd, SeboTek Hearing Systems LLC, ReSound Group, AGX Hearing, Audina Hearing Instruments, Lisound, Banglijian, Glaxosmithkline, Benson Hearing, etc.

Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global hearing aid market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the key regional markets in the global hearing aid industry?
  • What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global hearing aid industry?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the hearing loss?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the patient type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the technology type?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end-user?
  • What are the various stages in the value chain of the global hearing aid industry?
  • What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global hearing aid industry?
  • What is the structure of the global hearing aid industry and who are the key players?
  • What is the degree of competition in the global hearing aid industry?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Hearing Aid Market
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Market Breakup by Product Type
5.5 Market Breakup by Hearing Loss
5.6 Market Breakup by Patient Type
5.7 Market Breakup by Technology Type
5.8 Market Breakup by End-User
5.9 Market Breakup by Region
5.10 Market Forecast

6 Market Breakup by Product Type
6.1 Hearing Devices
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Major Types Behind-the-Ear (BTE) Receiver-in-the Ear (RITE) In-the-Ear (ITE) Canal Hearing Aids (CHA) Others
6.1.3 Market Forecast
6.2 Hearing Implants
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Major Types Cochlear Implants BAHA Implants
6.2.3 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by Hearing Loss
7.1 Sensorineural Hearing Loss
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Conductive Hearing Loss
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Patient Type
8.1 Adults
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Pediatrics
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Technology Type
9.1 Analog
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Digital
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast

10 Market Breakup by End-User
10.1 Hospitals
10.1.1 Market Trends
10.1.2 Market Forecast
10.2 ENT Clinics and Audiology Centres
10.2.1 Market Trends
10.2.2 Market Forecast
10.3 Individual
10.3.1 Market Trends
10.3.2 Market Forecast
10.4 Others
10.4.1 Market Trends
10.4.2 Market Forecast

11 Market Breakup by Region
11.1 Europe
11.1.1 Market Trends
11.1.2 Market Forecast
11.2 North America
11.2.1 Market Trends
11.2.2 Market Forecast
11.3 Asia Pacific
11.3.1 Market Trends
11.3.2 Market Forecast
11.4 Middle East and Africa
11.4.1 Market Trends
11.4.2 Market Forecast
11.5 Latin America
11.5.1 Market Trends
11.5.2 Market Forecast

12 SWOT Analysis

13 Value Chain Analysis

14 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

15 Price Analysis

16 Competitive Landscape
16.1 Market Structure
16.2 Key Players
16.3 Profiles of Key Players
16.3.1 Sonova Holding AG
16.3.2 Starkey
16.3.3 MED-EL
16.3.4 William Demant Holding A/S
16.3.5 Widex A/S
16.3.6 Sivantos Group
16.3.7 GN Store Nord A/S
16.3.8 Cochlear Ltd
16.3.9 SeboTek Hearing Systems LLC
16.3.10 ReSound Group
16.3.11 AGX Hearing
16.3.12 Audina Hearing Instruments
16.3.13 Lisound
16.3.14 Banglijian
16.3.15 Glaxosmithkline
16.3.16 Benson Hearing

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