Global Disposable Masks & Respirators: COVID-19 Impact Analysis


This study provides essential data and analysis to help mask producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, and end users understand the factors that led up to the current masks shortages and where the market is going in 2020 and long term.

How will the COVID-19 coronavirus impact the global economy? The Freedonia Group is tracking recent developments and analyzing their impact in an easy to follow Economic Impact Tracker.

The study includes data on surgical masks (which include all disposable medical masks and consumer masks) and respirators in both units and dollars. Data is provided by region and for key countries and is analyzed by major markets including healthcare, manufacturing and construction, consumer and commercial applications.

Historical data is provided for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and forecasts for 2020 and 2024.

Major regions are broken out by type (surgical masks, respirators) and market (healthcare, manufacturing & construction, consumer, and commercial).

Also included are discussions of virus trends, the economic impact of the pandemic, production, supply chains, capacity expansions, and suppliers.

Back to Top