Body Fat Measurement Market Report by Product Type (Calipers, Bio Impedance Analysis, Hydrostatic Weighing, DEXA (Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry), Air-Displacement Plethysmography, and Others), End User (Hospitals and Clinics, Fitness Centers and Gymnasiums, Homecare Centre), and Region 2024-2032

Body Fat Measurement Market Report by Product Type (Calipers, Bio Impedance Analysis, Hydrostatic Weighing, DEXA (Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry), Air-Displacement Plethysmography, and Others), End User (Hospitals and Clinics, Fitness Centers and Gymnasiums, Homecare Centre), and Region 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The global body fat measurement market size reached US$ 629.2 Million in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 1,090.3 Million by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3% during 2024-2032. The growing development of advanced devices, rising awareness about health and fitness among the masses, and increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, are some of the major factors propelling the market.

Report Attribute
 Key Statistics
Base Year
2023
Forecast Years
2024-2032
Historical Years
2018-2023
Market Size in 2023 US$ 629.2 Million
Market Forecast in 2032 US$ 1,090.3 Million
Market Growth Rate 2024-2032
6.3%


Body fat measurement is a method of quantifying the amount of fat present in the body. It is a crucial aspect of health and fitness assessment that provides a valuable insight into overall body composition of individuals. It allows individuals and healthcare professionals to understand the distribution of fat within the body and its potential impact on health. Besides this, it assists in guiding individuals in setting appropriate fitness and nutrition goals to achieve and maintain a balanced and healthy body composition.

At present, the rising demand for early detection of excessive body fat among individuals is supporting the growth of the market. Besides this, the increasing adoption of body fat measurement to reduce the risk of various chronic health diseases among the masses is strengthening the growth of the market. In line with this, the growing number of corporate wellness programs around the world is positively influencing the market. Apart from this, the increasing focus on preventive healthcare among individuals is offering lucrative growth opportunities to industry investors. In addition, the rising consumer spending on healthcare, along with the improving healthcare infrastructure facilities, is bolstering the growth of the market. Additionally, governing agencies of several countries are organizing campaigns to promote healthy lifestyles, which is impelling the growth of the market.

Body Fat Measurement Market Trends/Drivers:

Rising awareness about health and fitness 

The rising awareness about health and fitness among the masses is contributing to the growth of the market. In addition, people are increasingly focusing on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and are becoming more conscious of their body composition and its impact on overall well-being. They are also becoming conscious of their appearance, which is offering a positive market outlook. Apart from this, people are realizing health risks associated with excessive body fat, such as heart disease, diabetes, and joint problems. They are seeking ways to monitor and manage their body fat levels effectively. Moreover, the rising number of athletes are adopting accurate and user-friendly devices that can provide valuable insights into body composition.

Increasing prevalence of lifestyle diseases

There is an increase in lifestyle diseases, particularly obesity and diabetes, among individuals due to sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy dietary habits. Obesity is closely linked to a wide range of health complications, such as cardiovascular issues, hypertension, and metabolic disorders. Consequently, individuals are increasingly seeking ways to assess and manage their body fat levels to lower the risk of these conditions. In line with this, healthcare providers are focusing on preventive measures to tackle obesity. Apart from this, regular body fat measurements provide crucial data to healthcare professionals for assessing health risks of patients and develop personalized treatment plans according to their body.

Growing development of advanced devices

Traditional methods, such as skinfold calipers and hydrostatic weighing, require specialized equipment and skilled personnel to monitor and access body fat among individuals. The increasing development of non-invasive and portable devices, such as bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and handheld devices, can easily access body fat with improved accuracy. These technological innovations offer enhanced reliability of measurements and are convenient and easy to use. In addition, individuals can now obtain quick and precise body fat readings in the comfort of their homes or fitness centers, without the need for elaborate setups or medical professionals. Apart from this, the availability of smartphone apps and wearable devices with integrated body fat measurement features is propelling the growth of the market.

Body Fat Measurement Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global body fat measurement market report, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on product type and end user.

Breakup by Product Type:

  • Calipers
  • Bio Impedance Analysis
  • Hydrostatic Weighing
  • DEXA (Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry)
  • Air-Displacement Plethysmography
  • Others
     

Bio impedance analysis represents the largest market segment

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the product type. This includes calipers, bio impedance analysis, hydrostatic weighing, DEXA (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry), air-displacement plethysmography, and others. According to the report, bio impedance analysis represented the largest segment. Bio impedance analysis (BIA) is a non-invasive method that measures the resistance of electrical currents as they pass through the body. It estimates body fat by analyzing the differences in impedance between fat, lean tissue, and water. These devices are commonly found in scales, handheld devices, and more advanced systems used in medical and research settings. It is easy to use and provides quick measurements and is suitable for home and clinical applications.

Calipers are handheld devices that are used for skinfold measurements to estimate body fat percentage. This method involves pinching the skin at various locations on the body to measure the thickness of subcutaneous fat. The readings are then used to calculate body fat percentage using specific formulas. In addition, they are affordable, portable, and widely accessible to individuals as compared to other devices. 

Hydrostatic weighing, also known as underwater weighing, involves submerging an individual in a tank of water to determine their body volume and body density. Hydrostatic weighing provides high accuracy and requires specialized equipment and trained personnel.

Breakup by End User:

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Fitness Centers and Gymnasiums
  • Homecare Centre
     

Fitness centers and gymnasiums account for the majority of the market share

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the end user. This includes hospitals and clinics, fitness centers and gymnasiums, and homecare centre. According to the report, fitness centers and gymnasiums represented the largest segment. Fitness centers and gymnasiums cater to health-conscious individuals, athletes, and fitness enthusiasts who aim to monitor their body composition and set fitness goals. In addition, the wide availability of fat measurement devices in fitness centers encourages individuals to track their progress, make informed decisions about their fitness routines, and adjust their nutrition plans accordingly.

Hospitals and clinics provide accurate assessment of body fat percentage by evaluating health of patients, especially in areas, such as nutrition counseling, weight management programs, and obesity-related treatments. Healthcare professionals, including doctors, nutritionists, and dieticians, utilize various devices to monitor the body composition of patients and assess their progress over time. Advanced body fat measurement technologies are commonly used in hospitals and clinics for higher precision and reliability.

Homecare center allow individuals to monitor their body fat levels conveniently at home. The rising demand for user-friendly and portable devices that are convenient to use. The homecare setting enables individuals to conduct regular body fat assessments, monitor their progress, and make lifestyle changes independently.

Breakup by Region:

  • North America
    • United States
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • United Kingdom
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Others
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
     

North America exhibits a clear dominance, accounting for the largest body fat measurement market share

The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, North America accounted for the largest market share due to the well-established healthcare infrastructure. In line with this, the rising focus on preventive healthcare among individuals in the region is strengthening the growth of the market. Besides this, the increasing awareness about obesity-related health risks is offering a positive market outlook. Additionally, the growing focus on fitness and body composition analysis is positively influencing the market in the region.

Competitive Landscape:

Various players in this industry are developing innovative fat measurement technologies and improving the accuracy and reliability of existing devices. In line with this, they are exploring new measurement methods and integrating advanced features into their products. Apart from this, companies are focusing on introducing products that offer user-friendly designs, portability, connectivity to smartphones and wearables, and have improved data analysis capabilities. In addition, major players are developing digital solutions, such as mobile apps and cloud-based platforms, to complement their body fat measurement devices. These integrated solutions offer users a seamless experience for tracking, analyzing, and managing their body composition data. Furthermore, they are offering customizable settings, personalized recommendations, and adaptive algorithms.

The report has provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the market. Detailed profiles of all major companies have also been provided. Some of the key players in the market include:

  • AccuFitness LLC
  • Beurer GmbH
  • Bodystat Limited
  • Charder Electronic Co. Ltd.
  • COSMED srl
  • Garmin Ltd.
  • InBody Pvt. Ltd.
  • OMRON Healthcare Co. Ltd. (Omron Corporation)
  • TANITA Corporation

Body Fat Measurement Market Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
 Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Million
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment: 
  • Product Type 
  • End User
  • Region 
Product Types Covered Calipers, Bio Impedance Analysis, Hydrostatic Weighing, DEXA (Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry), Air-Displacement Plethysmography, Others
End Users Covered Hospitals and Clinics, Fitness Centers and Gymnasiums, Homecare Centre
Regions Covered Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
Countries Covered United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
Companies Covered AccuFitness LLC, Beurer GmbH, Bodystat Limited, Charder Electronic Co. Ltd., COSMED srl, Garmin Ltd., InBody Pvt. Ltd., OMRON Healthcare Co. Ltd. (Omron Corporation), TANITA Corporation, etc.
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:

  • How has the global body fat measurement market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
  • What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global body fat measurement market?
  • What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global body fat measurement market?
  • What are the key regional markets?
  • Which countries represent the most attractive body fat measurement market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
  • Which is the most attractive product type in the body fat measurement market?
  • What is the breakup of the market based on the end user?
  • Which is the most attractive end user in the body fat measurement market?
  • What is the competitive structure of the global body fat measurement market?
  • Who are the key players/companies in the global body fat measurement market?

Key Benefits for Stakeholders:

  • IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the body fat measurement market from 2018-2032.
  • The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global body fat measurement market.
  • The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
  • Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the body fat measurement industry and its attractiveness.
  • Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.

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