Saudi Arabia Perfume Market Report by Price (Premium Products, Mass Products), Gender (Male, Female, Unisex), Product (Arabic, French, and Others) 2024-2032

Saudi Arabia Perfume Market Report by Price (Premium Products, Mass Products), Gender (Male, Female, Unisex), Product (Arabic, French, and Others) 2024-2032

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Market Overview:

The Saudi Arabia perfume market size reached US$ 1.8 Billion in 2023. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 2.6 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.1% during 2024-2032. The strong cultural affinity for perfumes, easy product availability through hypermarkets and supermarkets, and the convenience offered by online shopping platforms represent some of the key factors driving the market.

Report Attribute
Key Statistics
Base Year
Forecast Years
Historical Years
Market Size in 2023 US$ 1.8 Billion
Market Forecast in 2032 US$ 2.6 Billion
Market Growth Rate 2024-2032 4.1%

Perfume is a fragrant liquid typically made from concentrated essential oils extracted from flowers, spices, fruit, wood, or other plant sources. It is combined with alcohol and water to produce a solution that can be applied to the body to emit a pleasing scent. It finds extensive applications in industries like aromatherapy, home care products, and others. It assists in maintaining personal grooming, boosting confidence, and enhancing the mood of individuals. It also helps prevent body odor and is available in numerous packaging styles, such as sprays, bottles, and rollerballs. Besides this, as it therapeutic benefits and aids relaxation and help relieve stress, the demand for perfume is increasing across Saudi Arabia.

A high disposable income of people represent one of the key factors catalyzing the demand for luxury items, including premium perfumes in Saudi Arabia. Additionally, the rising trend of presenting gifts on special occasions is actively emphasizing the use of perfumes for personal grooming and hospitality practices. Along with this, the rising awareness among individuals about the importance of personal grooming and hygiene is favoring market growth. Furthermore, the growing population of Saudi Arabia is continually expanding the consumer base for perfumes. Moreover, the expansion of offline distribution channels in the country is making a wider array of perfumes readily accessible to consumers, facilitating the growth of perfume sales.

Saudi Arabia Perfume Market Trends/Drivers:

Cultural traditions and societal norms

The use of perfumes in Saudi Arabia is deeply woven into the cultural fabric of the society. They are an integral part of hospitality practices and personal grooming habits. It is used for burning of Oud and Bakhoor to welcome guests, to the generous application of perfumes for personal use, fragrances permeate almost every aspect of societal interaction. Moreover, the giving of perfume as a gift is seen as a mark of respect and goodwill. This cultural significance of perfume is continually fueling its demand across all sectors of Saudi society. Additionally, traditional perfumes such as musk, amber, and frankincense, as well as modern Western scents, enjoy popularity, illustrating a broad spectrum of preference that caters to both local tradition and global trends.

Proliferation of the E-commerce Industry

The digital revolution in Saudi Arabia is transforming the retail landscape, with e-commerce platforms playing a pivotal role. The expansion of online shopping channels is providing consumers with unprecedented access to a broad range of local and international perfume brands. These channels also offer user-friendly interfaces, a variety of choices, flexible payment options, and door-step delivery services and making online shopping a preferred method for many consumers. The global pandemic further accelerated this trend, making online platforms a primary channel for perfume purchases. This digital access enables consumers to explore new fragrances, discover niche brands, and conveniently purchase their preferred scents, all of which are continually contributing to the robust growth of the perfume market in Saudi Arabia.

Increasing tourism and duty-free sales

The expanding tourism industry and rising number of visitors exploring Saudi Arabia represent one of the key factors stimulating market growth. The introduction of a new tourist visa by Saudi Arabia is boosting international tourism in the country. This, in turn, is resulting in an increased demand for local products including perfumes, as tourists tend to purchase these items as souvenirs or gifts, consequently contributing to the growth of the perfume market. Apart from this, the presence of duty-free shops at Saudi Arabian airports is offering a favorable market outlook. These outlets offer a broad range of perfumes, including domestic and international brands, often at prices lower than those in the city due to the tax-exempt status of these stores. The convenience of making last-minute purchases, coupled with the allure of tax-free shopping, is driving the sales of Saudi Arabia perfumes.




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Saudi Arabia Perfume Industry Segmentation:

IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the Saudi Arabia perfume market report, along with forecasts for the period 2024-2032. Our report has categorized the market based on price, gender and product.

Breakup by Price:




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  • Premium Products
  • Mass Products

Premium products dominate the market

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the price. This includes premium products and mass products. According to the report, premium products represented the largest segment.

Premium perfumes are typically characterized by high-quality ingredients, sophisticated scent compositions, and often bear the name of established luxury brands or designers. They are usually priced higher due to these factors, along with the brand image and exclusivity they carry. The economic prosperity in the country is leading to a rise in disposable income, enabling more consumers to afford luxury goods. Secondly, cultural factors also play a significant role. The use of perfumes is deeply ingrained in Saudi Arabian society and there is a cultural inclination towards luxury and high-quality products.

Furthermore, purchasing a premium perfume is considered as an investment in personal identity and style. It is also worth noting that this trend is reinforced by the strong presence and marketing of luxury perfume brands in the region. These factors collectively contribute to the dominant market share of premium perfumes in the Saudi Arabian market.

Breakup by Gender:

  • Male
  • Female
  • Unisex

Unisex perfume hold the largest share in the market

A detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the gender has also been provided in the report. This includes male, female, and unisex. According to the report, unisex accounted for the largest market share.

Unisex perfumes gaining the largest share of the market due to evolving consumer preferences and a shift in societal norms. It reflects a growing openness towards products that challenge traditional gender-specific marketing in the fragrance industry. Additionally, the popularity of unisex fragrances in Saudi Arabia. For instance, the cultural significance of certain traditional scents, such as Oud, Musk, or Amber, is enjoyed by both genders. Apart from this, the trend of gender neutrality is influencing various sectors including the perfume industry, and is likely making an impact in Saudi Arabia as well. Furthermore, the appeal of unisex perfumes can be attributed to their versatility - the same scent can be worn by different members of a family or shared by couples. It also offers consumers a broader range of choices without being confined to traditionally "male" or "female" fragrances.

Breakup by Product:

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Others

Arabic perfume accounts for the largest market share

The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the market based on the product. This includes Arabic, French, and others. According to the report, Arabic perfume represented the largest segment.

Arabic perfumes often incorporate ingredients like Oud (agarwood), Amber, Musk, Rose, and Sandalwood, which hold historical and cultural significance in the region and cater to the local preference for traditional and culturally significant fragrances. These scents are highly valued and cherished by consumers, providing a sense of connection to their cultural identity. Additionally, Arabic perfumes are favored for their long-lasting and intense fragrances. They are known for their complexity, blending multiple notes and layers to create a captivating olfactory experience. This distinct characteristic appeals to consumers seeking unique and long-lasting scents. Furthermore, the craftsmanship and artistry associated with Arabic perfumes contribute to their popularity. Perfume blending and creation in the region are considered fine art, with skilled perfumers meticulously crafting intricate scent compositions that have been passed down through generations.

The dominance of Arabic perfumes in the Saudi Arabian market reflects a strong cultural inclination towards traditional scents and a desire for high-quality fragrances that embody the rich heritage of the region. It showcases the enduring popularity of these perfumes among both local consumers and visitors seeking an authentic Arabian fragrance experience.

Competitive Landscape:

Companies are continuously investing in research and development (R&D) activities to create new and unique fragrances. They are also exploring innovative packaging designs and marketing strategies to attract consumers. They are also creating localized scents that appeal to local consumers, blending traditional Middle Eastern notes like Oud, Rose, and Saffron with modern elements. Many leading market players are expanding their online presence, partnering with e-commerce platforms and developing their own online sales channels, to meet the rising demand for online shopping. Apart from this, they are also investing in expanding their physical retail presence, opening stores in high-end shopping malls and other strategic locations to attract potential customers.

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:

  • Abdul Samad Al Qurashi
  • Ahmed Al Maghribi Perfumes
  • Ajmal Perfumes
  • Arabian Oud
  • Rasasi Perfume Industry LLC
  • Rashat
  • Swiss Arabian Perfumes Group

Saudi Arabia Perfume Market Report Scope:

Report Features Details
Base Year of the Analysis 2023
Historical Period 2018-2023
Forecast Period 2024-2032
Units US$ Billion
Scope of the Report Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
  • Price
  • Gender
  • Product
Prices Covered Premium Products, Mass Products
Genders Covered Male, Female, Unisex
Products Covered Arabic, French, Others
Companies Covered Abdul Samad Al Qurashi, Ahmed Al Maghribi Perfumes, Ajmal Perfumes, Arabian Oud, Rasasi Perfume Industry LLC, Rashat, Swiss Arabian Perfumes Group. etc.
Customization Scope 10% Free Customization
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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 Saudi Arabia Perfume market from 2018-2032.
  • The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the Saudi Arabia Perfume market.
  • The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets.
  • 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 Saudi Arabia perfume 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.

Key Questions Answered in This Report

The Saudi Arabia perfume market was valued at US$ 1.8 Billion in 2023.

We expect the Saudi Arabia perfume market to exhibit a CAGR of 4.1% during 2024-2032

The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the changing consumer inclination from conventional brick-and-mortar distribution channels towards online retail platforms for the purchase of perfumes across the nation.

The rising consumer preferences toward natural perfumes over synthetic perfumes, along with the introduction of oud-based perfumes by numerous western brands, are primarily driving the Saudi Arabia perfume market.

Based on the price, the Saudi Arabia perfume market can be segmented into premium products and mass products. Currently, premium products hold the majority of the total market share.

Based on the gender, the Saudi Arabia perfume market has been divided into male, female, and unisex. Among these, unisex perfume currently exhibits a clear dominance in the market.

Based on the product, the Saudi Arabia perfume market can be categorized into Arabic, French, and others. Currently, Arabic perfumes account for the largest market share.

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