Asia Pacific Region to Gain Significant Traction During Forecast Period

According to Custom Market Insights (CMI), The Global Electric Wheelchair Market Size was valued at USD 3.8 billion in 2021 and is estimated to reach USD 7.14 billion by the end of 2030 at a CAGR of approximately 7% during the forecast period 2022-2030.

Electric Wheelchair Market: Overview

When powered by electricity, the electric wheelchair primarily relies on motors and batteries to move from one location to another. A joystick is typically used to choose the intended direction of movement for purposes of movement. This device allows the user to move around more easily by using electric propulsion. Another tool included with the electric wheelchair is a ball, which makes moving about easier and turns off the alternating current or battery-powered motor that drives it. The market for electric wheelchairs has rapidly expanded due to the rising demand for these sophisticated devices. 

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Global Electric Wheelchair Market 2023 – 2032 (By Type)

Growth Factors

The market is growing due to rising technological and IoT improvements, including smart voice assistance and extra new capabilities, and increased investments by numerous companies in product improvement and technology development. Furthermore, the market is anticipated to grow in the approaching years due to an increase in wheelchair supply, rising consumer awareness, and beneficial government initiatives. The production of wheelchairs will advance technologically, which will help the electric wheelchair business.

Paralympic sports are becoming more and more well-liked, helping the industry grow. There are also favorable reimbursement policies and customization options available. In addition, there is a global demand for electric wheelchairs due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and hospital admissions.

Segmental Overview

The electric wheelchair market is classified into product, type, and end-users. Due to this industry’s quick supply and demand cycles, the hospital segment has dominated the market in terms of end-users. Patients typically attend a hospital after suffering an injury or becoming disabled. The patient is advised to use a wheelchair here for the first time. As a result, the supply of the electric wheelchair segment is now open to the possibility of selling to hospitals. These goods are frequently utilized to move and shift patients from one location to another to ensure the patient’s greatest comfort and safety.

Global Electric Wheelchair Market 2023 – 2032 (By End-users)

Regional Overview

With the prevalence of various physical immobility problems rising and the aging populations in North American nations such as the U.S. and Canada, the market for electric wheelchairs is expanding quickly. Therefore, several market companies are investing more in R&D projects to take advantage of current prospects.

Furthermore, during the forecast period, the electric wheelchair market in the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to grow at the fastest rate. The growing need for smart wheelchairs among disabled people experiencing mechanical, perceptual, or cognitive loss could be seen as a potential opportunity in Asia Pacific nations. Factors contributing to the market’s growth in this area include:

  • An increase in traffic accidents.
  • An increase in people with physical anomalies.
  • An increase in consumer buying power in Asia Pacific nations.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 3.8 billion
Projected Market Size in 2030 USD 7.14 billion
CAGR Growth Rate 7% CAGR (2022-2030)
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Prominent Players Permobil AB, Invacare Corp., OttoBock Healthcare GmbH, Pride Mobility Products Corp., Sunrise Medical Limited, Hoveround Corporation, MEYRA GmbH, LEVO AG Invacare Corp., Medical Depot Inc., GF HEALTH PRODUCTS INC, and Others
Key Segment By Product, Type, End-users, and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
Buying Options Request tailored purchasing options to fulfil your requirements for research.

Key Players Insights

There is fierce competition in the market for electric wheelchairs between new and established manufacturers. This has opened the door for product development, collaborative ventures, and mergers and acquisitions to retain the electric wheelchair market‘s dominance. For instance, Drive Medical consolidated its product portfolio by purchasing Med quip Inc. Another such is the collaboration between Innova Care Concepts and Permobil to provide electric-powered wheelchairs.

Global Electric Wheelchair Market 2023 – 2032 (By Billion)

Some of the prominent players

  • Permobil AB
  • Invacare Corp.
  • OttoBock Healthcare GmbH
  • Pride Mobility Products Corp.
  • Sunrise Medical Limited
  • Hoveround Corporation
  • MEYRA GmbH
  • LEVO AG Invacare Corp.
  • Medical Depot Inc.

The global Electric Wheelchair market is segmented as follows:

By Product                                                                 

  • Center Wheel Drive
  • Standing Electric Wheelchairs
  • Rear Wheel Drive
  • Front Wheel Drive

By Type

  • Adult Wheelchairs
  • Pediatric Wheelchairs

By End-users

  • Hospital
  • Home-Care Setting

On the basis of Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America