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Consumer Health in the United Kingdom

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Consumer Health in the United Kingdom
Published: October 1, 2021
Euromonitor International
Content info: 117 Pages
Delivery time: 1-2 business days
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Consumer health saw steady current value growth in 2021. Weight management and wellbeing, vitamins and dietary supplements and sports nutrition were key growth drivers, thanks to overall mid-single-digit growth, whilst OTC products lagged with only slow growth. However, OTC products saw a mixed performance. On the one hand, cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies, along with digestive remedies and wound care, continued to suffer the effects of nesting and COVID-19 policies, namely lockdowns...

Euromonitor International's Consumer Health in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2016-2020, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2025 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Allergy Care, Herbal/Traditional Products, OTC, Paediatric Consumer Health, Sports Nutrition, Vitamins and Dietary Supplements, Weight Management and Wellbeing.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Health market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market's major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • Consumer health in 2021: The big picture
  • Herbal products gain popularity over non-herbal alternatives
  • Competitive landscape
  • Retailing developments
  • What next for consumer health?

MARKET INDICATORS

  • Table 1 Consumer Expenditure on Health Goods and Medical Services: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 2 Life Expectancy at Birth 2016-2021

MARKET DATA

  • Table 3 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 4 Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Health: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 7 Penetration of Private Label in Consumer Health by Category: % Value 2016-2021
  • Table 8 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format: % Value 2016-2021
  • Table 9 Distribution of Consumer Health by Format and Category: % Value 2021
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

APPENDIX

  • OTC registration and classification
  • Vitamins and dietary supplements registration and classification
  • Self-medication/self-care and preventive medicine
  • Switches
    • Summary 1 OTC: Switches 2020-2021

DISCLAIMER

DEFINITIONS

SOURCES

    • Summary 2 Research Sources

ANALGESICS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Most adult analgesics record growth in 2021 due to sedentary lifestyles
  • Vaccines give an extra boost to acetaminophen
  • While topical analgesics/anaesthetic sees solid growth in 2021, it fails to recover to the 2019 level of sales

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Topical analgesics/anaesthetic to become one of the largest categories within analgesics by 2026
  • Mitigated incidence of illnesses will curtail growth for analgesics in the forecast period
  • E-commerce to grow further in the forecast period

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 12 Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 13 Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 14 NBO Company Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 15 LBN Brand Shares of Analgesics: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 16 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 17 Forecast Sales of Analgesics by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

COUGH, COLD AND ALLERGY (HAY FEVER) REMEDIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • COVID-19 policies and related habits maintain the category's decline
  • Antihistamines/allergy remedies fares better and sees several switches to General Sales List (GSL)
  • Nasal sprays is the only category within decongestants to see growth in 2021

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • All categories within cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies will see growth in the forecast period
  • Some categories will not reach the pre-COVID-19 level of sales even by 2026
  • Growth in herbal/traditional cough, cold and allergy (hay fever) remedies to be challenged by vitamins and dietary supplements

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 18 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 19 Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 20 NBO Company Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 21 LBN Brand Shares of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 22 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 23 Forecast Sales of Cough, Cold and Allergy (Hay Fever) Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DIGESTIVE REMEDIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Digestive remedies sees a minor decline in 2021, due to travel-associated products
  • Antacids and proton pump inhibitors continue their growth trajectory
  • Adult and paediatric motion sickness remedies fare differently

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • As travel resumes, so will growth in all associated digestive remedies
  • A healthier nation will slow down the growth of digestive remedies
  • IBS treatments set to see slowing growth over 2022-2026

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 24 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 25 Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Digestive Remedies: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 28 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales of Digestive Remedies by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DERMATOLOGICALS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Antipruritics records the highest growth in dermatologicals in 2021
  • Topical antifungals, germicidals/antiseptics and allergy remedies continue to perform well
  • Hair-related products see different performances

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Nappy (diaper) rash treatments set to turn to decline in the forecast period
  • Digital strategies will increase in the forecast period despite a stable e-commerce share
  • Antiparasitics/lice treatments and cold sore treatments to see growth in the forecast period

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 30 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 31 Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 32 NBO Company Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 33 LBN Brand Shares of Dermatologicals: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 34 LBN Brand Shares of Hair Loss Treatments: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 35 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 36 Forecast Sales of Dermatologicals by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

NRT SMOKING CESSATION AIDS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • The pandemic increases the pool of non-smokers
  • However, some people who previously quit relapse
  • In addition, many people who want to quit opt for alternatives to NRT products

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Smoking prevalence will continue to decrease in the forecast period
  • NRT products will continue to face serious competition from vaping
  • NRT products to suffer from the rise of perceived healthy alternatives

CATEGORY INDICATORS

  • Table 37 Number of Smokers by Gender 2016-2021

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 38 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 39 Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 40 NBO Company Shares of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 41 LBN Brand Shares of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 42 Forecast Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 43 Forecast Sales of NRT Smoking Cessation Aids by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

SLEEP AIDS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Getting enough sleep is a key component of good health for UK consumers
  • High levels of stress maintain poor quality of sleep
  • Herbal/traditional sleep aids outperform the overall category

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIE

  • Sleep aids will continue to see growth in the forecast period
  • Growing competition from dietary supplements, CBD products and devices
  • Sleep aids will continue to have the highest share of e-commerce of all OTC products

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 44 Sales of Sleep Aids: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 45 Sales of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 46 NBO Company Shares of Sleep Aids: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Sleep Aids: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 48 Forecast Sales of Sleep Aids: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 49 Forecast Sales of Sleep Aids: % Value Growth 2021-2026

EYE CARE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Standard eye care sees growth in 2021
  • Allergy eye care benefits from a strong hay fever season
  • Eye care continues to see a shift in channels in 2021

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Eye care to see growth in the forecast period
  • Allergy eye care likely to benefit from global warming
  • E-commerce to see steady growth

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 50 Sales of Eye Care by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 51 Sales of Eye Care by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 52 NBO Company Shares of Eye Care: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 53 LBN Brand Shares of Eye Care: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 54 Forecast Sales of Eye Care by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 55 Forecast Sales of Eye Care by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

WOUND CARE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • The decline of first aid kits continues
  • Other categories see contradictory trends
  • Private label loses share to leading brands

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • First aid kits to continue suffering the impact of COVID-19
  • Minor growth expected for adhesive bandages and other wound care products in the forecast period
  • Private label players will have to rethink their strategies

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 56 Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 57 Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 58 NBO Company Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Wound Care: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 60 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 61 Forecast Sales of Wound Care by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

VITAMINS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Demand for immunity boosts sales of vitamins, with multivitamins and vitamin D as clear winners
  • Sales of vitamins through e-commerce continue to grow
  • Leaders Holland & Barrett and Boots continue to see falling shares in 2021

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Consumers will continue to look for products that support health generally
  • Personalised vitamins to continue to gain ground as consumers demand more efficacy
  • Inclusivity through emerging new vitamin formats

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 62 Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 63 Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 64 Sales of Multivitamins by Positioning: % Value 2016-2021
  • Table 65 NBO Company Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 66 LBN Brand Shares of Vitamins: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 67 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 68 Forecast Sales of Vitamins by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Continued strong demand for immunity-positioned dietary supplements
  • Herbal/traditional dietary supplements posts strongest growth as demand for CBD supplements rises
  • Vitabiotics retains leadership of dietary supplements thanks to its wide-ranging brand portfolio

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Sustained interest in dietary supplements
  • Growing consumer interest in personalised dietary supplements
  • Sales of dietary supplements through e-commerce will continue to gain ground

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 69 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 70 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 71 Sales of Dietary Supplements by Positioning: % Value 2016-2021
  • Table 72 NBO Company Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 73 LBN Brand Shares of Dietary Supplements: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 74 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 75 Forecast Sales of Dietary Supplements by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND WELLBEING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Lack of movement due to home confinement leads UK consumers to gain weight
  • Consumers prefer natural alternatives to weight loss supplements and OTC obesity
  • Competition heats up in meal replacement, with new entrants and launches

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Weight management and wellbeing set to rise in the forecast period as the social pressures of losing weight return
  • Opportunity to advance into personalised meal replacement services
  • E-commerce will continue to strengthen its position as a core distribution channel

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 76 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 77 Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 78 NBO Company Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 79 LBN Brand Shares of Weight Management and Wellbeing: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 80 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 81 Forecast Sales of Weight Management and Wellbeing by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

SPORTS NUTRITION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Gym reopening and the lifting of restrictions boost demand
  • E-commerce loses share to grocery retailers
  • Leaders continue to expand with omni-presence strategy

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Vegan and plant-based are main growth drivers in sports nutrition
  • Sports non-protein products expected to outperform other categories
  • Increasing competition from outside of sports nutrition

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 82 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 83 Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 84 NBO Company Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 85 LBN Brand Shares of Sports Nutrition: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 86 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 87 Forecast Sales of Sports Nutrition by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

HERBAL/TRADITIONAL PRODUCTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • CBD products drive the growth of herbal/traditional dietary supplements and herbal/traditional topical analgesics
  • Britons prefer herbal/traditional cough and cold remedies over non-herbal
  • Stronger demand for herbal/traditional paediatric dietary supplements

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Overall good performance predicted for herbal/traditional products over 2021-2026
  • Herbal/traditional products to gain further popularity over non-herbal alternatives
  • Further fragmentation for herbal/traditional products as the competitive landscape expands

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 88 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 89 Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 90 NBO Company Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 91 LBN Brand Shares of Herbal/Traditional Products: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 92 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 93 Forecast Sales of Herbal/Traditional Products by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026

PAEDIATRIC CONSUMER HEALTH IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

KEY DATA FINDINGS

2021 DEVELOPMENTS

  • Paediatric analgesics sees minor growth in 2021, unlike paediatric motion sickness remedies
  • Paediatric cough/cold remedies continues its decline in 2021
  • Paediatric vitamins and dietary supplements sees strong growth in 2021

PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Nappy (diaper) rash treatments returns to decline in the forecast period
  • Paediatric cough/cold remedies will see growth in the forecast period
  • Herbal/traditional paediatric vitamins and dietary supplements to gain further popularity

CATEGORY DATA

  • Table 94 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2016-2021
  • Table 95 Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2016-2021
  • Table 96 Sales of Paediatric Vitamins and Dietary Supplements by Type: % Value 2016-2021
  • Table 97 NBO Company Shares of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2017-2021
  • Table 98 LBN Brand Shares of Paediatric Consumer Health: % Value 2018-2021
  • Table 99 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: Value 2021-2026
  • Table 100 Forecast Sales of Paediatric Consumer Health by Category: % Value Growth 2021-2026