Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market Global Scenario, Market Size, Outlook, Trend, and Forecast, 2020 – 2030

The Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market was valued at US$ 11.32 billion in 2020 and is predictable to reach US$ 18.62 billion by 2030; growing at a CAGR of 5.1 % during the forecast period from 2021- 2030.

Nonwoven fabrics are used have numerous usages in hygiene such as feminine hygiene, baby diapers, personal care products, training pants for toddlers, and incontinence products among others. Such products are used in multiple products such as leg cuff, top sheet or cover stock, core wrap, acquisition/distribution layer, back sheet, landing zone, fastening systems, and stretch ears.

Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market

Market Dynamics

The growing demand for nonwoven hygiene products is attributed to the rising population base across the globe and increasing demand for hygiene products. Awareness among the consumer for cleanliness and health measures has inclined them from the traditional diapers to nonwoven products ensuing in the rising product consumption and thus augmenting the demand for the nonwoven hygiene market during the forecast period. Owing to the changing lifestyle adaption the need for the nonwoven hygiene product is expected to cater to the revenue growth for the nonwoven products in the upcoming future.

Continuous demand for disinfecting and wet wipes among others are expected for the revenue generation of the key players in the nonwoven hygiene market. However, with the development of newer fabrics for feminine products shift towards reusable cotton pads and menstrual cups are a threat in the present market the restraining the market growth. Moreover, sustainable biodegradable and compostable materials developed are expected to boost sales thus the demand for nonwoven products is expected to increase in the upcoming years.

The Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market is segmented by type, fiber type, GSM, and region. Based on type, it is categorized into acquisition distribution layer (ADL), topsheet, and others (backsheet, leg gather, core wrap). By fiber type, it bifurcates into natural fiber, synthetic fiber, and others (cellulose, non-cellulose). The GSM segment type is categorized into upto 50, 50 – 100, 100 – 200. Based on regional insights, the global nonwoven hygiene market is categorized into North America (US, Canada, Mexico, Rest of America), Asia Pacific (India, China, Rest of Asia Pacific), Europe (UK, Germany, Russia, Rest of Europe) and Rest of the world (Latin America and Middle East & Africa).

Asia Pacific region is expected for the highest market share owing to the increased demand for nonwoven fiber in the health care sector in the economies such as India and China. North America region is expected for the second-highest growth owing to the large size of end-user industries in the region.

Prominent players inducing the Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market are Freudenberg Performance Materials, DuPont de Nemours Inc., Fitesa S.A., Glatfelter Corporation, TWE Group GmbH, Berry Global Group Inc., Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Johns Manville Corporation, Suominen Corporation, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation among others.

Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market

Segmentation and Scope of the Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market

Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market is segmented by type, fiber type, GSM, and region.

By Type

  • Acquisition Distribution Layer (ADL)
  • Topsheet
  • Others (Backsheet, Leg Gather, Core Wrap)

By Fiber Type

Natural Fiber

  • Wool
  • Flax
  • Cotton
  • Others (Jute, Silk, others)
  • Synthetic Fiber
    • Polypropylene (PP)
    • Polyester (PES)
    • Others (Rayon, Nylon, others)
    • Others (Cellulose, Non-Cellulose)


  • Up to 50
  • 50 – 100
  • 100 – 200

By Region

North America

  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • UK
  • Germany
  • Russia
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

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

Rest of World

Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America

Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market

Prominent players in the Global Nonwoven Hygiene Market among other includes

  • Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • DuPont de Nemours Inc.
  • Fitesa S.A.
  • Glatfelter Corporation
  • TWE Group GmbH
  • Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Ahlstrom-Munksjö
  • Johns Manville Corporation
  • Suominen Corporation
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
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