Global Bone Densitometer Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Technology (Axial Bone Densitometry, Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, Quantitative computed tomography, Peripheral Bone Densitometry, Quantitative ultrasound, Radiographic Absorptiometry, and Others), By Application (Osteoporosis & osteopenia diagnosis, Cystic fibrosis diagnosis, Chronic kidney diseases diagnosis, Body composition measurement diagnosis, and Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis), By End-User (Hospitals & specialty clinics, Diagnostic & imaging centers, and Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2022 – 2032).

Industry: Healthcare


Global Bone Densitometer Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Global Bone Densitometer Market was valued at USD 295.34 Million in 2022.
  • The Market is growing at a CAGR of 4.6% from 2022 to 2032.
  • The Worldwide Bone Densitometer Market is expected to reach USD 463.06 Million by 2032.
  • Asia-Pacific is expected to grow fastest during the forecast period.


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The Global Bone Densitometer Market is expected to reach USD 463.06 Million by 2032, at a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.


Market Overview

A bone densitometer is a specialized medical device used to measure bone mineral density (BMD) and diagnose conditions like osteoporosis. This non-invasive and painless technology plays a crucial role in assessing bone health and the risk of fractures, particularly in the elderly and postmenopausal women. The device typically employs low-dose X-rays or dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) to determine BMD in specific regions of the body, such as the spine, hip, and forearm. The measurements are then compared to age- and sex-matched reference values to calculate a T-score, indicating the patient's bone health status. With this valuable information, healthcare professionals can develop personalized treatment plans, recommend lifestyle modifications, and monitor bone health progression to enhance overall patient care and reduce the risk of debilitating fractures.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for bone densitometer market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the bone densitometer market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the bone densitometer market.


Global Bone Densitometer Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD 295.34 Mn
Forecast Period:2022 – 2032
Forecast Period 2022 – 2032 CAGR:4.6%
022 – 2032 Value Projection:USD 463.06 Mn
Historical Data for:2019-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:150
Segments covered:By Technology, By Application, By End-User, By Region.
Companies Covered: GE Healthcare, Hologic, Inc., OSI Systems, Inc., Diagnostic Medical Systems Group, Swissray Global Healthcare Holding, Ltd., BeamMed, Ltd., Echolight S.P.A, Scanflex Healthcare AB, Medonica Co., Ltd., Eurotec Systems S.r.l, Shenzhen XRAY Electric Co., Ltd., FURUNO Electric Co., Ltd., Trivitron Healthcare, and Others.
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenge, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

The bone densitometer market is influenced by several key drivers that shape its growth and demand, such as the aging population worldwide is a significant driver, as elderly individuals are more prone to bone-related conditions such as osteoporosis, leading to an increased need for bone health assessments. Additionally, the rising awareness and emphasis on early diagnosis and preventive healthcare measures contribute to the growing demand for bone densitometers. The increasing prevalence of osteoporosis and related fractures further fuels the market, as healthcare providers seek efficient and accurate diagnostic tools. Moreover, technological advancements play a crucial role in market growth. Manufacturers are continually developing innovative bone densitometer devices with enhanced capabilities, increased accuracy, and lower radiation exposure, which attract healthcare professionals and institutions looking to upgrade their equipment. Additionally, the integration of artificial intelligence and data analytics into these devices allows for better analysis and interpretation of bone density results, further driving market growth. The growing number of initiatives and campaigns by healthcare organizations and governments to raise awareness about osteoporosis and bone health also contribute to market expansion. These initiatives promote early diagnosis, routine bone health screenings, and efficient treatment, creating a positive impact on the adoption of bone densitometers. Furthermore, the increasing healthcare expenditure and infrastructure development in emerging economies create a favorable environment for the bone densitometer market to expand. As healthcare facilities improve and become more accessible, the demand for advanced diagnostic tools like bone densitometers rises. Overall, the combination of demographic shifts, technological progress, awareness campaigns, and healthcare investments propel the bone densitometer market forward.


Restraining Factors

Several factors act as restraints for the bone densitometer market, the high cost of bone densitometer devices and their maintenance can limit their adoption, particularly in resource-constrained regions. Additionally, the availability of alternative diagnostic methods and the lack of awareness about bone health in certain demographics hinder market growth. Moreover, concerns related to radiation exposure from X-ray-based densitometers may discourage usage in some patients.


Market Segmentation

  • In 2022, the axial bone densitometry segment accounted for around 37.4% market share

On the basis of the technology, the global bone densitometer market is segmented into axial bone densitometry, dual energy x-ray absorptiometry, quantitative computed tomography, peripheral bone densitometry, quantitative ultrasound, radiographic absorptiometry, and others. The axial bone densitometry segment dominates the bone densitometer market for several reasons. Axial bone densitometry, such as Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA), is the most widely used and established technique for measuring bone mineral density. It allows for precise assessment of key areas like the spine and hip, which are highly susceptible to fractures due to osteoporosis. Additionally, axial bone densitometry provides reliable and accurate results, making it the preferred choice for diagnosing osteoporosis and monitoring bone health. Its widespread adoption and proven efficacy contribute to its dominance in the bone densitometer market.


  • The osteoporosis & osteopenia diagnosis segment held the largest market with more than 39.3% revenue share in 2022.

Based on the application, the global bone densitometer market is segmented into osteoporosis & osteopenia diagnosis, cystic fibrosis diagnosis, chronic kidney diseases diagnosis, body composition measurement diagnosis, and rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis. The osteoporosis & osteopenia diagnosis segment holds the largest market share in the bone densitometer market due to its pivotal role in detecting and managing these bone-related conditions. Osteoporosis and osteopenia are prevalent conditions, especially in the elderly and postmenopausal women, making early diagnosis crucial to prevent fractures and improve overall bone health. Bone densitometers play a vital role in accurately measuring bone mineral density and assessing fracture risk, leading to timely intervention and personalized treatment plans. As a result, the demand for bone densitometers is highest in this segment, driving its market dominance.


  • The hospitals & specialty clinics segment held the largest market with more than 57.8% revenue share in 2022.

Based on the end-User, the global bone densitometer market is segmented into hospitals & specialty clinics, diagnostic & imaging centers, and others. The hospitals & specialty clinics segment holds the largest market share in the bone densitometer market such as hospitals are major healthcare providers and have a higher patient footfall, leading to increased demand for bone health assessments. Moreover, hospitals often have well-equipped diagnostic facilities and comprehensive healthcare services, making them ideal settings for bone densitometry procedures. Specialty clinics, particularly those focused on orthopedics and geriatric care, also contribute significantly to this segment as they routinely perform bone density tests for early diagnosis and effective management of bone-related conditions like osteoporosis.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Bone Densitometer Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


North America dominated the market with more than 42.5% revenue share in 2022.

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Based on region, North America holds the largest market share in the bone densitometer market due to well-established healthcare infrastructure and a high prevalence of osteoporosis and related bone disorders, driving the demand for bone densitometers. Additionally, the region has a growing elderly population, which is more susceptible to bone health issues. Moreover, the presence of major market players, technological advancements, and favorable reimbursement policies further contribute to North America's dominant position in the bone densitometer market.


Asia-Pacific region is expected to grow the fastest during the forecast period due to several factors. The region's large and aging population, along with increasing awareness about bone health and osteoporosis, is driving the demand for bone densitometers. Moreover, rising healthcare expenditure and advancements in medical infrastructure are facilitating easier access to diagnostic technologies. The growing prevalence of osteoporosis and related bone disorders in the region also contributes to the higher adoption of bone densitometers.


Recent Developments

  • In February 2022, Aurora Spine Corporation and Echolight Medical have engaged in a collaborative co-marketing agreement for patient evaluation of bone mineral density (BMD) and the quality of bone microarchitecture independent of BMD.


  • In April 2022, The Horizon DXA bone densitometry equipment from Hologic has been added to Newman Regional Health's health and wellness offerings for men and women.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global bone densitometer market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Companies:

  • GE Healthcare
  • Hologic, Inc.
  • OSI Systems, Inc.
  • Diagnostic Medical Systems Group
  • Swissray Global Healthcare Holding, Ltd.
  • BeamMed, Ltd.
  • Echolight S.P.A
  • Scanflex Healthcare AB
  • Medonica Co., Ltd.
  • Eurotec Systems S.r.l
  • Shenzhen XRAY Electric Co., Ltd.
  • FURUNO Electric Co., Ltd.
  • Trivitron Healthcare


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-Users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the global bone densitometer market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Bone Densitometer Market, By Technology

  • Axial Bone Densitometry
  • Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
  • Quantitative computed tomography
  • Peripheral Bone Densitometry
  • Quantitative ultrasound
  • Radiographic Absorptiometry
  • Others


Bone Densitometer Market, By Application

  • Osteoporosis & osteopenia diagnosis
  • Cystic fibrosis diagnosis
  • Chronic kidney diseases diagnosis
  • Body composition measurement diagnosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis


Bone Densitometer Market, By End-User

  • Hospitals & specialty clinics
  • Diagnostic & imaging centers
  • Others


Bone Densitometer Market, Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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