Global pH Meters Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Meter Type (Portable pH Meter, Benchtop pH Meter, Continuous pH Meter), By Application (Environmental Testing, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies, Food & Beverages, Government & Academic Institutions, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Others), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2023 – 2033

Industry: Semiconductors & Electronics


Global pH Meters Market Insights Forecasts to 2033

  • The Global pH Meters Market Size was Valued at USD 1.4 Billion in 2023.
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2023 to 2033.
  • The Worldwide pH Meters Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 2.17 Billion by 2033.
  • Europe is Expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period.

Global pH Meters Market

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The Global pH Meters Market Size is Anticipated to Exceed USD 2.17 Billion by 2033, Growing at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2023 to 2033.


Market Overview

The pH level indicates if a solution is acidic or basic. It represents the "power of hydrogen" and is described as the negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution. A pH meter is an instrument utilized in science to gauge the acidity or alkalinity levels of a solution. The pH meter measures the concentration of hydrogen ions (H+) in a solution and gives a numerical value known as the pH. A high amount of acidity or alkalinity causes a variety of diseases and health issues. In such a context, the need for pH meters is increasing since they are employed as a significant control parameter for ensuring that eatable items meet regulatory quality and safety criteria. Rising demand for these devices in food processing, water treatment, electricity, agricultural, and fertilizer applications is one of the primary drivers projected to fuel market expansion. The water treatment industry is increasingly utilizing pH meters due to the damaging effects of high pH levels on pipelines and equipment like condensers and boilers. In addition, technologically advanced pH meters include Bluetooth connectivity, splash resistance, the addition of smart sensors, and multi-parameter analysis, these are all significant factors to the pH meters' growth.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for the global pH meters market based on various segments and regions forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the global pH Meters 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-segment of the global pH meters market.


Global pH Meters Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2023
Market Size in 2023:USD 1.4 Billion
Forecast Period:2023-2033
Forecast Period CAGR 2023-2033 : 4.4%
2033 Value Projection:USD 2.17 Billion
Historical Data for:2019-2022
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:110
Segments covered:By Meter Type, By Application, By Region
Companies covered::Metrohm USA, Mettler Toledo, Agilent Technologies, Danaher Corporation, Hanna Instruments, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation, PerkinElmer Inc., Horiba, Contech Instruments, Emerson Electric Co. (Rosemount Analytical), Hach, Qingdao Tlead International, Hamilton Company, PCE Instruments, and Others Key Vendors
Pitfalls & Challenges:Covid-19 Empact, Challenges, Growth, Analysis.

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Driving Factors

The pH meters are utilized in the food and beverage (F&B) business to test the pH of dairy items such as cheese, curd, and yogurt. Increasing urbanization and consumer tastes for processed and ready-to-eat (RTE) food items are propelling the global market to grow. However, rising rates of microbial illnesses, together with technological advances in pH meters, are projected to provide profitable growth possibilities for this industry. In addition, the growing number of research and testing laboratories, such as soil, water, and food testing labs, is predicted to increase the use of these devices. pH meters are critical for determining the acidity or alkalinity of a solution, which is required for quality control, process optimization, and regulatory compliance. With an increasing focus on water quality monitoring, food safety, and environmental laws, precise and consistent pH measurement is becoming increasingly important. pH meters provide quick and precise results, making them vital instruments in a variety of industries like water and wastewater treatment, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, and agriculture, which is a major driver of the global pH meter market.


Restraining Factors

The high cost associated with advanced pH meter systems is the major key restraint faced by the global pH meter market. Advanced pH meters frequently have sophisticated features such as digital displays, data logging capabilities, wireless connectivity, and advanced calibrating algorithms. Although these features improve use and accuracy, they increase the overall cost of pH meters. Small and medium-sized firms, particularly in emerging nations, may find it difficult to invest in expensive pH meter systems, restricting their use.


Market Segmentation

The global pH meters market share is classified into meter type and application.

  • The benchtop meters segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global pH meters market during the forecast period.   

Based on the meter type, the global pH meters market is categorized into portable, benchtop, and continuous pH meters. Among these, the benchtop meters segment is expected to hold the largest share of the global pH meters market during the forecast period. Widespread use in academic institutions, laboratories, and industrial researchers, as well as increased demand for the convenience of access and accuracy. Online pH meters, calibration-free measurement systems, microprocessors for automatic temperature control, and pressure compensation are just a few of the technological breakthroughs predicted to drive market growth throughout the projection period. Additionally, benchtop pH meters are intended for indoor use and can be combined with specific electrodes. While they offer an extremely sensitive testing range. Benchtop pH meters are flat and include larger screens featuring additional buttons.


  • The food & beverages segment is expected to hold a significant share of the global pH meters market during the forecast period.

Based on the application, the global pH meters market is categorized into environmental testing, pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, food & beverages, government & academic institutions, chemicals & petrochemicals, water & wastewater treatment, and others. Among these, the food & beverages segment is expected to hold a significant share of the global pH meters market during the forecast period. The need for pH meters in the food and beverage industry grows year after year to maintain quality, safety, and consistency. The pH value represents a single of the characteristics assessed during a product examination before release. For example, during cheesemaking, enzyme activity is largely dependent on pH to improve yield and quality. Furthermore, regulating pH influences the growth of both favorable and undesirable microbes. Thus, to preserve various types of food, such as acidified food, fermented food, and low-acid canned food, there is a growth in demand for pH meters, which drives total market statistics.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Global pH Meters 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)


Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global pH meters market over the predicted timeframe.

Asia Pacific

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Asia Pacific is projected to hold the largest share of the global pH meters market over the forecast period. Rising awareness of new instruments with technologically advanced sensors, boosting favorable government efforts for water treatment, and growing acceptance of the utility and potential uses of such measuring devices among industrial researchers, agricultural scientists, and irrigational experts are just a few of the factors contributing to the rapid growth.  Asia Pacific is home to several of the world's most rapidly expanding economies, with major expansion in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and food and beverage sectors. These industries require precise pH readings for quality control, product development, and regulatory compliance, which drives demand for pH meters in the region. The Asia Pacific region's growing population and urbanization have put a strain on water supplies, making safe drinking water treatment and delivery a top priority. pH meters are essential for maintaining water quality throughout the treatment and distribution systems. 


Europe is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR growth of the global pH meters market during the forecast period. The significant amount of R&D activities, the availability of modern medical and manufacturing facilities, high health concerns, high levels of disposable money, and high awareness about waterborne diseases are all major contributors to this considerable share.  Europe has severe rules in place for a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, and environmental protection, and fulfilling these requirements frequently needs precise and consistent pH measurement, increasing demand for high-quality pH meters.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global pH meters 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 Key Companies

  • Metrohm USA
  • Mettler Toledo
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Hanna Instruments, Inc.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Corporation
  • PerkinElmer Inc.
  • Horiba
  • Contech Instruments
  • Emerson Electric Co. (Rosemount Analytical)
  • Hach
  • Qingdao Tlead International
  • Hamilton Company
  • PCE Instruments
  • Others


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting And Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In January 2024, Emerson, a top technology and software company on a global scale, was awarded the title of "Industrial IoT Company of the Year" by IoT Breakthrough for the sixth consecutive year. The 2024 award acknowledges Emerson's progress in sustainable technologies and software, its drive to speed up the production of life-saving medications, and the company's pioneering Boundless Automation vision for an innovative industrial automation framework driven by software.


  • In March 2023, Hanna Instruments Inc. introduced the latest Advanced Benchtop Meter Series, featuring three new models designed for measuring pH, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen. Hanna's latest Advanced Benchtop meters are perfect for a range of uses in the food and beverage industry, offering quick, precise, and consistent measurements.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. Spherical Insights has segmented the global pH meters market based on the below-mentioned segments: 


Global pH Meters Market, By Meter Type

  • Portable pH Meter
  • Benchtop pH Meter
  • Continuous pH Meter


Global pH Meters Market, By Application

  • Environmental Testing
  • Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Companies
  • Food & Beverages
  • Government & Academic Institutions
  • Chemicals & Petrochemicals
  • Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • Others


Global pH Meters Market, By Region

  • 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 the Middle East & Africa

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • 1. What is the CAGR of the global pH meters market over the forecast period?
    The global pH meters market is projected to expand at a CAGR of 4.4% during the forecast period.
  • 2. What is the projected market size & growth rate of the global pH meters market?
    The global pH meters market was valued at USD 1.4 Billion in 2023 and is projected to reach USD 2.17 Billion by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2023 to 2033.
  • 3. Which region is expected to hold the highest share in the global pH meters market?
    The Asia Pacific region is expected to hold the highest share of the global pH meters market.

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