The global body-worn insect repellent market revenue was around US$ 7.55 billion in 2021 and is estimated to reach US$ 16.09 billion by 2031, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.9% during the forecast period from 2022 to 2031.
Body-worn insect repellents are applied directly to the skin, clothing, or other surfaces to keep flies, ticks, and mosquitoes away. The adverse effects of the ingredients used to make insect repellents are significant in reducing bite incidents and halting the spread of diseases and viruses. Microcapsules in stickers and patches offer a powerful fragrance all over the body.
Factors Influencing Market Growth
Some significant market participants have joined forces with NGOs and local governments to raise awareness of various insect-borne diseases among residents of urban and rural areas. This is anticipated to fuel the market expansion.
Use of herbal insect repellents, the innovation, and development of chemical-free products, and the increase in the prevalence of insect-borne illnesses. Such factors drive market growth.
The demand for body-worn insect repellent is increasing due to the rise of customers toward safety and healthy living. Consumers' concerns about their health may fuel the market growth.
Toxic chemicals like DEET, which are present in many mosquito repellent products cause negative impacts on health. Thus, it is anticipated to limit the market growth.
Study of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant negative impact on the market. Due to the lockdown enacted by the government, manufacturers' operations were halted, and the supply chain disruption was caused by trade and shutdown restrictions.
However, when cases decrease manufacturers of body-worn insect repellents must focus on protecting their staff, business operations, and supply networks and introduce new operational methods.
North America dominated the market in terms of the highest shares. Body-worn insect repellents and their variations are most frequently utilized in this region, especially in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. Preferences for various body-worn insect repellents vary with different geographical locations. Thus, an increase in demand for adventurous activities and a preference for healthy and safe living fuels the market growth in this region.
The leading competitors in the global body worn insect repellent market are:
Dabur International Ltd
Godrej Consumer Products Limited
Johnson and Johnson Services
Jyothy Laboratories Ltd. (JLL)
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc
S. C. Johnson and Son Inc
Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc
New Avon LLC
The global body worn insect repellent market segmentation focuses on Application, Distribution Channel, Insect Type, Product Type, Age Group, and Region.
Segmentation based on Application
Segmentation based on Distribution Channel
Supermarkets and Hypermarkets
Online Sales Channel
Segmentation based on Insect Type
Segmentation based on Product Type
Oil and Creams
Segmentation based on Age Group
Below 18 years
Below 60 years
Above 60 years
Segmentation based on Region
Rest of Western Europe
Rest of Europe
Australia & New Zealand
Rest of Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa (MEA)
Rest of MEA
Rest of South America