According to a report by MarketsandMarkets, the global antimicrobial hospital textiles market size is projected to grow from USD 7.1 billion in 2020 to USD 9.4 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.8%.
The demand for antimicrobial hospital textiles is rising due to the increased awareness about hygiene, rising disposable income, changing lifestyle, growing concern about health and increasing pollution. The growth of the healthcare industry is also propelling the demand for antimicrobial hospital textiles significantly.
Cotton is the largest and fastest-growing segment of the antimicrobial hospital textiles market and is expected to witness the fastest growth rate due to its comfort and easy availability factor. The demand for polyester is expected to grow at a second-fastest rate over the next five years.