The global drug abuse testing market generated $6.37 billion in 2018 and is expected to reach $11.93 billion by 2026, registering a CAGR of 8.8% from 2019 to 2026. The report offers a detailed analysis of changing market trends, competitive landscape, market size & estimations, top winning strategies, and key market players.
Surge in awareness regarding drug abuse, stringent regulations regarding drug abuse, and development of innovative drug testing equipment facilitate the growth in the market. However, potential manipulation of drug screening tests and consideration of drug testing as a breach of privacy rights hinder the market growth. On the other hand, technological advancements and untapped potential in emerging economies such as Asia-Pacific and LAMEA create new opportunities in the market.
Rapid testing devices to growth the fastest
Rapid testing devices would register the fastest CAGR of 14.5% from 2019 to 2026, owing to its benefits such as accuracy in results in less time and advent of technologically advanced devices. However, laboratory services accounted for nearly three-fifth of the total market share in 2017 and is expected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. This is due to increase in consumption of alcohol and drugs during office hours, compelling organizations to carry out tests. The research also analyzes consumables and analyzers.
Urine sample type to maintain its lion's share by 2026
Based on sample type, urine held the major market share in 2017, contributing to 86.16% of the total market share in 2017. This segment is expected to maintain its lion's share till 2026, owing to lesser cost of urine sample analysis, ease in availability of point of care tests, and presence of parent drugs and/or metabolites in high concentrations. However, the hair segment is expected to register the fastest growth rate with a CAGR 12.0% from 2019 to 2026, owing to advantages such as high resistance to evasion through adulteration or substitution of samples and wide window of detection. The research also analyzes oral fluid, breath, and others.
North America to maintain its lead by 2026
North America contributed to more than half of the total market share in 2017 and is expected to maintain its lead till 2026. This is due to expansion of big giants into the region to cater to increase in demand for drug abuse testing devices and products. However, Asia-Pacific is expected to register the fastest growth with a CAGR of 9.7% from 2019 to 2026, owing to different initiatives taken by governments to curb abuse in various fields such as workplaces, sports, and others.
The report analyzes and forecasts the drug abuse testing market at global and regional levels. The market has been forecast based on volume (Tons) and value (US$ Mn) from 2019 to 2026. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.
The report comprises a detailed value chain analysis, which provides a comprehensive view of the global drug abuse testing market. The Porter’s Five Forces model has also been included to help understand the competitive landscape of the market. The study encompasses market attractiveness analysis, wherein various applications have been benchmarked based on their market size, growth rate, and general attractiveness.
The study provides a decisive view of the drug abuse testing market by segmenting it in terms of form and application. The segment has been analyzed based on the present and future trends. Regional segmentation includes the current and projected demand in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.
The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of drug abuse testing market for the base year 2018 and the forecast between 2019 and 2026. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.
Competitive Landscape is the most valuable part of this report
The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the leading companies operating in the global market such as Drägerwerk AG & Co. KGAA, Abbott Laboratories, Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Biorad Laboratories, Inc., Siemens AG, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., Danaher Corporation, Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, and Express Diagnostics International Inc.
The other key players operating in the market include OraSure, Alfa Scientific Designs, Lifeloc, MPD, Inc., Premier Biotech, Shimadzu, Psychemedics, SureHire, CannAmm, and Omega Laboratories.
Key financial developments of a particular company and product & company overview are some of the elements that help in acquiring information about top vendors in the market. This particular section has also included a SWOT analysis of the companies featured in the report. This will help the audience in knowing about opportunities, strengths, threats and weaknesses that are facing by the key vendors in the chemical and material industry across the world. As the competitive landscape is the most valuable part of any report, it consists of all the required information for the detailed study of top players functioning in the industries. It is also an interesting part to find how exactly these key manufacturers implement various strategies to secure the top rank in the industry. Such an in-depth information is useful for the new entrants into the industry as they would be able to learn a bit from these key vendors. Similarly, the information provided in the research report will also be valuable for the renowned key players as well, as they come to know the strategies of their counterparts to sustain in the competitive industry.
By Product & Services
Rapid Testing Devices
By Sample Type
Oral Fluid (Saliva)
By End User
Workplaces & Schools
Criminal Justice Systems and Law Enforcement Agencies
In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.
Primary research represents a bulk of research efforts, supplemented by extensive secondary research. Annual reports, press releases, and relevant documents of key players operating in various application areas have been reviewed for competition analysis and market understanding.
Secondary research also includes recent trends, technical writing, Internet sources, and statistical data from government websites, trade associations, and agencies. These have proved to be reliable, effective, and successful approaches for obtaining precise market data, capturing market participants’ insights, and recognizing business opportunities.
The study objectives of this report are:
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