March 2, 2024

Sperm Count Test Market Propelled By Rising Infertility Rates

Sperm count tests are medical tests that are used to measure the concentration of sperm in a man’s semen and assess sperm quality. They provide useful insights about a man’s fertility potential and are often conducted as part of an infertility workup. The rising rates of infertility, caused majorly due to lifestyle changes, have increased the importance of sperm count tests in determining the underlying causes of infertility. The global Sperm Count Test Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 590 million in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period 2024-2031, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market key trends:
The key driver for the growth of the sperm count test market is the rising infertility rates across the globe due to changing lifestyle habits. The risk factors for infertility such as smoking, alcohol consumption, lack of physical activity, obesity, exposure to pollution, excessive stress, and certain medical conditions have significantly increased among the population in recent years. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), around 48.5 million couples worldwide were infertile in 2010. These rising infertility rates have resulted in increased adoption of sperm count tests for evaluation of male factor infertility before assisted reproductive treatments. The higher diagnostics and evaluation of fertility issues will continue driving the demand for sperm count tests over the forecast period.

SWOT Analysis
Strength: Sperm count tests are accurate and non-invasive ways to test male fertility. They provide useful insights into sperm health and count levels.
Weakness: Some men feel uncomfortable or embarrassed about submitting a semen sample for analysis. Test results may cause anxiety if abnormal levels are detected.
Opportunity: Rising infertility rates globally are driving increased demand for sperm count testing and analysis. More acceptance of such screening is also expanding the market potential.
Threats: Alternative fertility treatments like IVF represent competition, though sperm tests are still usually the first diagnostic step. Accuracy concerns could emerge if tests are not properly conducted or interpreted.

Key Takeaways
The global sperm count test market demand is expected to witness high growth.

Regional analysis:

The North America region currently dominates the sperm count test market owing to increased awareness about male infertility and acceptance of diagnostic screening. Growing availability of advanced home kits is also boosting the market in North America. Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest growth during the forecast period due to rising health concerns, growing medical tourism, and increasing investments by market players in the region.

Key players

operating in the sperm count test market are Project Diagnostics, Fertility Focus Limited, Marathon Medical Corp, medical electronic systems, CooperSurgical and MotilityCount. Project Diagnostics offers a wide range of fertility and andrology diagnostic kits including SpermCheck home fertility test, a self-testing kit for semen analysis and sperm concentration checking. Fertility Focus provides both laboratory and home-based sperm testing kits.

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1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
2. We have leveraged AI tools to mine information and compile it