Sensory Organ Drugs - South Korea

  • South Korea
  • The Sensory Organ Drugs market in South Korea is expected to achieve a revenue of US$297.70m by the year 2024.
  • This projection indicates a steady growth rate of -2.96% annually (CAGR 2024-2029), resulting in a market volume of US$256.20m by 2029.
  • When compared globally, United States is anticipated to generate the highest revenue, with an estimated amount of US$13,980.00m in the year 2024.
  • South Korea's growing aging population is driving demand for sensory organ drugs to combat age-related vision and hearing problems.

Key regions: Australia, France, Brazil, Italy, India

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Analyst Opinion

The Sensory Organ Drugs market in South Korea has been experiencing steady growth in recent years.

Customer preferences:
South Korean consumers have become increasingly health-conscious, leading to a growing demand for drugs that target sensory organ conditions such as glaucoma, dry eye syndrome, and age-related macular degeneration. Additionally, the aging population in South Korea has contributed to the increased demand for sensory organ drugs.

Trends in the market:
One of the key trends in the Sensory Organ Drugs market in South Korea is the shift towards more innovative and advanced treatments. This is driven by the increasing prevalence of eye diseases and the need for more effective treatments. Another trend is the growing popularity of combination therapies, which involve the use of multiple drugs to treat a single condition. This approach has been shown to be more effective than using a single drug.

Local special circumstances:
The South Korean government has been actively promoting the development of the pharmaceutical industry, including the Sensory Organ Drugs market. This has led to increased investment in research and development, as well as the establishment of new companies in the sector. Additionally, the South Korean government has implemented policies to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for its citizens, further driving demand for Sensory Organ Drugs.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
The South Korean economy has been growing steadily in recent years, which has led to an increase in disposable income and healthcare spending. This has contributed to the growth of the Sensory Organ Drugs market. Additionally, the South Korean government has implemented policies to promote the development of the healthcare industry, which has created a favorable environment for companies operating in the Sensory Organ Drugs market.


Data coverage:

Data encompasses B2B, B2G, and B2C spend. Figures are based on drug revenues allocated to the country where the money is spent. Monetary values are given at manufacturer price level excluding VAT.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a top-down approach, based on a specific rationale for each market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use financial information of the key players by market. Next, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations, such as industry associations. This data helps us estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. For example, forecasts are based on historical developments, current trends, and key market indicators, using advanced statistical methods. The main driver is healthcare expenditure. Expiring patents and new drugs in the pipeline are also considered.

Additional notes:

Data is modeled in US$ using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice per year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level. This market comprises prescription drugs and all OTC drugs covered in the Statista OTC Pharmaceuticals market. However, in the OTC Pharmaceuticals market, revenues are based on end-consumer prices.


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