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2024

Ultra-thin Condoms Market

Ultra-thin Condoms Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type, by Distribution Channel by Material Type : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2022-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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Ultra-thin condom is a kind of contraception barrier constructed from latex or other materials which is less thick and more responsive than the norm condoms. This condom is intended to boost the pleasure of sex while nevertheless offering strong defense against sexually transmitted infection (STIs) or unintended pregnancies. Since this condom is ultra-thin, that it allow for more sensitiveness as well as a closer, more personal feel during a sexual encounter. It typically is lubricated and can be found in a variety of kinds and sizes to suit one's preferences.
One of the primary drivers for the ultra-thin condoms market is the demand for a more natural and heightened sexual experience. Ultra-thin condoms offer increased sensitivity and a closer feel, providing a sensation that is closer to wearing no condom at all. This struck a chord with sexually engaged individuals looking for an additional intimate relationship with their spouses. For example, a 2019 study noticed that using ultra-thin condoms were linked with higher sexually happiness and enjoyment among young people aged 18 to 24 when compared with regular condoms. The people who took part reported that the being thin of the condoms created intercourse more enjoyable and plausible.
The focus on sexual pleasure and satisfaction is another key driver for the market. Ultra-thin condoms are designed to maximize pleasure for both partners, leading to increased demand among sexually active individuals. The close-to-natural feeling offered by ultra-thin condoms can enhance the overall sexual experience and contribute to greater sexual pleasure. For instance, 72% of respondents in a poll conducted in 2020 of sexually engaged people thought that using ultra-thin condoms raised their sex satisfaction. Participants stated that using these types of condoms increased their susceptibility, causing a more pleasurable sexual experience for both themselves as well as their partners.
The development of the ultra-thin condoms market is being assisted by increased knowledge and instruction about safe sex practises and the significance of condom use. People are growing increasingly worried about preventing STIs as well as unintended pregnancies that is driving demand for less thick yet effective condom choices. Several campaigns and initiatives have been launched in recent years to promote safe sex practises and educate people about different condom options. 
 
New product launches to flourish in the market
In April 2022, Durex introduced a new line of condoms called 'Intense' through their #Intensegasm campaign. The product features an exclusive stimulant gel, Desirex Gel, designed to enhance women's experience by providing a cooling sensation and heightened stimulation. Also in April 2022, the Chinese e-sports organization LGD Gaming announced a partnership with Jissbon, a Chinese condom brand. They collaborated to offer co-branded condom boxes on the popular Chinese e-commerce platform, Taobao. In September 2022, Mankind Pharma unveiled their new campaign titled 'Make Love Epic,' announcing the launch of Epic Condoms. This premium range of condoms aims to provide an exceptional experience for users.
 
Segment Overview: 
By type: The ultra-thin condoms market is divided into plain, dotted, ribbed, and others. These types offer various features and textures to cater to different preferences and desires. Plain condoms provide a smooth and sleek experience, while dotted condoms have raised dots for enhanced stimulation. Ribbed condoms feature ridges to intensify pleasure. The "others" category encompasses additional variations and innovations within the ultra-thin condom segment.
 
By distribution channel: The ultra-thin condoms market is divided into supermarket & hypermarket, convenience store, online, and others. Supermarkets and hypermarkets provide a wide range of options for consumers to purchase condoms conveniently. Convenience stores offer a quick and accessible option for immediate needs. Online platforms provide the convenience of ordering discreetly from the comfort of home. The "others" category includes additional distribution channels catering to specific markets or regions. 
 
By material type: The ultra-thin condoms market is divided into latex and non latex. Latex condoms are made from natural rubber latex and are widely popular due to their durability, flexibility, and effectiveness in preventing STIs and unintended pregnancies. Non latex condoms, on the other hand, are made from alternative materials such as polyurethane, polyisoprene, or lambskin. They provide an option for individuals with latex allergies or sensitivities.
 
By region: The Asia-Pacific (APAC) ultra-thin condoms market is growing swiftly, due to an assortment of occurrences as well as initiatives. Significant players such as Okamoto Industries Inc. as well as Karex Berhad, for example, have introduced creative ultra-thin condom variants in the area. Furthermore, authorities and charitable organizations are advocating safe sex adheres to and teaching the public regarding the benefits of ultra-thin condoms via education programmes and initiatives. The UNFPA's "Condomize!" effort, for instance, aims to boost condom use and reduce the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the APAC region. These initiatives, paired with the region's increasing population and increasing amounts of disposable income, have contributed to APAC's demand for ultra-thin condoms.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in the ultra-thin condoms market, such as Church & Dwight Co. Inc., Cupid Ltd., J.K. Ansell Ltd., Mankind Pharma Ltd., Mayer Laboratories, Inc., Okamoto Industries, and Reckitt Benckiser Group. Major players have adopted product launch and acquisition as key developmental strategies to improve the product portfolio of this market. 

Ultra-thin Condoms Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
Ultra-thin Condoms Market By Type
By Type
  • Plain
  • Dotted
  • Ribbed
  • Others
Ultra-thin Condoms Market By Distribution Channel
By Distribution Channel
  • Supermarket and hypermarket
  • Convenience Store
  • Online
  • Others
Ultra-thin Condoms Market By Material Type
By Material Type
  • Latex
  • Non Latex
Ultra-thin Condoms Market By Region
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Argentina, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players
Key Market Players

Cupid Limited, Church and Dwight Co., Inc., Mankind Pharma Ltd, Okamoto Industries,, Fuji Latex Co., Ltd., Mayer Laboratories, Inc., J.K. Ansell Ltd. (JKAL), Lelo, Karex Condoms, Reckitt Benckiser Group

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Ultra-thin Condoms Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2022-2032