Thailand Medical Tourism Market (Spending) Analysis & Forecast

  • October 2013
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  • Renub Research
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  • 112 pages

Thailand Medical Tourism – Market Analysis

Thailand is one of the most important and popular medical tourism destinations worldwide. Thailand has the highest number of JCI accredited hospitals compared to its Asian rival countries. Its medical tourists’ arrivals numbers is expected to be more than 1 Million by the 2013. Thailand medical tourism market is expected to grow with single digit CAGR from 2012 to 2018. Japan accounts for the highest number of medical tourist visitors in Thailand; followed by Asian region in the second spot and Middle East in the third place respectively.

Out of 15 countries studied in this report only 1 country spending will be more than US$ 1 Billion, 3 countries (segments) spending will be more than US$ 500 Million and 8 countries (segments) spending will be between 100 to 500 Million by 2018 (Exact Spending figures are available in the report.

Renub Research report titled "Thailand Medical Tourism Market (Spending) Analysis & Forecast” provides a comprehensive analysis of the Thailand medical tourism market covering in detail various aspects such as medical tourists visits, spending from medical tourists, competitive landscape and market share of the medical tourist visits & spending share of medical tourists.

The report also covers

• Classification of Medical Tourists in Thailand
• Most Popular Medical Services Within Foreigners
• Competitive Advantage In Medical Services Between Thailand and Other Countries
• Top Thailand Private Hospitals Overview and Their Comparisons
• Cost Comparison of Various Types Of Surgeries In The United States and UK With Thailand
• Growth Drivers for Thailand Medical Tourism
• Challenges for Thailand Medical Tourism Market

This 112 page report with 77 Figures and 15 Tables provides a complete analysis of top 15 countries who visited Thailand for medical treatment. All the 15 countries in the report have been studied from 2 viewpoints.

I. Medical Tourists Visits in Thailand from the year 2001-2018
II. Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand from the year 2001-2018

All the 15 Countries studied in the report are as follows

1. Japan
2. United States
3. South Asia Region
4. Britain
5. Middle East
6. Asian Region
7. Taiwan & China
8. Germany
9. Australia
10. France
11. South Korea
12. Canada
13. East Europe
14. Scandinavia
15. Other Countries

Data Sources

This report is built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by Renub Research team of industry experts.

Primary sources include industry surveys and telephone interviews with industry experts.

Secondary sources information and data has been collected from various printable and non-printable sources like search engines, News websites, Government Websites, Trade Journals, White papers, Government Agencies, Magazines, Newspapers, Trade associations, Books, Industry Portals, Industry Associations and access to more than 500 paid databases.

Table Of Contents

1. Executive Summary

2. Thailand - Medical Tourists Visit, Spending and Forecast
2.1 Thailand - Medical Tourists Visits and Forecast
2.2 Thailand - Medical Tourists Spending and Forecast

3. Thailand - Medical Tourists Visits Share, Spending Share and Forecast
3.1 Thailand - Medical Tourists Visitor’s Share and Forecast
3.2 Thailand - Medical Tourists Spending Market Share and Forecast

4. Thailand - Top 15 Countries Medical Tourists Visits and Spending (2001 - 2018)
4.1 Japan Medical Tourists Visits and Spending Forecast
4.1.1 Japan Medical Tourists Visits to Thailand and Forecast
4.1.2 Japan Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.2 United States Medical Tourists Visits and Spending Forecast
4.2.1 United States Medical Tourists Visits to Thailand and Forecast
4.2.2 United States Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.3 South Asia Region Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.3.1 South Asia Region Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.3.2 South Asia Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.4 Britain Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.4.1 Britain Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.4.2 Britain Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.5 Middle East Region Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.5.1 Middle East Region Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.5.2 Middle East Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.6 Asian Region Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.6.1 Asian Region Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.6.2 Asian Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.7 Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.7.1 Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.7.2 Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.8 Germany Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.8.1 Germany Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.8.2 Germany Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.9 Australia Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.9.1 Australia Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.9.2 Australia Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.10 France Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.10.1 France Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.10.2 France Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.11 South Korea Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.11.1 South Korea Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.11.2 South Korea Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.12 Canada Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.12.1 Canada Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.12.2 Canada Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.13 East Europe Region Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.13.1 East Europe Region Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.13.2 East Europe Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

4.14 Scandinavia Region Medical Tourists Visit and Spending
4.14.1 Scandinavia Region Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand
4.14.2 Scandinavia Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand

4.15 Other Countries Medical Tourists Visit and Spending Forecast
4.15.1 Other Countries Medical Tourists Visit to Thailand and Forecast
4.15.2 Other Countries Medical Tourists Spending in Thailand and Forecast

5. Thailand Medical Tourists Statistics
5.1 Classification of Medical Tourists in Thailand (Foreigners Residing, Visitors, Especially Visitors for Treatments)
5.2 Most Popular Medical Services within Foreigners (Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Plastic, Dental, Gastrointestinal and Other)
5.3 Competitive Advantage in Medical Services between Thailand - Singapore, India, Malaysia and South Korea

6. Thailand Medical Tourism Cost Analysis in Comparison to USA and UK
6.1 Cardiac/Heart Surgery
6.2 Orthopedic Surgery
6.3 Dental Tourism
6.4 Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

7. Top Thailand Private Hospitals Overview
7.1 Bumrungrad International Hospital
7.1.1 Revenue by Foreign Patients in Bumrungrad International Hospital
7.1.2 Number of Foreign Patients in Bumrungrad International Hospital

7.2 Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center
7.2.1 Revenue by Foreign Patients in Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center
7.2.2 Number of Foreign Patient in Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center
7.2.3 Countries wise Number of Foreign Patient in Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center

7.3 Bangkok Hospital, Phuket
7.3.1 Countries wise Foreign Patients who Visited Bangkok Hospitals, Phuket
7.3.2 Preferable Treatment by Foreign Patients in Bangkok Hospital, Phuket

7.4 Yanhee Hospital
7.4.1 Services Foreign Patients Avail in Yanhee Hospital
7.4.2 Cosmetic Procedures Avail by the Foreign Patients

8. Thailand Medical Tourism Growth Drivers
8.1 Thailand Offers Excellent Service in Medical Tourism
8.2 State of the Art Medical Technology used by Thailand Hospitals
8.3 Thailand has highest number of JCI Accredited Medical Facilities
8.4 Increasing On-Line and E-marketing Presence
8.5 Mobile Application Launched for Promoting Tourism
8.6 Tourism Authority of Thailand Showcase Thailand’s Health and Wellness Industry in 2013
8.7 Shaping the Future with Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery

9. Thailand Medical Tourism Challenges
9.1 Political Instability Main Worry for Thailand Medical Tourism Industry
9.2 Medical Tourism Ignored by Tour Operators
9.3 Thailand Currency (Baht) Appreciation a Threat to Tourism

List of Figures

Figure 2 1: Thailand - Medical Tourists Visits (Number), 2003 - 2012
Figure 2 2: Thailand - Forecast for Medical Tourists Visits (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 2 3: Thailand - Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2003 - 2012
Figure 2 4: Thailand - Forecast for Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018

Figure 4 1: Thailand - Japan Medical Tourists Visits (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 2: Thailand - Forecast for Japan Medical Tourists Visits (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 3: Thailand - Japan Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 4: Thailand - Forecast for Japan Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 5: Thailand - United States Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 6: Thailand - Forecast for United States Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 7: Thailand - United States Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 8: Thailand - Forecast for United States Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 9: Thailand - South Asia Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 10: Thailand - Forecast for South Asia Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 11: Thailand - Bangladesh Medical Tourists Visits (Percent), 2011
Figure 4 12: Thailand - South Asia Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 13: Thailand - Forecast for South Asia Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 14: Thailand - Britain Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 15: Thailand - Forecast for Britain Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 16: Thailand - Britain Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 17: Thailand - Forecast for Britain Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 18: Thailand - Middle East Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2002 - 2012
Figure 4 19: Thailand - Forecast for Middle East Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 20: Thailand - Middle East Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2002- 2012
Figure 4 21: Thailand - Forecast for Middle East Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 22: Thailand - Asian Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2003 - 2012
Figure 4 23: Thailand - Forecast for Asian Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 24: Thailand - Asian Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2003 - 2012
Figure 4 25: Thailand - Forecast for Asian Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 26: Thailand - Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 27: Thailand - Forecast for Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 28: Thailand - Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 29: Thailand - Forecast for Taiwan and China Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 30: Thailand - Germany Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 31: Thailand - Forecast for Germany Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 32: Thailand - Germany Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 33: Thailand - Forecast for Germany Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 34: Thailand - Australia Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 35: Thailand - Forecast for Australia Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 36: Thailand - Australia Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 37: Thailand - Forecast for Australia Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 38: Thailand - France Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 39: Thailand - Forecast for France Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 40: Thailand - France Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 41: Thailand - Forecast for France Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 42: Thailand - South Korea Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 43: Thailand - Forecast for South Korea Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 44: Thailand - South Korea Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 45: Thailand - Forecast for South Korea Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 46: Thailand - Canada Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2003- 2012
Figure 4 47: Thailand - Forecast for Canada Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 48: Thailand - Canada Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2003- 2012
Figure 4 49: Thailand - Forecast for Canada Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 50: Thailand - East Europe Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2003- 2012
Figure 4 51: Thailand - Forecast for East Europe Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 52: Thailand - East Europe Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2003- 2012
Figure 4 53: Thailand - Forecast for East Europe Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 -2018
Figure 4 54: Thailand - Scandinavia Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2003 - 2007
Figure 4 55: Thailand - Scandinavia Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2003 - 2007
Figure 4 56: Thailand -Other Countries Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 57: Thailand - Forecast for Other Countries Medical Tourists Visit (Number), 2013 - 2018
Figure 4 58: Thailand - Other Countries Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2001 - 2012
Figure 4 59: Thailand - Forecast for Other Countries Medical Tourists Spending (Million US$), 2013 - 2018

Figure 5 1: Thailand - Classification of Medical Tourist (Percent), 2012
Figure 5 2: Thailand - Classification of the Most Popular Medical Services within Foreigners, 2012

Figure 7 1: Bumrungrad International Hospital- Revenue by Foreign Patients (Million US$), 2008 -2012
Figure 7 2: Bumrungrad International Hospital - Number of Foreign Patients Visit (Number), 1999 - 2012
Figure 7 3: Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center - Revenue by Foreign Patients (Million US$), 2001 -2011
Figure 7 4: Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center - Number of Foreign Patients Visit (Number), 2001 -2011
Figure 7 5: Bangkok Hospitals Medical Center - Countries wise Number of Foreign Patients Visit (Percent), 2011
Figure 7 6: Yanhee Hospital - Services Foreign Patients Avail (Percent), 2012
Figure 7 7: Yanhee Hospital - Cosmetic Procedures Avail by Foreign Patients (Percent), 2012

Figure 8 1: ThailandMedTourism.com Website Screen Shot
Figure 8 2: Thailand - Amazing Thailand Mobile Application

Figure 9 1: Thailand - Survey on Major Concerned for Traveler’s Visit (Percent), 2013
Figure 9 2: Thailand -Tour Operators Concern over Political and Economic Situation (Percent), 2013
Figure 9 3: Thailand - Currency Exchange Rate (Baht/US$), 2000 - July 2013

List of Tables

Table 3 1: Thailand - Medical Tourists Visitors Share (Percent), 2003 - 2012
Table 3 2: Thailand - Forecast for Medical Tourists Visitors Share (Percent), 2013 - 2018
Table 3 3: Thailand - Medical Tourists Spending Share (Percent), 2003 - 2012
Table 3 4: Thailand - Forecast for Medical Tourists Spending Share (Percent), 2013 - 2018

Table 5 1: Competitive Advantages in Medical Services between Thailand and Other Countries, 2013

Table 6 1: Thailand - Cost Comparison of Cardiac Surgery (US$), 2013
Table 6 2: Thailand - Cost Comparison of Orthopedic Surgery (US$), 2013
Table 6 3: Thailand - Cost Comparison of Dental Treatments (US$), 2013
Table 6 4: Thailand - Cost Comparison of Cosmetic Surgery (US$), 2013

Table 7 1: Bangkok Hospitals, Phuket - Countries wise Foreign Patients visit (Number), 2008
Table 7 2: Bangkok Hospitals, Phuket - Preferable Treatment by Foreign Patients (Number), 2008

Table 8 1: Thailand - Latest Technology Available in JCI Hospitals, 2013
Table 8 2: Thailand - JCI Accredited Hospitals, August 2013
Table 8 3: Thailand - CCPC Certificate Hospitals, 2012

Table 9 1: Tour Operators Medical Tourists Packages for Different Countries, 2013

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