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South Korea Medical Tourist Arrivals and Spending Forecast To 2020

  • March 2015
  • 89 pages
  • Igate Research
Report ID: 2802247


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The medical tourism industry in South Korea is rapidly growing. The strength of Korea’s medical tourism lies in its highly skilled medical professionals, state-of-the art medical equipment, and well-established medical infrastructure. South Korea medical tourism market is likely to nearly quadruple by the year 2020 from the 2014 level. China topped the medical tourist arrivals list in South Korea being followed by United States. Russia is standing at the third spot in terms of medical tourist arrivals in South Korea. Japan and Mongolia stands at fourth and fifth position respectively in terms of medical tourists visit to South Korea. Mongolia and Kazakhstan have a traditional preference for South Korea when looking for medical treatment abroad. South Korea is witnessing an increase in medical tourist arrivals from various countries like Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, UAE and Vietnam among others.

In terms of types of medical treatment, the general health check-up, dermatology, cosmetic surgery, Gynecology, Traditional Korean Medicine, ophthalmology, orthopedics, dental services and Neurosurgery are the popular services for which medical tourists visit South Korea.

iGATE RESEARCH report entitled “South Korea Medical Tourist Arrivals and Spending Forecast To 2020” provides a comprehensive assessment of the fast-evolving, high-growth Medical Tourism Landscape in South Korea. This 89 page report with 69 Figures and 2 Tables provides a complete analysis of top 14 source country for medical tourist arrivals in South Korea and Top 9 Medical Treatment/Services for which patients visit South Korea.

The South Korea Medical Tourism Market have been studied from 3 viewpoints.

I. Medical Tourist Arrivals - By Type of Medical Treatment (2009 – 2013)
II. Medical Tourist Arrivals in South Korea – Country Wise (2009 – 2020)
III. Medical Tourists Spending in South Korea - Country Wise (2009 – 2020)

Medical Tourist Arrivals in South Korea by Types of Medical Treatment – 9 Types Medical Treatment Analyzed

1. General Health Check-Up
2. Gynecology
3. Dermatology
4. Cosmetic Surgery
5. Traditional Korean Medicine
6. Dental Services
7. Ophthalmology Department
8. Orthopedics Department
9. Neurosurgery department

Actual and Forecast for Medical Tourist Arrivals & Spending in South Korea - 14 Countries Analyzed

1. United States
2. Canada
3. China
4. Japan
5. Russia
6. Mongolia
7. Vietnam
8. Philippines
9. Kazakhstan
10. Saudi Arabia
11. Uzbekistan
12. Indonesia
13. United Arab Emirates
14. Others

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iGATE RESEARCH employs rigorous primary and secondary research techniques in developing distinctive data sets and research material for business reports. This report is built by using data and information sourced from Proprietary Information Database, Primary and Secondary Research Methodologies, and In house analysis by iGATE Research dedicated team of qualified professionals with deep industry experience and expertise.

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