Ergonomic Chair Market Share, Outlook, Trends - 2032
Ergonomic Chair Market Size, Share, Global Analysis Report, 2024-2032

Ergonomic Chair Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Product (Swivel Chair, Adjustable Chair, Fixed Chair); By Material; By End-User; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Published Date:Jan-2024
  • Pages: 118
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM4296
  • Base Year: 2023
  • Historical Data: 2019 – 2022

Report Outlook

The global ergonomic chair market was valued at USD 10.34 billion in 2023 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period.

The Ergonomic Chairs are designed to provide long-term comfort during extended work sessions. These chairs are distinguished by their superior comfort when compared to standard chairs, and they allow users to customize the fit to their body and sitting preferences. By providing a personalized seating experience, they help to increase productivity and job satisfaction. Furthermore, ergonomic chairs play an important role in reducing the risk of musculoskeletal injuries, such as back pain.

Several factors are driving the growth of the ergonomic chair market. The rising working-class population increased spending on household appliances and shifts in lifestyle standards. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are actively enhancing their infrastructure by adopting comfortable and user-friendly ergonomic chairs. Moreover, the adoption of ergonomic chairs has surged across various sectors, including hospitals, educational institutions, private organizations, and gaming stations.

Ergonomic Chair Market Size

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Ergonomic chairs are designed to manage external factors rather than internal limitations. They have an adjustable seat depth and contoured seat back to provide lumbar spine support, which prevents slouching and promotes a comfortable and proper sitting position. When compared to standard chairs, some ergonomic chairs allow users to adjust the angle or tilt of the seatback, reducing strain on the body, preventing harmful positions, and enabling a more customized fit.

The COVID-19 pandemic has a significant impact on the ergonomic chair market. Due to the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic government has ordered nations to implement lockdowns, which causes supply and distribution chains to be disrupted. Production was directly affected by the reorganization of operational and vendor activities. The closure of hypermarkets and convenience stores resulted in a significant demand-supply imbalance. Due to constraints such as limited labor availability, disrupted raw material supply, and logistical issues, companies faced challenges in the production of ergonomic chairs.

The rise in remote working has resulted in an increase in household demand for ergonomic office chairs. There has been a noticeable shift in the working environment as consumers have been restricted to their homes. This shift has highlighted the importance of ergonomic office chairs, as people want a comfortable environment for long work hours. Traditional office chairs are no longer preferred because consumers value comfort in order to maintain their performance levels.

Manufacturers invest significant resources in designing versatile ergonomic chairs to improve comfort during long work hours and optimize space utilization. The growing emphasis on fostering collaborative and productive work environments has resulted in a surge in the popularity of modern ergonomic chairs. The changing demand for cost-effective and comfortable facilities within economies has resulted in recent changes in office furniture and interior layouts.

Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

  • Raise in awareness about the employee health will drive the growth of the market

Rise in awareness about the employee health will drive the growth of the ergonomic chair market’s growth. The global demand for ergonomic office chairs is increasing due to increased awareness of the numerous health benefits associated with these chairs, such as reduced back pain and increased employee productivity. Corporate workplaces are increasingly using these chairs to improve the overall well-being of their employees.

Corporate entities are investing substantially in improving their internal environments in order to provide their employees with a productive and comfortable work environment. Several office furniture manufacturers and designers are offering ergonomic chairs that are specifically designed for comfort and stress reduction. As a consequence, the global market for ergonomic chairs is expanding rapidly.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on product, material, end-user, and region.

         By Product

By Material

By End-User

By Region

  • Swivel Chair
  • Adjustable Chair
  • Fixed Chair
  • Plastic
  • Steel
  • Others (Vinyl, Leather, Mesh)


  • Residential
  • Commercial



  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Product Analysis

The swivel chair segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2023

In 2023, the swivel chair segment held the largest revenue share. Swivel chairs improve social connections by allowing people to easily turn and engage with others in their home office or workplace, all while avoiding unnecessary strain on their necks due to the ergonomic design of the swivel chair. Swivel chairs are the best option for encouraging interaction and comfort in large rooms.

On the other hand, the adjustable chair segment is expected to witness fastest growth during the forecast period. Customers may personalize their seating experience with adjustable office chairs, ensuring all-day comfort suited to their preferences. Proper ergonomics can help prevent various types of discomfort associated with prolonged periods of inactivity, such as neck, shoulder, and lower back pain.

By End-Use Analysis

The commercial segment accounted for the highest market share during the forecast period

The commercial segment held the highest market share during the forecast period. The adoption of this new work framework has encouraged individuals to establish a home workplace environment that resembles traditional office settings. This shift is anticipated to have a positive impact on the growth of the home office furniture industry in the forecast period. The growing trend of remote work has resulted in a spike in the number of people working from home, raising the demand for home office solutions.

On the other hand, residential segment is witnessed for fastest growth during the forecast period. The anticipated increase in commercial and office building construction and renovation projects is anticipated for increased demand for products. Previously, replacement activities had little impact on product demand, owing primarily to product durability and a lack of innovation. However, an ongoing trend toward fostering open and collaborative workspaces is expected for a significant increase in replacement activities during the forecast period.

Regional Insights

North America accounted for the largest market share in 2023

In 2023, North America held the largest market share in the ergonomic chair market. The construction sector in the region has expanded in recent years, owing to a combination of rising population and higher living standards. Furthermore, a growing awareness of the impact of consumer choices on individual health, sitting habits, and the environment has contributed to an increase in demand for ergonomic chairs in north america.

Asia Pacific is witnessed for the fastest growth in the ergonomic chair market. The increased emphasis on investing in the construction sector, combined with the advancement of smart city projects, is projected to open new opportunities for key players in the ergonomic chair market in the coming years. Also, rising income in Asia Pacific developing nations is anticipated to increase demand for ergonomic chair.

Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

The market is characterized by intense competition, with established players relying on advanced technology, high-quality products, and a strong brand image to drive revenue growth. These companies employ various strategies such as research and development, mergers and acquisitions, and technological innovations to expand their product portfolios and maintain a competitive edge in the market.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Bristol
  • Branch Ergonomic Chair
  • Herman Miller
  • HNI India
  • Huzhou Shenglong Furniture Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangmen Shengshi Furniture Co., Ltd.
  • Kimball Office
  • Okamura Corporation
  • Steelcase Gesture

Recent Developments

  • In September 2021, Herman Miller launched the "Lino Chair," an advanced ergonomic chair designed specifically for modern work environments.
  • In August 2021, Steelcase launched the "Series 2," a new ergonomic chair designed to provide prolonged comfort and support during long periods of sitting.

Ergonomic Chair Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 10.99 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 18.23 billion


6.5% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments Covered

By Product, By Material, By End-User, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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The global ergonomic chair market size is expected to reach USD 15.7 billion by 2032

Key players in the market are Bristol, Branch Ergonomic Chair, Herman Miller, HNI India, Huzhou Shenglong Furniture Co., Ltd

North America contribute notably towards the global ergonomic chair market

The global ergonomic chair market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period.

The ergonomic chair market report covering key segments are product, material, end-user, and region.