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Air Flow Sensor Market

Air Flow Sensor Market

Air Flow Sensor Market Analysis Report By Flow Range (Up to 10 SLPM, Up to 50 SLPM, Above 50 SLPM), By Output Type (Digital Air Flow Sensor, Analog Air Flow Sensor), By Application (Aerospace, Automotive, Healthcare), By Region - Global Insights 2022-2032

Air Flow Sensor Market

Global Air Flow Sensor Market Snapshot

The global air flow sensor market is estimated at USD 2.2 Billion in 2022 and is forecast to surpass USD 3.3 Billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 4.1% from 2022 to 2032.

Report Attributes


Base Year Value (2021A)

USD 2.1 Billion

Estimated Year Value (2022E)

USD 2.2 Billion

Projected Year Value (2032F)

USD 3.3 Billion

Global Growth Rate (2022-2032)

CAGR 4.1%

Europe Market Share in 2021


Europe Growth Rate (2022-2032)

CAGR 3.9%

Collective Value Share (China, USA, Germany) 2021: Top 3 Countries


Top 5 Companies Market Share in 2021


Key Companies Profiled

  • TE Connectivity
  • Honeywell International Inc.
  • First Sensor AG
  • Delphi Technologies
  • HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Continental AG
  • Sensata Technologies Inc.
  • TDK Corporation
  • Siemens AG
  • OMRON Corporation
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Other Key Players

Air flow sensors are equipment used to detect the mass and volume flow rate of liquids, solids, and steam, among other things. These flow sensors are widely utilized in a variety of industries, including food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical, pulp and paper, and aerospace. Considering the fact that these are capable of detecting even the smallest flow with excellent precision is poised to provide them a lucrative market opportunity in upcoming half-decade.

Increasing demand for petrochemical products, as well as rising use of equipment for efficient operations and innovative technologies adopted on a large scale by manufacturers.

Further, the growing need to monitor and control the flow, increasing demand for accurate flow measurements, increasing the presence of a large number of vendors, and rising demand from emerging economies, are the major factors accelerating market growth, among others.

However, the global air flow sensor market accounts for ~25% of the global sensor market in 2022. The global air flow sensor market is estimated to have an absolute $ opportunity of USD 1.1 Billion during the assessment period of 2022-2032.

2017-2021 Global Air Flow Sensor Market Outlook in Comparison to 2022-2032 Growth Forecast

The demand for a different type of air flow sensors with different flow ranges is witnessing 1.3X demand in the oil industry. This is attributed to the functions of air flow sensor used to transfer fluid from one location to another.

Additionally, the incorporation of different types of air flow sensors in the refining system to fulfil a specific purpose to purify and transport fluids is estimated to boost market growth during the assessment period.

Fact.MR projects the air flow sensor market is expected to witness exhibiting growth at 3.3% CAGR during 2022-2032 in comparison to a CAGR of 2.1% with which it grew from 2017 to 2021.

Rising Air Flow Sensor Demand in Healthcare Industry Driving Market Growth

The demand for air flow sensors is expected to grow at a noteworthy rate during the forecast period, owing to the growing demand for air flow sensors in the automotive industry, healthcare industry, food & beverage industry. In the healthcare industry, air flow sensors are used in analyzers, respiratory equipment, oxygen concentrators, spirometers, sleep apnea machines, patient monitoring systems, ventilators, anesthesia and others.

Automobile Industry Likely to Boost the Sales of Air Flow Sensors

The application of air flow sensors in the automobile sector has been increased significantly in the last few years. Owing to the use of air flow sensors, fast response time, improved engine performance, superior engine control, high resistance, stumpy air flow constraint among others and durability may transform the global air flow sensor market during 2022 & 2032.

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Factors including Technology, R&D Likely to Offer Tremendous Growth Opportunities

The increased development of novel airflow sensors to provide the best base for cost- and energy-efficient control of the whole HVAC system installed in smart buildings is a major driver driving market growth.

Additionally, the increasing use of air flow sensor in the installation of multi-pixel sensors in various IoT applications would propel the airflow sensor market further. The increasing use of air flow sensor for practically all types of gases and volatile chemicals is likely to drive the air flow sensor market. Also, the rising demand for improved airflow sensors that maintain a productive and healthy indoor atmosphere while recording and delivering accurate measurements will drive the Air Flow Sensor market during the forecast period.

Owing to the rising demand for air flow sensors worldwide, is leading to additional investment in the industry. This is estimated to provide a gain of 235 BPS during the assessment period of 2022-2032.

Covid-19 Become the Curse for the Global Air Sensor Market

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the global air flow sensor market in three ways: directly impacting demand and production, having a financial impact on enterprises and financial markets and causing supply chain and market instability. Our specialists monitoring the situation across the world explain that the market will provide lucrative opportunities for producers following the COVID-19 crisis.

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Manufacturers Finding New Ways to Improve the Quality of Air Flow Sensors

Failure of air flow sensor impacts the safety, therefore, air flow sensor manufactures are integrating sensors with smart sensing technology and IoT, to avoid unplanned outages, optimize operations, and reduce processing costs. Strict regulation in accordance is leading to enhanced adoption of the air flow sensor, thus, enhancing market growth by 1/4th i.e. ~25% of current demand levels.  

Country-wise Insights

Which Region Accounts for More Enhanced Demand for Air Flow Sensor Market?

Due to rising industrial automation and expansion of industrial facilities in this region, Asia Pacific is expected to hold a significant share of the global market during the forecast period, which is expected to drive demand for air flow sensors.

Asia Pacific region has been segregated into two regions includes East Asia and South Asia & Oceania. East Asia air flow sensor market is the one furthermost profitable market. It generates more than 1/4th share of the overall revenue generation for the global market. China air flow market is expected to keep dominance in the global market, which currently holds >53% share of the East Asia market.

Further, as many air flow sensor companies are located in East Asia Region, the demand for air flow sensors in Japan and South Korea is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.2% over the assessment years of 2022-2032. Additionally, investments in the air flow sensor market it is expected to trigger market growth in the coming years.

What is the European Air Flow Sensor Market Scenario?

The European air flow sensor market consists of numerous regional markets such as Germany, France, Italy, Spain etc. Europe holds nearly 25% of the global market share and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.9% in the coming years. This is attributed to the escalating demand for analog sensors in countries of Germany and the United Kingdom.

The European region is bound to create growth advances for air flow sensor manufacturers owing to the investment in different end-use industries such as Automotive, Aerospace etc. This is powering the growth in the air flow sensor market in the European region in the coming years.

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Category-wise Insights

Which Flow Range of Air Flow Sensors is expected to be the Largest Contributor during the Forecast Period in Air Flow Sensor Market?

The global air flow sensor market has been segregated into three air flow ranges including up to 10 SLPM, up to 50 SLPM, and above 50 SLPM. Flow range Up to 50 SLPM is the leading segment that has acquired nearly 49% market share in the global market. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 3.1% by the end of 2032.

Which End-User is Poised to Show lucrative Growth in Air Flow Sensor Market?

Air flow sensors have been used in almost all industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Healthcare, Data Centers, Food & Beverage, Chemicals and others. As data is becoming the new fuel for every economy, the demand for data centers is continuously elevating. Owing to this the demand for air flow sensors from data centers is continuously rising.

Further, it is important in data centers to monitor chilled airflow in addition to hot air return flow. Some air flow sensors include a heated film anemometer component and are made in accordance with ISO TS16949. However, data center, a segment of end-user, is likely to grow at the CAGR of 4.5% and gain nearly 132 BPS by the end of 2032.

Competitive Landscape: Top Companies in Air Flow Sensor Market

The global air flow sensor market is fragmented owing to the presence of numerous regional and domestic players. Various marketing strategies are adopted by key players such as expansions, mergers and acquisitions, collaborations and partnerships to expand the consumer base globally.

Also, new product development as a strategic approach is accepted by the key companies to upscale their market presence among consumers. These strategies have resulted in the incorporation of advanced air flow sensor.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about price points of top manufacturers of air flow sensor market positioned across regions, sales growth, production capacity, and speculative technological expansion in the recently published report.

For instance: On 12th March 2020, TE Connectivity Ltd. has acquired a sensor technology company First Sensor AG. Through this acquisition company will be able to expand its research and development activities and expand consumer base.

Global Air Flow Sensor Market by Category

  • By Flow Range :

    • Up to 10 SLPM
    • Up to 50 SLPM
    • Above 50 SLPM
  • By Output Type :

    • Digital Air Flow Sensor
    • Analog Air Flow Sensor
  • By Application :

    • Aerospace
    • Automotive
    • Healthcare
    • Food & Beverage
    • Chemical
    • Data Center
    • Building Automation
    • Other Industrial
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • MEA

- FAQs -

The global value of air flow sensor market is estimated to be worth over USD 2.2 Billion in 2022.
The demand is anticipated to surpass USD 3.3 Billion by 2032 end.
During 2017-2021, global air flow sensor market grew at 2.9% CAGR.
Some of the prominent players in air flow sensor market are TE Connectivity, Honeywell International Inc., DENSO CORPORATION, First Sensor AG, Delphi Technologies etc.
East Asia tops the global air flow sensor market accounting for 24.1% of global market share in 2022.
Analog under output type contributes 64.3% of market share in global sales of air flow sensor.

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