IVF Healthcare Market Scenario of India


Around 10-15% of couples in India suffer from infertility issues or are unable to conceive naturally.

India has emerged as a forerunner in infertility treatment especially IVF (In vitro fertilization). There is an increased influx of people coming for IVF treatment to India as they can avail world class treatment, cutting-edge technology and cost- effective healthcare services.

Considering the above facts Hospaccx team started working the mapping of market trends and dynamic. This is macroficial study of IVF market if you want to get into more detail you can contact [email protected]


  • The global in-vitro fertilization (IVF) market size was valued at around USD 15 billion in 2017 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 10%.
  • According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the inability to have a child affects around 6.7 million women in the U.S, which accounts for around 11.0% of the reproductive population.
  • Moreover, 25% of the couples have more than one factors leading to infertility.
  • The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that the use of Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) has increased from 36.4% in 1996 to around 76.2% in 2012. The percentage has almost doubled over the years hence the segment dominated in the overall IVF market. (In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Market Size 2018-2025)
  • India faces a high burden of infertility, with 22 to 33 million couples in the reproductive age suffering from lifetime infertility
  • Female factor accounts for 40%-50% of infertility among infertile couples, while male factor, which is on the rise in India, accounts for 30%-40%


1890 – The very first in vitro manipulation of eggs/ embryos was performed by Walter Heape, when he transferred in vivo fertilized eggs from one female rabbit to another.

1959 – M.C. Chang, successfully conducted IVF in rabbits.

1969 – The journal Nature published a paper authored by R.G. Edwards, B.D. Bavister and P.C. Steptoe: “Early stages of fertilization in vitro of human oocytes matured in vitro”

1977 – The first IVF pregnancy in human and the birth of Louise Brown.

1981 – Total of 14 pregnancies resulting in nine births

1992 – The development of the intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) of single sperms by Gianpiero D. Palermo et al.in Brussels (UZ Brussel)

2006 – ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) cycles started resulted in 41,343 births (54,656 infants), which is slightly more than 1% of total US births.

2012 – It was estimated that five million children had been born worldwide using IVF

Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay (16 January 1931 – 19 June 1981) was a physician from Kolkata, India, who created the world’s second and India’s first child using in-vitro fertilisation, Durga who was born 67 days after the first IVF baby in United Kingdom.



The INVOcell is a small device, made of plastic permeable to gases. Eggs are retrieved from the female patient, mixed with sperm in the laboratory for a few minutes, and loaded into culture media in the INVOcell device. The device is them placed into the vagina. After five days, the device is removed from the vagina and the embryos are removed from the device. The best quality embryo or embryos are transferred into the patient’s uterus and any additional high quality embryos are frozen for future use.


  • Among Indian women reporting primary infertility and Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases (PID), Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) prevalence is high.
  • The WHO estimates the overall prevalence of primary infertility in India to be between 3.9 and 16.8%.
  • Estimates of infertility vary widely among Indians from 3.7% in Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra, to 5% in Andhra Pradesh, and 15% in Kashmir.
  • The male factor is prevalent in 50% cases. One in every five healthy men, in 18 to 25 age group, suffers from abnormal sperm count.
  • In every 100 couples, 40% males suffer from infertility, compared to 50% women.
  • In the remaining 10%, the causes are common in both men and women.
  • Lifestyle factors leading to infertility are increasing marital age, rising alcohol and tobacco consumption and obesity.
  • Clinical factors are increasing prevalence of medical conditions such as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), endometrial tuberculosisand


Matrutva Yojana 

The scheme will provide financial assistance to carry out IVF (Invitro Fertilization) treatment. Monetary assistance from the government of up to five lakh rupees per married couple. The benefit will be given to help with the birth of one surviving child. An amount of Rs 25,000 will be given as advance for medical examination/test, doctor’s fees, etc.

Jiyo Parsi is a Government of India supported scheme to arrest the decline in population of the Parsi Zoroastrian Community in India. The Jiyo Parsi Scheme comprises of three components: Advocacy Component, Health of the Community Component and Medical Component.


  • Global IVF services marketgenerated $10,587 million in 2017 and is projected to reach $22,467 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2018 to 2025.
  • Rising rate of infertility is the key factor driving the growth of the IVF market.
  • Rising awareness has led to increase in egg donation.
  • For instance, in the U.S., the number of egg donation cycles has increased from 11,000 in the year 2000 to 18000 in 2010.
  • Europe is expected to generate revenue of $8 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR of 10.2% during 2013 to 2020.
  • Asia-Pacific is a high-opportunity market that is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.1% from 2013 to 2020.


  • Infertile couples in reproductive age is estimated to grow from 27.5 Million in 2015 at a CAGR of 2.1%
  • Couples coming forward for evaluation are estimated to grow from 1% of infertile couples in 2015 to 4 % in 2022.
  • The IVF market in Indiais expected to bring in INR 26.3 Billion by 2022.
  • The Indian Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) market is expected to reach INR 2 Billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 13% over the forecasted period.
  • Thawed IVF cycles (non-donor) (CAGR of 18.8%), Fertility clinics (CAGR of 17.3%) and Fresh IVF cycles (CAGR of 17.4%) is projected to be the fastest growing segment from 2016 to 2022 in terms of revenue.


  • Lack of Knowledge regarding IVF facilities
  • IVF facilities are expensive and are not affordable by many people
  • Inadequate number of skilled IVF Specialist to handle the cases
  • Couples hesitate to go for the treatment


  • Current and emerging market trends and dynamics in the Indian IVF services market
  • Increase in number of infertility population in India, which increases the demand if IVF centers


1. Max Healthcare

Max Healthcare established in 2001, is one of the top IVF centres in India. It is equipped with team of renowned infertility specialists and highly-skilled medical staff.  They have got a network of 14 hospitals across India including Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida and Punjab.

2. Iswarya Women’s Hospital & Fertility Centre – Chennai

This is the best IVF centre in Chennai established in 1986. The hospital has multi-speciality in woman health needs including maternity, gynaecologist, infertility and neonatal care. The centre is well-equipped to handle high risk women conditions at an affordable price.

3. Aveya IVF and Surrogacy Centre – Delhi

They follow innovative IVF protocols but they have got mastery in Organic IVF or Natural Cycle IVF. Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) lab and world class IVF doctors are the highlights of this hospital. Natural ovulation (drug free) induction process is comparatively cheaper and has got good results over the years.

4. IVF Spring Fertility Centre – Mumbai

With a success rate of over 60%, IVF Spring Fertility centre in Mumbai is setting a new bench mark in the field of infertility treatment. The centre is renowned for treating celebrities and business tycoons in past couple of years. The advanced ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) lab, best embryologist and good support staff are the key highlights of this centre.

5. Indira IVF Centers

Armed with the advanced equipment, state-of-the-art infrastructure and a pool of renowned physician, Indira IVF centre is a creditable infertility centre for common people. Started in 1988 in Udaipur Rajasthan, it is the first to introduce the concept of closed working chamber for higher rate of IVF success rate.

6. Bloom Fertility Centre – Mumbai

They are the pioneer in bringing the latest technologies for IVF treatment in India. Bloom Fertility centre is at the Lilavati Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai. They also have branches in New Delhi and Chandigarh.

7. Nova IVI India – Ahmedabad

Nova IVI Fertility centre celebrated 15,000 IVF pregnancies in July 2017. They have also partnered with IVI, Spain, and the world leader in reproductive medicine. They are certainly the leader of IVF treatment in India. The long list of foreign couples visiting the centre says a lot about the excellence they have achieved over the years.

Internationally acclaimed doctors, embryologists, constant guidance from a supportive team of counsellors, ethical treatment and transparent pricing are the key points to choose this centre for IVF treatment. They also have centres in New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, Jalandhar, Surat and Pune.

8. Medicover Fertility

Medicover Fertility is one of the top fertility clinic in Europe. Since its debut several years back, Medicover is one of the top IVF centres in India.

Medicover Fertility has some of the best IVF doctor in India. Medicover IVF center in India is located in several cities such as New Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Ludhiana and Rohtak.


  • There are Less than 20% IVF clinics and a miniscule 2% ART centres operating in India, not enough to cater the population(10-15% infertile Population)
  • Rise in infertility in the population is noted, due to many factors.
  • Hesitant in the taking the treatment and lack of awareness about the treatment was observed in the population.
  • Creating awareness and counselling the population would help in providing the knowledge about the IVF facilities and also would reduce the hesitant to take the treatments.
  • Since, there is a rise in infertility population in India. There is a scope for IVF Centres in India.

Are you planning to build or restructure or venture in IVF Centre or Hospital in India? Looking for information about the major healthcare players in Government, Private diagnostic centers that are available in India? Are you looking to find out which part of the city’s is best to venture in or what all facilities are available and what all should be planned for new setup? In this article Hospaccx Healthcare Consultancy has mapped all on major players in terms of IVF facilities and healthcare scenario in India.

Below is the superficial and macro level survey if you need a refined market and financial feasibility or any other study related to healthcare is required you can contact Hospaccx Healthcare business consulting Pvt. ltd on [email protected] or [email protected] Or you can visit our website on www.hhbc.in

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