In 2013, 6,489 billion pieces of disposable adult diapers were produced in Japan. As the society is aging, the production of adult diapers are increasing. Some day its amount will exceed the number of baby diapers.
Figure : Changes in Disposable Adult Diaper Production in Japan (unit: million pieces)
|Production (million pieces)|
|Year||Pad Type||Flat Type||Pants Type|
Source is Japan Hygiene Products Industry Association.