Mosquito Repellent Candle Market Analysis Report By Product, By Wax, By Distribution Channel, By Region And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17619648  |  Published: May 2020  |  No of Pages: 80
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Insights

The global mosquito repellent candle market size was accounted for USD 27.9 million, in 2018. Mosquito repellents are prevalent for years to quickly get rid of mosquitos. These candles are safer than other products such as vaporizers and coils and are suitable for people suffering from asthma. They don’t even disturb the indoor environment of rooms and help in making them mosquito-free. Moreover, mosquito repellent candles made of beeswax help in making the indoor air free from pollutants. Therefore, it is highly suitable for people having serious respiratory diseases.

Mosquitoes are responsible for spreading serious endemics and epidemics which are hazardous to human health. One such virus called the Zika virus affected thousands of people in 2015. In the same way, in 2013, a disease transmitted by mosquitoes named chikungunya adversely affected a large number of people. Moreover, dengue fever, the West Nile Virus, and La Crosse Encephalitis are the most common diseases transmitted by mosquitoes in the U.S. If these diseases are not diagnosed and treated properly, they can be threatening to humans lives. According to several reports, annual deaths recorded because of diseases caused by mosquito bites are more than 1 million. This factor influenced millennials for using safe mosquito repellent products to get rid of deadly mosquitoes.

U.S. mosquito repellent candles market

The majority of the mosquito repellent candles contain citronella which is considered to be the most vital ingredient in killing mosquitoes. Moreover, manufacturers are putting their efforts to use several fragrances and essential oils such as lemon, eucalyptus, lavender, sweet orange, peppermint, and thyme in these candles as bioactive compounds to develop customized products. Each of these essential oils serves a particular objective. For example, the lavender essential oil is non-inflammable and provides relaxation whereas lemon essential oil spreads freshness and creates a setup for alertness. However, one of the major challenges for the manufacturers in this industry is the availability of resources and raw materials such as beeswax and soy wax as these materials are widely used in producing personal care products and a premium range of candles.

Product Insights

In 2018, the segment container-based mosquito repellent candles held the largest market share of over 50%. The rising adoption of this segment among the millennial population is driving market growth. These containers are made up of different materials such as metal, plastic, glass, and ceramic. These candles also enhance the aesthetics of home décor. In addition, these products burn for a longer time than other products. These factors are projected to propel the segment’s growth over the forecast period. Manufacturers in this segment are focusing on using decomposable material to design the container. This move is anticipated to progress this industry towards environmental sustainability.

The tea light product segment is projected to witness the fastest growth with a CAGR of 10.8% over the forecast period. These candles can be used for a limited period owing to their small size and lightweight feature. Therefore, they serve their best purpose at camping and picnic sites as they are easy to carry. Moreover, they prevent the wastage of products. This factor is projected to drive the segment’s growth over the forecast period.

Distribution Channel Insights

In 2018, the offline distribution channel segment held the largest market share across the global mosquito repellent candles market. The prevalence of local retail and grocery stores in selling these products is expected to drive the segment. In addition, such products are primarily manufactured by mentally or physically challenged people, charity houses, people in old age homes, and children at orphanages. Therefore, these candles are majorly sold via small stalls commonly found near temples, churches, libraries, and other such public places.

The online distribution channel segment is projected to grow at a CAGR of 11.2% over the forecast period. Leading brands in the home décor industry have understood the potential of entering in mosquito repellent candles market. Therefore, most of them have entered into sales and distribution of home décor candles with citronella as a primary ingredient. These candles serve both the purposes of home décor and mosquito killing. For such businesses, online channels help serve large masses of people and in enhancing consumer reach. Moreover, the rising penetration of e-commerce platforms such as E-bay and Amazon is projected to drive the sales of mosquito repellent candles over the forecast period.

Wax Insights

Based on wax, the market is segmented into soy wax and beeswax mosquito repellent candles. In 2018, the soy wax segment accounted for the largest market share of more than 55% across the global market. This wax is obtained naturally from the extracts of soybean cereal and is cheaper than other synthetic waxes like paraffin which is harmful and carcinogenic. The mosquito repellent candles produced from this wax are chemically inert and non-toxic. Thus, soy wax is considered to be the safest option for manufacturing this product. These features are expected to further propel the market growth from 2019 to 2025.

Global mosquito repellent candles market

The segment of beeswax is projected to register the fastest CAGR of 10.8% over the forecast period. This product is popular among people who are broadly concerned about the environment. Moreover, beeswax candles help in diluting the pollutants present in the air, thereby, making them highly suitable for people having respiratory disorders such as asthma.

Regional Insights

In 2018, North America held the largest market share of above 35% across the global mosquito repellent candles market. Candle products improve the aesthetics of home décor. Moreover, candles with citronella as a primary ingredient serve both the purposes of enhancing ambiance and keeping mosquitoes away. Therefore, the majority of the garden restaurants and hotels in countries such as Mexico and the U.S. use citronella candles to please the consumers and to get rid of mosquitoes.

Asia Pacific is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 10.7% over the forecast period. Several countries in this region including Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Myanmar, Philippines, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam have been fighting against diseases transmitted by deadly mosquitoes. Generally, the Asian Tiger mosquitoes are found in large numbers in these countries owing to poor techniques of water storage and warm weather conditions. Various deadly diseases such as filarial, dengue, chikungunya, and yellow fever are transmitted by the aforementioned species. Moreover, rising health issues in this region owing to long-term usage of harmful mosquito repellent products such as coils and vaporizers are projected to propel the demand for safer alternatives such as mosquito repellent candles from 2019 to 2025.

Mosquito Repellent Candle Market Share Insights

Leading players operating in this industry include SPECTRUM BRANDS, INC.; Murphy's Naturals, Inc.; LA JOLIE MUSE; The Coleman Company, Inc.; Just Makes Scents Candles and Gifts; Artistique Designer Products;  UCO Gear; Ilovefevertree; Aoyin Xingtang Candle Co., Ltd.; and Chagrin Valley Soap & Salve Co. These companies are experimenting with fragrances, shapes, and colors to develop attractive products. Moreover, manufacturers operating in container-based product segments are trying to design the container using decomposable material for moving towards environmental sustainability. They are trying to develop safer products that have fewer side effects. Therefore, product innovation is expected to be the most adopted strategy over the forecast period.  

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Spain, Italy, India, Australia, Brazil, and South Africa

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Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global mosquito repellent candle market report based on product, wax, distribution channel, and region:

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Tea Lights
    • Container-Based
    • Others

• Wax Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Soy Wax
    • Beeswax
    • Others

• Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Online
    • Offline

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
    • Europe
        • Spain
        • Italy
    • the Asia Pacific
        • Australia
        • India
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
        • South Africa

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