"By the end of 2017, there were 240 million elderly people over 60 years of age, more than 1/3 of whom had rehabilitation needs, about 85 million persons with disabilities, of whom 31.93 million had been disabled, and about 270 million per cent of the chronically ill, 50% of whom had rehabilitation needs and, in the area of accidental injuries, On average, 1 people per 5 people may encounter sports injuries, falls, work injuries, car crashes and so on during their lifetime. In the Forum's statement, Hiupo, director of the National Center for Rehabilitation and Research, introduced the above data, "at present, our country has become the most demand for rehabilitation assistive devices, the largest market potential countries."
According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Statistics, the 2015 National Rehabilitation AIDS Industry scale of about 430 billion yuan, is expected to 2020, the rehabilitation of auxiliary equipment industry will exceed 700 billion yuan scale. As an important category of rehabilitation aids, the scale of rehabilitation medical device industry will also rise. According to the information released by Chi-yan, the industrial scale of rehabilitation medical devices in China was about 45.3 billion yuan in 2015, which accounted for 13.7% of the rehabilitation auxiliary equipment market. It is estimated that by 2020, the industry of rehabilitation medical devices is nearly hundreds of billions of dollars.