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Heated Clothes Market Research Report

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The demand for heated clothes skyrocketed in recent years. And it’s supposed to keep rising in the future. In this post, we are going to talk about the great potential business of heated clothes in demand, market, and mainstream styles.

1. Basic Knowledge of Heated Clothes

Heated clothes are a type of equipment used for activities in cold weather conditions, such as climbing, motorcycle riding, and skiing.
The built-in heating panel of heated clothes is powered by a battery or electricity, which generates heat and provides extra warmth.
The voltage is usually 5v to 12v, far below the suggested safe voltage. So it’s totally safe to wear it.
What’s more, it’s low energy consumption and environment-friendly.

2. Tremendous Demand


1). Colder Climate

Latest forecasts indicate that La Nina is now cooling down for the upcoming winter season and it will remain active and stable going into Winter 2022/23.
Now we are facing the third La Niña winter, which means this winter tends to be wetter and cooler in the Pacific Northwest.
The coldness undoubtedly drives the heated clothes market for winter apparel products.

2). Energy Crisis

The 2021-to-present global energy crisis is the latest in a series of circular energy shorts experienced over the past five decades.
It is more acutely affecting countries such as the United Kingdom, and Germany among others. A crisis has emerged in the oil, gas, and electricity markets.
Products that meet citizens’ living needs with low energy consumption are in high demand.

3). Outdoor Activities

Heated suits are preferred by many sports enthusiasts who enjoy rock climbing, snowboarding or skiing, hiking, or biking.
And it’s also ideal for patrolling and fighting in dangerous situations in cold weather.
The various benefits of heated clothing include improved muscle efficiency, increased flexibility, and reduced stiffness.

4). Medical Needs

The demand for heated clothes is also increasing among people suffering from various types of diseases as it helps in keeping their bodies with the required amount of heat to make them feel warmer.

3. Market Size of Heated Clothes

Enter the “heated clothes” Market Size in the google search box.
The global heated jacket market size was valued at less than USD 100 million in 2018.
To date, the global heated jacket market has reached $231.3 million.
And growing at a staggering compound annual growth rate of 17.6%, it is expected to reach a valuation of $520 million by the end of 2028.

4. Market Trend for Heated Clothes

(source: google trends)
Enter keywords into Google Trends: heated jacket, heated clothes, hunting clothes, body warmers, heated suit to see and analyze the average search volume over the past 5 years:
According to Google Trends analysis of the average monthly search volume in the past five years, the search volume for heating clothing has grown at an annual growth rate of 4.6% and will reach the largest this year.
The keyword heated jacket has the highest search volume every year.

5. Global Heated Clothes Import Data

There are 11,038 active suppliers with HSN code 6102 worldwide. Among them, there are 2926 in China. accounting for 26.5% of the total.
To date, there are 13,217 active buyers with HSN code 6102 worldwide. It can be seen that the demand in this market is far greater than the supply.
China is a big manufacturing country with the most complete production and supply chain system.
The continuous improvement of technological innovation capabilities and product manufacturing capabilities has enabled more and more Chinese products to enter the world stage.
High quality and cost efficiency are the basis for foreign customers to choose Chinese suppliers.

6. China Heated Clothes Customs Export Data

Calculated based on customs export data in the first half of 2017-2022
1. In 2022, China’s thermal clothing exports are expected to increase by 10.3%.
2. Exports reached 580 million US dollars.
3. The export volume is expected to continue to grow.
4. The unit price of the product will also gradually increase.
5. The drop in 2020 is due to COVID-19.

7. Mainstream Heated Clothes Styles

Heated jackets currently account for about 0.5% of the global winter clothing market and are the most popular of all heated clothing styles, with the market expanding at a high CAGR of 16% from 2017 to 2021.
Retail price(USD)
Sales quantity
(thousand pcs)
Heated Vest
Heated Vest


Heated Jacket


Heated Jacket

8. Growth Analysis of Heated Clothes

1. North America and Europe are expected to dominate the thermal apparel market, which is expected to continue throughout the forecast period from 2020 to 2028.
2. The region experiences extreme cold weather conditions once a year, which will lead to a surge in the consumption of thermal clothing.
3. The growing popularity of various outdoor activities helps to gain more traction, such as snowman building, snowball fights, sledding, skiing, motorcycling, etc.
4. Europe is expected to show a significant influence over the next few years, helping the product to attract a large number of people, due to the increase in a large number of snowy leisure venues.
5. The continuous improvement of technological innovation capability and product manufacturing capability also plays a crucial role in the growth of product consumption.



North America is expected to be the most important market for heated clothes globally.
Europe is a key market for heated clothes.
Asia Pacific is supposed to be a major market for heated clothes.
The Middle East and Africa are expected to be another important market for heated clothes.
South America is expected to be another major market for heated clothes.
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