The Global Wellness Economy

The Global Wellness Institute is the authoritative source for research on the ($4.5 trillion) global wellness economy, and the go-to resource for businesses, policymakers and academics. It’s the only organization that produces market data and deep analysis for all 11 wellness market sectors.

Global Wellness Economy

GWI Wellness Economy Research Reports


Defining the Mental Wellness Economy November 2020

Defining the Mental Wellness Economy

The Global Wellness Institute’s groundbreaking report, “Defining the Mental Wellness Economy,” focuses on the business of mental wellness—and explores the programs and products that are driving the mental wellness economy in four sub-sectors of this $121 billion global market.


Move to be Well: The Global Economy of Physical Activity


Move To Be Well: The Global Economy of Physical Activity

First-ever research report on the six-sector global physical activity economy, including the fitness, sports & active recreation, mindful movement, equipment, apparel/footwear and technology markets.


Global Wellness Economy Monitor


Global Wellness Economy Monitor

A comprehensive, updated analysis of the size, scope and growth trends/projections for the rapidly growing $4.2 trillion world wellness economy. 2017 data released October 2018.


Tourism Economy


Global Wellness Tourism Economy

New global wellness tourism regional data and trends analysis, including, for the first time, the spending premiums for wellness travelers for dozens of countries. 2017 data released November 2018.


About the Global Wellness Institute: The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), a nonprofit 501(c)(3), is considered the leading global research and educational resource for the global wellness industry and is known for introducing major industry initiatives that bring together leaders to chart the future. Through its five pillars of wellness—research, initiatives, roundtables, Wellness Evidence and The Wellness Moonshot: A World Free of Preventable Disease—GWI positively impacts global health and wellness by educating public institutions, businesses and individuals on how they can work to prevent disease, reduce stress, and enhance the overall quality of life. Its mission is to empower wellness worldwide. Read more about the Global Wellness Institute research team here.