In China, even a small percentage of the population can be a very large number. This may explain how, according to the source, China is now the third largest national consumer of cosmetic surgery when calculated by number of procedures performed annually. Today’s market size is the estimated value of cosmetic surgical procedures performed in China last year.
Geographic reference: China
Market size: $2.3 Billion
Source: LaFraniere, Sharon, “For Many Chinese, New Wealth and a Fresh Face,” The New York Times, April 24, 11, page 6
Original Source: Chinese Government estimates
Posted on April 28, 2011