Ceramic Tiles Market

Ceramic Tiles Market By Formulation (Dry Pressed, Extruded, Casting), By Application (Walls, Flooring, Others), By End Use (Residential Use, Non-Residential Use), By Sales Type (New Installation, Replacement) & By region - Global Market Insights 2022 to 2032

Analysis of Ceramic Tiles Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Ceramic Tiles Market Outlook (2022-2032)

The global market for Ceramic Tiles reached a valuation of around US$ 114.5 Bn in 2021 and is slated to accelerate at a CAGR of 10.1% to top US$ 330 Bn by 2032. Demand for ceramic floor tiles is high and is set to increase at a CAGR of 9.5% across the assessment period of 2022 to 2032.

The Asia Pacific contributes a major share of the global market due to rapid infrastructural developments in countries such as India, China, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The rising population and housing sector in the region are also expected to boost demand for ceramic tiles to US$ 105 Bn by 2032.

Report Attributes


Ceramic Tiles Market Size (2022)

US$ 126.07 Billion

Projected Market Value (2032F)

US$ 330 Billion

Global Market Growth Rate (2022-2032)

10.1% CAGR

Asia Pacific Market Share (2022)


North America Market Share (2022)


Key Companies Profiled

  • Ceramiche Atlas Concorde S.P.A
  • Cersanit SA
  • Florim Ceramiche S.P.A
  • Grupo Lamosa SAB de CV
  • GranitiFiandre S.p.A.
  • Grupo Fragnani
  • Johnson Tiles
  • Mohawk Industries
  • Pamesa Ceramica Sl
  • Portobello Ceramics
  • Kajaria Ceramics Limited
  • Saudi Ceramic Company
  • Crossville Inc.
  • LIXIL Group Corporation

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Ceramic Tiles Demand Analysis (2017-2021) in Comparison to Market Estimations (2022-2032)

As per Fact.MR, market research and competitive intelligence provider, the global market for Ceramic Tiles progressed at a CAGR of over 9.5% from 2017 to 2021 to reach US$ 114.5 Bn.

The global Ceramic Tiles market is anticipated to gain traction with growing construction activities of office spaces, shopping malls, lodging spaces, and other utility spaces across the globe. The market witnessed a substantial recovery in the H2 of FY 2020-21 and is expected to continue throughout the forecast period on account of relaxations offered by the government in lockdown rules.

During the current scenario, the ceramic tiles production industry is witnessing a rising trend of digital inkjet printing technology for the decoration of tiles. Additionally, substantial developments in print head design and ink formulation are further projected to improve the penetration of the aforementioned technology in the market over the conjecture period.

Considering these factors, the market is projected to witness a CAGR of 10.1% to top US$ 330 Bn by 2032.

What’s Driving Growth of the Global Ceramic Tiles Market?

Robust Strength & Aesthetic Appearance Boosts the Market Sales of Floor Tiles

To their durability and ease of cleaning, ceramic tiles are highly preferred by consumers for flooring and walls in commercial and residential infrastructure. Developments in digital inkjet painting on ceramic tiles that offer a wide variety of designs and patterns on tiles specific to consumer preference and produced in less time are expected to propel the demand for ceramic tiles going ahead.

Rising construction spending is the main factor driving global demand for ceramic tiles. Real estate businesses in China, Japan, and India are experiencing robust growth. The construction sector, in turn, is driving the ceramic tiles market, which is being positively influenced by other factors as well.

Global demand for ceramic tiles is reviving steadily from the impact of COVID-19, which severely affected the manufacturing and production of ceramic tiles due to the closure of industries and the unavailability of skilled labor. Revival of the construction industry as malls and workplaces reopen is expected to positively drive demand for ceramic tiles.

Ceramic tile consumption is expected to surge as leading exporters such as China restart trading in full swing as the economy recovers.

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What are the Key Challenges Faced by Manufacturers of Ceramic Tiles?

Significant Skin Inflammation Caused Due to Regular Usage May Hamper the Market Expansion

Certain restraints are pulling back the growth of the Ceramic Tiles industry globally. Firstly, the lack of use of good quality chemical ingredients may cause harm to the skin. Sensitivity of the skin matters when a consumer uses Ceramic Tiles, as it has been reported to cause skin irritation, itchy eyes, and others.

Skin health risks associated with chemical ingredients in Ceramic Tiles are set to hinder adoption rates. Inflationary trends associated with Ceramic Tiles products pose a challenge to market participants.

How Crucial is Development in the Ceramic Tiles Market for Start-ups?

Emerging Start-Ups are Offering Innovative Textures & Cost-Effective Tiling Solutions for Homes & offices

Witnessing the immense growth in the construction sector and increasing renovating activities in several parts of the world, emerging startups are making a stance by introducing innovative products and ideas to increase the convenience of clients and customers.

  • For instance, founded in 2021, TilesView provides a SaaS-based platform to visualize walls and floors. It offers software to visualize tiles and walls of the bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom, etc. The solution enables retailers to display different floor and wall arrangements to their customers. This platform also offers other features like branding, web integration, reelection, catalog, room preview, lead generation, and much more.

Along with this, another key start-up, TILE.EXPERT Offers a retailer of ceramic tiles and porcelain stonewares that offers 2,260 tile collections from 200 brands as of Nov 2016. It claims to provide stock and price information to users in real time.

Which Regional Market is Catching the Attention of Ceramic Tiles Suppliers?

Promising Construction Projects to forwarding Market Growth in APAC

The use of ceramic tiles is steadily increasing against the backdrop of global economic post-crisis recovery and growth of the construction industry in the Asia Pacific region. The sector had seen minor fluctuations, remaining steady overall. As a result, the use of ceramic tiles has increased considerably in recent years.

Asia pacific holds the largest share (~60%) in the global ceramic tiles industry. It has been the dominant player in the ceramic tiles space globally as the region has been the largest producer as well as consumer of ceramic tiles, especially in emerging markets such as China and India. In March 2022, Tiles maker Kajaria Ceramics announced the launch of its largest store in India to sell tiles and bath-ware products.

Low production costs, growing population disposable income, and increasing construction activities are driving this region's ceramic tiles sector. Due to the presence of promising construction industry, China holds the largest market share.

Country-wise Analysis

What is the Ceramic Tiles Demand Outlook for the U.S.?

Upsurged Growth in Corporate Infrastructure Will Fuel the Regional Sales of Ceramic Tiles

The United States ceramic tiles market is expected to experience a notable CAGR of 9.6% throughout the forecast period on account of the increasing construction of residential and commercial buildings. Additionally, several Italian tiles manufacturer are increasing their production bases owing to raw material availability and a big chunk of an untapped market.

The need for the renovation of existing infrastructure is further likely to encourage the demand for the product in residential and commercial replacement applications in the United States. The commercial construction sector comprising offices, hotels, and lodging spaces has exhibited stellar growth in 2022, which is expected to promote product demand in the country in the future.

Will China Offer Increasing Opportunities for Suppliers of Ceramic Tiles?

Ongoing Residential Projects Will Garner Highest Revenue Collection in China

China is a prominent ceramic tile-producing country in the Asia-Pacific region. The principal drivers of market growth in China are cheaper production costs and plentiful raw material availability. The swelling population in the country and the growing urbanization have led to the mushrooming infrastructure development.

The ceramic tiles are being used gradually in the country in the residential and commercial green buildings for enhancing indoor air quality, achieving energy efficiency, and saving water. Hence, a significant growth rate is assessed to be recorded in China throughout the forecast period.

Category-wise Insights

Why Do Ceramic Floor Tiles Hold a High Market Share?

Ceramic floor tiles are projected to dominate the global demand for ceramic tiles, accounting for more than 2/5 market share. Following behind is the walls ceramic tiles segment, expected to rise at a robust pace over the forecast period at a CAGR of 8.5%.

Ceramic floor tiles have become an important part of home furnishing and upgrades. These are not only limited to bathroom and kitchen fittings but are also used primarily for decorative purposes, both, internally and externally.

The ceramic floor tiles segment has been gaining popularity from households to schools, stores, and malls alike.

Which End-use Segment is Fueling Sales of Ceramic Tiles?

The end-user segment is bifurcated into residential & non-residential sectors. Out of these, the commercial segment held the highest share in 2021 and is likely to main its governance over the coming years. The commercial end-use segment accounts for about 54% share of the revenue in 2022. Soaring demand for highly durable and low-cost ceramic flooring for use in high-traffic commercial and industrial sectors is anticipated to fuel market growth throughout the forecast period.

The advances in new products and hassle-free installation techniques have substantially pushed the market growth of commercial flooring. Ceramic floorings are emerging as cheaper and eco-friendly solutions used in various sectors comprising healthcare, and institutional buildings, due to the antibacterial, anti-slip, and water-resistant properties offered product.

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Competitive Landscape

Highly Fragmented Market Structure with Organized and Unorganized Players

The global ceramic tiles market is a highly fragmented space with a large number of local and regional players. There is a range of small-scale producers manufacturing ceramic tiles at global and regional levels.

The ceramic tiles market consists of both, organized and unorganized players in the 40:60 ratio. Tier-1 ceramic tile suppliers hold a market share of over 15% with revenue of over US$ 16.8 Bn.

Some of the key manufacturers of ceramic tiles are Ceramiche Atlas Concorde, Cersanit Sa, Pamesa Ceramica, Florim Ceramiche, Grupo Lamosa Sab, Johnson Tiles, and Mohawk Industries.

  • In February 2021, Pamesa Ceramica collaborated with Spanish fashion designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada to launch a range of ceramic tiles – 'Agatha 21'. The star attractions of Agatha 21 are bold powder colors, confetti effects, geometrical shapes, and glossy shine.
  • In March 2022, RAK Ceramics, one of the world’s biggest producers of ceramic products, acquired 100 percent of Germany’s Kludi Group as it seeks to expand its operations internationally. The company will acquire Kludi Group at a valuation of €39 million ($42.9m)
  • In June 2022, Mohawk Industries, Inc. agreed to purchase the Vitromex ceramic tile business from Grupo Industrial Saltillo (GIS) for approximately $293 million in cash. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2022 and is subject to the approval of GIS’s shareholders, as well as customary government approvals and closing conditions. The Vitromex business is expected to be accretive to Mohawk's earnings.

The business ecosystem involves growing stakeholders involved in producing ceramic tiles and the supply chain, starting from raw material procurement to final product manufacturing. Post this, product promotion and sales take place, which is possible if an efficient channel of distribution is created. Finally, end products are put at the disposal of potential consumers.

Key Segments in Ceramic Tiles Industry Research

  • By Formulation :

    • Dry Pressed
    • Extruded
    • Casting
  • By Application :

    • Walls
    • Flooring
    • Others
  • By End Use :

    • Residential Use
    • Non-Residential Use
  • By Sales Type :

    • New Installation
    • Replacement
  • By Region :

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe 
    • East Asia 
    • South Asia
    • Oceania 
    • Middle East Africa 

- FAQs -

What is the expected closing market value for Ceramic Tiles in 2032?

By 2032, the Ceramic Tiles landscape is slated to reach a valuation of US$ 330 Billion.

How will the Asia Pacific market for Ceramic Tiles flourish until 2032?

As per Fact.MR’s projections, the market for Ceramic Tiles in Europe will likely expand at a 60% CAGR.

At what percentage will the industry expand during the 2022-2032 period of assessment?

From 2022 to 2032, the Ceramic Tiles industry is poised to flourish at a 10.1% CAGR.

From 2017-2021, what was the documented growth rate for the Ceramic Tiles market?

According to Fact.MR, a CAGR of 9.5% was recorded for the Ceramic Tiles market from 2017-2021.

By End-use type, which segment is likely to experience the fastest growth rate?

The Commercial use (non-residential) segment is expected to grow the fastest, at a CAGR of 9.6%.

Which is the most preferred Application Type for Ceramic Tiles?

Based on Application, the Ceramic Floor Tiles segment for sales of Ceramic Tiles captures the highest share, documenting a ~10% value CAGR.

What was the market worth for Ceramic Tiles in 2021?

As of 2021, the Ceramic Tiles market was valued at US$ 114.5 Billion.

At what value will the Ceramic Tiles market close in 2022?

As of 2022, Fact.MR expects the Ceramic Tiles industry to be valued at US$ 126.07 Billion.