GVR Report cover Ceramic Tiles Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Ceramic Tiles Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Glazed, Porcelain), By Application (Wall, Floor), By End Use, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2030

  • Report ID: 978-1-68038-201-3
  • Number of Pages: 143
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Report Overview

The global ceramic tiles market size was estimated at USD 355.31 billion in 2021 and is expected to witness a CAGR of 7.1% from 2022 to 2030. Growth in the construction of office spaces, shopping malls, lodging spaces, and other utility spaces across the globe is likely to ascend the demand for the products across the globe during the forecast period. The COVID-19 pandemic outbreak in 2020, created a severe impact on the market owing to a halt in building and construction activities due to lockdown strategies imposed by the government across the globe to curb the spread. In addition, lockdown across major ceramic tile-producing nations also created disruption in the global supply chain of the product.

U.S. ceramic tiles market size, by product, 2020 - 2030 (USD Billion )

The market witnessed a substantial recovery in the latter half of 2020 and is expected to continue the same over the coming years on account of relaxations offered by the government in lockdown rules along with the reduction in the intensity of the pandemic. However, the threat of subsequent waves in the ceramic tiles producing nations is expected to restrict the market growth.

In the U.S., the demand for ceramic tiles is anticipated to accelerate over the projected period owing to increasing demand for single-family house constructions and strengthening residential replacement in the country. Regulations by the U.S. Green Building Council have mandated the use of eco-friendly construction materials, thereby positively influencing the industry growth.

Ceramic tiles are durable, rigid, and environment-friendly materials that comply with green building standards, and thus are gaining traction in flooring and walling applications. These products are commercially available in a wide range of colors, sizes, and textures, thus gaining consumer attraction for high-end flooring applications.

The ceramic tiles production industry is witnessing a rising trend of digital inkjet printing technology for the decoration of tiles. In addition, significant advances in print head design and ink formulation are further expected to enhance the penetration of the aforementioned technology in the market during the forecast period.

Key players in the industry are integrating with numerous service companies including graphic studios that aid in developing new graphics for the production of more aesthetically appealing tiles. In addition, it includes the suppliers of end line processing to finish the final product with cuts, grinding, and lapping.

The ceramic tiles are distributed majorly through intermediaries that include distributors, wholesalers, and big-box retailers. Moreover, distributors and retailers also collaborate with construction companies and glues and adhesive providers for tile installation, and also architects and designers to cater to the expectations of the end-use customers.

Product Insights

Porcelain tiles led the market and accounted for about 54% share of the revenue in 2021. These tiles are made from fine, denser clay, and are fired at extreme temperatures, thereby offering superior durability to the flooring with exposure to high traffic.

In addition, impervious porcelain tiles also offer mold and bacteria resistance thereby enhancing its long-term value in the floor covering. Moreover, chemical and stain resistance offered by the product is also expected to boost the demand for the aforementioned tiles owing to rising use in shopping malls, hotels, institutional buildings, and others.

Glazed ceramic tiles are also one of the most popular categories that recorded a demand valued at USD 97.48 billion in 2021 and are likely to expand at a CAGR of 5.8% from 2022 to 2030. These tiles offer exceptional resistance to staining owing to the presence of a protective layer of glass.

In addition, the protective layer on the glazed ceramic tiles also makes them highly water-resistant, thereby increasing their utility in humid conditions. Thus, these tiles are increasingly used for applications in wet areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms, which in turn is expected to heighten the market growth during the forecast period.

Application Insights

Flooring applications led the market and accounted for about 54% share of the revenue in 2021. Increasing demand from commercial construction including hotels and shopping malls is expected to drive the product demand as these tiles offer cost-effectiveness along with superior aesthetics.

The rising influence of designers and architects for the application of porcelain tiles and flooring in commercial applications is expected to boost product demand. Easy cleaning, stylish designs, and stain & water resistance offered by these products are likely to propel their demand in commercial flooring applications over the projected period.

Global ceramic tiles flooring market share, by application, 2021 (%)

Ceramic wall tiles are also expected to register a notable CAGR of 7%, owing to evolving home décor concept, there bolstering the demand for wall tiling patterns for their use in living spaces. In addition, expansion of product line by the brand owners, particularly to serve new application areas beyond kitchens and bathroom are also expected to drive the market growth.

Porcelain wall tiles are increasingly used for commercial settings such as corporate offices, hotel lobbies, and museums as it is emerging as a cost-effective alternative to conventional stone materials. Moreover, improvements in production technology have made it possible to produce tiles of larger dimensions, thereby positively influencing the growth of the overall ceramic tiles market.

End-use Insights

The commercial end-use segment held the major share of the market and accounted for about 54% share of the revenue in 2021. Rising demand for highly durable and cost-efficient ceramic flooring for use in high-traffic commercial and industrial sectors is projected to drive market growth during the forecast period.

The development of new products and hassle-free installation techniques have considerably driven the market growth of commercial flooring. Ceramic floorings are emerging as cost-effective and eco-friendly solutions used in various sectors including healthcare, and institutional buildings, owing to antibacterial, anti-slip, and water-resistant properties offered by the product

The residential end-use segment registered a demand valued at USD 163.31 billion in 2021 and is likely to witness a CAGR of 7.5% from 2022 to 2030. The growing housing sector in emerging economies such as India is expected to trigger the demand for the product owing to the anti-slip and scratch resistance offered by the product.

In addition, the protective layer on the glazed ceramic tiles also makes them highly water-resistant, thereby increasing their utility in humid conditions. Thus, these tiles are increasingly used for applications in wet areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms, which in turn is expected to heighten the market growth during the forecast period.

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific dominated the market in 2021 and accounted for about 46% share of the revenue share in 2021. High product demand from residential and nonresidential construction segments in emerging economies of Asia Pacific including China and India is expected to provide growth opportunities for the market.

The construction industry in Asia Pacific is expected to grow on account of rising per capita income, rapid urbanization, and expanding population. The expansion of residential, commercial, and industrial sectors on account of sustainable economic growth in the region is expected to boost construction activities, thereby, driving the product demand during the forecast period.

The ceramic tiles market in North America is also expected to witness a notable CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period on account of the rising construction of residential and commercial buildings in the region. In addition, several Italian tiles manufacturer are expanding their production bases in the region owing to raw material availability and a high portion of an untapped market.

The need for the up-gradation of existing infrastructure is expected to promote the demand for the product in residential and commercial replacement applications in North America. The commercial construction sector including offices, hotels, and lodging spaces has shown steady growth in 2020, which is expected to promote the product demand in the region in the future.

Key Companies & Market Share Insights

The market players are continuously introducing products with low environmental impact and enhanced durability as well as aesthetics to gain consumer attention. Major players in the industry are focusing on achieving optimal operational costs, enhancing product quality, maximizing production output, and acquisition of small players in order to sustain themselves in the competitive market. Moreover, high investments in R&D for innovating ceramic-based flooring products are also a factor considered by the players to stay in the competition.

Some prominent players in the global ceramic tiles market include:


  • Mohawk Industries, Inc.

  • Crossville Inc.

  • RAK Ceramics

  • Cerámica Saloni, Florida Tile, Inc.

  • Porcelanosa Group

  • Kajaria Ceramics Limited

  • Ricchetti Group

  • China Ceramics Co., Ltd.

  • Guangdong Monalisa Industry Co., Ltd.

  • Guangdong Newpearl Ceramics Group Co., Ltd.

  • Florim Ceramiche S.p.A.

Ceramic Tiles Market Report Scope

Report Attribute


Market size value in 2022

USD 376.9 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 656.25 billion

Growth Rate

CAGR of 7.1% from 2022 to 2030

Base year for estimation


Historical data

2017 - 2021

Forecast period

2022 - 2030

Quantitative units

Volume in million square meters, revenue in USD million, and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Segments covered

Product, application, end-use, region

Regional scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Central & South America; Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S.; Canada; Mexico; Germany; U.K.; France; Spain; Russia; Turkey; China; India; Japan; South Korea; Brazil; Argentina; Saudi Arabia

Key companies profiled

ATLAS CONCORDE S.P.A.; Mohawk Industries, Inc.; Crossville Inc.; RAK Ceramics; Cerámica Saloni; Florida Tile, Inc.; Porcelanosa Group; Kajaria Ceramics Limited; Ricchetti Group; China Ceramics Co., Ltd.; Guangdong Monalisa Industry Co., Ltd.; Guangdong Newpearl Ceramics Group Co., Ltd.; Florim Ceramiche S.p.A.

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Segments covered in the report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional & country levels and provides an analysis of the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2017 to 2030. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global ceramic tiles market report based on product, application, end-use, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Volume, Million Square Meters, Revenue, USD Million; 2017 - 2030)

    • Glazed ceramic tiles

    • Porcelain tiles

    • Scratch free ceramic tiles

    • others

  • Application Outlook (Volume, Million Square Meters, Revenue, USD Million; 2017 - 2030)

    • Wall tiles

    • Floor tiles

  • End-Use Outlook (Volume, Million Square Meters, Revenue, USD Million; 2017 - 2030)

    • Residential

    • Commercial

  • Regional Outlook (Volume, Million Square Meters, Revenue, USD Million; 2017 - 2030)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • Canada

      • Mexico

    • Europe

      • Russia

      • Germany

      • UK

      • France

      • Spain

      • Turkey

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • South Korea

    • Central & South America (CSA)

      • Brazil

      • Argentina

    • Middle East & Africa (MEA

      • Saudi Arabia


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