Increasing requirement for infrastructure across the world is likely to create industry demand in upcoming years. Major countries including, China, India, Indonesia, South Korea, and Thailand among others have focused upon commercialization, improving their infrastructural designs & government policies related to construction activities, which will further develop market in the forecast time period. Additionally, rising consumer spending in renovation of existing commercial & residential building will positively affect the product demand in the forecast time frame.

Doors Market size was valued at over USD 110 billion in 2018 and is estimated to exhibit around 5% CAGR from 2019 to 2026. This article first introduces the current status of the doors market, and then introduces the reasons that drive the doors market demand and the characteristics of market size formation. Finally, it introduces the trend of the doors market.

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Current status of the doors market

1.In the next three years, the demand in the doors market will grow steadily

According to the latest research of the Friedonia Group, the demand for energy-saving doors in the overall market will increase greatly. On the one hand, it is due to consumers ’awareness of environmental protection and energy saving, and on the other hand, it comes from the support of government tax reduction and other policies.  The sales of explosion-proof doors will continue to increase as the safety awareness of developed countries increases. The rapid economic growth, the acceleration of industrialization and the expansion of rural per capita residential area will increase the demand for door products.

2.The demand for European doors tends to be personalized

The European door industry is under strict energy-saving regulations and supervision, from the design and manufacture of profile systems, door manufacturing processes, to the installation of hardware accessories, thus ensuring that high-quality doors are transferred to users. As the European construction market tends to be saturated, the market demand for doors grows slowly, which intensifies competition among door companies. The market demand for doors tends to be personalized, door products tend to be diversified, and new technologies and products continue to be pushed to the market.

In order to reduce production costs, door companies continue to improve their manufacturing automation. At the same time, companies are forced to organize production according to scattered orders from the market. Such measures put forward higher requirements on the process management of door enterprises. Door hardware promotes technological innovation and industrial upgrading. In the European doors market, doors of various materials, such as PVC, solid wood, aluminum alloy, and aluminum-wood composite doors, have been applied in their respective dominant fields.

3.China’s doors are relatively competitive  

It is reported that although European products are of high quality, the price is higher. In contrast, China’s door products are clearly competitive in price. With the improvement of product manufacturing capabilities of Chinese enterprises, many products have reached European standards. For example, some glass and hardware accessories are now gradually accepted by the European market. In addition, since the Far East of Russia belongs to a relatively backward economy, many materials need to be imported from neighboring countries. In recent years, dealers and construction companies in the region have often organized delegations to purchase in China.

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What factors stimulated demand in the door market

Western countries may experience advancements in residential construction activities

The increasing investment in new residential construction and the increasing demand for modernization of existing buildings may be the main driving force for North American stores in the next few years. In the U.S., the total construction expenditure including both private & public sector has reached to around USD 1.3 trillion in 2018, which will further grow at significant rate throughout the study period. Moreover, slack in the labor market, flat hourly wages, and household deleveraging are responsible for the development of residential construction in the U.S. Additionally, growing construction activities in commercial sector including hospitals & schools owing to favorable demographic trends and government policies will further pave way for the market in the projected time period.

Growing population in emerging economies will create new avenues in APAC

Increasing demand for consumer centric construction activities in Asia Pacific will drive the doors market growth over the study period. Growing population and urbanization will anticipate development in residential and non-residential construction activities in the forecast time period. Further, China has planned to achieve an urbanization rate of 60% by 2020, which will create the need for more public housing over next few years. These trends are likely to boost the construction activities, thereby providing a positive outlook for the industry expansion.

High raw material prices will prove to be a challenge for door manufacturers

Although doors are gaining considerable attention in the building & construction sector, the challenges associated with the high price of raw materials will slow down the industry development in upcoming years. Low profitability of the raw material suppliers and high production cost is resulting in higher product prices. These factors are likely to hamper the doors of market demand. However, growing population & urbanization globally are contributing towards increasing construction activities and infrastructure, thereby increasing product adoption over the study timeframe.

Characteristics of the size of the door market

1. Consumers are gradually chasing energy-saving and personalized doors

Rising disposable income along with growing manufacturers’ focus on the creation of new residential buildings will be the key growth factors for segment expansion. Increasing consumer demand for energy efficiency and customization especially in the new residential construction sector is likely to boost the door’s market share. Moreover, the improvements in design along with replacements of old products with advanced and high-quality doors are likely to expand the segment size over the study timeframe.

2. The rising number of construction projects in the Asia Pacific will encourage the development

Asia Pacific doors market demand will have the highest share of the overall industry in the forecast time period. This is mainly due to the rising urbanization and disposable income of consumers in China. Increasing construction projects across the country will drive the product demand in the next few years. India will also witness considerable growth in the industry due to rapid industrialization and growing middle-class income. Supporting government initiatives for smart cities is likely to boost the construction industry in India, which will further enhance the market demand in the forecast time period. Growing disposable income in the Asia Pacific will result in a rise in expenditure on luxury products such as doors, bathroom filings, decors, etc., which will further develop industry in the future.

3.High operational profitability to create opportunities for new players in the industry

The presence of a large number of small- and large-scale manufacturers make doors market share highly competitive. The industry players strategically enter into collaboration and partnerships with the other industry players to increase their competitiveness. Higher profit margins along with increasing demand from the consumer will pave way for new players in the coming years.

Which door is the market trend

 #1. Hinged doors are likely to account for around half of the overall industry share throughout the study period.

This is due to the growing adoption of the product in commercial and residential building construction activities. The product offers key benefits such as low space utilization and easy fitting to residential buildings. Commercial spaces including malls and offices also utilize hinged doors due to its ease of opening capability.

#2.  Sliding doors will showcase a considerable growth rate over the forecast time period due to its key benefits over other doors. Low space utilization along with airtight insulation are the key factors driving the sliding doors demand. The product can also be used with two-layer or multi-layer glass for providing better insulation against the weather. Sliding doors also find its application in many commercial & industrial buildings such as factory warehouses, fire doors, shopping malls, theatre, and shop front among others.

#3. uPVC doors will have considerably lower share of overall industry throughout the forecast time period.

However, these products are gaining considerable attention in the residential and commercial construction activities due to their key advantages including, energy savings, excellent thermal & sound insulation, resistance against chemicals, impact, weather & termites, etc. The segment is likely to grow at highest rate as it offers longer shelf life and requires no maintenance during its life cycle.

#4.  Wooden doors will hold largest share of the overall industry throughout the forecast time period.

Ease of machinability and availability of a wide range of customization alternatives are likely to propel the product demand in the forecast time period. However, stringent government regulations along with increasing consumer awareness related to deforestation will be affecting the segment’s growth soon.

Trend of the doors market

Demand for residential doors in the U.S. is expected to rise 6 percent a year to reach $25.6 billion by 2020. That’s according to the latest report from market research firm The Freedonia Group, which provides custom research across more than a dozen industries.

The forecast is good news for remodelers who saw steep declines for doors during the housing collapse and economic recession. The continued growth of new house construction, coupled with the demand for residential doors in residential renovation and maintenance projects, is expected to drive growth. Rising home values and existing home sales will also boost remodeling demand.

Plastic is on the rise. Plastic doors will experience the fastest growth through 2020. Plastic’s high energy efficiency and low maintenance cost will help it gain market share. More colors, woodgrain textures and other design options for plastic also will drive demand.

Doors dominate. Doors comprise nearly 60 percent of the residential market. Interior doors account for a large part of demand. This was especially true for multi-family housing units, which saw a greater use of doors than windows.

Wood is still king. Wood accounts for the greatest share of the residential window and doors market. Its use for interior doors will be a key driver for market.


Consumer consumption trends are changing. Faced with a complex market environment, in addition to understanding consumer consumption trends, door companies also need to understand industry conditions and formulate development strategies based on actual conditions in order to develop better in the market. In addition to internal optimization and upgrading, door enterprises must accelerate the speed of technological innovation, otherwise it will be difficult to adapt to today’s fast-growing doors market.

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