Hollow Concrete Block Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2032

Hollow Concrete Block Market Research Report Information By Product Type (Split-Faced Concrete Blocks, Smooth-Faced Concrete Blocks), By Application (Residential, Commercial, Industrial) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CO/6378-HCR | 111 Pages | Author: Varsha More | February 2024         

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Global Hollow Concrete Block Market Overview


Hollow Concrete Block Market Size was valued at USD 390.8 billion in 2022. The Hollow Concrete Block market industry is projected to grow from USD 400.9608 Billion in 2023 to USD 492.3577768 billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.60% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Growing demand for lightweight and durable construction materials are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Hollow Concrete Block Market


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Hollow Concrete Block Market Trends




  • Growing demand for lightweight is driving the market growth.




Hollow concrete blocks are light weighted, thus reducing the overall weight of the structures. As a result, less percentage of steel or light member structure is required for a given R.C.C. building. In addition, hollow concrete blocks are highly durable as the concrete used in the production is compacted by high pressure and vibration, which provides significant strength to the open block. In addition, adequate curing increases the compressive strength of the blocks. Increasing technological advancements in concrete and construction activities offer feasible solutions for building rigid and durable structures. Moreover, the growing need for stable building structures coupled with less maintenance of the systems is likely to upscale the demand for hollow concrete blocks market over the coming period. This factor drives the market CAGR.


Additionally, the rise in consumer desire for green buildings, combined with developments in raw sustainable materials sediments and synthetic sand, has resulted in a surge in demand for Hollow Concrete Blocks and has proven to be the essential driver in the Hollow Concrete Block Market Value. Higher durability of Hollow Concrete Blocks, which would assist the manufacturing industry in making use of it and thus lead to the construction of a stronger block of building, as required, is one of the important elements affecting the growth of the industry positively and driving it in a growing side. The product's lightweight and low cost will help the industry generate more income over the projection period. This would provide the industry with a boost in the coming years. Furthermore, concrete masonry modules and blocks utilize less cement and are, therefore, easier to handle, making them user-friendly. In the coming years, the market expansion is expected to be fueled by increased demand for lightweight materials in contemporary development. Thus, driving the Hollow Concrete Block market revenue.


Hollow Concrete Block Market Segment Insights


Hollow Concrete Block Type Insights


Based on type, the Hollow Concrete Block market segmentation includes Split-Faced Concrete Blocks and Smooth-Faced Concrete Blocks. The split-faced concrete blocks segment dominated the market; this is because split-faced concrete blocks are a popular choice for decorative applications, such as retaining walls and patios. Split-faced concrete blocks are a popular choice for decorative applications. Furthermore, Split-faced concrete blocks are relatively inexpensive. Split-faced concrete blocks are easy to install.


Hollow Concrete Block Application Insights


The Hollow Concrete Block market segmentation, based on Application, includes Residential, Commercial, and Industrial. The residential segment dominated the market because hollow concrete blocks are a popular choice for various residential applications, such as foundations, walls, and patios. Hollow concrete blocks are a popular choice for a variety of residential applications. Hollow concrete blocks are relatively inexpensive. Hollow concrete blocks are easy to install


Figure1: Hollow Concrete Block Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032 (USD billion)
Hollow Concrete Block Market, by Application, 2022 & 2032


Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Hollow Concrete Block Regional Insights


By Region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World. The North American Hollow Concrete Block market will dominate, owing to the increased number of construction and renovation projects boosting the market growth in this Region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The U.S., Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure2: GLOBAL HOLLOW CONCRETE BLOCK MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (%)


GLOBAL HOLLOW CONCRETE BLOCK MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Europe Hollow Concrete Block market accounts for the second-largest market share due to the rising demand for housing and increased government aid for residential construction. Further, the German Hollow Concrete Block market had the largest market share, and the UK Hollow Concrete Block market was the fastest-growing market in the European Region.


The Asia-Pacific Hollow Concrete Block Market is expected to grow fastest from 2023 to 2032. This is due to the easy availability of concrete raw materials and skilled labor at a low cost, resulting in inadequate transportation and manufacturing costs. Moreover, China’s Hollow Concrete Block market held the largest market share, and the Indian Hollow Concrete Block market was the fastest-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Hollow Concrete Block Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development to expand their product lines, which will help the Hollow Concrete Block market grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking various strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. The Hollow Concrete Block industry must offer cost-effective items to expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics manufacturers use in the Hollow Concrete Block industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. The Hollow Concrete Block industry has offered some of the most significant advantages in recent years. Major players in the Hollow Concrete Block market, including Columbia Block & Brick (US), McNear Brick & Block (US), Midland Concrete Products, Inc. (US), CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico), CRH plc (Ireland), Brampton Brick (US), and Taylor Concrete (US)., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development operations.


VICAT France is a leading manufacturer of concrete admixtures and specialty building materials. The company is headquartered in Paris, France, and operates in over 50 countries. Bharathi Cement Corporation Pvt. Ltd., a group company of VICAT France, inaugurated its 0.75 MTPA bulk cement terminal in Coimbatore. The company also launched 'QUICKCEM,' a green cement to cater to Precast and Hollow Block Segments in Tamilnadu and Kerala.


Al Weher is a manufacturer of roofing materials based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The company was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Dubai.Al Weher's products include clay tiles, concrete tiles, and metal roofing sheets. Al Weher, with the help of Zenith Maschinenfabrik, commissioned another single-pallet plant with its Zenith 1500 single-pallet machine. The company will be able to produce 30,000 hollow blocks or 2,500 m² rectangular pavers with face mix concrete during an 8-hour shift.


Key Companies in the Hollow Concrete Block market include



Hollow Concrete Block Industry Developments


October 2022: Bharathi Cement Corporation Pvt. Ltd., a group company of VICAT France, inaugurated its 0.75 MTPA bulk cement terminal in Coimbatore. The company also launched 'QUICKCEM,' a green cement to cater to Precast and Hollow Block Segments in Tamilnadu and Kerala.


February 2021: Al Weher, with the help of Zenith Maschinenfabrik, commissioned another single-pallet plant with its Zenith 1500 single-pallet machine. The company will be able to produce 30,000 hollow blocks or 2,500 m² rectangular pavers with face mix concrete during an 8-hour shift.


Hollow Concrete Block Market Segmentation


Hollow Concrete Block Product Type Outlook



  • Split-Faced Concrete Blocks

  • Smooth-Faced Concrete Blocks


Hollow Concrete Block Application Outlook



  • Residential

  • Commercial

  • Industrial


Hollow Concrete Block Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 390.8 billion
Market Size 2023 USD 400.9608 billion
Market Size 2032 USD 492.3577768 billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 2.60% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Product Type,Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, AsiaPacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S., Canada, German, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled  Columbia Block & Brick (US), McNear Brick & Block (US), Midland Concrete Products, Inc. (US), CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico), CRH plc (Ireland), Brampton Brick (US), and Taylor Concrete (US)
Key Market Opportunities Increase in investments in the construction industry and urbanization
Key Market Dynamics Demand for green buildings




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Hollow Concrete Block market size was valued at USD 390.8 Billion in 2022.

The Hollow Concrete Block Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.60% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had the largest share of the Hollow Concrete Block Market.

The key players in the Hollow Concrete Block Market are Columbia Block & Brick (US), McNear Brick & Block (US), Midland Concrete Products, Inc. (US), CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (Mexico), CRH plc (Ireland), Brampton Brick (US), and Taylor Concrete (US).

The Split-Faced Concrete Blocks category dominated the Hollow Concrete Block Market in 2022.

Residential had the largest share in the Hollow Concrete Block Market.

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