Plasterboard Market Research Report - Global Forecast 2027

Global Plasterboard Market: Information by Form (Square-Edged and Tapered-Edged), Type (Damp-Proof Plasterboard, Fire-Resistant Plasterboard, Impact-Resistant Plasterboard, Insulated Plasterboard, Moisture-Resistant Plasterboard, sound-insulated Plasterboard, Standard Plasterboard and Thermal Plasterboard), By End-Use Industry (Residential and Non-Residential) and by Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Rest of the World) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/CO/1444-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 107 pages

Please note that the assessment period of report has been updated from 2019-2026 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill Sample form for updated data.

Market Synopsis: Global Plasterboard Market


The global plasterboard market has been witnessing substantial growth in the past few years. The demand for plasterboard is expected to be driven by the growing construction industry and the increase in demand from end-user industries. Growth of the construction industry, no recycling availability of construction material, and various government initiatives for eco-friendly environment act as major driving factors for the growth of the global plasterboard market. A rise in preference for dry construction techniques over wet construction methods contributes to the overall growth of the market.


Moreover, various reforms and regulations have been introduced by governments in several countries to raise their infrastructure and real-estate industries, which lead to the growth of the construction industry and consequently, the global plasterboard market. However, the growth of the market might be hindered by saturated markets having meager demand for new construction. The rise in new construction projects in the emerging economies creates lucrative opportunities for the global plasterboard industry.


Global plasterboard market is expected to witness a 5.5% CAGR during the forecast period. The plasterboard market size is expected to be valued at USD 29.7 billion during the forecast period.


Regional Analysis: Global Plasterboard Market


On the basis of region, the global plasterboard market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world. North America accounted for the largest market share in 2018 and is expected to retain its dominance by the end of 2025. Asia-Pacific is expected to become the fastest growing market for plasterboard. Emerging countries like China and India have recently seen significant growth in the plasterboard market due to the expansion of various international players across the region. In addition, the rising economy and rapid growth in industrialization are also contributing to the growth of plasterboard market.


Key Players


The Key Players in the global plasterboard market are Armstrong World Industries Inc. (US), Etex Group (Belgium), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. (the US), USG Corporation (US), Georgia Pacific LLC (US), Boral Limited (Australia), KNAUF Gips KG (Germany), Fletcher Building Limited (New Zealand), LafargeHolcim Ltd (Switzerland), and National Gypsum Company (US), Associated Tube Group (Canada), EVRAZ PLC (Russia), Marmon/Keystone Canada Inc. (US), Sandvik AB (Sweden), Tenaris SA (US), WELDED TUBE OF CANADA CORP. (US), and Welded Tubes, Inc. (US)


Segmentation: Global Plasterboard Market


The global plasterboard market has been segmented based on form, type, and end-user industry. On the basis of form, the global market has been classified into square-edged and tapered-edged.  The tapered-edged segment is anticipated to register a high CAGR due to to its low installation time and ease-of-maintenance.


On the basis of type, the global market has been segmented into damp-proof plasterboard, fire-resistant plasterboard, impact-resistant plasterboard, insulated plasterboard, moisture-resistant plasterboard, sound-insulated plasterboard, standard plasterboard, and thermal plasterboard. The fire-resistant segment accounted for the largest share, due to increased safety concerns and government regulations pertaining to safe construction of corporate offices and shopping centers driving the segment in the global plasterboard market.


On the basis of end-user industry, the global market has been segmented into residential and non-residential. The non-residential sector accounted for a higher share than the residential segment due to easy installation for quick construction and allowed flexible architecture inducing the demand for plasterboard during the forecast period.


The global plasterboard market is fairly competitive, with a moderate number of players, across the globe. The players are expected to adopt various strategies to expand their global presence and increase their market shares. Some of the key strategies adopted by the players include a focus on a high-quality product, cost-effectiveness, expansions, strategic partnerships, and collaborations with manufacturing companies.


Intended Audience



  • Gypsum manufacturers

  • Plasterboard manufacturers

  • Plasterboard traders/distributors/suppliers

  • Manufacturers of raw materials

  • Architects and engineers

  • Regulatory bodies

  • Research organizations

  • Association and industry bodies

  • Interior designers

  • End consumers

  • Market research and consulting firms



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 29.7 Billion (2019-2026)
  CAGR   5.5% (2019-2026)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2027
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Billion)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   by Form, Type
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Armstrong World Industries Inc. (US), Etex Group (Belgium), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. (the US), USG Corporation (US), Georgia Pacific LLC (US), Boral Limited (Australia), KNAUF Gips KG (Germany), Fletcher Building Limited (New Zealand), LafargeHolcim Ltd (Switzerland), and National Gypsum Company (US), Associated Tube Group (Canada), EVRAZ PLC (Russia), Marmon/Keystone Canada Inc. (US), Sandvik AB (Sweden), Tenaris SA (US), WELDED TUBE OF CANADA CORP. (US), and Welded Tubes, Inc. (US)
  Key Market Opportunities

  • Emerging countries like China and India have recently seen significant growth in the plasterboard market due to the expansion of various international players across the region. \r\n
  • In addition, the rising economy and rapid growth in industrialization are also contributing to the growth of plasterboard market.
  •   Key Market Drivers

  • The market is mainly driven by the demand from the parent industry which in this case is construction. \r\n
  • Growth in modern retailing, rise in consumer income & employment, and increase in demand for new construction projects are some of the factors influencing the growth of the plasterboard market.


  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :


    Plasterboard market valuation would be USD 29.7 billion by 2025.

    Plasterboard market CAGR would be 5.5% during the forecast period of 2019-2025.

    The players in plasterboard market are Etex Group (Belgium), Saint-Gobain SA (France), Armstrong World Industries Inc. (US), USG Corporation (US), Georgia Pacific LLC (US), Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. (the US), KNAUF Gips KG (Germany), Boral Limited (Australia), LafargeHolcim Ltd (Switzerland), Fletcher Building Limited (New Zealand), Associated Tube Group (Canada), National Gypsum Company (US), Marmon/Keystone Canada Inc. (US), Sandvik AB (Sweden), EVRAZ PLC (Russia), WELDED TUBE OF CANADA CORP. (US), Tenaris SA (US), and Welded Tubes, Inc. (US).

    The fire-resistant segment is the leading plasterboard market segment.

    Leading plasterboard market segment is the non-residential sector.