Modular Kitchen Market Analysis Report By Design, By Product, By Raw Material, By Distribution Channel And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17619665  |  Published: May 2020  |  No of Pages: 80
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Insights

The global modular kitchen market size was worth USD 19.26 billion in the year 2018. The rapidly growing construction industry in the residential segment is attributing to the growth of the market. Further, the demand for effective utilization of compact space available has grown, which, in turn, has positively affected the market growth. Modular kitchens ensure proper storage of different kitchen products such as appliances, utensils, and groceries among others.

Consumers have shifted their preferences in the recent past from all-white kitchens to different colors kitchen that is neither too dark nor too pale. The popularity of champagne, cream colors and Charcoal grey has gained significant traction among consumers. Further, demand for red color has also increased as it provides aesthetically appealing looks to the kitchen. Moreover, the growing preferences for countertops that are joint-free and different cabinet shutters structures have also gained popularity among consumers.

U.S modular kitchen market

Modular kitchen adoption among the married population has increased significantly in the recent past. The consumers aged between 35 to 44 years, followed by the 25 to 34 years age group, hold the majority of the market. Further, the growing trend of the nuclear family has greatly contributed to the growth of the market as they aim for the effective utilization of compact space available.

The growing emphasis on sanitization coupled with the use of multiple kitchen appliances, in emerging countries such as India, China, and Brazil, has further attributed to the market growth. Owing to the rapidly growing organized retail sectors in these countries, brand awareness has considerably increased among consumers, which, in turn, is positively affecting the market growth. With growing brand awareness, the demand for western-style products has increased in India; as such, products are clutter-free.

Product Insights

The floor cabinet category accounted for more than 60% of the modular kitchen market share in 2018. Owing to robust countertops, these products are considered an essential kitchen part. Further, the flooring product ensures effective storage and proper arrangement of daily-use items. On the other hand, the tall storage segment is likely to grow at the fastest CAGR of over 6% over the forecast period. Growing demand for bulk storage is propelling the segment growth. Moreover, these cabinets are capable of storing other essentials such as crockeries and electronics. Additionally, the vertical structure of this product attracts consumers’ attention, thereby, proliferating the market growth.

Raw Materials Insights

The wood segment dominated the market share in 2018 with more than 40% of the share. Wood provides flexibility as it can be stained in various shades depending upon consumers’ preferences. Further, it is aesthetically appealing in design and provides an excellent surface finish. However, environmental concern such as deforestation is expected to hinder the segment growth over the forecast period.

The fiber/plastic segment is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR of 6.7% during the forecast years. The popularity of PVC sheets has immensely increased in the recent past, as they are robust, oil-proof, and termite-proof. Additionally, there are available in different design and can be easily installed. Plastic materials are also cost-effective as compared to their wood counterparts. All these factors are expected to positively attribute to the segment growth over the forecast period.

Distribution channel Insights

The offline sales channel occupied the largest market share of over 80% in 2018. The growing usage of offline sales channels such as wholesale, direct sale, and brick mortar by manufacturers is attributing to the segment growth. Further, the wide availability of different product types through this sales channel is also supplementing the market growth. The integration of the hybrid business concept, which combines these stores with online retails, is expected to boost the segment growth over the forecast years.

The online channel, on the other hand, is expected to grow fastest with a CAGR of 6.2% over the forecast duration. The rapidly growing e-commerce platforms coupled with the growing trend of multi-channel retailing is likely to contribute to the segment growth. Further, the growing number of companies-owned shopping platforms is estimated to bolster the segment growth from 2019 to 2025.

Design Insights

L-shaped design led the modular kitchen market with over 30% share in 2018. This type of design is perfectly suitable for compact space. The growing number of nuclear families with less overall space for utilization is supplementing the demand for such design. The L-shaped design provides a separate part for both the cooking and cleaning area. Additionally, this design can be easily fitted in open living space, thereby, optimizing the storage space. The demand for this economic design is gaining traction among the rising middle-class population in emerging countries.

Global modular kitchen market

Island shape design is likely to be the fastest growing with a CAGR of 7.1% over the forecast period. This kind of design is suitable for comparatively large floor space. Further, the increasing residential construction and luxury houses are attributing to the growth of island shape design. This design has multiple functions such as a dry zone for works and dining tables. Thus, multi-utility features of this segment are expected to fuel its installation, especially in luxury houses.

Regional Insights

Europe was the largest market occupying over 30% of the market share in 2018. Factors such as the presence of several leading players and the availability of a wide variety of products are attributing to market growth. Countries such as U.K, Poland, France, and Germany are the major regional markets in the region. Further, Eastern European countries are likely to exhibit a significant growth rate over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is estimated to register the highest CAGR of over 10% during the forecast period. Rapid urbanization coupled with growing construction sectors in emerging countries such as India, China, and Indonesia is attributing to the growth of this region. Considering the growing demand from the Asia Pacific, leading manufacturers are focusing on expanding their presence to capture the larger market share.

Modular Kitchen Market Share Insights

The market is highly competitive n nature owing to the presence of both local as well as global players. The key player in the market includes Nobia AB, LINEADECOR, Häfele GmbH & Co KG, Bulthaup, Hettich Group, Pedini, Häcker Küchen GmbH & Co. KG and Snaidero Cucine among others. Manufacturers are adopting various strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions, product innovation, and business expansion to stay competitive in the market. For example, Asian Paints Limited acquired Sleek International in November 2017. This acquisition has helped the company is expanding its business presence in the Indian décor business. 

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., China, India, Brazil, and South Africa

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Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, and growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels, and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Million Insights has segmented the global modular kitchen market report based on design, product, raw material, distribution channel, and region:

• Design Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2015 - 2025)
    • L-Shape
    • U-Shape
    • Parallel
    • Straight
    • Island

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2015 - 2025)
    • Floor Cabinet
    • Wall Cabinet
    • Tall Storage

• Raw Material Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2015 - 2025)
    • Wood
    • Metal
    • Fiber/Plastic
    • Others

• Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2015 - 2025)
    • Offline
    • Online

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion/Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
        • Europe
    • Germany
        • U.K
    • the Asia Pacific
        • China
        • India
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
        • South Africa

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