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Circuit Breaker Market Size - By Voltage (Low, Medium, High), By Rated Voltage, By Rated Current, By Installation (Indoor, Outdoor), By Application (Power Distribution, Power Transmission), By End Use (Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Utility), & Forecast, 2024 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI1172
  • Published Date: Apr 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Circuit Breaker Market Size

Circuit Breaker Market size surpassed USD 20.6 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at 9.6% CAGR from 2024 to 2032, driven by the integration of sustainable energy infrastructure.

Refurbishment & retrofit of existing grid infrastructure is foreseen to propel market development on account of the adoption of advanced technologies across T&D networks that benefits operators in delivering reliable electricity through continuous communication across the equipment.

Circuit Breaker Market

Slow-paced technological evolution across developing regions may restrain industry progression

Although product awareness across the globe has favored the market, regional regulatory and geopolitical restraints have continuously been impeding circuit breaker market growth. The energy sector and the business dynamics can be severely impacted by unrest in several nations. This has hindered investments, interrupted supply chains, and caused political instability and hazards, which in turn, can have an impact on the health of local, regional, and even global energy markets. Nonetheless, increasing electricity demand may encourage company players to expand their businesses in different countries, overcoming this issue.


Circuit Breaker Market Analysis

The circuit breaker market from the commercial end-use segment is poised to attain 9.5% gains between 2023 and 2032. Urbanization and commercial development worldwide due to the widespread suburban migration and supportive regulatory policies guarantee a healthy standard of living for people. A considerable increase in energy consumption owing to the increase in the population index and supportive electrification policies throughout grid-isolated areas has proliferated product use in commercial spaces.

Circuit Breaker Market Size, By End Use


The low-voltage circuit breaker industry is slated to foresee 10% growth rate through 2032, as voltages have been the standard industry protocol for the deployment of circuit breakers depending on the application and regulatory preference. The demand for these circuit breakers is being positively impacted by the exponential use of distribution networks in the residential and commercial sectors. The MCCB market is likely to cross USD 7.8 billion by 2032.

Circuit Breaker Market Share, By Voltage, 2022 


The circuit breaker market revenue from the power distribution sector is estimated to amass USD 42 billion by 2032, propelled by exponential electricity demand from large-scale process plants and manufacturing industries. Increasing fund flow toward the statistics of the cross-border network to supply electricity with limited losses is driving the business growth. The European network announced an investment of over USD 1 trillion by 2030 annually in the renewable R&D sector to connect and upgrade the distribution grids throughout region.

North America Circuit Breaker Market 

The North America circuit breaker industry size is likely to cross a valuation of USD 8 billion by 2032, attributed to the growing energy demand in line with increased spending on the development of long-distance distribution networks and the refurbishment of domestic distribution infrastructure. In March 2023, the U.S. government laid out its plans to spend USD 315 billion to develop new electric networks for improving reliability in rural and remote communities.

Circuit Breaker Market Share

Some of the key participants involved in the circuit breaker market scenario are:

  • ABB
  • Eaton Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
  • Toshiba International Corporation
  • CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd
  • Schneider Electric
  • General Electric
  • Siemens Energy
  • WEG
  • Sensata Technologies Inc
  • alfanar Group
  • Kirloskar Electric Company, 
  • Powell Industries.

These firms primarily engage in new product launches to shape their business position.

This market research report on circuit breaker includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecasts in terms of “000 Units” & “USD Million” from 2019 to 2032 for the following segments:

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Market, By Voltage

  • Low
    • ACB
    • MCB
    • MCCB
    • Others
  • Medium
    • ACB
    • VCB
    • GCB
    • Others
  • High
    • ACB
    • GCB
    • VCB
    • OCB

Market, By Rated Voltage

  • < 500 V
  • 500 V to 1 kV
  • 1 to 15 kV
  • 15 to 50 kV
  • 50 to 70 kV
  • 70 kV to 145 kV
  • 145 kV to 300 kV
  • 300 kV to 550 kV
  • 550 kV to 800 kV
  • > 800 kV

Market, By Rated Current

  • < 500 A
  • 500 to 1,500 A
  • 1,500 to 2,500 A
  • 2,500 to 4,500 A
  • > 4,500 A

By Installation

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor

By Application

  • Power distribution
  • Power transmission

By End Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Utility

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • France
    • Germany
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • UK
    • Austria
    • Netherlands
    • Sweden
    • Russia
    • Belgium
    • Denmark
    • Switzerland
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Philippines
    • New Zealand
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Singapore
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Qatar
    • Kuwait
    • Oman
    • Lebanon
    • Turkey
    • Jordan
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Morocco
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Peru


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Riya Gupta

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of circuit breaker exceeded USD 20.6 billion in 2023 and will register 9.6% CAGR during 2024 to 2032, propelled by the rising investments to establish a sustainable electrical network.

Commercial circuit breaker industry size is anticipated to observe 9.5% growth between 2023 to 2032 owing to a considerable increase in energy consumption led by the increase in the population index and supportive electrification policies.

The North America circuit breaker sector is slated to reach over USD 8 billion by 2032, driven by increased spending on the development of long-distance distribution networks and the refurbishment of domestic distribution infrastructure in the region.

Major companies operating in the circuit breaker industry are ABB, Eaton Corporation, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Toshiba International Corporation, CG Power & Industrial Solutions Ltd., Schneider Electric, General Electric, Siemens Energy, WEG, Sensata Technologies, Inc, LS ELECTRIC Co., Ltd, and Powell Industries.

Circuit Breaker Market Scope

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  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 2979
  • Countries covered: 32
  • Pages: 1685
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