Lead Acid Battery Market Size By Application (Stationary {Telecommunications, UPS, Control & Switchgear,}, Motive, SLI {Automobiles, Motorcycles}), By Construction (Flooded, VRLA), By Sales Channel (OEM, Aftermarket), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Published Date: Mar 2021  |  Report ID: GMI2765  |  Authors: Ankit Gupta, Nikhil Paranjape

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 465   |   Base Year: 2020

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Lead Acid Battery Market size exceeded USD 50 billion in 2020 and annual installation is anticipated to exceed 1 billion units by 2027. The soaring requirement for power solutions with high reliability and efficiency will complement the market demand for such batteries in the forecast period. In 2020, SLI batteries constituted the highest market share in the lead acid battery business.

Lead Acid Battery Market

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A lead acid battery is utilized as a system for energy storage and is deployed across various applications as a power source. This in turn is positively influencing the lead acid battery market share on the global scale. These batteries consist of a sulfuric acid solution electrolyte with lead dioxide cathode and sponge metallic lead anode making these units rechargeable. Large electrolyte reserves, resistance to corrosion and low discharge rate are few of the key features demonstrated by lead acid battery units which subsequently complements its market outlook.

The lead acid battery industry is anticipated to witness sluggish growth during the forecast period on account of the ongoing global pandemic of COVID-19. The government has imposed strict lockdown protocols along with social distancing mandates in order to curb the community spreading of the coronavirus, which will restrain the market growth of lead acid battery units. However, the business outlook is anticipated to improve with release of several vaccines which will bring normalcy to the manufacturing abilities thus improving the industry statistics of lead acid batteries in the near future.

The global lead acid battery market report covers the detailed analysis of industry trends segmented on a regional & country basis across applications, construction and sales channels. Moreover, the market forecasts & estimates are in line with the data represented by multiple regional, state and central level authorities including the International Energy Agency, European Battery Alliance, International Lead Association (ILA), Battery Council International, International Tin Association, Asian Development Bank, Battery Association of Japan, regulatory bodies and company annual reports.

Lead Acid Battery Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2020
Market Size in 2020:50 Billion (USD)
Forecast Period:2021 to 2027
Forecast Period 2021 to 2027 CAGR:4.5%
2027 Value Projection:80 Billion (USD)
Historical Data for:2017 to 2020
No. of Pages:465
Tables, Charts & Figures:1,040
Segments covered:Application, Construction, Sales Channel
Growth Drivers:
  • Global
    • Cost competitive energy storage solution
  • North America & Europe
    • Expanding datacenter infrastructure
    • Growth demand for uninterrupted power supply
  • Asia Pacific
    • Burgeoning expansion in the automotive industry
    • Rapid technological advancement and expansion in the telecom sector
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Increasing penetration of alternative lithium-ion batteries
  • Stringent government regulations

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High cranking performance will propel market demand for SLI battery units

Lead Acid Battery Market

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Growing demand for automobiles has augmented the lead acid battery market forecasts over the last few years. These batteries hold a dominating position across the conventional automobile industry along with other applications including micro hybrid systems and vehicles with start-stop functionality, which in turn will drive the product penetration. Lead acid battery is witnessing a cyclical demand growth owing to the superior cranking power and soaring demand for advanced vehicle technologies. Customers across the globe are gaining more interest in power sports, which in turn is further boosting the market statistics for these units globally.

Major regions including North America & Europe face harsh climatic conditions in winter seasons, which fuels the requirement for a power delivery system that offers high cranking performance. Low cost and operational reliability are few of the prominent factors augmenting the adoption of lead acid battery over the other available alternatives. Moreover, growing adoption of start stop technology across conventional vehicles in order to comply with the fuel efficiency standards will enhance the market trends of these units across SLI applications.

Ease of installation and high-power density to drive VRLA battery installation

Valve Regulated Lead Acid battery (VRLA) industry over the years have witnessed a substantial CAGR owing to ease of installation and high-power density. The dynamic customer requirements have fueled a demand for new technologies including Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) lead acid battery, the latest advancement in the VRLA technology. In addition, improved maintenance & installation costs, safe operations and energy density are few of the key factors complementing the deployment of VRLA batteries over other alternatives.

VRLA batteries have witnessed strong growth over the last few years compared to flooded batteries on account of their high rate of discharge coupled with reliable & high-power delivery. Furthermore, large power reserve coupled with ease of operation is several important features offered by these units across various industries including automotive and telecommunications, boosting the lead acid battery market demand.

Increasing sales of replacement batteries to boost the aftermarket sales channel

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The aftermarket services contribute to the majority of the sales channel market share owing to the increasing battery replacement rates at the end of its service. This will proliferate the market opportunities for battery manufacturers and suppliers across the industry landscape. However, the sales channel trends are majorly impacted by the application the battery is deployed for. For instance, aftermarket sales services are highly preferable across the automobile sector and further offers profitable prospects to an authorized automotive spare parts dealer and other vendors.

Ongoing commercialization and growing manufacturing capabilities will drive the market growth across Asia Pacific region

Asia Pacific Lead Acid Battery Market

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Rising consumer preference for personal mobility coupled with soaring demand for high energy density battery units will propel the deployment of these units across the Asia Pacific region. Moreover, growing demand for efficient and economical power storage units across various industries & applications including telecommunication, residential sector, automobiles and backup energy systems will augment the product demand across the region.

Positive outlook toward the growth of automotive sector along with ongoing industrialization will propel the lead acid battery market trends across Asia Pacific region. The region is highly characterized by the presence of restricted access to electricity, an established service sector and rising urbanization. Increasing investment across commercial infrastructure development will fuel a requirement for efficient energy storage devices including UPS and inverters, which in turn will stimulate product adoption growth across the region. In addition, growing investment toward improving the manufacturing capabilities across the automotive industries to fulfil the rising demand for vehicles will positively proliferate the regional market outlook in the forecast period.

Over the last few years, many international and domestic manufacturers have relocated or developed their business across developing nations owing to the supportive regulatory, low production cost and easy availability of human resource. Moreover, growing automotive sector and increasing replacement of the traditional flooded batteries are few of the underlying factors that will favor the lead acid battery industry demand in the region.

Collaboration with distributors and various distribution channels acting as key focus of battery manufacturers

The overall supply chain of lead acid battery has observed high efficiencies on account of the collaboration between installers and the manufacturers to form an efficient forward distribution channel. Furthermore, major manufacturers operating across the battery business are focusing on backward integration with raw material suppliers to increase their market share by achieving economies of scale, which in turn will proliferate their presence in the lead acid battery industry.

Major market players operational in the lead acid battery market comprise Clarios, Exide Industries Limited, Leoch, Shangdong, C&D Technologies, GS Yuasa, East Penn, Zibo, Furukawa, Crown Battery, B.B. Battery, HOPPECKE, First National Battery, Koyo Battery, Middle East Battery, and Enersys amongst others.

Lead Acid Battery market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of Units, and ‘USD” from 2017 to 2027, for the following segments:

By Application

  • Stationary
    • Telecommunication
    • UPS
    • Control & Switchgear
    • Others
  • Motive
  • SLI
    • Automobiles
    • Motorcycles

By Construction

  • Flooded
  • VRLA

By Sales Channel

  • OEM
  • Aftermarket

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Austria
    • Netherlands
    • Sweden
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
    • Philippines
    • Vietnam
    • Singapore
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Iran
    • Egypt
    • Turkey
    • Morocco
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Algeria
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Mexico
    • Chile
    • Colombia


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Lead acid battery industry revenue was valued at over USD 50 billion in 2020 and will cross 1 billion units by 2027 in terms of annual installation owing to rising demand for highly reliable and efficient power solutions.
Valve regulated lead acid battery market size will expand considerably in the coming years due to their high-power density and ease of installation.
The overall market revenue from aftermarket service will reach a substantial CAGR through 2027 driven by the increasing rate of battery replacement.
Asia Pacific market for lead acid battery will witness notable growth numbers owing to the rising demand for high energy density battery units.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Mar 2021
  • Pages: 465
  • Tables: 1000
  • Charts / Figures: 40
  • Companies covered: 22
  • Countries covered: 36

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