Global Electric Power Tools

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This study examines global supply and demand for electric power tools. Historical data (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 are provided for power tool demand by product and market on a country-by-country basis.

Figures for electric tools are also presented by power source (plug-in, cordless) and by type, including:

  • drills
  • saws (e.g., circular, reciprocating)
  • sanders, polishers, and grinders
  • other electric tools, such as hammers, impact wrenches, planers and routers, and screwdrivers
  • parts and attachments (e.g., batteries, battery chargers, chiseling tools, drills chucks, driver bits, dust collection systems, router guides, sand belts)

Excluded from the scope of this study are:

  • air compressors
  • chainsaws
  • engine-driven tools
  • hand tools such as manual screwdrivers and saws
  • hydraulic jacks
  • hydraulic tools
  • machine tools such as CNC equipment
  • nail and staple cartridges
  • pneumatic tools
  • powder-actuated tools
  • table and wall-mounted saws

Power tool demand by market is presented for professional and consumer markets. The professional market is further segmented into construction, motor vehicle aftermarket, and industrial and other (which mainly consists of manufacturing applications).

Demand by product and market is presented in dollar terms. Demand in value terms is shown at the manufacturers’ level and excludes distributor and retailer markups.

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