Global Residential Siding

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This study analyzes global demand for residential siding. Historical demand (2009, 2014, and 2019) and forecasts for 2024 and 2029 are provided for residential siding demand by product) and market in square meters. Residential siding demand is also provided on a country-by-country basis (in square meters), broken out by both product and market (new and improvement and repair). Demand in value terms is shown at the manufacturers’ level and excludes distributor and retailer markups.

The siding products included are:

  • brick and tile
  • stucco and exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS)
  • concrete and stone
  • metal (metal panels, steel, and aluminum)
  • fiber cement
  • vinyl
  • wood (engineered and shingles/shakes)
  • other products (including polypropylene and other non-vinyl plastics, wood-plastic composites, cast acrylic, spandrel glass, straw, and mud)

Primary loadbearing walls (of brick, concrete block, poured concrete, or stone) are excluded from the scope of this study, as is vision glass curtain wall. Secondary products such as soffit and trim are also excluded.

Data from the US Census Bureau were consulted in the preparation of this study, and a list of related codes is presented here for information purposes. However, these codes may not include all products covered in this report or may exclude some products of interest, and the data have thus been adjusted accordingly.

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