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The world market for outdoor lighting

V Ed. , 219 pages
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Language: English
Report Code: W.19
Publisher: CSIL
Copyright: CSIL Milano
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CSIL report The world market for outdoor lighting offers a full analysis of the outdoor lighting fixtures market worldwide. This study provides outdoor lighting industry statistics (consumption data), sales data and market shares of the top manufacturers.

World” is considered such as the aggregate of 70 monitored countries, selected by CSIL on the basis of the size of their economy, the importance of their lighting fixtures sector and their contribution to the world trade of lighting fixtures, plus an estimation of the market value in the Rest of the World, given by the value of Chinese exports worldwide minus the value of Chinese exports in the other 69 considered countries:

The geographical classification of the 70 monitored countries is as follows:

  • North America: Canada, Mexico and the United States;
  • Central and South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela;
  • European Union (27) + United Kingdom, Norway and Switzerland: Austria, Belgium (including Luxembourg), Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom;
  • Russia, Serbia, Turkey and CIS Countries: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine;
  • China;
  • India;
  • Japan;
  • Asia Pacific; Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam;
  • Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
  • Middle East and Africa: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates.

For each Regional cluster, market size, activity trend and market shares are provided.

Outdoor lighting is analyzed according to the following segments:

  • Residential/Consumer lighting (home gardens lighting and architectural lighting for common spaces in residential buildings).
  • Urban landscape lighting (architectural lighting for city centers, “city beautification”).
  • Christmas and Event lighting
  • Streets and major roads lighting
  • Lighting for tunnels and galleries
  • Campus/area lighting (sporting plants, open air parking, petrol stations, airports).

For each market segment, market size, activity trend and market shares are provided.

The Report includes profiles of 85 cities worldwide with a selection of economic and demographic indicators and hard facts on the potential market for outdoor lighting fixtures.

Total World. Estimated breakdown of outdoor lighting fixtures market by product, 2015-2018-2020. Percentage share in value


Leaders of outdoor lighting include Signify worldwide, with a market share of 7%-8%, Acuity Brands in America, Schréder in Europe, Middle East and Latin America, Panasonic Life Solutions and Tospo in Asia. Among the following major players: Cree Lighting (United States and Europe), Fagerhult and Zumtobel (Europe and Australia). On a growing trend GE Current (with the acquisition of Hubbell), Lianovation, Honyar, Megaphoton, NVC in Asia, Schréder in Australia.

Top 60 analyzed companies hold a worldwide market share estimated in the region of 40%-45%.

High profitability rates in the sector are disclosed, among others, by Acuity Brands, MLS-Ledvance, Endo, Ocean’s King, Flos, Thorpe, Disano, Jiawei, Huati, Delta Light.

15%-30% of outdoor lighting is already connected in the most recent projects in the wealthiest markets.

Sales of outdoor lighting fixtures through direct channels (ESCOs, Municipalities, direct Contract deals) are estimated in around 41% of the market value (some more among top players, outdoor and street lighting specialists). It is an increasing share in comparison with a previous estimate (37.5% in 2015).

CSIL estimates in around 137 million of units the number of outdoor lighting fixtures installed in the last year worldwide, including 3.5-4.0 million of connected outdoor items.

Abstract of Table of Contents


Market size, trend and forecasts

Estimated market of outdoor lighting fixtures by product and by price range. Values and quantities

Estimated market of outdoor lighting fixtures by country, 2011-2015-2018-2020

Product breakdown:

Estimated breakdown of outdoor lighting fixtures market by product and by country/geographic area

United States, Europe, Russia, China, India, Japan, Asia Pacific: Estimated breakdown of outdoor lighting fixtures market by application in a sample of local companies

Smart management of urban and street lighting

Population, area, road network and number of light points by country


North and South America; Europe; Russia, Ukraine, Turkey; China; India; Japan; Asia Pacific; Middle East and Africa: profiles of 85 cities worldwide with a selection of economic and demographic indicators and hard facts on the potential market for outdoor lighting fixtures


Estimated consumption of outdoor LED-based lighting fixtures, 2014-2020 estimated data and 2021-2024 forecasts

Connected luminaires and Serviceability


Estimated breakdown of outdoor lighting sales by distribution channel, 2015, 2018, 2020 and for a sample of companies


Consumer outdoor lighting; Architectural outdoor lighting, façade, city beautification; Street lighting, highway lighting; Christmas and Events lighting; Tunnels and galleries lighting; Area lighting (parking, gas stations, airports, sporting plants)

For each of the above-mentioned market segment: sales data, market shares and short profiles for a sample of leading companies


Profitability indicators (ROE, ROCE, ROA, EBIT, EBITDA) in a sample of 100 lighting manufacturers


North America (focus on the United States); Central-South America (focus on Brazil); Europe (focus on Nordic Countries, Benelux, United Kingdom, France, DACH, Italy, Spain, Central-Eastern Europe); Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, CIS Countries (focus on Russia); China; Japan; Asia Pacific; Oceania; India; Middle East and Africa.

For each Regional cluster: market size, sales data, market shares and short profiles for a sample of leading companies


Selected companies mentioned:

Acuity Brands, AEC Illuminazione, Alto Lighting, Amerlux, Aurora, Bajaj, Beacon Lighting, Bega, Blachere,Boos Lighting,  CG Crompton,  Cree Lighting, Daiko, Debbas, Delta Light, Disano, Dien Quang, Ecosense,  Eglo, Endo, Erco, Everlight, Experience Brands, Fagerhult, Finelite, Flos, Focal Point, FSL Lighting, GE Current,  Glamox, Hannochs, Hess, Home Depot, Hubbell, Hunter Industries,  iGuzzini, Ikea, Intense, Intral, Intra Lighting, Iris Oyhama, Iwasaki, Jiawei Renewable, Klite, Koizumi, Koito, Ledvance, L&E, Ligman, LSI, Lumenpulse, Lumens, Lianovation, Lumicenter, Musco Sports, Nixan,  Nikkon, Nouran, NVC, Ocean’s King, Opple, Orient Electric, Osram Digital Solutions, Pak Lighting, Panasonic Life Solutions, Platek, Racer, Ragni, RangDong, RZB, Schreder, Siteco, Signify, SLV, Syska, Tospo, Trilux, Unilumin, Yankon, We-Ef, Wooree Lighting, Xindeco, Zubair Electric, Zumtobel

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