HDPE Pipes Market

HDPE Pipes Market Size By Type (HDPE 100, HDPE 80, and HDPE 63), and By Application (Agricultural Irrigation Pipe, Water Supply Pipe, Sewage System Pipe, Oil and Gas Pipe, and Others), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2023 to 2032

Base Year: 2022 Historical Data: 2019-21
  • Report ID: TBI-13783
  • Published Date: Nov, 2023
  • Pages: 237
  • Category: Chemicals & Materials
  • Format: PDF
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The global HDPE pipes market was valued at USD 18.3 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2023 to 2032. The market is expected to reach USD 29.5 billion by 2032. One of the primary factors propelling the market's expansion is the growing need for HDPE pipes in the delivery of gas and water all over the world. Since HDPE pipes are flexible, strong, and corrosion-resistant, they are frequently utilised in gas and water distribution systems.

Market Introduction:

High-density polyethylene, or HDPE, is the name given to a type of thermoplastic polymer used to make plastic pipes. The distinguishing features of HDPE pipes are exceptional strength, resilience, flexibility, and resistance to impact, corrosion, and chemicals. Water supply systems, sewage and wastewater systems, gas distribution networks, industrial fluid transportation, geothermal heating systems, and marine and subsea projects are just a few of the many applications for which they are commonly utilized. HDPE pipes are preferred because of their lightweight design, ease of installation, extended service life, and environmental sustainability. They are produced by the extrusion method, which involves shaping molten HDPE material into continuous pipes, cooling, sizing, and quality-checking the product. HDPE pipes, or high-density polyethylene pipes, are a kind of plastic piping frequently utilized in various applications. Water and gas distribution, sewage and drainage systems, and chemical transportation are a few uses for HDPE pipes. High-density polyethylene resin makes HDPE pipes, a thermoplastic substance, extremely robust and resistant to impact, corrosion, and environmental stress cracking. High strength-to-density ratio, flexibility, and long-term dependability are attributes of HDPE pipes. Because they are less expensive overall, lightweight, and simple to install, they are frequently chosen over more conventional piping materials like steel, copper, and PVC. Furthermore, HDPE pipes have high chemical and UV radiation resistance, making them perfect for usage in challenging situations.

HDPE Pipes Market Size

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Recent Development

In February 2021, United Poly introduced a new series of HDPOE pipes for various applications, mainly in water delivery. These pipes are the same size as conventional copper tubes and iron pipes. Due to this key product launch, the company's HDPE pipe sales are expected to improve.

In May 2022, With the purchase of Charter Plastics' HDPE extrusion pipe division, WL Plastics broadened its product line and increased its global reach. This strategic acquisition is anticipated to expand Charter Plastics' offering in HDPE pipes.

Market Dynamics:


Rising demand- Diverse mechanical and chemical characteristics characterize high-density polyethylene. At a fair price, it provides good resistance to temperature changes, flexibility, and pressure impacts. High-density polyethylene pipes are also a fantastic and superior substitute for metal pipes due to their excellent finish and visual appeal. Therefore, the market's growth rate is expected to be driven by the increasing demand for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes.


Fluctuating price of raw material- One of the primary factors in determining the cost of completed product is the cost of raw materials and their availability in the market. The main factor impeding the expansion of the global HDPE pipe market is the fluctuating cost of raw materials resulting from volatile energy costs. Furthermore, the entire process of producing raw materials for HDPE pipes depends on crude oil. According to BP's Statistical Review of World Energy, the price of crude oil decreased from $98.95 in 2014 to $52.39 in 2015 and jumped from $43.73 in 2016 to $71.31 in 2018, indicating an increase in price volatility in recent times. As a result, changes in the price of raw materials are restricting the market's ability to grow.


Growth and expansion in the Investments- During the forecast period, prominent market participants will have several profitable opportunities for market growth due to significant investments in residential construction activities. According to the U.S. Census Bureau data, for example, the value of construction projects in the non-residential and residential categories increased to $470,986 million and $567,555 million in January 2020, respectively, from $466,436 million and $546,532 million in December 2019.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Asia Pacific emerged as the largest global HDPE pipes market, with a 43.5% market revenue share in 2022.

The market's growth in the region can be attributed to the area's numerous and diverse industrial applications, including building, manufacturing of food and beverages, oil and gas, and others. Furthermore, the market is expanding due to the region's oil and gas industry's increased use of HDPE pipes, the need to replace ageing infrastructure, and the growing demand for water conservation.

Asia Pacific Region HDPE Pipes Market Share in 2022 - 43.5%



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Type Segment Analysis

The type segment is divided into HDPE 100, HDPE 80, and HDPE 63. The HDPE 100 segment dominated the market, with a share of around 41% in 2022. The market for HDPE 100 pipes is expanding due to the growing need for environmentally friendly water management solutions.

Application Segment Analysis

The application segment is divided into agricultural irrigation pipe, water supply pipe, sewage system pipe, oil and gas pipes, and others. The sewage system pipe segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 29.4% in 2022. HDPE pipes ensure sludge's safe and effective transportation due to their exceptional chemical resistance. Additionally, aeration is frequently used in sewage treatment procedures to aid in the breakdown of organic materials by microbes. HDPE pipes distribute air or oxygen into the treatment basins or tanks. To ensure effective oxygen transfer and encourage biological treatment, these pipes transport air or oxygen to diffusers or aerators at the bottom of the tanks.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • WL Plastics Corporation
  • Supreme Industries Limited
  • Lane Enterprises Inc.
  • Jain Irrigation Systems Limited
  • China Lesso Group Holdings Limited
  • Blue Diamond Industries LLC
  • Apl Apollo Tubes Limited
  • Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.
  • Astral Limited
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • Formosa Plastics Corporation
  • JM Eagle Inc.
  • Prinsco Inc.
  • Uponor Oyj

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Billion)
Market size value in 2022  USD 18.3 Billion
Market size value in 2032  USD 29.5 Billion
CAGR (2023 to 2032)  4.9%
Historical data 2019-2021
Base Year 2022
Forecast 2023-2032
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East & Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments  Type, Application

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the HDPE pipes market was valued at USD 18.3 billion in 2022 to USD 29.5 billion by 2032.

The global HDPE pipes market is growing at a CAGR of 4.9% during the forecast period 2023-2032.

Asia Pacific emerged as the largest HDPE pipes market.

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This study forecasts global, regional, and country revenue from 2019 to 2032. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global HDPE pipes market based on the below-mentioned segments:

Global HDPE Pipes Market By Type:

  • HDPE 100
  • HDPE 80
  • HDPE 63

Global HDPE Pipes Market By Application:

  • Agricultural Irrigation Pipe
  • Water Supply Pipe
  • Sewage System Pipe
  • Oil and Gas Pipe
  • Others 

Global HDPE Pipes Market By Region:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • U.K.
    • Italy
    • Spain
  • Asia-Pacific
    • Japan
    • China
    • India
  • South America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East and Africa  
    • UAE
    • South Africa


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