Wooden Decking Market

Wooden Decking Market Size by Type (Pressure-Treated Wood, Redwood, Tropical Hardwood, Cedar, Wood-Plastic Composites, and Others), By Construction Type (New Construction and Repair and Remodelling), End User (Residential and Non-Residential), Regions, Global Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2024 to 2033

Base Year: 2023 Historical Data: 2020-22
  • Report ID: TBI-14451
  • Published Date: Jun, 2024
  • Pages: 237
  • Category: Consumer Goods
  • Format: PDF
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The global wooden decking market was valued at USD 8 billion in 2023 and grew at a CAGR of 3% from 2024 to 2033. The market is expected to reach USD 10.75 billion by 2033. The increasing repair, renovation and remodelling of homes will drive the growth of the global wooden decking market.

Market Introduction:

Wooden decking, in the simplest terms, means creation of deck with wooden planks to extend a veranda, outdoor seating space or any other choice of construction homeowners might desire. The most commonly used woods are pressure-treated lumber, redwood, cedar and ipe among many others. Wooden decking involves several stages. It begins with planning the space where decking is to be laid. It then involves choosing construction materials, design, and other relevant aspects of building a plan on paper. Then foundation and frame are constructed wherein wooden planks are then installed along with final touches like railing or stairs. It offers additional space outside and can be used for a variety of purposes from entertainment, leisure and dining. Home-owners or commercial owners of cafes, restaurants, entertainment zones also indulge in wooden decking as it improves the functionality, aesthetic and overall resale value of these establishments. Wooden decking is preferred over others as it adds to a more natural touch to the place.

Wooden Decking Market Size

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Recent Development
  • Bristol Museum Brunel's SS To help pay for the replacement of its old wooden deck, Great Britain gave presents made from it. The 98-meter-long historic ship's 2,772 square meter wooden deck was being renovated as part of a project supported by Arts Council England and the Museum Estate & Development Fund (MEND). The old deck's wood was being used to make gifts, which were sold to earn funds. Handcrafted pens, cufflinks, and pendants made from the wood from the old deck are among the products available. Simon Webb, a local craftsman, created the pieces using Jarrah timber from the Weather Deck that is being demolished. More specially made goods are anticipated to be put up for sale.

Market Dynamics:


The increasing demand for renovations and remodelling of homes and commercial spaces – The chaotic, busy and stressful lives of the modern populace has increased the demand for peaceful homes where one can relax, enjoy and interact in a safe, aesthetic and comfortable place. The increasing disposable income enables consumers to spend on things that prioritize their mental health like peaceful houses. Outdoor decks offer an extended space to be utilized as desired by homeowners. It enabled them to create a structure as an extended part of their house to indulge in leisure, entertainment or relaxing sessions as and when they please. These structures are highly customizable according to the needs, tastes and preferences of consumers which increases their appeal and demand in the market. the covid-19 pandemic exacerbated the need to have a private outdoor space, which led to an increasing demand of outdoor deck construction as many took up renovations and remodelling homes which drives the market’s growth. the preferences of outdoor decks overlooking nature or any sort of scenic beauty in commercial spaces has also driven their demand in the global market.


The maintenance challenges of wooden decking Wood needs to maintained as it is highly susceptible and vulnerable to decay given the moisture, light and microorganisms it is exposed to in the outdoor spaces. It needs to stained and regularly inspected to avoid such damage. the lack of which leads to decay, which reduces the life-span of the wood, thereby increasing costs of curing these structures or replacing them all-together. They need a more careful inspection and maintenance as they are exposed to outdoor vagaries of nature all day and night along, which leads to prolonged exposure to sunlight, rain, winds, insects, algae, fungus, snow, wind and any other temperature or pressure fluctuations. Therefore, the maintenance challenges of wooden decking might encourage consumers to invest in better alternatives, thereby limiting the market’s growth.


The rising push for sustainability – as the world is continuously moving towards a more sustainable economy, the demand for sustainable products and processes has increased, including wooden decking. Wood is a renewable material and with responsible policies and practices by forestry industry and other stakeholders, it is becoming a preferred choice for many home owners. The most significant factor that favours wooden decking is the lowered carbons emissions when compared to other synthetic materials. The growing climate or eco-consciousness of consumers will augment the market’s growth over the forecast period.

Regional segmentation analysis:

The regions analyzed for the market include North America, Europe, South America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. North America emerged as the most significant global wooden decking market, with a 38% market revenue share in 2023.

North America has a vast amount of space and less population in terms of that space, this leaves a significant number of homeowners with the ability to afford outdoor living spaces with wooden decks. This demand is catered by the abundant forest reserves of the region. the demand for wooden decking is significantly higher than its counterparts as it is more economical or affordable. Additionally, the presence of a high number of manufacturers driving innovation offer consumers with technologies that improve wood quality, longevity, durability and performance. The well-established wood and building and construction industry brings expertise and a wide variety of options for the regional consumers, thereby augmenting the market’s growth. the growing demand for renovation, remodelling and repairs as long as readily available professional services that offer them will drive the dominance of the region in the global market.

North America Region Wooden Decking Market Share in 2023 - 38%



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  • Oldcastle APG's hallmark brand, MoistureShield, has teamed up with Great Southern Wood Preserving, Inc. to increase the manufacturer's composite decking portfolio's distribution in Pennsylvania, and Millwood, Kentucky. The company has also added a new railing product line.
Type Segment Analysis

The type segment is divided into pressure-treated wood, redwood, tropical hardwood, cedar, wood-plastic composites, and others. The pressure-treated wood segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 37% in 2023. The pressure treated wood is treated with chemical preservatives which prevent moisture retention, thereby reducing the chances of damage and decay. These chemicals also make it highly resistant to any fungus or insects. This preservation increases the lifespan of wood, thereby making it a highly economical and preferred option for wooden decking. They are also cheaper than many of its counterparts and hence more in demand. It is available and accessible for all group of consumers. furthermore, it is highly customizable given the versatility it offers in terms of shape, size and design. They are easy to install as they offer seamless cutting and shaping making them the preferred by service providers as well. technological advancements are making these fire-proofed and such innovations will only drive its dominance in the market.

Construction type Segment Analysis

The construction type segment is divided into new construction and repair and remodelling. The repair and remodelling segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 56% in 2023. Repair and remodelling are more economical as and when the funds become available for home-owners. It offers more flexibility to home-owners as the new remodelling can be done according to the current aesthetics and new materials available in the market. the accessibility to repair and remodelling services has increased and these projects have grown in number, thereby driving competitive prices, making it more affordable for consumers. they are less time-consuming and hence preferred by majority of the consumers. these can sometimes even be one without hiring professionals, which further drives down costs and augments its dominance in the market.

End user Segment Analysis

The end user segment is divided into residential and non-residential. The residential segment dominated the market, with a market share of around 68% in 2023. Residential end users are basically home owners. Wooden decking is highly popular among homeowners as it offers an extended outdoor space attached to the house which can be used for a wide variety of purposes that seems fit to the home owners. They can have it open or covered. They can have it overlooking the front-yard or backyard. They can have it on the first storey or on the ground floor or over-looking a swim pool. It can be used for storage, relacing, entertaining, dining or leisure. it is also installed to improve home aesthetics. With the rising disposable income of consumers, it has become increasingly possible for homeowners to install their own decks. Furthermore, the affordability, availability and accessibility of wooden decking make it an attractive choice for residential users.

Some of the Key Market Players:
  • Humboldt Redwood Company
  • James Latham Plc
  • Latham PLC
  • Metsä Group
  • Setra Group AG
  • Trex Company Inc.
  • UFP Industries Inc.
  • UPM Kymmene Corporation
  • Vetedy
  • Weyerhaeuser Company

Report Description:

Attribute Description
Market Size Revenue (USD Billion)
Market size value in 2023 USD 8 Billion
Market size value in 2033 USD 10.75 Billion
CAGR (2024 to 2033) 3%
Historical data 2020-2022
Base Year 2023
Forecast 2024-2033
Region The regions analyzed for the market are Asia Pacific, Europe, South America, North America, and Middle East and Africa. Furthermore, the regions are further analyzed at the country level.
Segments Type, Construction Type and End User

Frequesntly Asked Questions

As per The Brainy Insights, the size of the global wooden decking market was valued at USD 8 billion in 2023 to USD 10.75 billion by 2033.

Global wooden decking market is growing at a CAGR of 3% during the forecast period 2024-2033.

The market's growth will be influenced by the increasing demand for renovations and remodelling of homes and commercial spaces.

The maintenance challenges of wooden decking could hamper the market growth.

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This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2033. The Brainy Insights has segmented the global wooden decking market based on below mentioned segments:

Global Wooden Decking Market by Type:

  • Pressure-Treated Wood
  • Redwood
  • Tropical Hardwood
  • Cedar
  • Wood-Plastic Composites
  • Others

Global Wooden Decking Market by Construction Type:

  • New Construction
  • Repair and Remodelling

Global Wooden Decking Market by End User:

  • Residential
  • Non-Residential

Global Wooden Decking 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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