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Lithium-Ion Battery Market

Lithium-Ion Battery Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (Lithium cobalt oxide (LCO), Lithium iron phosphate (LFP), Lithium Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide (NCA), Lithium Manganese Oxide (LMO), Lithium Titanate (LTO), Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt), By Material (Cathode material, Anode material, Electrolyte material, Separator material, Current collector material, Other materials), By Product Type (Components of lithium-ion batteries, Portability), By Capacity (Below 3,000 mAh, 3,001 – 10,000 mAh, 10,001 – 60,000 mAh, Above 60,000 mAh), By Voltage (Low, Medium, High), By Application (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Aerospace, Marine, Medical, Industrial, Power, Telecommunications) and By Region(North America, Europe, APAC, Middle East and Africa, LATAM) Forecasts, 2024-2032

Report Code: SRSE3320DR
Study Period 2020-2032 CAGR 17.5%
Historical Period 2020-2022 Forecast Period 2024-2032
Base Year 2023 Base Year Market Size USD 56.43 billion
Forecast Year 2032 Forecast Year Market Size USD 240.90 billion
Largest Market Asia-Pacific Fastest Growing Market Europe 
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Market Overview

The global lithium-ion battery market size was valued at USD 56.43 billion in 2023. It is expected to reach USD 240.90 billion in 2032, growing at a CAGR of 17.5% over the forecast period (2024-32). The surge in electric vehicle production and adoption is a major driver for the lithium-ion battery market. EVs rely on lithium-ion batteries for their energy storage, leading to a significant increase in demand as more consumers and governments push for greener transportation options.

A collection of one or more electrochemical cells based on conversion or intercalation makes up a lithium-ion or lithium-ion battery (LIB). Depending on the application, different lithium chemistries are available in various format types. Primary LIB batteries are not rechargeable, while secondary LIB batteries can be recharged and reused. Currently, the cathode active material (CAM), also known as the positive electrode, in most commercial Li-ion cells is composed of intercalated lithium. Graphite, hard carbon or some other type of carbon often serves as the anode or negative electrode (Silicon-Carbon). Although a modest memory effect seen in LFP cells has been linked to subpar-produced cells, lithium-ion batteries have a high energy density, negligible self-discharge, and no memory effect.

Market Dynamics

Lithium-Ion Battery Market Drivers

Growing Consumption of Rechargeable Batteries in Consumer Electronics

Rechargeable batteries are being used more frequently due to the rise in portable consumer electronics that run on batteries. Rechargeable batteries are necessary for portable electronics like cellphones, digital cameras, MP3 players, and laptops to offer practical and efficient power. In order to meet the high performance and power density needs of gadgets, battery technology is constantly changing. Supercapacitors and other emerging high-energy-density technologies are replacing the current lithium and nickel-based batteries. Rechargeable battery usage is anticipated to rise due to technological developments such as fuel cell batteries, solid-state lithium-ion, sodium-ion batteries, gold nanowire batteries, magnesium batteries, and solid-state lithium-ion batteries.

Due to their energy density, chemical volatility, memory effect, discharge current, maintenance required, charge storage life, and environmentally favorable attributes, nickel- and lithium-based batteries are primarily used in electronics. Wearable technology, virtual and augmented reality, 4K televisions, 3D printers, drones, and communication robots are just a few of the products that the advancement of technology is making available to consumers. These products will likely gain popularity among tech-savvy consumers, which is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.

Lithium-Ion Battery Market Restraint

Rising Demand for Substitutes

The growth of the lithium-ion battery market is anticipated to be constrained by the rising demand for replacements, such as lead acid batteries, lithium-air flow batteries, solid-state batteries, and sodium nickel chloride batteries, in electric vehicles, energy storage, and consumer electronics. The term "lithium air" describes using oxygen as an oxidizer instead of a substance. As a result, batteries can extend the life of phones and cars by five times and are five times lighter and cheaper than lithium-ion batteries. The rising flow of battery demand is likely to restrain the growth of the lithium-ion battery market over the forecast period. As alumina, sodium chloride, and nickel are more readily available on the market and less expensive to produce than lithium-ion batteries, the demand for sodium-nickel chloride batteries is rising.

Lithium-Ion Battery Market Opportunities

Technological Advancements

The expansion of production facilities by businesses like Samsung, LG Chem, Tesla, BYD, BAK Battery, Guoxuan, Shandong Wina Battery, and Zhejiang Tianneng in China is expected to lower the price of lithium-ion batteries during the next seven years. Lithium's low weight and good energy-to-weight ratio are expected to drive demand during the projected period. The need for the product is expected to increase shortly due to significant technological developments in lithium-ion batteries, including electrolytes, silicon anode material modifications that dramatically increase the voltage capacity, and the Li-S & Li-air technologies exhibiting high energy density.

Regional Analysis

The global lithium-ion battery market is bifurcated into four regions, namely North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

Asia-Pacific Dominates the Global Market

Asia-Pacific is the most significant global lithium-ion battery market shareholder and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.2% during the forecast period. China has established a goal for the Electric Vehicle Initiative's Clean Energy Ministerial that calls for electric vehicles to make up 30% of all vehicles by 2030. This includes buses, lorries, vans, and cars. In addition, the nation has made steps to create a more sophisticated charging infrastructure than other industrialized nations, and the government is currently investing in constructing an additional 12,000 charging stations. Over the projection period, this is anticipated to increase demand for lithium-ion batteries by stoking the market for electric vehicles.

Additionally, Japan has long been at the forefront of technology. Due to favorable government support for promoting investments and R&D activities for high-end technology manufacturing, it is anticipated to be one of the promising markets. The Indian government has also made significant efforts to support the development of the renewable energy sector in the nation. For instance, by 2022, the government wants to install 175 GW of renewable energy plants. In addition, the government is focusing on deploying battery energy storage projects alongside solar and wind power projects to ensure that they supply power continuously. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. also collaborated with Denso Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and others to create lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. To promote the use of EVs in India, the government of India's Make in India initiative launched and funded this joint venture. These elements will accelerate the nation's lithium-ion battery market expansion during the projected period.

North America is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.2% over the forecast period. The North American construction industry is expected to witness considerable growth owing to the high demand for non-residential construction projects such as hospitals, schools, and colleges over the coming years. It is anticipated that the "Affordable Care Act" will encourage building of hospitals and healthcare facilities in the United States. Favorable demographic trends, including an increasing population, are anticipated to build more businesses, factories, schools, and colleges, which is projected to increase demand for UPS in the construction industry. Due to rising consumer electronics and electric vehicle sales in nations like the United States and Mexico, the North American lithium-ion battery market is anticipated to develop moderately over the projected period. The market is expected to be driven by rising demand for lithium-ion smartphone batteries due to their longer shelf life and increased efficiency. In addition, growing consumer interest in decreasing global carbon emissions is anticipated to increase demand for electric vehicles, supporting market expansion.

Europe is anticipated to grow significantly over the forecast period. The market is expected to be driven by the introduction of the ELIBAMA project (European Li-Ion Battery Advanced Manufacturing for Electric Vehicles), which aims to promote mass production of Li-ion batteries and cells for electric vehicles in response to fierce competition from Asia and the U.S. In order to enable competitive pricing for electric vehicles, the project intends to develop environmentally friendly procedures for producing electrolytes, electrodes, cells, and electrolyte-filling processes and assembly. Developing renewable energies and energy storage technologies are prominent industries in Germany. Germany currently gets about 33% of its electricity from renewable sources, and by 2050, that percentage is anticipated to rise to 80%. Over the projected period, this is expected to present growth prospects for the nation's lithium-ion battery producers.

Brazil's automotive industry has shifted toward using sugar beet-derived ethanol instead of diesel and gasoline. Due to a lack of infrastructure for charging vehicles, there are currently fewer prospective customers for electric vehicles than there are in the country. However, the Brazilian government is taking several steps to assist the market for electric vehicles, including exempting these vehicles from annual car ownership taxes and import duties. The world is aware of Saudi Arabia's vast oil reserves and fields. The authorities in this area are looking at sustainable and renewable energy storage options like lithium-ion batteries, as these reserves cannot last indefinitely. The main factor propelling the market in this region is the rising public awareness of the advantages of renewable energy sources. Additionally, government actions are being taken during the projection period to improve sustainable mobility in the nation.

Report Scope

Report Metric Details
By Product
  1. Lithium cobalt oxide (LCO)
  2. Lithium iron phosphate (LFP)
  3. Lithium Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide (NCA)
  4. Lithium Manganese Oxide (LMO)
  5. Lithium Titanate (LTO)
  6. Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt
By Material
  1. Cathode material
  2. Anode material
  3. Electrolyte material
  4. Separator material
  5. Current collector material
  6. Other materials
By Product Type
  1. Components of lithium-ion batteries
  2. Portability
By Capacity
  1. Below 3,000 mAh
  2. 3,001 – 10,000 mAh
  3. 10,001 – 60,000 mAh
  4. Above 60,000 mAh
By Voltage
  1. Low
  2. Medium
  3. High
By Application
  1. Consumer Electronics
  2. Automotive
  3. Aerospace
  4. Marine
  5. Medical
  6. Industrial
  7. Power
  8. Telecommunications
Company Profiles GS Yuasa Corporation Ltd BYD Company Ltd A123 Systems, LLC Hitachi, Ltd Huayu New Energy Technology Co., Ltd Johnson Controls NEC Corporation Panasonic Corporation Samsung SDI Co., Ltd Toshiba Corporation LG Chem Ltd
Geographies Covered
North America U.S. Canada
Europe U.K. Germany France Spain Italy Russia Nordic Benelux Rest of Europe
APAC China Korea Japan India Australia Taiwan South East Asia Rest of Asia-Pacific
Middle East and Africa UAE Turkey Saudi Arabia South Africa Egypt Nigeria Rest of MEA
LATAM Brazil Mexico Argentina Chile Colombia Rest of LATAM
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Environment & Regulatory Landscape and Trends
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Segmental Analysis

The global lithium-ion battery market is segmented by product and application.

Based on Product Type, the global market is bifurcated into lithium cobalt oxide (LCO), lithium iron phosphate (LFP), lithium nickel cobalt aluminum oxide (NCA), lithium manganese oxide (LMO), lithium titanate (LTO), and lithium nickel manganese cobalt.

The lithium cobalt oxide (LCO) segment is the highest contributor to the market and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.2% during the forecast period. Due to their high energy density and high level of safety, LCO batteries are expected to see significant demand in mobile phones, tablets, laptops, and cameras over the forecast period. However, the market is likely constrained by the LCO batteries' relatively short lifespan, poor thermal stability, and constrained load capabilities (specific power). In addition, cobalt demand is anticipated to decline due to its high cost and scarcity. The market for LCO battery chemistry is driven by the fact that LCO batteries are the most popular for consumer electronics.

Regarding specific energy, NMC excels and delivers high capacity and power. Due to NMC's high energy density, low cost, and long cycle life, it is expected that its use in power tools, e-bikes, and electric powertrains will increase over the projected period. Additionally, NMC battery chemistry has become one of the favored battery types for electric car applications. These elements will cause an increase in NMC battery chemistry during the projection period.

Based on Application, the global market is bifurcated into automotive, consumer electronics, industrial, and energy storage.

The automotive segment owns the highest market share and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 24.1% during the forecast period. The market for electric and hybrid electric vehicles is anticipated to develop the fastest over the forecast period. The application category is expected to rise due to rising fossil fuel prices and growing public awareness of the advantages of battery-operated vehicles, particularly in developing Asia Pacific, Europe, and North American areas. The usage of fossil fuels in the transportation industry has increased environmental worries about carbon emissions, leading to increased research and development for electric vehicles. Additionally, government incentives and subsidies to promote the adoption of electric vehicles have significantly lowered their cost. The accessibility of public charging stations has raised the popularity of these vehicles, especially in Europe and North America. These factors will accelerate the expansion of the automotive application segment over the forecast period.

Consumer electronics items and portable devices both need portable batteries. Mobile phones, laptops, desktops, tablets, torches or lanterns, LED lighting, vacuum cleaners, digital cameras, wristwatches, calculators, hearing aids, and other wearable technology are just a few things that portable batteries can power. The most popular portable batteries are lithium-ion and nickel metal hydride. Due to their high energy densities and numerous charge/discharge cycles, which lead to a long lifespan, these battery products are extensively used in portable devices. Form and weight are the main factors for properly using portable gadgets.

Market Size By Product

Market Size By Product
  • Lithium cobalt oxide (LCO)
  • Lithium iron phosphate (LFP)
  • Lithium Nickel Cobalt Aluminum Oxide (NCA)
  • Lithium Manganese Oxide (LMO)
  • Lithium Titanate (LTO)
  • Lithium Nickel Manganese Cobalt
  • Recent Developments

    • March 2024 - The largest oil company in the country, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and Panasonic Group, created a partnership to produce cylindrical lithium-ion batteries. The Japanese multinational electronics business Panasonic Energy Co., Ltd., announced that it had begun talks with Indian firm IOCL "to draw a framework for the formation of a joint venture" to produce cylindrical lithium-ion batteries and has signed a legally binding term sheet to that effect.
    • June 2024 - In New Delhi, the Department of Science and Technology (DST)'s Technology Development Board (TDB) offered financial support to M/s Krishigati Pvt. Ltd., Pune, for EV technology in intercultural farming operations.

    Key Players

    Lithium-Ion Battery Market Share of Key Players

    Lithium-Ion Battery Market Share of Key Players
    GS Yuasa Corporation Ltd BYD Company Ltd A123 Systems, LLC Hitachi, Ltd Huayu New Energy Technology Co., Ltd Johnson Controls NEC Corporation Panasonic Corporation Samsung SDI Co., Ltd Toshiba Corporation LG Chem Ltd Others

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    What is the estimated growth rate (CAGR) of the Lithium-Ion Battery Market?
    Lithium-Ion Battery Market size will grow at approx. CAGR of 17.5% during the forecast period.
    Some of the top prominent players in Lithium-Ion Battery Market are, GS Yuasa Corporation Ltd, BYD Company Ltd, A123 Systems, LLC, Hitachi, Ltd, Huayu New Energy Technology Co., Ltd, Johnson Controls, NEC Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Samsung SDI Co., Ltd, Toshiba Corporation, LG Chem Ltd, etc.
    In the Lithium-Ion Battery Market, Asia-Pacific has established itself as the market leader with a significant market share.
    The Europe  region is projected to exhibit the highest rate of growth in the Lithium-Ion Battery Market.
    The global Lithium-Ion Battery Market report is segmented as follows: By Product, By Application

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