Market Research Logo

Global Desalination Market 2018-2022

Global Desalination Market 2018-2022

About Desalination

Desalination is the process that is used to separate salts and other mineral salts from different types of water including seawater, brackish water, wastewater, and industrial water. The main types of technology involved in desalination process are thermal technology and membrane technology.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global desalination market to grow at a CAGR of 8.62% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global desalination market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Desalination Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • ACCIONA
  • Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction
  • IDE Technologies
  • SUEZ
  • Veolia
Market driver
  • Increase in population and rise in demand for consumable water
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High costs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • increasing use of renewable power sources
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2022 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global water and wastewater treatment market segments
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2017
      • Table Market size 2017
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing 2017
    • Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global desalination market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Total number of desalination plants (2015-2017)
      • Table Global desalination market - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2017
    • Table Five forces analysis 2022
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2017
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Segmentation by technology
      • Table Global desalination market by technology - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by technology
      • Table Comparison by technology
    • Membrane - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Pore sizes of membranes
      • Table Membrane - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Membrane - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Thermal - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Thermal - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Thermal - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by technology
      • Table Market opportunity by technology
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global desalination market - Market share by region 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Primary upcoming desalination projects in EMEA planned in the last 4 years
      • Table EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Price fluctuations of Brent crude oil 2005-2016 ($/bbl.)
  • Market trends
    • Increasing use of renewable power sources
    • Rising popularity of forward osmosis, Nanofiltration, and other high-performance membrane-based technologies
    • Advances in energy-recovery techniques
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
    • Competitive scenario
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • ACCIONA
      • Table ACCIONA: Vendor overview
      • Table ACCIONA - Business segments
      • Table ACCIONA - Organizational developments
      • Table ACCIONA - Geographical focus
      • Table ACCIONA - Segment focus
      • Table ACCIONA- Key offerings
    • Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction: Vendor overview
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - Business segments
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - Organizational developments
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - Geographical focus
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - Segment focus
      • Table Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction - Key offerings
    • IDE Technologies
      • Table IDE Technologies: Vendor overview
      • Table IDE Technologies - Business segments
      • Table IDE Technologies - Organizational developments
      • Table IDE Technologies - Key offerings
    • SUEZ
      • Table SUEZ: Vendor overview
      • Table SUEZ - Business segments
      • Table SUEZ - Organizational developments
      • Table SUEZ - Geographical focus
      • Table SUEZ - Segment focus
      • Table SUEZ - Key offerings
    • Veolia
      • Table Veolia: Vendor overview
      • Table Veolia - Business segments
      • Table Veolia - Organizational developments
      • Table Veolia - Geographical focus
      • Table Veolia - Segment focus
      • Table Veolia - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
  • Explore Technavio

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook

Share this report