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Global Digging Tools Market by Type (Round Shovels, Square Shovels, Spades, Post Hole Diggers, Other), By Application (Household, Commercial) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Digging Tools Market by Type (Round Shovels, Square Shovels, Spades, Post Hole Diggers, Other), By Application (Household, Commercial) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

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Market Overview:

The global digging tools market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The market growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for round shovels, square shovels, spades, and post hole diggers in the household and commercial applications. North America is expected to lead the global digging tools market in terms of revenue during the forecast period. Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing region in terms of CAGR during the forecast period owing to rising construction activities in countries such as China and India.

Global Digging Tools Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

A digging tool is a handheld implement that is used for digging, moving and loosening soil. They are also used for breaking up hard ground surfaces such as concrete or asphalt.

Round Shovels:

Round shovels are a type of digging tool that consists of a metal or wooden handle and is used for stirring up soil, removing unwanted earth, leveling areas and also for breaking up frozen ground. The round shape of the shovel makes it convenient to use in tight spaces. It's smaller size allows it to be used in confined places where larger tools would not fit such as flower beds.

Square Shovels:

A square shovel is a tool that consists of two metal prongs or handles connected by a long, flat piece of metal. The shape and size of the shovel varies according to the task at hand. Square Shovels are used in Digging Tools Market for different purposes such as removing snow during wintertime, moving earth during construction activities and for gardening among others.

Application Insights:

The commercial application segment accounted for the largest revenue share of over 70% in 2017. The demand is expected to be driven by an increase in construction activities across various end-use industries, including hospitality, retail and institutional buildings among others. In addition, a rise in infrastructural development projects across the globe is anticipated to augment market growth over the forecast period.

Household application accounted for a significant revenue share owing to increasing urbanization and rising disposable income levels among consumers globally.

Regional Analysis:

Asia Pacific dominated the global market in 2017. This can be attributed to increasing construction activities and rapid urbanization in the region. The demand for digging tools is expected to grow due to an increase in residential as well as commercial construction activities, thereby driving the product demand over the forecast period.

The Asia Pacific regional market is anticipated to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to a rise in disposable income of consumers coupled with growing population and rising standards of living especially after globalization of economy has penetrated deep into Asian countries such as China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand among others. These factors are expected drive regional growth through 2030.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing demand for gardening and landscaping services across the globe is expected to drive the growth of the digging tools market during the forecast period.
  • Growing popularity of organic farming is also anticipated to fuel the demand for digging tools in near future.
  • Rising construction activities across developed and developing countries is projected to boost the growth of global digging tools market in coming years.
  • Rapid urbanization coupled with increasing population has resulted in increased need for housing, which, in turn, is expected to propel demand for digging tools over next few years. 5) Technological advancements such as introduction of new types of blades and handles are likely to create new opportunities for players operating in this market during forecast period

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Digging Tools Market Research Report

By Type

Round Shovels, Square Shovels, Spades, Post Hole Diggers, Other

By Application

Household, Commercial

By Companies

Razor-Back, Nupla, Bully Tools, Ames, Hisco, HDX, Jackson, Fiskars, Joseph Bentley, Yard Butler, Rockforge, Emsco, True Temper, Root Assassin

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Digging Tools Market Report Segments:

The global Digging Tools market is segmented on the basis of:


Round Shovels, Square Shovels, Spades, Post Hole Diggers, Other

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Household, Commercial

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Razor-Back
  2. Nupla
  3. Bully Tools
  4. Ames
  5. Hisco
  6. HDX
  7. Jackson
  8. Fiskars
  9. Joseph Bentley
  10. Yard Butler
  11. Rockforge
  12. Emsco
  13. True Temper
  14. Root Assassin

Global Digging Tools Market Overview

Highlights of The Digging Tools Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. Round Shovels
    2. Square Shovels
    3. Spades
    4. Post Hole Diggers
    5. Other
  1. By Application:

    1. Household
    2. Commercial
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Digging Tools Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global Digging Tools Market Statistics

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  1. Includes a Chapter on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On the Market
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  7. In-depth Insights On the Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats
  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Digging tools are a type of hand tool used for excavation and earthmoving. They include shovels, picks, axes, and other hand-held tools.

Some of the key players operating in the digging tools market are Razor-Back, Nupla, Bully Tools, Ames, Hisco, HDX, Jackson, Fiskars, Joseph Bentley, Yard Butler, Rockforge, Emsco, True Temper, Root Assassin.

The digging tools market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.5%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Digging Tools Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. Digging Tools Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Digging Tools Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Digging Tools Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Digging Tools Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Digging Tools Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Digging Tools Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. Round Shovels
      5.3.2. Square Shovels
      5.3.3. Spades
      5.3.4. Post Hole Diggers
      5.3.5. Other
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Household
      6.3.2. Commercial
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global Digging Tools Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

9. North America Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Household
      9.4.2. Commercial
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. Round Shovels
      9.7.2. Square Shovels
      9.7.3. Spades
      9.7.4. Post Hole Diggers
      9.7.5. Other
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America Digging Tools Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

10. Latin America Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Household
      10.4.2. Commercial
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. Round Shovels
      10.7.2. Square Shovels
      10.7.3. Spades
      10.7.4. Post Hole Diggers
      10.7.5. Other
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America Digging Tools Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

11. Europe Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Household
      11.4.2. Commercial
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. Round Shovels
      11.7.2. Square Shovels
      11.7.3. Spades
      11.7.4. Post Hole Diggers
      11.7.5. Other
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   1110. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe Digging Tools Demand Share, 2019-2026

12. Asia Pacific Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Household
      12.4.2. Commercial
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. Round Shovels
      12.7.2. Square Shovels
      12.7.3. Spades
      12.7.4. Post Hole Diggers
      12.7.5. Other
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific Digging Tools Demand Share, 2019-2026

13. Middle East & Africa Digging Tools Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Household
      13.4.2. Commercial
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Digging Tools Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. Round Shovels
      13.7.2. Square Shovels
      13.7.3. Spades
      13.7.4. Post Hole Diggers
      13.7.5. Other
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa Digging Tools Demand Share, 2019-2026

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Digging Tools Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Digging Tools Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Digging Tools Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Razor-Back Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. Nupla Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Bully Tools Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Ames Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. Hisco Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. HDX Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Jackson Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Fiskars Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Joseph Bentley Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Yard Butler Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. Rockforge Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. Emsco Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. True Temper Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. Root Assassin Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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