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Global Commercial Drones Market 2018-2022

About commercial drones

Drones are pilot-less aircraft or flying robots, termed as UAVs. They can fly autonomously or are controlled by an onboard computer or through remote control from the ground or another vehicle. Commercial drones find their application in commercial sectors such as agriculture, energy and utility, public safety, infrastructure, and others.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the Global Commercial Drones Market to grow at a CAGR of 36.45% during the period 2018-2022.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the commercial drones’ market. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated the operations of the vendors in the market.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Commercial Drones 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
  • 3D Robotics
  • Aeryon Labs
  • DJI
  • Parrot
  • Strat Aero
Market driver
  • Increasing investments in commercial drones
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • High price of drones
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Demand for drone delivery services
  • 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research methodology
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Global UAV market
    • 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 commercial drones market - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones 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 product
    • Segmentation by product
      • Table Global commercial drones market by product - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Global commercial drones market by software and services - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market by software and services - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market by software and services - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market by hardware - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market by hardware - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market by hardware - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Segmentation by end-user
      • Table Global commercial drones market by end-user - Market share 2017-2022 (%)
    • Comparison by end-user
      • Table Comparison by end-user
    • Global commercial drones market in the infrastructure sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the infrastructure sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the Infrastructure sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the agriculture sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the agriculture sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the agriculture sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the public safety sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the public safety sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the public safety sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the energy sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the energy sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Commercial drone applications in the energy sector
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the energy sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the media and entertainment sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the media and entertainment sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the media and entertainment sector - Year-overyear growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the insurance sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the insurance sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the insurance sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Global commercial drones market in the others sector - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the others sector - Market size and forecast 2017- 2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Global commercial drones market in the others sector - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Market opportunity by end-user
      • Table Market opportunity by end-user
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Regional landscape
    • Geographical segmentation
      • Table Global commercial drones market - Market share by geography 2017-2022 (%)
    • Regional comparison
      • Table Regional comparison
    • Commercial drones market in Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Commercial drones market in Americas - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Commercial drones market in Americas - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Commercial drones market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Commercial drones market in EMEA - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Commercial drones market in EMEA - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Commercial drones market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022
      • Table Commercial drones market in APAC - Market size and forecast 2017-2022 ($ mn)
      • Table Commercial drones market in APAC - Year-over-year growth 2018-2022 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • US
    • UK
    • China
    • France
    • Singapore
    • Canada
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Comparison of drone regulations
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Demand for drone delivery services
    • Growing use of AI
    • Growth of Drone-as-a-Service model
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • 3D Robotics
      • Table 3D Robotics - Overview
      • Table 3D Robotics - Business segments
      • Table 3D Robotics - Organizational developments
      • Table 3D Robotics - Key offerings
    • Aeryon Labs
      • Table Aeryon Labs - Overview
      • Table Aeryon Labs - Business segments
      • Table Aeryon Labs - Organizational developments
      • Table Aeryon Labs - Key offerings
    • DJI
      • Table DJI - Overview
      • Table DJI - Business segments
      • Table DJI - Organizational developments
      • Table DJI - Key offerings
    • Parrot
      • Table Parrot - Overview
      • Table Parrot - Business segments
      • Table Parrot - Organizational developments
      • Table Parrot - Segment focus
      • Table Parrot - Key offerings
    • Strat Aero
      • Table Strat Aero - Overview
      • Table Strat Aero - Business segments
      • Table Strat Aero - Organizational developments
      • Table Strat Aero - Geographic focus
      • Table Strat Aero - Segment focus
      • Table Strat Aero- Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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