Global unmanned aerial vehicle market segmentation 2020

This graph displays the projected size of the global market for unmanned aerial systems in 2020, with a breakdown by area of application. The commercial segment is expected to be sized at around 6.4 billion U.S. dollars. Commercial use of drones will likely kick off in the following areas: cinematography and photography, agriculture, inspection and maintenance, as well as geographic information systems (GIS); Amazon and DHL have already begun testing drone delivery, and so has Switzerland's postal service.

Projected global UAV market in 2020, by area of application

Market size in billion U.S. dollars
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Release date

October 2014



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