Global UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Market Report, 2021-2026

Global UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Market Report, 2021-2026

Key Insights:

  • The UAV Market was valued at USD 20 billion in 2020 and is projected to register a CAGR of approx. 15% during the forecast period of 2021-2026.
  • Commercial UAVs promise the highest growth mainly due to the rising demand in major industries triggered by the COVID pandemic.
  • Multi Rotor drones are easy to manoeuvre for complex activities that are currently in demand.
  • Logistics industry is anticipated to grow at the highest CAGR with heavy investments in the last-mile delivery and cargo drones in general.
  • The UAV Market today is led regionally by Asia, particularly India, China, and Japan.

Global UAV Market Forecast 2021-2026


  • UAV Market Report is an up-to-date study, offering reliable and profound information on UAV or drone systems.
  • The report covers manufacturers of drone systems and platforms for commercial, civil and military use, and the regulations defining the market.
  • The report analyses the drone ecosystem considering all aspects of the trends influencing the market such as DROCs, Industry Trends, PESTLE, Competitive Landscape, Latest Developments, and primary probes with the key stakeholders.
  • Complete analysis of the major regions and countries: North America (US, Canada), Europe (Russia, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Spain), APAC (China, Japan, India), Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE), and LatAm (Mexico, Brazil).

In this extensive seven-year study, from 2020-2026, we track the multiple segments such as Type (Fixed Wing, Multi-Rotor), Component (Airframe, Propulsion, Avionics, Software, Payload, Other), Class ( Small, Strategic & Tactical, Special-Purpose), Application (Military, Commercial, Civil), Size (Small, Medium, Large), Technology (Remotely Operated, Semi-Autonomous, Fully Autonomous), Industry (Defense, Agriculture, Logistics, Energy & Power, Construction & Mining, Insurance, Media & Entertainment, Others) and Region; while providing reasons for each of these segments’ size and growth rate.
The market size and growth rate are then calculated using a unique DB Forecasting Model. The model is a 360° bottom-up and top-down approach, validating it from data triangulation. In addition, the leading market players are listed and ranked based on their revenues, product/services offerings, partnerships, and other parameters. The market players captured in military space are Northrop Grumman, Thales Group, IAI Group, Boeing, BAE Systems, among others, while in commercial space the players covered are DJI, Intel, Yuneec, Parrot, and 3D Robotics, and others.
The report contains relevant figures and tables in a ready-to-use format. Please fill the form for a detailed ToC, Sample, and Executive Summary. Custom demand for exclusive sections/countries is available.


  • 1. Executive Summary
  • 2. Scope and Methodology
    • 2.1 Research Methodology
    • 2.2 Scope Definition & Research Design
    • 2.3 Data Mining
    • 2.4 Insight Extraction
    • 2.5 DB Forecasting Model
    • 2.6 Data Triangulation
    • 2.7 Solutioning & Consulting
  • 3. Market Outlook
    • 3.1 Covid-19 Impact Analysis
    • 3.2 DROC (Drivers Restraints Opportunities Challenges)
    • 3.3 Demand and Supply Side Analysis
    • 3.4 Volume and Pricing Overview
    • 3.5 Regulatory Overview
      • 3.5.1 Key regulatory agencies and functions
      • 3.5.2 Imports/Exports Regulations
    • 3.6 Insights from Primary Research
    • 3.7 Porter's Five forces (on custom demand)
  • 4. Market Trends
    • 4.1 Technological Trends
    • 4.2 Recent Innovations
    • 4.3 Patents
  • 5. Market Size By Segments, 2021-2026
    • 5.1 Type (Fixed Wing, Multi-Rotor)
      • 5.1.1 Type by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.1.2 Type by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.2 Component (Airframe, Propulsion, Avionics, Software, Payload, Other)
      • 5.2.1 Component by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.2.2 Component by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.3 Class (Small, Strategic & Tactical, Special-Purpose)
      • 5.3.1 Class by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.3.2 Class by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.4 Application (Military, Commercial, Civil)
      • 5.4.1 Application by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.4.2 Application by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.5 Size (Small, Medium, Large)
      • 5.5.1 Size by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.5.2 Size by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.6 Technology (Remotely Operated, Semi-Autonomous, Fully Autonomous)
      • 5.6.1 Technology by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.6.2 Technology by Country 2021-2026
    • 5.7 Industry (Defense, Agriculture, Logistics, Energy & Power, Construction & Mining, Insurance, Media & Entertainment, Others)
      • 5.7.1 Industry by Region 2021-2026
      • 5.7.2 Industry by Country 2021-2026
  • 6. Investment Trends in the Market
    • 6.1 Notable Investors
    • 6.2 Top Companies By Funding
    • 6.3 Notable Partnerships
    • 6.4 Key Stakeholders
  • 7. Company Profiles
    • 7.1 Company Information and Key Statistics
    • 7.2 Products and Services
    • 7.3 Key Clients
    • 7.4 SWOT Analysis
    • 7.5 Case Studies (if mentioned)
  • 8. Competitive Landscape
    • 8.1 Top 5 Players Market Share Analysis
    • 8.2 Company Overview
    • 8.3 Products/Services
  • Appendix: Industry Definitions

Competetive Landscape

Company Profile

Q1. What does this drone market report offer?
The report offers drone intelligence curated using our unique DB model which categorizes the impact of a market development into optimist/pessimist/neutral and captures intricate details to provide the most accurate forecast.

Q2. Can I get a customized study?
Yes, you can get partial customization as well as a fully customized report such as a custom study for certain market players, competitive benchmarking, specific countries, etc.

Q3. How can I get the sample report?
The report sample can be obtained by filling out a quick form on the page below.

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