Drone Spraying Services Market

Drone Spraying Services Market By Application (Pesticides Spraying, Water Spraying, Insecticides Spraying), By End-use Industry (Agriculture, Public Administration) & By Region (North America, Latin America) - Global Market Insights 2023-2033

Analysis of Drone Spraying Services Market Covering 30+ Countries Including Analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Drone Spraying Services Market Outlook (2023-2033)

The global drone spraying services market is expected to reach a valuation of US$ 213.7 million in 2023 and is predicted to accelerate at a CAGR of 24.7% to top a market size of US$ 1,942.9 million by 2033.

The drone spraying services market is about 3% of the overall drone service market valued at around US$ 6.6 billion in 2022.

Report Attributes


Market Size (2022A)

US$ 171.7 Million

Estimated Market Value (2023E)

US$ 213.7 Million

Forecasted Market Value (2033F)

US$ 1,942.9 Million

Global Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~24.7% CAGR

North America Market Share (2022)


East Asia Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~26.0% CAGR

United States Market Growth Rate (2023-2033)

~24.7% CAGR

Key Companies Profiled

  • Aerial drone solution
  • Agri Spray Drones
  • Astral Aerial Solutions
  • DC Geomatics
  • DJM Aerial Solutions
  • Drone Ag
  • Dropcopter
  • EagleHawk
  • Homeland Surveillance & Electronics, LLC
  • LahakX
  • My Drone Services Inc.
  • PrecisionHawk Services
  • Rantizo
  • Trimble Inc.
  • Unnati

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Surging trend of farm automation

The global rise in the trend of farm automation is driving the drone spraying services market. Farm automation is a sustainable farming method that reduces the ecological footprint of farming and makes agriculture more profitable. Farm automation has brought together agriculture machinery and advanced equipment to cumulatively improve decision-making and reduce human errors.

Agriculture drones play an essential role in seed, pesticides, insecticides, and water spraying.  Agriculture drones for spraying can deliver spot applications of pesticides and fertilizers as opposed to spraying an entire area, which may have a detrimental environmental impact. This will benefit the soil and surrounding crops by reducing agricultural runoff and chemical drift. In addition to lowering air pollution emissions, using drones for spot jobs instead of huge full-field sprayers or crop dusters can also help farmers save money on input expenses. Therefore, with the increasing trend of farm automation, the demand for drone spraying services is expected to rise in the forthcoming period.

  • Short Term (2023 Q1-2026): During Post Pandemic, the demand for drone spraying services has grown drastically in the public administration sector to disinfect public venues. To cope with infectious diseases, drone spraying services are expected to have a potential rise in the short term period.
  • Medium Term (2026-2029): With the increasing gap between food demand and supply worldwide, agriculture automation is gaining popularity worldwide. Owing to this factor, the market is projected to expand substantially along with increasing productivity in the agriculture sector globally.
  • Long Term (2029-2033): Technological innovation in the drones utilized for spraying pesticides, insecticides, and other things will be a leading factor toward market expansion in the future. Government approval towards the utility of drones in spraying services will create a lucrative opportunity for market growth.

Over the 2018-2022 historical period, the global drone spraying services market registered a CAGR of 10.5%, according to the Fact.MR, a market research and competitive intelligence provider, the market is projected to exhibit growth at a CAGR of 24.7% between 2023 and 2033.

Drone Spraying Services Market Forecst 2023 2033

Market share analysis of drone spraying services market based on application and region is provided in a nutshell in the above image. Under the application segment, the pesticides spraying dominates with a 47.0% market share in 2023.

What’s Driving High Demand for Drone Spraying Services?

Increasing popularity of disinfectant spraying services for public venues

Post-COVID-19 spread, the demand for disinfectant spraying services has grown drastically worldwide, which has paved the way for the expansion of drone spraying services. Traditionally disinfectant procedures were done manually which is associated with certain disadvantages like uneven spraying and excessive time consumption. Whereas, to spread disinfectant liquid or to sanitize large enterprises, demand for drones has gained popularity.

It disinfects public premises efficiently following certain algorithms by analysing all the condition, reaches out the place where humans can’t easily reach, maintain necessary precautions for the user while remotely operated, and takes lesser time in comparison with the traditional spraying method. Companies during the pandemic have substantially utilized these services which have fuelled the market growth. In August 2020, Perpetual Motion, a commercial cleaning service provider has introduced drone-powered disinfecting technology for large indoor venues and outdoor facilities. With the substantial rise in infectious diseases worldwide, the demand for these services is expected to rise at a significant pace in the forthcoming period.

Drone spraying services aiding cost & time efficiency to agribusiness

Drone spraying services provider provides cost & time efficiency to the farmers which substantially helps in growing agribusiness. Unlike, manual spraying methods, drones are utilized to spray pesticides, insecticides, water, and other necessary things to the agriculture farm quickly and accurately. Drones are even analysed in the crop health and survey of land to initiate required spraying procedures.

Drone spraying service providers eliminate the operation cost to the farmer by hiring labours and human errors of spraying pesticides, insecticides, and others to improve efficiency and yields. Owing to these factors, the farmers are potentially benefited from agribusiness with the utility of drone spraying services.

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What Do Drone Spraying Service Provider Need to Watch Out for?

Lack of awareness regarding drone spraying services among farmers

Drone spraying services have a large utility in the agriculture industry. The lack of awareness regarding these services among farmers is one of the primary factors challenging market growth.

Developing economies are still inverse compared to developed economies in agriculture automation and mechanization. They adopt manual methods of farming and are still in the developing phase towards the adoption of advanced technologies like drones. In such matter of concern, the lack of awareness among the farmers regarding the utility of drones for spraying procedures on the farm is hampering the market growth.

Additionally, in developing economies with mediocre farming populations, these services are likely to be expensive to adopt for farmers which will impede the market growth in the forecast period.

Country-wise Insights

Why U.S. is Expected to Poise the Demand for Drone Spraying Services Market?

The agriculture industry is major and well-established in the United States, which is a net exporter of food in the region. With the increasing population in the region, the food demand and supply are observed to significant height in the region which has stimulated the agriculture automation services in the region.

Drones spraying services play an essential role in reducing excessive cost and time on pesticides, insecticides, and other things on the farm & ultimately enhancing crop production in the region.

Additionally, drone utility has been observed to have a significant increase in the region. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the government in the region has allowed the utility of drones in the disinfected process. Which is another major factor exhibiting the demand for drone spraying services in the region.

Why Chinese Drone Spraying Services Market Expected to Be Highly Lucrative?

Agriculture is one of the leading sectors in China with a contribution to economies GDP of about 15%. The economy has observed a substantial rise in population growth and the gap increasing gap of it with food production has been attributed to the utility of smart agriculture and autonomous agriculture machinery in the region.

Also, with the favourable initiatives by the government like the national digital agriculture strategy and national rural revitalization strategy, the agriculture industry in China has attracted giants like Baidu & Alibaba to develop smart agriculture tools and equipment to enhance productivity in the agriculture sector.

Additionally, the market has been highly impacted with of COVID-19 and is expected to have the risk of various forthcoming infectious diseases, which is expected to create a lucrative opportunity for market players to deploy these services in the public sector for disinfectant procedures.

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Category-wise Insights

Why There is Big Opportunity for Pesticides Spraying in Application Segment?

Pesticide spraying is essential in the agriculture field to control insect infestation, crop diseases, and weeds. In the agriculture sector, drone spraying services are substantially in demand for more efficient distribution of pesticides to the required places in the field.

This results in preventing crops from excessive use of pesticides and control damage from it to the crops. Drones efficiently help in killing pests even in places where chemicals can’t reach them.

It is a cost-effective way to stray pesticides in large fields compared to the traditional method by reducing the cost incurred on labor. Also, the traditional method of spraying consumes a lot of time, whereas drones provide quicker and more accurate pesticides spray to the crops. With the substantial rise in demand for food with an incremental shift in population growth, automation is found as an essential way for the government to fill the gap between the demand and supply of food. Owing to these reasons, drone spraying services are in significant demand in the farming industry & pesticide spraying.

Agriculture Sector to Exhibit Leading Share in the Global Drone Spraying Service Market?

The agriculture sector accounts for a leading share of 67.0% in the segment by end-use industry. Compare to public administration and other sectors, agriculture requires drone spraying services the most to spray pesticides, water, insecticides, and others to the field.

A major factor contributing to the demand for drone spraying services in the agriculture industry is widening gap between food supply & demand across the globe. With the surging population, food demand is rising substantially, and government & private organizations are taking initiative to enhance farm productivity with the utility of farm automation methods.

Drones are an essential part of farm automation, which covers large fields in a limited period to spray essential pesticides, insecticides, and others. This factor substantially enhances productivity & fills the gap between food demand & supply. Owing to all these factors stimulate the demand for drone spraying services in the agriculture sector worldwide.

Competitive Landscape

Key market participants in the drone spraying services market are Aerial drone solution, Agri Spray Drones, Astral Aerial Solutions, DC Geomatics, DJM Aerial Solutions, Drone Ag, Dropcopter, EagleHawk, Homeland Surveillance & Electronics, LLC, LahakX, My Drone Services Inc., PrecisionHawk Services, Rantizo, Trimble Inc. and Unnati

The drone spraying services market is projected to have substantial growth in the forthcoming period with the presence of various market players in the industry. The rigorous moves by these market players such as merger & acquisition and service launch are substantially contributing towards the market expansion. For instance,

  • In May 2022, Unnati, a leading FinTech-driven agriculture ecosystem introduced drone spraying services for farmers. The company is offering these services by utilizing drones which is Directorate General of Civil Aviation approved.
  • In December 2020, Bayer, a leading pharmaceutical company provided about US$ 7 million in series A funding to the Rantizo, a drone spraying platform for the expansion and development of drone spraying services of the company.

Fact.MR has provided detailed information about the provider of drone spraying services market positioned across regions, revenue growth, and service offering expansion, in the recently published report.

Segmentation of the Drone Spraying Services Market

  • By Application:

    • Pesticides Spraying
    • Water Spraying
    • Insecticides Spraying
    • Others (not given elsewhere)
  • By End-use Industry:

    • Agriculture
    • Public Administration
    • Others (not given elsewhere)
  • By Region:

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • East Asia
    • South Asia & Oceania
    • Middle East & Africa

- FAQs -

What is the global market size of the drone spraying services market?

The global drone spraying services market is expected to be valued at US$ 213.7 million in 2023.

Which country is set to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period?

China’s drone spraying services market is expected to grow to the highest CAGR of 26.7% through 2033.

How did the market for drone spraying services performed during the historic period?

From 2018 to 2022, the market revenue of drone spraying services is increased at a CAGR of 10.5%.

Which application segment accounts for the most demand for drone spraying services?

Pesticides spraying accounts for the leading share of approximately 47.0% during the 2023.

Which region holds the largest share of drone spraying services market?

North America to exhibit leading share with 38.0% during the drone spraying services market.

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