German drone market forecast to double in value by 2025

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The German drone market will grow from 840 million euros to over 1.6 billion euros by 2025, which corresponds to an average annual growth rate of 14.5 percent, says a report by Drone Industry Insights commissioned by the Germany Unmanned Aviation Association (VUL), a joint initiative of the Germany Aviation Association and the German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI).

The growth is primarily driven by the commercial market. The number of drones in Germany will increase to around 450,000 by 2025. While the growth in the area of ​​private use will continue to flatten, the number of commercially used drones will increase to 132,000. At the moment only one in nine drones is operated commercially in Germany; by 2025 it will be every third drone.



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