Drone Industry to Pump £42 Billion into UK Economy by 2030, Reports PwC

Drone Industry to Pump £42 Billion into UK Economy by 2030, Reports PwC

The rising adoption of drone technology may potentially add £42bn to the UK’s annual GDP, according to a report by the PwC. The increase in drone adoption is being fuelled by corporations that want to automate their current operations.

The report estimates that 76,000 drones will be operational in the UK by 2030. More than 1/3 of the drones could be utilised by the public sector, which includes areas like defence, education, and health. Public and defence industries are predicted to use approximately 30,000 drones for their operations, while mining and agriculture are estimated to use 26,000 and 11,000 respectively.

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