UK reveals study forecasts potential $54 billion drone activity by 2030
The UK government has released a study it commissioned on the effects of drone activity in coming years, with best-case scenarios in it forecasting an additional $54 billion in economic growth and 650,000 potential new jobs by 2030.
The Skies without Limits v2.0 report was produced by consultancy PwC, and presented by the UK government’s Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and Department of Transport. The survey aimed to anticipate the likely effects of what continues to be robust development and growth of enterprise and public service drone activity in the UK, and underline factors involved that must be nurtured to produce maximal results.
The report predicted that if drone activity in the UK receives the support it needs to fulfill its growth potential, the sector is likely to add $54 billion to the UK economy by 2030 while also realizing $26.3 million in net savings through improved efficiency of tasks performed. It was also…