Global Drippers Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Online and Inline), By Crop Type (Fruits & Nuts, Field Crops, Vegetable Crops), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2021 – 2030

Industry: Agriculture


Global Drippers Market Insights Forecasts to 2030

  • The Global Drippers Market Size was valued at USD 267 Million in 2021
  • The Market is growing at a CAGR of 10.7 % from 2021 to 2030
  • The Worldwide Drippers Market size is expected to reach USD 668 Million by 2030
  • North America is expected to grow the fastest during the forecast period

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The Global Drippers Market is anticipated to reach USD 668 Million by 2030, at a CAGR of 10.7 % during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030. The Global Drippers Market is anticipated to reach USD 668 million by 2030, at a CAGR of 10.7 % during the forecast period from 2022 to 2030. The new research study includes industry trends, pricing analysis, patent analysis, conference and webinar materials, key stakeholders, and market purchasing behavior. The recent edition of the report contains a current market overview, as well as information on key conferences and regulatory bodies, government agencies and other organisations, and key stakeholders and their purchasing criteria. Regulatory analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, value chain analysis, supply chain analysis, ecosystem analysis, patent analysis, adjacent market analysis, and pricing analysis are also included in the market overview chapters.


Market Overview

Drippers, also known as emitters, are devices that control the flow of water from the lateral to the plants. They are typically more than one meter apart, with one or more emitters dedicated to a single plant or multiple plants, such as a crop. More closely spaced emitters may be used to wet a strip of soil in row crops. The global drippers market has seen opportunities in innovative products and patent registrations, indicating an increase in demand for cutting-edge agricultural technologies. Because of the agrarian nature of their economies and the increasing levels of water scarcity that affect the regions, developing countries such as India and China are among the largest markets. Government subsidies and schemes, combined with industry participation, continue to improve dripper prospects in the Asia Pacific region. Drip irrigation system implementation is increasing, which is boosting the global drippers market. The Asia Pacific region, which held the largest share during the forecast period, is expected to dominate the global drippers market. Governments are promoting water-efficient irrigation technologies such as drip irrigation and sprinkler irrigation systems for agricultural and non-agricultural purposes in response to the growing global water crisis. These factors will help to boost the market of drippers during the upcoming period.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for global Drippers market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyses trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the Drippers market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segment of the Drippers market.



Global Drippers Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2021
Market Size in 2021:USD 267 Million
Forecast Period:2021-2030
Forecast Period 2021-2030 CAGR:10.7%
2030 Value Projection:USD 668 Million
Historical Data for:2017-2020
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:100
Segments covered:By Type, By Crop Type, By Region, COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Companies Covered:Elgo Irrigation Ltd., Metzer, Azud, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd., Rain Bird Corporation, Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co., Ltd., The Toro Company, Rivulis Irrigation Ltd., Metro Irrigation, Chinadrip Irriga, ion Equipment Co., Ltd., KSNM DRIP, Irritec S.p.A, Hunter Industries, Inc., Netafim Limited
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenge, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

Farmers are frequently confronted with challenges such as rolling topography, shifting elevations, erratic weather patterns, excessive water waste, and nutrient leaching. Many of the problems that farmers face appear to have workable solutions with drip irrigation. Drip irrigation systems, as opposed to saturated water flow systems, emit small amounts of water and nutrients directly into the soil to every plant across the entire field (such as drippers). Drip irrigation helps to reduce water and fertilizer costs through proper usage while also increasing crop productivity by providing plants with the right amount of water and fertilizer. These factors are expected to fuel the growth of the drippers market. Furthermore, market participants are making ongoing efforts to expand their product portfolios, expand globally, and collaborate with governments, which are projected to positively influence the market during the period of forecasting.


Restraining Factors

One of the most significant disadvantages of a drip irrigation system is the initial investment required. A drip irrigation system is made up of several components, including a filter, main line, sub-main lines, laterals, emitters and drippers, controls valves, flush valve, pressure gauge, end caps, and a fertilizing system. Drip irrigation is typically expensive due to the cost of each of these components. Furthermore, the value of installation and maintenance, as well as the need for regular capital to replace system parts at specified intervals, impedes the adoption of drip irrigation systems. These factors can hinder the expansion of the drippers market during the forecast period.


Market Segmentation


The Global Drippers Market share is classified into type, and crop type.

  • The inline segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Global Drippers Market during the forecast period.

Based on the type, the global drippers market is differentiated into online and inline. Among these, the inline segment is expected to hold the largest share of the market during the forecast period. End users benefit from significant labor savings because inline emitters are preinstalled. The growth can be attributed to the fact that inline emitters are moulded into the dripline, reducing the need for additional emitters. Inline drippers are typically installed where plants are planted close to each other, with less than 3 feet of space between two crops. Inline drippers are ideal for equally spaced plants in order to avoid a large number of connections with plain pipes for areas that may not require irrigation. This makes them an excellent choice for large farms and crop fields where the plants are evenly spaced and the size of the drip irrigation system necessitates a cost-effective installation and maintenance method.


  • The field crops segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Global Drippers Market over the prediction period.

Based on the crop type, the global drippers market is classified into fruits & nuts, field crops, and vegetable crops. Among these, the field crops segment is expected to hold the largest share of the Global Drippers Market over the prediction period. The segmental growth can be attributed due the use of drip irrigation increasing in field crops such as cotton, maize, onion, and others. Cotton productivity is greatly increased by managing soil fertility and irrigation water. It is difficult to maintain consistent moisture levels in cotton fields. Cotton farming requires drip irrigation because these characteristics necessitate balanced nutrition, a higher germination rate, and other requirements. Inline drippers are preferred because cotton plantation is done in close proximity. Drip Irrigation plays a crucial role in increasing the production of field crops. As a result, all of these factors are driving the global drippers market.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Drippers Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


Asia Pacific is expected to hold the largest share of the market during the projected period.


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Asia Pacific is anticipated to hold the largest share of the global drippers market during the study period. The Asia Pacific region's market growth is primarily driven by the region's large agricultural population. The majority of the population in countries such as India still relies on agriculture as their primary source of income. Drip irrigation systems are becoming more affordable for farmers with mid-sized farms, because of growing government support in the form of subsidies. This, in turn, is fueling the growth of the region's drippers market. The drip irrigation system is rapidly gaining popularity around the world, particularly in developing countries where water is scarce, which will boost the dripper market in the coming years.


North America is expected to grow at the fastest rate in the global drippers market during the forecast period. North America's irrigation market is being driven by irrigation sector innovation and a greater emphasis on producing higher crop yields with fewer available resources. The ability of drip irrigation to save water used in agricultural production has greatly aided in increasing its implementation across large and medium-sized farms in the United States and other North American economies. These will aid in the growth of the dripper market in the coming years.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global drippers market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Key Companies

  • Elgo Irrigation Ltd.
  • Metzer
  • Azud
  • Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd.
  • Rain Bird Corporation
  • Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co., Ltd.
  • The Toro Company
  • Rivulis Irrigation Ltd.
  • Metro Irrigation
  • Chinadrip Irrigation Equipment Co., Ltd.
  • Irritec S.p.A
  • Hunter Industries, Inc.
  • Netafim Limited


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting And Research Firm
  • Venture capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In June 2022, Jain Irrigation's International Irrigation Business ("IIB") merged with Rivulis to form a global Irrigation and Climate leader. This merger will allow the company to focus on further improving its India business in order to drive higher growth and margins in one of the world's fastest growing irrigation markets.


  • In April 2022, Rivulis has partnered with the agritech portal AgriBazaar. The companies collaborated to provide AgriBazaar customers with access to the most recent drip irrigation programmes and technologies. Furthermore, this relationship would benefit the agri-ecosystem as well as the viability and sustainability of the Indian market.


  • In March 2022, Hunter Industries, Inc. has upgraded the HE and HEB Point-Source Emitter type with new colours that blend in with their surroundings. These would be color-coded for quick flow identification and have coined edges for easy installation grip. It would assist the company in expanding its product portfolio.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2030. Spherical Insights has segmented the Global Drippers Market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Global Drippers Market, By Type

  • Online
  • Inline


Global Drippers Market, By Crop Type

  • Fruits & Nuts
  • Field Crops
  • Vegetable Crops


Global Drippers Market, By Region

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Uk
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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