Japan Agricultural Robot Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Type (Driverless Tractors, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Milking Robots, Automated Harvest Robots, and Others), By Offering (Hardware, Software, and Services), By Application (Dairy Management, Irrigation Management, Harvest Management, Soil Management, Inventory Management, and Others), and Japan Agricultural Robot Market Insights, Industry Trend, Forecasts to 2032

Industry: Agriculture


Japan Agricultural Robot Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Japan Agricultural Robot Market Size was valued at USD 242.89 Million in 2022.
  • The Market Size is Growing at a CAGR of 15.07% from 2022 to 2032
  • The Japan Agricultural Robot Market Size is expected to reach USD 988.73 Million by 2032

Japan Agriculture Robot

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The Japan Agricultural Robot Market Size is anticipated to exceed USD 988.73 Million by 2032, Growing at a CAGR of 15.07% from 2022 to 2032. Growing food demand is primarily driving market growth, as it has prompted farmers to replace traditional processes with modern machinery and robotics. 


Market Overview

Agricultural robots, also known as agribots, are self-driving machines used to improve the quality and efficiency of farm yield. They also reduce the need for manual labor and increase crop productivity overall. Agribots have end effectors and specialized arms that allow them to perform a variety of horticultural tasks. Weed control, seeding and planting, aerial data collection, field mapping, fertilizing and irrigation, intercultural operations, harvesting, soil analysis, and environmental monitoring are some of the services provided. Agricultural robots are also used in the dairy industry to wash and milk cattle. Furthermore, the rising cost of manual labor and the scarcity of skilled agricultural workers are driving demand for agricultural robots to replace labor-intensive tasks. Aside from that, the Japanese government is actively investing in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic technologies to support smart farming projects. For example, they are working with Japan's National Agriculture Food Research Organization (NARO) to develop robots. Furthermore, many established companies, as well as startups, are investing in R&D activities to introduce an innovative range of farming robots.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for the Japan agricultural robot market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the agricultural robot 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 agricultural robot market.


Japan Agricultural Robot Market Report Coverage

Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD 242.89 Million
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period CAGR 2022-2032 :15.07%
2032 Value Projection:USD 988.73 Million
Historical Data for:2018-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:100
Segments covered:By Type, By Offering, By Application and COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Companies covered:: Spread Corporation, Teikoku Toyo Saw Co., Ltd., Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., Kubota Corporation, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Daikin Industries, Ltd., Inaho Corporation, Asaka Works, Ltd., DENSO Corporation, Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd., and Others
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenges, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

Precision agriculture techniques have gained popularity in Japan, with the goal of optimizing resource utilization and increasing crop productivity. Precision farming is made possible by agricultural robots, which perform precise operations such as seed planting, fertilizer application, and selective weed control. To achieve accurate and efficient farming practices, these robots use advanced technologies such as GPS, computer vision, and machine learning algorithms. The agricultural sector in Japan is suffering from a severe labor shortage. The aging farming population, combined with rural worker migration to urban areas, has resulted in a reduced workforce for farming activities. Agricultural robots, by automating tasks and reducing reliance on manual labor, provide a viable solution to this labor shortage. In Japan, there is a growing emphasis on sustainable agricultural practices to reduce the environmental impact of farming activities. Agricultural robots contribute to sustainability by allowing for the targeted application of fertilizers and pesticides, as well as the reduction of chemical use and optimization of water consumption. These robots help to maintain or improve crop yield and quality while also being environmentally friendly.


Restraining Factors

Adoption of agricultural robots can require a significant initial investment, particularly for small and medium-sized farmers. For some farmers, the cost of purchasing robots, integrating them into existing farm operations, and providing training and maintenance can be prohibitively expensive, limiting their adoption of agricultural robots.


Market Segmentation


The Japan Agricultural Robot Market share is classified into type and offering.


  • The automated harvest robots segment is expected to account significant share of the Japan agricultural robot market during the forecast period.    

The Japan agricultural robot market is segmented by type into driverless tractors, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), milking robots, automated harvest robots, and others. Among these, the automated harvest robots segment is expected to account significant share of the Japan agricultural robot market during the forecast period. Harvesting robots are intended to automate the harvesting process, reducing the need for manual labor and increasing productivity.


  • The hardware segment accounted for a significant share of the Japan agricultural robot market in 2022.

Based on the offering, the Japan agricultural robot market is divided into hardware, software, and services. Among these, the hardware segment accounted for a significant share of the Japan agricultural robot market in 2022. The hardware components are majorly used in agriculture sector to improve the yield production.      


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the Japan agricultural robot 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

  • Spread Corporation
  • Teikoku Toyo Saw Co., Ltd.
  • Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.
  • Kubota Corporation
  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
  • Daikin Industries, Ltd.
  • Inaho Corporation
  • Asaka Works, Ltd.
  • DENSO Corporation
  • Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.
  • Others


Key Target Audience

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


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at Japan, regional, and country levels from 2020 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the Japan Agricultural Robot Market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Japan Agricultural Robot Market, By Type

  • Driverless Tractors
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Milking Robots
  • Automated Harvest Robots
  • Others


Japan Agricultural Robot Market, By Offering

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services


Japan Agricultural Robot Market, By Application

  • Dairy Management
  • Irrigation Management
  • Harvest Management
  • Soil Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Others

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