Global Trends, Statistics and Insights for Pharmaceutical

  1. In 2019, Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations in China increased 2.6% compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2014 United States Import of Penicillins or Streptomycins in Dosage Forms rose 3.8% year on year at $612,783,476.
  3. In 2019 China was number 1 in Total Number of Scientific Publications in Pharmaceutical Science.
  4. In 2015 Switzerland was ranked number 5 in Total Researchers in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations at 5,238 Full-Time Equivalent, from 32 in 2014.

Production Data (28 results)

Total Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
33 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Total Researchers in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
32 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Sold Production of Pharmaceutical Preparations
29 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Output
29 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Production Value
27 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Production Value
24 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Sold Production of Basic Pharmaceutical Products
24 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Production Index
22 countries compared Indexes 2015 = 100 Annual until 2019
Expenditure on Waste Management in Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing
19 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Production Value
18 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Female Researchers in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
17 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Production of Basic Pharmaceutical Products
17 countries compared Kilograms Annual until 2019
Expenditure on Wastewater Management in Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing
14 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Business Expenditure on R&D in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing
14 countries compared Euros Per Capita Annual until 2019
Expenditure on Protection of Ambient Air and Climate in Pharmaceutical Preparations Manufacturing
13 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Sold Production of Hygienic or Pharmaceutical Articles of Rubber of Vulcanised Rubber Other than Hard Rubber
11 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Sold Production of Products and Preparations for Pharmaceutical or Surgical Uses
8 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Production Index
7 countries compared Indexes 2015 = 100 Annual until 2019
Female Internal R&D Personnel in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
5 countries compared Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Production Index
5 countries compared Indexes 2015 = 100 Annual until 2019
Intermediate Consumption in Waste Management in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
4 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Gross Fixed Capital Formation on Specific Environmental Protection Assets in Waste Management in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Intermediate Consumption in All Environmental Protection Activities in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Intermediate Consumption in Wastewater Management in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Intermediate Consumption in Protection of Biodiversity and Landscape in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Consumption of Fixed Capital in Noise and Vibration Abatement in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Intermediate Consumption in Noise and Vibration Abatement in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016
Intermediate Consumption in Protection of Ambient Air and Climate in Manufacture of Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
2 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2016

Import/Export Data (78 results)

Import of Penicillins or Streptomycins in Dosage Forms
165 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of First-Aid Boxes and Kits - Source UN Stats
165 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Alkaloids in Dosage Forms
164 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Antisera and Other Blood Fractions
160 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Adrenal Cortical Hormones
158 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Heparin for Therapeutic Use
155 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Penicillins or Streptomycins Not in Dosage Forms
155 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of First-Aid Boxes and Kits - Source UN Stats
139 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Alkaloids Not in Dosage Forms
135 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Extracts of Glands for Therapeutic Use
133 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Antisera and Other Blood Fractions
124 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Penicillins or Streptomycins in Dosage Forms
124 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Waste Imports
119 countries compared Thousand US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Heparin for Therapeutic Use
109 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Alkaloids in Dosage Forms
105 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Imports
98 countries compared Indexes, Laspeyres Annual until 2017
Export of Adrenal Cortical Hormones
98 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Ambergris, Civet, Musk for Pharmaceutical Use
97 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Exports
95 countries compared Indexes, Laspeyres Annual until 2017
Export of Penicillins or Streptomycins Not in Dosage Forms
95 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Extracts of Glands for Therapeutic Use
86 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Ambergris, Civet, Musk for Pharmaceutical Use
73 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Export of Alkaloids Not in Dosage Forms
67 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Waste Exports
50 countries compared Thousand US Dollars Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Industry Export Market Share
43 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Industry Imports
43 countries compared Million US Dollars Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Industry Exports
43 countries compared Million US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of First-Aid Boxes and Kits
36 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Penicillins or Streptomycins in Dosage Forms
30 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments of Other Antibiotics Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments, Containing Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof, But Not Hormones or Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Hygienic or Pharmaceutical Articles of Rubber of Vulcanised Rubber Other than Hard Rubber
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments Containing Corticosteroid Hormones, Their Derivatives and Structural Analogues, Put Up in Measured Doses or for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Products and Preparations for Pharmaceutical or Surgical Uses
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments of Penicillins, Streptomycins or Derivatives Thereof
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments of Other Antibiotics Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments of Other Antibiotics Not Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments of Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof Not Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments Containing Hormones But Not Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments Containing Vitamins, Provitamins, Derivatives and Intermixtures Thereof
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments Containing Corticosteroid Hormones, Their Derivatives and Structural Analogues, Put Up in Measured Doses or for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments of Penicillins, Streptomycins or Derivatives Thereof
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments of Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments Containing Hormones But Not Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments, Containing Penicillins or Other Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Pharmaceutical Preparations
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments of Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof Packaged for Retail Sale
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments, Containing Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof, But Not Hormones or Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Pharmaceutical Preparations
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Basic Pharmaceutical Products
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments, Containing Penicillins or Other Antibiotics
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Basic Pharmaceutical Products
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Hygienic or Pharmaceutical Articles of Rubber of Vulcanised Rubber Other than Hard Rubber
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Products and Preparations for Pharmaceutical or Surgical Uses
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments Containing Vitamins, Provitamins, Derivatives and Intermixtures Thereof
27 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Import of Medicaments Containing Penicillins or Derivatives Thereof
26 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments of Other Antibiotics Not Packaged for Retail Sale
26 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments Containing Penicillins or Derivatives Thereof
25 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Export of Medicaments of Alkaloids or Derivatives Thereof Not Packaged for Retail Sale
23 countries compared Euros Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Alkaloids in Dosage Forms
20 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Antisera and Other Blood Fractions
20 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Adrenal Cortical Hormones
14 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of First-Aid Boxes and Kits
13 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Penicillins or Streptomycins Not in Dosage Forms
12 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Penicillins or Streptomycins in Dosage Forms
11 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Antisera and Other Blood Fractions
11 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Heparin for Therapeutic Use
11 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Heparin for Therapeutic Use
9 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Adrenal Cortical Hormones
9 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Alkaloids in Dosage Forms
8 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Extracts of Glands for Therapeutic Use
6 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Extracts of Glands for Therapeutic Use
6 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Ambergris, Civet, Musk for Pharmaceutical Use
5 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2018
Re-Export of Alkaloids Not in Dosage Forms
5 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Export of Ambergris, Civet, Musk for Pharmaceutical Use
5 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Penicillins or Streptomycins Not in Dosage Forms
4 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Import of Glands and Other Organs for Therapeutic Uses
3 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2019
Re-Import of Alkaloids Not in Dosage Forms
2 countries compared US Dollars Annual until 2018

Other Data (83 results)

Total Number of Scientific Publications in Pharmaceutical Science
60 countries compared Units (Publications) Annual until 2019
Share of Corresponding/Leading Author Scientific Publications in Pharmaceutical Science
60 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Share of Scientific Publications Involving International Collaboration in Pharmaceutical Science
60 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Share of Scientific Publications Among the World's 10% Top-Cited Publications in Pharmaceutical Science
58 countries compared Percent Annual until 2019
Total Number of 10% Top-Cited Scientific Publications in Pharmaceutical Science
58 countries compared Units (Publications) Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Industry Trade Balance
43 countries compared Million US Dollars Annual until 2019
Total Pharmaceutical Spending
40 countries compared US Dollars Per Capita Annual until 2019
Business Enterprise Expenditure on R&D Performed in the Pharmaceutical Industry
35 countries compared Million US Dollars PPP Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Products HICP
34 countries compared Indexes 2015 = 100 Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Number of Enterprises
33 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Number of Enterprises
31 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Public Insurance Coverage for Pharmaceutical Goods
30 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Number of Persons Employed
30 countries compared Units (Employees) Annual until 2019
Number of Persons Employed in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products
30 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Antibacterial Medicine Use
30 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Beta Blocking Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Lipid Modifying Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Renin-Angiotensin System Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Antidepressant Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Number of Persons Employed in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
28 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Diabetes Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Antihypertensive Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Calcium Channel Blocking Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Diuretic Medicine Use
28 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Wages and Salaries
28 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Share of Households with Spendings on Pharmaceutical Products
28 countries compared Percent of Households Annual until 2015
Genito Urinary System and Sex Hormones Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Systemic Hormonal Preparations Use (Excluding Sex Hormones and Insulins)
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Nervous System Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Non-Steroids Antiinflammatory and Antirheumatic Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Peptic Ulcer and Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Diseases (GORD) Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Musculo-Skeletal System Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Obstructive Airway Diseases Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Antiinfective Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Antiarrhythmic Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Cardiovascular System Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Alimentary Tract and Metabolism Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Modulators of the Genital System and Sex Hormones Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Respiratory System Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Turnover
27 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Cardiac Glycosides Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Blood and Blood Forming Organs Medicine Use
27 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Number of Employees in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products
26 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Number of Enterprises
26 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Turnover Per Employee
26 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Anxiolytic Medicine Use
26 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Labour Cost Per Employee FTE
26 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Gross Value Added Per Employee FTE
26 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Total Hours Worked in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products
24 countries compared Million Hours Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Wages and Salaries
24 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Number of Employees in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
24 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Hypnotic and Sedative Medicine Use
24 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Turnover
24 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Hours Worked
24 countries compared Hours Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Number of Persons Employed
23 countries compared Units (Employees) Annual until 2019
Total Hours Worked in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
22 countries compared Million Hours Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations Turnover Index
22 countries compared Indexes 2015 = 100 Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Number of Persons Employed
21 countries compared Units (Employees) Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Gross Value Added Per Employee FTE
19 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Labour Cost Per Employee FTE
19 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Turnover Per Employee
19 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Wages and Salaries
18 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Pharmaceutical Preparations Hours Worked
18 countries compared Hours Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Turnover
18 countries compared Million Euros Annual until 2019
Antacid Medicine Use
17 countries compared Units (Defined Daily Dosage) Per Thousand Persons Per Day Annual until 2019
Re-Imbursed Pharmaceutical Market
17 countries compared Percent of Generics in Value Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Hours Worked
15 countries compared Hours Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Turnover Per Employee
15 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Labour Cost Per Employee FTE
14 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Basic Pharmaceutical Products Gross Value Added Per Employee FTE
14 countries compared Thousand Euros Annual until 2019
Total Pharmaceutical Market
13 countries compared Percent of Generics in Value Annual until 2019
Number of Self-Employed Persons in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products
13 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Number of High Growth Enterprises in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
11 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Number of High Growth Enterprises in Pharmaceutical Preparations
11 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Fatal Accidents at Work in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
10 countries compared Units (Accidents) Annual until 2019
Employment in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
9 countries compared Thousand Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Employment in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Products
9 countries compared Thousand Units (Full-Time Equivalent) Annual until 2019
Employees in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Preparations Manufacturing Sector
9 countries compared Thousand Units (Jobs) Annual until 2019
Number of High Growth Enterprises in Basic Pharmaceutical Products
8 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Number of Self-Employed Persons in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
7 countries compared Thousand Units (Persons) Annual until 2019
Self-Employed People in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Preparations Manufacturing Sector
6 countries compared Thousand Units (Jobs) Annual until 2019
Number of Young High Growth Enterprises (Gazelles) in Basic Pharmaceutical Products and Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019
Number of Young High Growth Enterprises (Gazelles) in Pharmaceutical Preparations
3 countries compared Units (Enterprises) Annual until 2019

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