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Facts and Figures

Austria is among the world leaders in health and medical technology, as the figures for 2015 show.

Health expenditure in Austria 2015: around EUR 37.6 bn.

Percentage of total health expenditure on pharmaceuticals 2015: 12.4 %

Number of staff employed by pharmaceutical companies 2015: approx. 18,000

R&D expenditure on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology (from sales revenue) 2015: approx. 14 %

99 % of the population in Austria is covered by compulsory health insurance funds.

Source: Statistics Austria, PHARMIG


The largest companies of the health and medical technology sector in Austria by net turnover in million Euro (2016)

1. Vamed AG 1,160.50
2. Steiermärkische KrankenanstaltenGmbH (Kages) 913.10
3. Vinzenz Gruppe Krankenhausbeteiligungs- und Management GmbH 602.00
4. Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH 600.00
5. Oberösterr. Gesundheits- und Spitals-AG (gespag) 534.99
6. Landeskrankenanstalten-Betriebsges. - Kabeg 423.88
7. GE Healthcare Austria GmbH & Co OG 353.10
8. Med-El Elektromedizinische Geräte GmbH 330.00
9. Anton Paar GmbH 282.00

Source: http://www.trendtop500.at/

Last modified
2017.08.31
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