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Facts and Figures

Austria is among the world leaders in health and medical technology, as the figures for 2014 show.

Health expenditure in Austria 2014: around EUR 36.3 bn.

Percentage of total health expenditure on pharmaceuticals 2014: 12.2 %

Number of staff employed by pharmaceutical companies 2014: approx. 18,000

R&D expenditure on pharmaceuticals and biotechnology (from sales revenue) 2014: 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 (2015)

Source: www.trendtop500.at
1. Vamed AG 1,117.60
2. Steiermärkische KrankenanstaltenGmbH 857.04
3. Oberösterr. Gesundheits- und Spitals-AG (gespag) 686.40
4. Bernecker + Rainer Industrie-Elektronik GmbH 567.00
5. Vinzenz Gruppe Krankenhausbeteiligungs- und Management GmbH  532.00
6. Landeskrankenanstalten-Betriebsges. - Kabeg 408.74
7. GE Healthcare Austria GmbH & Co OG 332.40
8. Anton Paar GmbH 264.00
9. Med-El Elektromedizinische Geräte GmbH 250.00
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